SME's Manufacturing Technology Series in Houston, Texas brings together key decision makers, major tool and technology suppliers and thought leaders from across a broad spectrum of manufacturing disciplines. Hands-on equipment demonstrations, keynotes and panel discussions, emerging manufacturing technology showcases, and networking activities offer attendees an opportunity to learn about the latest manufacturing trends. Regional industries include oil and gas, aerospace, automotive, transportation, energy, military, plastics, research and development and more. Houstex is an interactive experience, dedicated to showcasing advanced technologies and processes that help manufacturers innovate and create industry transformation. Houstex features hundreds of exhibits highlighting the latest products and services designed to help manufacturers develop their pathway to success.