Save the Date
May 7–8, 2014
Fort Worth Convention Center • Fort Worth, TX
Take your business to the next level as an
exhibitor at UBM Canon’s Texas event,
which returns to Fort Worth for the 2014
show. As an exhibitor, you will have the
opportunity to reach a region that ranks
second nationally in production of goods,
behind only California. In 2011, Texas had
a total manufacturing output in excess of
$192 billion and secured capital investment
of $1.58 billion.
Notable Show Features
• The comprehensive show lineup delivers
the full spectrum of manufacturing
solutions, from design, development,
contract services, assembly, and
automation to plastics and powder
processing, packaging, and sustainability.
• 2,277 unique attending company facilities
conducted 22,104 project development
meetings with 569 exhibiting companies
at the 2012 Texas event. Based on
CompuSystems verifi ed lead counts.
May 7–8, 2014
Fort Worth Convention Center
Fort Worth, Texas
• Texas is ranked #1 nationally in both the value of annual shipments and materials
purchased used in production.
• Nationally, Texas ranks second in the number of manufacturing employees, annual
payroll, and outlays for capital equipment.
• Texas manufacturers employ more than 850,000 people with an annual payroll of
$42.78 billion. They spend more than $450 billion on materials used in production and
make annual investments in capital equipment of $17.61 billion in operations that yield
sales volume of $643.89 billion.
• DFW has the largest concentration of manufacturing jobs in the state and accounts
for more than one-third of the industrial output, according to local economic
"The leads we received were very qualifed
and worthy leads. It was nice to see many
companies we have never dealt with or heard
of attending the show, and we look forward to
working with these prospective leads."
Debbie Ray, Sales Manager,
R&R Sales and Engineering
"Not only did we receive high-quality and
very targeted leads, but we also had multiple
staff attending to visit all the exhibits and ﬁnd
the latest technology available to continue to
streamline our manufacturing, development,
assembly, and packaging processes. We came
away from the show with not only many new
customers, but a handful of potential
new vendors as well."
Darren Kahn, Director of Operations,
RGI Medical Manufacturing
"We couldn't be more pleased. The first day, we
had almost 70 leads and three RFQs submitted. The leads that we received
were not only qualified, but they were
happy to visit with us."
Tim Ruffner, Marketing Manager,
GPI Prototype and Manufacturing Services
"By the end of the ﬁrst day, we had
already gotten more leads than I
expected from the whole show."
John Lewitt, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, PLEXPACK
To reserve your booth space, contact:
For PLASTEC, please contact:
Dino Pontonio • 203/523-7066
For Exhibitor Marketing & Promotions,
Joe Cloninger • 310/445-4273