DEARBORN, Mich., February 3, 2011 — The senior-most
executives from aerospace and defense manufacturing are gathering
this spring at AeroDef 2011 Manufacturing
Exposition and Conference to address the challenges facing the
major OEMs and their supply chains, under pressure to improve
program performance due to continual budget pressure and cuts.
The conference will bring together the best minds in the
industry to discuss how the Department of Defense, NASA, the large OEMs and their
suppliers can best collaborate, integrate more processes and
encourage innovation along the entire supply chain. More than 70 technology
sessions are scheduled. The exposition hall will offer the
opportunity to see everything from components to advanced
Organized by the Society of Manufacturing
Engineers (SME), the three-day event, scheduled for April 5-7,
at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., is being
structured by a committee
of top executives from Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed
Martin, Raytheon, General Dynamics, Bell Helicopter and the
National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining.
Attendees will hear from:
- The top executives overseeing aerospace and defense
manufacturing technologies at the major OEMs, the DoD and NASA
addressing the challenges and opportunities of bringing innovation
to all areas in the supply chain
Exhibitors will be arranged by technology
zones, making comparisons of products, systems and services
- Advanced Materials
- Digital Manufacturing
- Finishing and Coatings
- Integrated Assembly
- Precision Manufacturing
- Quality, Measurement and Inspection
Register for the event at aerodefevent.com.
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