From: Modern Machine Shop, Matthew Danford ,
Here are a few items one editor spotted at the debut of a new trade show that focuses specifically on the defense, aerospace, medical and energy industries.
The Mfg4 manufacturing trade show, organized by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), debuted May 8-10, 2012 in Hartford, Connecticut. Although smaller than Eastec, the traditionally annual SME event in the Northeast region that will now occur every other year, Mfg4 showcased a wide variety of technology and equipment. Click through the slideshow below for a small sampling.