The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is the worlds leading resource Where Manufacturing Comes Together - both people and information - to advance manufacturing knowledge. Innovation productivity flexibility and continuous improvement are key ingredients to success in the constantly evolving world of manufacturing. At the core of everything SME does is the belief that continuous learning is the most effective way for individuals and organizations to accomplish these objectives and gain a sustainable competitive advantage.
covering also the start and the finish stage of metal works would attracting more visitors, such as precise foundry, die casting, and the finish stage such as heat treatment and inspection instruments.
Sad to see WESTEC slowly fading away and not even attracting vendors that had been there for years. Partially California's hostility toward manufacturing and WESTEC's $$ costs. Very few small innovative startup booths, probably too expensive.