ATX South Brings Automation Suppliers and Educational Opportunities to Charlotte

This April, automation suppliers will meet in Charlotte at ATX South to showcase their latest developments. Featured technologies include robotics, motion control, and sensors. Tech Theater, Speed Networking, and Learning Labs are top educational and networking highlights at the event.

This April, automation suppliers will meet in Charlotte at ATX South to showcase their latest developments. The exposition rotates every year between Charlotte, North Carolina and Orlando, Florida. Automation is making a growing contribution to the profitability of manufacturing operations across all industries. The technologies and applications featured at ATX South include custom automation and assembly, robotics, motion control, sensors, vision inspection systems, and control software and hardware.


Tech Theater, Speed Networking, and Learning Labs are top educational and networking highlights at ATX South. Tech Theater sessions include 3D Printing 101 and the iPhone 5s vs. the Nexus 5. Speed Networking matches professionals based on preferences for maximum fun and effective networking. Learning Labs are 2-hour educational sessions devoted to identifying, exploring, testing, and delivering practical solutions, and include: New Technologies to Modernize the Factory Floor and Innovations in Robotic Technology.

ATX South will take place April 15-16 at the Charlotte Convention Center. Attendees will have access to all four co-located events with their ATX South registration: SouthPack, Design & Manufacturing South, PLASTEC South, and AeroCon.

About UBM Canon

UBM Canon is the leading producer of face-to-face trade events and media brands that support the flow of information, commerce, and innovation in the world's $3 trillion advanced technology-based manufacturing sector, including co-located events in Anaheim, CA; New York, NY; Chicago, IL; Orlando, FL; Charlotte, NC; Dallas/Fort Worth, TX; Houston, TX; Boston, MA; Minneapolis, MN; Toronto, ON; and Montreal, QC. UBM Canon's extensive manufacturing portfolio includes events for medical design and manufacturing, packaging, process technology, design engineering, assembly and automation technology, plastics processing, quality assurance, and electronics. UBM Canon's signature strategic co-location of these events has resulted in the largest design and manufacturing events in the United States.

Featured Product

 Goudsmit Magnetics – Magnetic robot grippers for automated processes

Goudsmit Magnetics - Magnetic robot grippers for automated processes

Magnetic robot end-of-arm tooling are suitable for the automated pick-up and positioning of steel or other ferromagnetic objects. They can be switched on and off and have a threaded mounting hole for robots. Magnetic grippers are an efficient alternative for traditional robot grippers. Application in automated production lines and for robots and pick-and-place systems. Magnetic product handling reduces the duration and number of operations. Goudsmit Magnetics is driven by magnetism since 1959. See how it works: https://youtu.be/hcXJ98mXHZE