Join leaders in commercial aerospace manufacturing and defense aerospace manufacturing at the industry’s most acclaimed manufacturing event – AeroDef Manufacturing, with Composites Manufacturing. The leading aerospace manufacturing OEMs will convene their suppliers and potential partners to find integrated solutions to meet the surging demand for aircraft. This year’s exhibition and manufacturing conference will be held in Dallas, the hub of Texas aerospace manufacturing.
This is your opportunity to experience the aerospace manufacturing extended enterprise at one venue and see the technologies and meet the people who are defining the future of the industry.
AeroDef Manufacturing Technology Zones
AeroDef attracts high-level attendees with exclusive content developed, and presented, by the leading aerospace and defense OEMs. Speakers, panel discussions and the technical conference are carefully selected to address issues and technologies of strategic importance to the industry. Networking events are held on the floor to encourage meaningful collaboration among presenters, attendees and exhibitors. Building meaningful business partnerships - it’s part of the AeroDef promise.
SME is joining its Composites Manufacturing program to the AeroDef Manufacturing Conference and Exposition, the nation’s leading annual aerospace manufacturing event. Come and experience how aerospace companies are finding new ways to apply, machine, finish and automate composite processes. Technical sessions will focus on advanced manufacturing and supporting technologies. Topics may include but are not limited to: Modeling/Simulation; Intelligent Manufacturing; Advancing processes such as out of autoclave, thermoplastic composites, additive, automation, etc.; Non-Destructive Inspection; Knowledge Management; Bonding and Assembly; Technology Demonstrations.
SME is an organization for individuals, students, educators and companies involved in all facets of manufacturing. Founded in 1932, it is dedicated to advancing and educating the manufacturing industry. This is accomplished through a variety of tactics and outlets including events, media, membership, training and development, and an education foundation. SME focuses its efforts on several areas of manufacturing: aerospace and defense, energy, medical and motorized vehicles.