West Springfield, Massachusetts. With more than 500 exhibitors, complimentary conference sessions, industry keynotes and much more, Eastec is an event dedicated to keeping northeast manufacturers competitive. It’s where manufacturing ideas, processes and products that make an impact in the northeast region, are highlighted through exhibits, education and networking events. The event offers a unique chance to connect with resources that can solve your company’s most pressing problems, improve productivity and increase profits. This year’s show includes in-depth workshops that explore several management topics as well as information on additive manufacturing. The Smart Manufacturing Hub examines IIoT, 3D printing, and the latest automation technologies. Keynote speakers include Alan Beaulieu (ITR Economics), Denise Ball (Tooling-U-SME), Mary Ann Pacelli (MEP) and Michael Munday (Arwood Machine Corporation).