ATX Midwest 2014

ATX Midwest 2014 – Automation Technology Expo, Schaumburg IL


Automation Technology Expo (ATX) Comes Back to the Midwest

The Automation Technology Expo will be held in Schaumburg, Illinois on October 15 and 16. The organizer, UBM Canon is proud to say the event is the best automation-assembly fest in the Midwest. ATX Midwest offers a close look at applications and technologies that are redefining manufacturing around the world. The event will feature the latest custom automation and assembly technologies, vision inspection systems, robotics, control hardware/software and much more.

ATX Midwest is a great opportunity for suppliers in the region to connect with local, national and international buyers. Vendors can meet key buyers and at the same time, benefit from live demonstrations, exclusive networking and educational programs. The highlights of ATX Midwest are the exhibition, the panel discussion called Center Stage, the educational series named Tech Theater, and of course the conference and speed networking opportunities.

What can you expect at ATX Midwest 2014

Center stage is ATX Midwest’s premier event, where visitors can see presentations, take guided tours, network with industry peers, meet thought leaders and see live product demonstrations.

At Center Stage on October 15, Kurtis Smolar, a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP will speak on the topic ‘Get Funded.’ In the Product Teardown segment (Center Stage), Eric Doster working with Dozuki (a part of iFixit) will speak on ‘iPad Air Vs Microsoft Surface Pro 3.’ There will also be a speed networking event on the same day between 1 pm and 2.15 pm.

On October 16, during the Industry Insider segment, Lisa McTigue Pierce, Executive Editor at UBM Canon’s ‘Packaging Digest,’ will speak on the topic ‘Packages of the Year: Hot Ideas in Packaging.’ Eric Foster will later conduct a session on ‘iPhone 5s Vs Amazon Fire Phone.’ Sessions on Mobile Health, Healthcare Contracts and Legal Issues will also be held on the second day of the event.

Tech Theater is where you should be if you want to know how new technologies can be applied in your business. On the October 15, Revox Sterilization Solutions will be presenting and other presentations on the same day will focus on how manufacturers can strategically deploy cloud and mobile collaboration to improve their business. Later, there will be a presentation on ‘Lean/Six Sigma Manufacturing Under FDA Regulations. On October 16, there will be a presentation discussing the importance of system integration.

Conference and speed networking to draw big crowds

The conference will contain sessions on 3D printing, industrial M2M, robotics design, safety, lean manufacturing, design innovation & ideation in manufacturing.

Speed networking is expected to draw a large audience. Thousands of people from the industry will be a part of the event. The session will be a good opportunity to catch up on industry trends, make new alliances, build relationships with peers and get details on new processes. The event is well-structured and designed to enhance networking opportunities.

The latest developments in robotics, assembly technologies and automation are going to be highlighted at ATX Midwest, Schaumburg. This event should be on the calendar of every manufacturing professional and will prove essential to keep abreast of all the industry has to offer with many informative panel discussions, educational sessions and conferences on relevant automation topics.