EASTEC will address alternative and renewable energy.
Press Release Summary:
April 15, 2009 - EASTEC will feature Alternative and Renewable Energy Resource Center, run in partnership with Regional Technology Corporation. According to Kimberly L. Farrugia of SME, seminars will be held on E-Design for Green Products, Opportunities with UMass Wind Energy Center, Positive Impact of Lean and Green on Manufacturing, and Money-Saving Efficiencies for Compressed Air Systems. Resource center will be open 9am-4pm on May 20th, with various companies and organizations presenting.
Original Press Release
EASTEC to Teach Manufacturers to Cut Costs, Increase Profits Through Alternative & Renewable Energy
Press release date: April 13, 2009
EASTEC, the largest manufacturing event on the East Coast, is co-sponsored by SME, the American Machine Tool Distributors' Association and the Association for Manufacturing Technology. The event celebrates its 30th anniversary May 19-21 at the Eastern States Exhibition in West Springfield, Mass., and is expected to draw more than 14,000 attendees and 600 exhibitors. Spread over 160,000 square feet, EASTEC consists of five technology-focused areas: design, engineering and rapid technologies; tooling, workholding and machining accessories; automation and process improvement; plant, energy and environmental efficiency; and precision manufacturing equipment and systems. Attendees can also learn how to maximize their use of technology and learn about leading-edge, cost-effective approaches through four new EASTEC Resource Centers: lean and green, energy, medical and aerospace and defense. About SME
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is the premier source for manufacturing knowledge, education and networking. Through its many programs, events and activities, SME connects manufacturing practitioners to each other, to the latest technology and the most up-to-date processes spanning all manufacturing industries and disciplines, plus the key areas of aerospace and defense, medical device, motor vehicles, including motorsports, and oil and gas. A 501©3 organization, SME has members in more than 70 countries and is supported by a network of technical communities and chapters worldwide.