San Antonio, Texas. For the first time the American Bearings Manufacturers Association (ABMA) and the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) will meet in Texas to discuss topics including, "Recovery from the Great Recession," "Department of Defense Spending: Impact for the Manufacturing Sector," "The New North American Auto Industry," and "Opportunities in the Wind Energy Sector." While the economy and politics are the focal points, members will also be discussing manufacturing, products and end users. Special events include a silent auction, golf tournament and barbeque dinner. This meeting is open to ABMA and AGMA members.