National Manufacturing Week is coming

The 10th annual National Manufacturing Week (NMW) Conference and Exhibition is scheduled for March 13-16 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Think of NMW as your first stop in building successful business relationships.

02/01/2000


The 10th annual National Manufacturing Week (NMW) Conference and Exhibition is scheduled for March 13-16 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Think of NMW as your first stop in building successful business relationships. Use it to search for opportunities to expand your knowledge, source new products, and meet potential partners. Use it to find the cutting-edge technologies that will help advance your career and keep you competitive and successful in the years to come.

Every solution imaginable is waiting for you and your team at the nearly 600,000 sq ft of exhibits at NMW 2000. Only here can you discover all the new possibilities for integrating every process activity from product development, production, and automation, to plant operations, distribution, and supply-chain management. Even learn how to web-enable your existing business processes for e-commerce. In just four knowledge-packed days, you'll see all that's new, what's next, and what's ahead for manufacturing in the new global economy of the 21st Century.

The shows at NMW are National Plant Engineering MRO & Management, National Industrial Automation, National Industrial Enterprise IT, and National Design Engineering.

For information on attending, visit www.manufacturingweek.com or call 800-840-0678.





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System Integrator of the Year
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Electrical standards, robots and Lean manufacturing, and how an aluminum packaging plant is helping community growth.
April 2018
2017 Product of the Year winners, retrofitting a press, IMTS and Hannover Messe preview, natural refrigerants, testing steam traps
March 2018
SCCR, 2018 Maintenance study, and VFDs in a washdown environment.
April 2018
ROVs, rigs, and the real time; wellsite valve manifolds; AI on a chip; analytics use for pipelines
February 2018
Focus on power systems, process safety, electrical and power systems, edge computing in the oil & gas industry
December 2017
Product of the Year winners, Pattern recognition, Engineering analytics, Revitalize older pump installations
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Burners for heat-treating furnaces, CHP, dryers, gas humidification, and more
April 2018
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February 2018
Setting internal automation standards

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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.

There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.

But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.

Read more: 2015 Salary Survey

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