Northern Manufacturing & Electronics makes a welcome return to EventCity, Manchester from October 2nd to 3rd. Following a similar format to the ever-popular Southern Manufacturing Show, the wide-ranging portfolio of components, production hardware and engineering services being showcased makes it a useful event for designers, procurement professionals and engineers from across the North. The previous show attracted over 3,000 visitors from a wide range of industries.
Over 250 companies are expected to take part in the event, ranging from major global brands to highly skilled local engineering firms with specialist knowledge in areas such as automotive, aerospace and process engineering. For the first time this year, the event is being supported by the two key regional aerospace and automotive business organisations, the North West Aerospace Alliance (NWAA) and the Northern Automotive Alliance (NAA), plus several other important national organisations, such as Composites UK, the SMMT, the GTMA, the BGA and the CBM. Each brings an abundance of industry knowledge and experience to the event, providing both a highly accessible industry resource and knowledge-sharing opportunities via the show’s extensive free technical seminar programme.
Northern Manufacturing & Electronics presents a great opportunity to see the latest machinery being demonstrated live, from 5-axis machining to 3D printing. Major national vendors returning for 2019 include XYZ Machine Tools, Haas Automation, Laser Lines, Tri-tech 3D and HPC Laser. Other top suppliers include Middlesbrough-based Dynamic Machine Tools and EDM specialists Makrep EDM Solutions.
Component vendors exhibiting include advanced manufacturing specialists igus UK, Luso Electronics, Fischer Connectors, LCD display suppliers Crystal Tech Electronics, membrane keyboards from Calman Technology and high-tech sensors and transducers from ESI Technology.
Production hardware on show includes marking, printing and traceability systems from Brady and Dakota Integrated Solutions, workspace storage from Bott, metrology systems from FARO, Zeiss and Nikon Metrology, and manufacturing software from CIM Software, ANSY Spaceclaim, 123-Insight and Redthorn. Notable first-time exhibitors at Northern Manufacturing 2019 include industrial power transmission specialists Ringspann UK – part of the global Ringspann GmbH group, Eurotherm from Schneider Electric and China’s Bodor Laser, with its range of engraving, cutting and marking machines.
Entry to Northern Manufacturing & Electronics 2019 is free and there’s on-site free parking for 3,000 cars, with easy access from the motorway network. EventCity is also very accessible by public transport from central Manchester. To register online for complimentary tickets and to keep up with the latest news from the show visit www.industrynorth.co.uk.