October 14, 2014 09:30 ET

Thousands of Industry Professionals to Gather in Rosemont Later This Month for an Expanded ASSEMBLY Show

ROSEMONT, IL--(Marketwired - Oct 14, 2014) - After a successful launch in 2013, the ASSEMBLY Show is returning later this month to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center with more exhibitors, more attendees, more exciting special events and more networking opportunities. This year's show will feature 200+ exhibitors, over 50 more than last year, spanning over 50,000 square feet of exhibit space; and nearly 5,000 industry professionals who have already registered to attend. Produced by ASSEMBLY Magazine and BNP Media, the ASSEMBLY Show will offer the latest products, advancements and innovation from assembly and manufacturing professionals. The ASSEMBLY Show will take place from Tuesday, October 28, through Thursday, October 30.

"We are excited about the growth and improvements we have made for this year's event. With a 40% increase in the size of the show floor, a 36% increase in the number of exhibitors, and a projected increase in the number of attendees, this is certainly a must-attend event for all involved in the assembly process," stated Tom Esposito, publisher of ASSEMBLY magazine. "The show will feature the most innovative technology from leading industry companies as well as a welcome reception, an informative keynote address, new half-day workshops, educational seminars, Manufacturing Revival Radio interviews, and endless networking opportunities. We are excited to be able to put on this unique show, exclusive to showcasing assembly technology, equipment, and products."

Highlights include:

  • New Products on the Exhibit Floor - Over 200 exhibiting companies will be presenting hundreds of the latest products, techniques and innovations in the assembly industry.
  • Keynote Presentation - Timothy J. Hutzel, president of Tim Hutzel American Business Services, and David Lippert, president of Hamilton Caster & Mfg. Co., will give a dynamic presentation on Bringing Jobs Back to the USA: Rebuilding America's Manufacturing Through Reshoring
  • Networking Opportunities - There will be numerous networking opportunities, including the Taste of Rosemont welcome reception, a chance for assembly professionals to connect with hundreds of suppliers, buyers and users of assembly equipment while enjoying food and drink from local area restaurants.
  • Two Half-Day Workshops - New this year, the ASSEMBLY Show will feature two half-day workshops on Tuesday, October 28. The first, Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) Workshop, will feature Boothroyd Dewhurst, makers of the popular DFMA software, showing attendees how to analyze and reduce the cost of designs. In addition, a group of industry experts will come together for a Plastics Assembly Workshop to discuss the latest information on plastics assembly.
  • Educational Seminars - There will be 11 educational seminars starting on Wednesday, October 29, where presenters will discuss the latest technical training and information on all things assembly. Some of the topics will include cordless tools, environmental protection for linear actuators, robot safety, and many more.
  • Manufacturing Revival Radio - Hosts Todd Schnick and Todd Youngblood of Manufacturing Revival Radio, a live show straight from the show floor. Schnick and Youngblood will be conducting groundbreaking interviews with the experts and innovators attending the show.

The ASSEMBLY Show is sponsored by ASSEMBLY (, a monthly trade magazine read by 56,000 engineers and managers responsible for manufacturing and designing cars, computers, catheters, coffee makers, etc. ASSEMBLY covers the processes, technologies and strategies for joining discrete parts into finished products. The event is produced by BNP Media (, one of the country's leading business-to-business media companies serving professionals across 50+ industries. To register for the event, visit

Contact Information

  • For further information, contact:
    Amy Riemer
    Media Relations
    978-475-4441 (office)
    978-502-4895 (cell)
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