Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show brings industry innovations to Toronto October 15-18, 2007



    TORONTO, Oct. 11 /CNW/ - The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
presents the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show, an industrial and
educational showcase for the latest manufacturing innovations and trends, at
the Direct Energy Centre on October 15, 16, 17, and 18, 2007.
    The Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) is Canada's largest
industrial trade event with over 600 companies on hand to showcase their
technologies to an expected audience of more than 10,000 delegates from across
Canada. CMTS 2007 features many new educational opportunities never before
available at an event of its kind.
    "This edition of the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show is full of
innovation - from the technologies found on the exhibit floor to the
comprehensive educational elements that are designed to bring powerful
knowledge to the attendee", said Ken Tomihiro, Show Manager. ""Manufacturing"
truly is spoken here."
    CMTS opens on Monday morning, October 15, with a Keynote Address by Mr.
William "Willy" Geary, President of Boeing Canada Operations and General
Manager, Boeing Winnipeg Division. Mr. Geary will speak on "Leveraging Global
Strengths to Create the Future of Flight". Also on October 15, SME celebrates
its largest Canadian event and 75 years in the manufacturing community with a
75th Anniversary Reception.
    On October 16, and also for the first time, CMTS presents a dynamic
Interactive Town Hall. This program will provide a unique opportunity for
delegates to speak directly with a panel of manufacturing industry experts
including Dr. Jayson Myers, President of the Canadian Manufacturers &
Exporters; Tom Vandaloo, Advisory Partner, Operations and Improvement, KPMG;
Brian Holmes, President, SME; and Paul Hogendoorn, President and Co-Founder,
OES Inc.
    Rounding out the educational program is a comprehensive series of
seminars and tours of local manufacturing facilities designed to provide
in-depth technical insights for all participants. Another new program,
Innovations 2007 will feature more than 50 exhibitors demonstrating the very
latest technologies in manufacturing.
    For more information, please visit www.cmts.ca.

    About SME

    The Society of Manufacturing Engineers is the world's leading
professional society supporting manufacturing education. Through its member
programs, publications, expositions and professional development resources,
SME promotes an increased awareness of manufacturing engineering and helps
keep manufacturing professionals up to date on leading trends and
technologies. Headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, SME influences more than
half a million manufacturing practitioners and executives annually. The
Society, which celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2007, has members in more
than 70 countries and is supported by a network of hundreds of technical
communities and chapters worldwide, including nine chapters in Canada. To
learn more about SME, please visit our web site at www.sme.org.

    Media are welcome to attend the show, including invitation only events.




For further information:

For further information: Bob Charendoff, SME Marketing Manager, (416)
848-1676, bcharendoff@sme.org

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