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Canadian Minister to Open Toronto Event, PTX/Powder & Bulk Solids Canada

May 8, 2013

The honorable Gary Goodyear, minister of state (science and technology) for the Federal Economic Agency for Southern Ontario, will deliver the opening address at UBM Canon’s Canadian Advanced Manufacturing Expo on May 14, 2013 at 9:30 AM at the Toronto Congress Centre.

Goodyear will speak about innovation in technology and highlight some of the Canadian government’s key programs designed to improve Canada’s $562 billion manufacturing economy that employs nearly 1.5 million workers. (source: Industry Canada)

UBM Canon’s Canadian Advanced Manufacturing Expo returns to Toronto after its highly successful launch in 2011, followed by a similar launch in Montreal in 2012. The Toronto event co-locates five tradeshows, along with seminars, industry speakers, and product teardowns, to provide a comprehensive manufacturing event for visitors and exhibitors. These expositions include PACKEX (packaging), Plast-Ex (plastics), ATX (automation technology), PTX/Powde Show Canada, and Design & Manufacturing. More than 575 exhibiting companies will be showcasing new, innovative products and services that include cutting-edge categories such as 3D printing.

The event is supported by the Packaging Association of Canada, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association, and the Canadian Process Control Association.