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Texas Design-2-Part Show

Arlington, TX • March 2 & 3, 2022

Arlington Expo Center
Wednesday 9:30 – 3:30 • Thursday 9:30 – 3:00

Market at a Glance:

  • Arlington is quickly becoming the regional center for aerospace R&D. Some of the leading aerospace companies that have made Arlington home are Lockheed Martin, Bell Helicopter, Raytheon, and Boeing. ~ ArlingtonTX.gov
  • Texas is one of the top 10 states for medical device workers. Arlington’s positioning in the state makes it an ideal location for medical device manufacturing and distribution. ~ ArlingtonTX.gov
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Manufacturing and Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing ranked in the top 2 as major manufacturing sectors for job growth in 2020.~ NAM

Up-swing in Manufacturing post Coronavirus:

  • “As manufacturers emerge from the pandemic, the key once again centers on the spirit of innovation to help them thrive once more and to help the industry rebound. As one manufacturer recently stated in a Forbes article, ‘We’re looking at five years of innovation over the next 18 months.’” ~ Hartford Business
  • The latest Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization report from the Federal Reserve shows manufacturing production and output continued to recover in June. Industrial production rose 5.4% last month, following a slight gain in May of 1.4%. ~ Industry Week
  • “In June 2020, gains were mostly led by transportation equipment industry, followed by miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing; which shot up 25.5%. Plastics and rubber products also posted gains, adding 21,000 jobs, while machinery was closely behind at 17,000 new jobs. Furniture/textiles fared well adding 12,000 positions and fabricated metal products increased by 11,000 jobs.” ~ Industry Select
  • “Nearly 50% of North American tooling shops are quoting on programs historically produced in China and 34% of production shops are increasing North American sourcing.” ~ Mold Making Technology
  • According to the ISM, U.S. manufacturing activity shot up 9.5% in June to an expansionary level of 52.6% — the sharpest increase recorded since 1980. The ISM’s Production Index skyrocketed 24.1% in June – an increase not seen since August 1952. The index now sits in expansion, measuring 57.3%. ~ IndustryNet
  • The Reshoring Initiative lists more than 1,800 companies that have reshored parts of their operations as of Jan. 1, 2019, including 3M, Apple, Dillard’s, GM, KitchenAid, Oracle, Pfizer and Stanley Black & Decker. Going forward in light of COVID-19 risks, 64% of 879 North American manufacturing and industrial professionals said they were “likely to bring manufacturing production and sourcing back to North America,” in a Thomas survey. ~ Supply Chain Dive

About the Show

  • Meet the decision makers – over 50% of attendees from our 2021 shows were looking to purchase within 6 months.
  • Free on-site parking with easy break down, no union fees or extra drayage costs.

Promotional Radius to Include:
Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana.
Exclusive Promotion…
The Texas Design-2-Part Show is the only trade show in the region to exclusively feature exhibitors who specialize in design and contract manufacturing services.

Easy Access to the Show…
Hosted at the Arlington Expo Center, situated in the heart of the Entertainment District. It is surrounded by Globe Life Park (home of the Texas Rangers), AT&T Stadium (home of the Dallas Cowboys), and fine hotels and restaurants. Click here to view a map of the area.

Partial List of
Regional Attendees

ABBOTT LABORATORIES
AIRBORN INC
AIRBUS HELICOPTERS
AMPHENOL
B BRAUN MEDICAL
BAE SYSTEMS
BAKER HUGHES
BELL HELICOPTER
COLLINS AEROSPACE
COMMSCOPE
CONTROL PRODUCTS CORP
CORNING OPTICAL COMM
ELBIT SYSTEMS OF AMERICA
EPIROC DRILLING SOLUTIONS
ESAB
FIRST CO
FLAMBEAU
GALT MEDICAL CORP
GENERAL DYNAMICS MISSION SYS
GENESYS AEROSYSTEMS
HALLIBURTON
HILTI
JOHNSON CONTROLS
KAWASAKI
KLEIN TOOLS
KOMATSU MINING CORP GROUP
KONE
KONGSBERG AUTOMOTIVE
KRUEGER
KUBOTA TRACTOR CORP
LAERDAL MEDICAL
LOCKHEED MARTIN
LUCID AUDIO
LUMINATOR
MARATHON NORCO AEROSPACE IN
MEDTRONIC
MI WINDOWS AND DOORS
MOORECO INC
NOKIA
NOKIA SOLUTIONS & NETWORKS
OIL STATES INDUSTRIES
OPTEX SYSTEMS
OSTEOMED
OWEN OIL TOOLS
PACCAR
PARKER HANNIFIN AEROSPACE
PETERBILT MOTORS COMPANY
PRATT & WHITNEY
QUALCOMM
QUALITY ASPIRATORS
RAYHEON
ROCHESTER GAUGES
SAFRAN
SANMINA
SELLMARK CORP
SIEMENS
SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT
SOLAR TURBINES
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC
TOYOTA
TRIUMPH AEROSTRUCTURES
UNIVERSAL FOREST PRODUCTS
UTEX INDUSTRIES
WABTEC
WATCHGUARD VIDEO

Proven Results...

% Based on 2021 Grapevine Show

Attendee Profile
(Engineering, Purchasing, Corporate Managment)
Final Decision36%
Significant Influence33%
Recommend Vendors22%
91% Involved in the Decision to Outsource

Regional Attendance
Grapevine, TX 2021 1,496
Grapevine, TX 2020 1,854
Grapevine, TX 2019 1,487
Grapevine, TX 2018 1,229

Top Industries Represented
Aerospace/Aviation11.1%
Electronics
Electronics Mfg., Computers/Subsystems,
Instrumentation & Controls
7.1%
Medical5.7%
Automotive5.3%
Machinery3.3%
Telecommunications3.3%
Energy/Utilities2.9%