Arizona AmCon Manufacturing Expo Starts This Week

Released on: October 13, 2008, 5:25 am

Press Release Author: Thomas R. Cutler

Industry: Small Business

Press Release Summary: Arizona AmCon Manufacturing Expo Starts This Week

Press Release Body: This week, engineers and buyers attending an AmCon Contract
Manufacturing Expo can find one or multiple sources to take a project from concept
or prototype to finished product quickly and at competitive prices. OEMs can find
sources for engineering, design, prototypes, forming, fabricating, machining,
finishing, assembly and electronic manufacturing services all under one roof.
Whether looking for one part or production runs, attendees find multiple sources
from which to choose.

AmCon offers attendees a unique opportunity to investigate a variety of
manufacturing options, both new and traditional, and find the best processes and
materials for specific applications. The benefits of attending a regional AmCon
show are significant. The AmCon Arizona Contract Manufacturing Expo will be held in
Phoenix, Arizona on October 14-15, 2008 at the Phoenix Convention Center, South Hall
G. To register for the Phoenix, AZ event go to:

According to Kati Olson, President, "AmCon is the only show in Arizona where job
shops and contract manufacturers can meet face-to-face with serious OEM buyers of
custom manufacturing services from the region. Arizona holds the number two spot in
the U.S. in job growth, with manufacturing as one of its leading economic
activities. The show, held at the Phoenix Convention Center, attracts attendees from
the aerospace, electronics, medical, and other high-tech industries."

Below is a sampling of major manufacturers that have sent engineers and buyers to
the show: ATK - Alliant Tech Systems, Armor Technology, Arizona Instrument, Bard
Peripheral Vascular, Boeing, Boeing Helicopter, Carrier Commercial Refrig., Carrier
HTPG Group, Comtech EF Data, Dolphin, Inc., EC III, Freescale
Semiconductor, General Dynamics, Goodrich, The Hillman Group, Honeywell
International (Phoenix), Honeywell Aerospace (Tempe), Honeywell Space (Glendale),
Hydro Aluminum NA, Jabil Circuit, Johns Manville, L-3 Communications, Lockheed
Martin, MD Helicopter, Medtronic, Motorola, Mobility Electronics, National Oilwell
Varco, Nikon Instruments, NKK Switches, Orbital Sciences, Phelps Dodge, Ping, Inc.,
Raytheon, Sargent Controls & Aerospace, Special Devices, St. Clair Technologies,
Thermax, Walbro Engine Management, W. L. Gore & Associates, and Waterous.

Attendees view actual samples of products that have been produced for other OEMs in
their industry and can get quotes on current projects and compare quality, pricing,
and lead times from multiple vendors all in a few hours. Only AmCon shows provide a
"hands on" one-on-one education. Since the exhibits are staffed with top management
and technical personnel, attendees have an in-depth discussion regarding project
design, materials and production issues. AmCon shows are free, including seminars on
a variety of manufacturing processes and quality issues.

Kati Olson, President

Web Site:

Contact Details: AmCon
27 Congress St. Suite 504
Salem, MA 01970
800-829-7467 # 978-744-7680

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