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January 2020 - Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show 2020: What to expect

Published on: 21/01/2020

Meet over 800 suppliers at this year’s largest and longest running annual electronics exhibition

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics Show 2020

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the UK and a major pan-European showcase for new technology across oil gas, defence, food and drink, autosport, marine, aerospace, packaging, logistics, electronics, automation, robotics, medical, space engineering, rail and transportation industries.


The Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show will be held from 11th- 13th February 2020 at the Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre. The show is set to bring together 800 national and international suppliers showcasing live demonstrations, new product launches of machine tools and tooling, electronics, factory and process automation, packaging and handling, labelling and marking, test and measurement, materials and adhesives, rapid prototyping, ICT, drives and controls and laboratory equipment.


The Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show attracts an incredible range of industrial technology vendors including major international machinery manufacturers, 3D printers, components and sub-assemblies, production equipment, advanced materials, consumables and every type of subcontracting engineering services. The Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show provides everything an engineer could need, all under one roof.


Exhibitors this year include: Mersen, Stanelco RF, TDK-Lambda UK and Farnborough Aerospace.

Read the full list of exhibitors here.



What to look out for this year


1)   Next level 3D printing

CREAT3D will be showcasing the latest in 3D printing technology and sharing the benefits of additive manufacturing and 3D printing at Stand C165.


2)   Live 5-axis machining and live 3D colour printing

Matsuura will exhibit their best-selling single table 5-axis MX 520 CNC machine tool and HP Multi-Jet Fusion 580 3D printer. Exclusively for the show, Matsuura will be machining live on the MX-520, utilising fixtures and work-holding printed on the HP printer, working in harmony to demonstrate the hybrid additive and subtractive production strategies now available to UK manufacturers at Stand E260.


3)   Innovative solutions from HepcoMotion

HepcoMotion’s products are designed to provide engineers with a multitude of solutions. A selection of HepcoMotion’s industry leading range of linear and circular motion products will be showcased at Stand G230.


Southern Manufacturing is a comprehensive marketplace for electronic components, featuring a wide variety of vendors from across Europe and further afield.


The 20,000m2 exhibition is free to attend, offers free on-site parking and is easy to get to. Doors open at 9.30am on Tuesday 11th February 2020.


Register for tickets here