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Southern Manufacturing Returns in February

Southern Manufacturing Show Crowd

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics attracts around 800 vendors from around the UK, continental Europe and beyond. It will gather in the convenient, modern surroundings of Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference centre from February 5th to 7th 2019 for what is anticipated to be the largest exhibition yet held.

Exhibitor bookings for February’s exhibition are currently over 20% ahead of a year ago, indicating that the show will comfortably achieve its maximum capacity. In addition to a record number of exhibitors predicted, the event has formalised relationships with several influential industry organisations, like Composites UK, the Confederation of British Metalforming, Farnborough Aerospace Consortium, The British Gear Association, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders and the Gauge and Toolmakers Association. The partnerships will enable the roll-out of new show features and access to authoritative technical know-how through the show’s comprehensive free technical seminar programme, accessible to all visitors. Some of the new topics being addressed in the 2019 programme include an examination of incremental sheet forming processes, automated mould design and large scale 3D printing.

The exhibition attracts all areas of industry thanks to the incredible range of suppliers taking part, including major machinery and production equipment manufacturers, component suppliers, OEM parts, consumables and pretty much every type of subcontract service provider, both on-shore and off-shore. The show is the place to see the latest machinery from top manufacturers in action, plus everything your business needs to operate efficiently, safely and profitably.

Entry is free, there’s free on-site parking and a free technical seminar programme running continuously over the three days of the show. To register for free entry, simply visit You can follow all the latest news from the show on Twitter @industry_co_uk #southmanf


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