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Tradeshows and Summits

Smart ManufacturingAmerica is poised to make a comeback in manufacturing, a Rockwell Automation official said Thursday.

“The economics are in place for North America to have a manufacturing (resurgence),” said Rodger Brisso, original equipment manufacturer territory sales manager for Rockwell.

Rockwell and Consolidated Electrical Distributors sponsored an On-the-Move automation fair Wednesday and Thursday (Sept. 24th & 25th 2016) at the Mid-America Center. Over 400 people attended the event, which included displays about “smart manufacturing” by 75 exhibitors and a variety of training workshops, Brisso said. View complete article: http://www.nonpareilonline.com/news/local/rockwell-ced-promote-smart-manufacturing-at-mac-automation-fair/article_55c28295-786b-59c4-b9de-7ba9c32f0fdf.html

The sixth annual Women in Manufacturing (WiM) SUMMIT will be takWomen in Manufacturing Summiting place this September 19-21, 2016 in Nashville Tennessee. Hundreds of women are expected to attend this one-of-a-kind conference designed to support, promote and inspire women who have chosen a career in the manufacturing industry.

Registration is currently open on the WiM website – read the full article here: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/hundreds-headed-nashville-fall-national-214600972.html