EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Machine Tools & Metal Working" online trade show and event on June 6 hosted by GlobalSpec drew more than 1,900 participants, with 91 percent of attendees reporting they are decision makers within their organizations. The free virtual conference is now available on demand to give engineers and industrial professionals easy access to educational presentations and industry-leading supplier resources from the live-day event.
GlobalSpec's "Machine Tools & Metal Working" event provided opportunities to explore the latest developments in metal cutting and forming, CNC programming and controls, and tooling and fixturing. Attendees were able to gain knowledge from leading suppliers on the latest in machine tools and metal working technology. They also had the chance to interact with exhibitors, network with their peers and attend educational sessions to help them design products that are easier and more affordable to produce, offer higher quality and reliability, and reduce end-user costs.
Industrial professionals were able to take advantage of these learning and networking opportunities from the convenience of their desktops, without having to budget for travel expenses or lose time away from the office.
"Like all of our online events, the resources and educational opportunities at the Machine Tools & Metal Working event were tremendous, with attendees chatting directly with suppliers and viewing thousands of pieces of exhibitor and speaker content like white papers, technical articles and product demos," said Donna Lewis, vice president of e-publishing and e-events for GlobalSpec. "We look forward to hosting another Machine Tools & Metal Working online event next year to deliver high-quality content and robust learning opportunities for industrial professionals and a targeted and engaged audience for our exhibitors."
Speakers and topics at the event included:
Companies exhibiting at this event included: Metal Powder Industries Federation; Alconox, Inc.; Kubotek USA, Inc.; Gesswein Co., Inc.; Jergens, Inc.; Konecranes Inc.; Mi-Tech Metals; and The Federal Group.
About GlobalSpec, Inc.
GlobalSpec, Inc. is the leading provider of digital media solutions designed to connect industrial marketers with their target audience of engineering, technical, industrial, scientific and manufacturing sector professionals. GlobalSpec provides its registered users with a domain-expert search engine to search more than 50,000 supplier catalogs by specification, a broad range of proprietary and aggregated Web-based content, over 15 annual online events, and more than 70 e-newsletters - helping them search for and locate products and services, learn about suppliers and access comprehensive technical content. For suppliers, GlobalSpec helps generate awareness, demand and engagement opportunities among the professionals they are looking to reach – from inbox to desktop, through networks and via real-time engagement.
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