Face-2-Face is the Most Cost Effective Way
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Market at a Glance
- The greater Philadelphia region is home to 17,148 manufacturers ~ MNI
- In 2019, Pharmaceutical and medical manufacturing; aerospace product and parts manufacturing; and medical equipment and supplies manufacturing were ranked amongst the top four sectors for job growth. ~ NAM
- The region is a major center for the health care industry. GE Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson, Siemens Medical Solutions, GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, Wyeth, and Merck are just some of the large healthcare companies with operations in the region.
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
- “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
- “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
- 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
What to Expect
Our safety guidelines to ensure the safety of our exhibitors, attendees, and staff.
- Cleaning and Sanitizing- Frequent disinfecting and surface cleaning in high traffic areas (such as check-in areas, service centers, labor desks and bathrooms). As well as additional sanitizer stations added throughout the show floor.
- Social Distancing- Exhibitor Booths will be separated by an additional 2’ to create more social distance.
- One-way traffic flow will be implemented throughout the floor plan with marked entrances and exits.
- Paperless communication by utilizing our electronic lead retrieval system will be recommended to reduce sharing of printed materials.
Free on-site parking with easy break down, no union fees or extra drayage costs.
Promotional Radius to Include: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.
The only tradeshow in the region to exclusively feature exhibitors who specialize in design and contract manufacturing services.
Easy Access to the Show…
Located in the Northwest Philadelphia suburb of Phoenixville, the Expo Center features a convenient central location with easy access from 8 major highways and plenty of free parking. Click here to view a map of the area.
ADVANCED SCIENTIFICS INC
AQUA PROD INC
B BRAUN MEDICAL INC
BRANCH MEDICAL GROUP
BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB
CANFIELD IMAGING SYS
CANNON INSTR CO
EAST PENN MFG CO
GE HEALTHCARE / VITAL SIGNS
GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP
GRACO CHILDRENS PROD
INNOVATIVE OFFICE PROD
JOHNSON & JOHNSON
KENSEY NASH CORP
MANITOWOC CRANE GROUP
NATIONAL PUBLIC SEATING
NORTHERN BUILDING PROD
READING TRUCK BODY
ROTOR CLIP CO INC
STAR DENTAL MFG
THOMAS MEDICAL PROD
VOLVO CONSTRUCTION EQUIP
Proven Results...% Based on 2019 Oaks, PA Show
(Engineering, Purchasing, Corp. Mgmt.)
|82% Involved in the Decision to Outsource|
|Oaks, PA 2019||1, 542|
|Oaks, PA 2017||1,421|
|Oaks, PA 2015||1,236|
|Oaks, PA 2013||1,211|
Top Industries Represented
Electronics Mfg., Computers/Subsystems,
Instrumentation & Controls