Palais des Congres Convention Centre, Montreal. The province of Quebec is a major center of manufacturing, with a gross domestic product of $301 billion. Quebec offers a strategic location between Europe and the Americas and is within a 600 mile radius of Boston, New York, Washington, and Detroit. UBM Canon is pleased to announce the comprehensive 2012 co-located event lineup including Expoplast, PACKEX Montreal, Process Technology/Powder Bulk Solids (PTX/PBS) Montreal, Design and Manufacturing Montreal, Contract Manufacturing Expo, Automation Technology Expo (ATX) Montreal, AeroCon, and Sustainability in Manufacturing. Design & Manufacturing Montreal features leading suppliers of CAD/CAM systems and software, enterprise software, rapid prototyping, design services, custom molding, machining and components, and fastening and joining systems.