FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2018; Greenville, SC – The Metrology Solutions Expo on May 2-3 in Greenville, SC, is offering a loaded schedule of attractions for manufacturing executives, production engineers and quality engineers. The Metrology Solutions Expo is focused one-hundred percent on precision measuring (metrology) technologies, instruments, systems and automation engineering in industrial manufacturing applications, making it the only trade show of its kind in the southeast.
The event is being presented by world leading metrology companies, Zeiss, Mahr, Mitutoyo, Starrett, and ViciVision. Joining the five presenting sponsors will be more than 30 other exhibiting companies at the Expo. Included are Accurate Technologies, American Specialty, Association for Manufacturing Technology, Automated Precision, Inc., Brown
and Sharpe, Custom Equipment Co., Coherix, Easy Metric, Flexbar, Gedore, Heidenhain, IndySoft, Inspection Arsenal, Joe Gibbs Racing, Johnson Gage, Mark-10, Maya Gage, Microrep, MicroRidge, MSI-Viking Gage, NDC/Beta LaserMike, Oasis Systems, Ohaus, Olympus, Snap-On Industrial Tools, Solartron Metrology, Stor-Loc, TESA Technologies, Tohnichi Torque, Universal Robots, United Precision Machines, Vermont Gage, Western Gage, and Zoller.
In addition to hands-on live demonstrations of the latest metrology and automation technologies by exhibitors, experts from sponsoring companies will teach training sessions about basic manufacturing quality techniques and principles. The training schedule and instructors include:
• Basic GD&T Principles by Greg Calabria, ZEISS Industrial Technology
• How Do I Plug into Industry 4.0? by David Wick, ZEISS Industrial Technology
• Principles of Hardness Testing by Walter Wardzala, Mitutoyo America
• You Won’t Err with Air: Basics of Air Gaging by George Schuetz, Mahr Exactly
• Force and Material Testing Made Easy by Rick Lasure, The L.S. Starrett Co.
“These seminars not only provide continuing education, but help attendees better understand the variety of available measuring methodologies,” says Dan Carter, president, MSI-Viking Gage. “Metrology technology is changing at a faster pace than ever before. The purpose of this show is to give manufacturing professionals first-hand experience
with the newest quality control techniques and solutions.”
The lunch time Keynote Speech on May 2nd is “Onward and Upward: The Machine Tool Market for the Coming Year”, and will be delivered by Chris Downs, Assistant Director for Strategic Analytics at The Association for Manufacturing Technology. Chris will discuss imminent changes in the manufacturing industry and important steps companies are
taking to remain leaders in a new era of manufacturing.
On a fun note, Joe Gibbs Racing will feature the #18 M&Ms car and driving simulator pod. The #18 car is driven by Kyle Busch who has 43 career NASCAR wins as well as 243 top 10 finishes. Attendees will have an opportunity test their skills in the driving simulator, and to take pictures and selfies with the car during the show. Show exhibitors, Mahr and
MSI-Viking Gage are technology sponsors of the Joe Gibbs Racing Team.
So much to see and do at this exposition makes this one-of-a-kind trade show one that southeast manufacturing quality and production professionals do not want to miss. Free admission and a free lunch buffet will be provided to qualified attendees.
About the Metrology Solutions EXPO
The Metrology Solutions EXPO admission and lunch are free; and the show is open only to qualified manufacturing professionals, professors and students. The EXPO will be held May 2nd from 8:30am to 4:30pm, and May 3rd from 8:30am to 3:30pm at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, South Carolina, in the James H. Woodside Conference
Center. The Conference Hall entrance is most easily accessed from the Eisenhower Drive side of the convention center.
Parking is free and available both across the street and adjacent to the building.
Attendees must pre-register. Walk-ins are subject to same qualification criteria and may be charged $50.00 entry fee.
Information and registration can be found at www.msiexpo.com
About MSI-Viking Gage
MSI-Viking Gage is a 50-year-old company founded in 1967 and headquartered in the Greenville/Spartanburg community of Duncan, South Carolina, with an additional lab in Charleston, South Carolina, and dedicated sales engineers throughout the southeast and mid-western states.
The company provides comprehensive metrology sales and service solutions in manufacturing applications. MSIViking Gage represents more than 100 of the world’s leading manufacturers in precision measuring instruments, gaging, and process automation; as well as 17025 accredited calibration and inspection services, repair services, design & build, training, and consultation.
Information can be found at www.msi-viking.com or call 864-433-9771.
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