(February 24-26, 2009)
George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston. Organized by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, this event looks to stimulate ideas, expertise and business connections in manufacturing technology. On showcase will be advanced machine tools and production systems for industries including energy, medical and aerospace. An advanced technology conference will address "Manufacturing Processes for Oil and Gas." Houstex is co-located with the International Pump Users Symposium, and attendee badges provide full access to both shows.