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WESTEC, the leading California manufacturing trade show, has been providing solutions to manufacturing challenges for 58 years.

In our past iteration at WESTEC 2021, attendees joined together to participate in world-class exhibits, industry-lead education sessions, networking events, and more! The WESTEC 2021 show floor hosted over 200 exhibiting companies.

Attendees come from a variety of industries including aerospace, medical, industrial machinery, automotive, fabricated metal, and more.

Exhibitors have the opportunity to meet face-to-face thousands of attendees, of which 77% have a role in purchasing decisions with 30% having manufacturing equipment budgets of more than $200,000.

Manufacturing Technology Series

WESTEC is part of the Manufacturing Technology Series – bringing together strategic events under one umbrella. The Manufacturing Technology Series creates a consistent platform to ensure an unparalleled experience, bringing decision-makers from diverse industries together with leading suppliers of advanced manufacturing technology, equipment and tooling. Learn more about the Manufacturing Technology Series.

About SME

SME is a non-profit association of professionals, educators, and students committed to promoting and supporting the manufacturing industry. One way SME promotes manufacturing is by hosting and partnering with other leading manufacturing associations to create leading manufacturing events. Learn more about SME. 

About AMT

AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology represents builders and distributors of manufacturing technology — the advanced machinery, devices, and digital equipment that U.S. manufacturing relies on to be productive, innovative, and competitive. AMT partners with SME to co-produce the MT Series. Learn more about AMT.

February 21-23, 2023

Houston, TX

May 16-18, 2023

West Springfield, MA

October 24-26, 2023

Greenville, SC

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November 7-9, 2023

Long Beach, CA