Six Tradeshows Combine for Advanced Manufacturing Event in Toronto

 The Long-Running PACKEX and PLAST-EX are Joined by Four Other Specialized Shows  

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 31, 2015 /CNW/ -- PACKEX Toronto, Canada's longest-running national packaging exhibition opens for its 37th edition, alongside PLAST-EX, the Canadian event for the plastics industry, launched 32 years ago.  These two to major events once again join four other UBM Canon specialized design and manufacturing shows, Design & Manufacturing Canada, ATX Canada (for automation technology), the new PBS Toronto (for powder and bulk solids), and the new Quality Expo, all at the Toronto Congress Centre, June 16-18, 2015.        

Major companies from across Canada and around the world will bring their latest products, technologies, and services. The event attracts hundreds of design and product engineers, project managers, C-level executives, and others to make connections and find new technologies and products.

Diverse educational opportunities are available for those attending. Conference sessions include Revolutionizing the Manufacturing Process Through 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, Advancing the Smart Plant, including cyber security and the Internet of Things, Troubleshooting Dust, Flow Control, and Conveying for PBS, and a two-day training on Integrated Quality Management, in collaboration with the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Those who attend the full Quality training will receive CEU credits. In addition, PAC, the Canadian Packaging Consortium, will be presenting their PAC Summit, Winning by Design, on June 17, 2015.

The Center Stage, in the exhibition hall, will offer free keynotes and panel discussions, including speakers from NSF- GFTC (Guelf Food Technology Centre), presenting Trends in Packing and Packaging Essentials: Minimize Non-Compliance & Maximize Brand, both on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.

About UBM Canon
UBM Canon is the leading B-to-B event producer, publisher, and digital media company for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry. Our print and electronic products deliver trusted information to the advanced manufacturing market and leverage our proprietary 1.3 million name database to connect suppliers with buyers and purchase influencers. We produce more than 50 events and conferences in a dozen countries, connecting manufacturing professionals from around the globe.  UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B-to-B communities and markets.

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