September 15-17, 2015 | Los Angeles Convention Center | Los Angeles, CA

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WESTEC, the West Coast's premier manufacturing event, gives you access to hundreds of industry experts and allows you to evaluate and compare cutting-edge manufacturing equipment, advanced technologies, new products and applications.

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John Minasian, Owner, JM Engineering


NASA and SME Collaborate at WESTEC 2015 to Build Opportunity for Manufacturing Industry

SME Technology Interchange featuring NASA technology will promote advanced manufacturing technology and increased industry collaboration

(LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1, 2015) – The National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) will be featured at the SME Technology Interchange at WESTEC 2015, Sept. 15-17 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The SME Technology Interchange is part of an ongoing collaboration between NASA and SME to advance technology use in the manufacturing industry for regional economic development.

Business leaders and technology experts from NASA will be at WESTEC 2015 with select technologies to share their expertise, identify new resources and forge partnerships with companies of all sizes. The SME Technology Interchange aims to drive economic growth by showcasing technology and process innovation, and connecting manufacturers with new solutions and expertise available from NASA.

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Innovations in Medical Manufacturing at WESTEC 2015

Keynote on Unconventional Innovation Project at Medtronic and Exclusive Education Sessions Highlight Region’s Leading Role in Medical Device Development and Manufacturing

August 17, 2015 (LOS ANGELES) – In preparation for WESTEC 2015 – the premier West Coast manufacturing event – SME has released details about the Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Series, which will spotlight companies and information related to one of manufacturing’s most inventive sectors. Southern California is recognized as having the highest level of medical device and biomedical manufacturing development in the world, and this year’s event will reflect that through education sessions and an exclusive keynote.

In his keynote, sponsored by Autodesk, Gerardo de la Concha, vice president of Mexico operations at Medtronic, will share insight from his company’s experience spearheading an unconventional innovation project to reverse engineer and develop a medical device using Nitinol, a metal alloy of nickel and titanium with the unique properties of shape memory and super elasticity. These properties allowed the Medtronic team to take a new approach to development and create unique devices.

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WESTEC is Top 25!

WESTEC made it to the list of top 25 Product Design & Product Manufacturing Conferences and Events!

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