EASTEC® will feature Lean and Green Resource Center.
Press Release Summary:
April 28, 2009 - Co-sponsored by SME, EASTEC will include 3-day Lean and Green Resource Center featuring 20 seminars on topics like Efficient Machining; Using Kaizen Principles to Reduce Environment, Health, and Safety Risks; and Green Laser Stripping. Center will also provide educational opportunities on environmental regulations. Kimberly L. Farrugia, Senior Show Manager, said 2009 attendee survey indicated continuous improvement as area of interest. Event will be held May 19-21 in West Springfield, MA.
Original Press Release
EASTEC Lean and Green Resource Center Offers Manufacturers a Competitive Advantage
Press release date: April 22, 2009
EASTEC 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 Eastern States Exposition 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(c)3 organization, SME has members in more than 70 countries and is supported by a network of technical communities and chapters worldwide.