Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, Massachusetts. East Coast manufacturers come to Eastec looking for top suppliers and new partners and to evaluate new equipment and applications from industries like defense, aerospace, consumer products, medical, automotive, computers and more. Eastec traces its history to 1979 and attracts 450,000 manufacturers to learn about the latest management ideas. The educational program includes a leadership seminar, keynote speakers and a lean and a green resource center. Eastec technologies include bearings, gears and splines, material handling, packaging, sensors, controls, machine tools, machine centers, automation, plant efficiency and workholding. Exhibitors include Carl Zeiss, Emuge, Fanuc, Ingersoll, Lovejoy, Marposs, Pepperl and Fuchs, SKF and many more.