Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2020 on course for record attendance

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics returns to Farnborough from February 11th to 13th 2020. As in previous years, the 2020 event will host an impressively broad exhibitor list spanning the complete range of engineering activity, from high-tech machine tools and automation to components and subcontract services. Firms from all over the UK will be participating, together with a significant number of off-shore exhibitors from across Europe, Asia and the Far East. With the exhibition nearing full occupancy of the 20,000m² Farnborough International Exhibition Centre, the organisers are confident of surpassing the record-breaking 8,700 visitors achieved in 2019.The show is divided approximately equally between manufacturing and electronics. In the former, the Production, Machinery & Tooling  area is one of the most popular, providing visitors the chance to see the latest offerings from an excellent selection of international vendors, including Bystronic, C. Dugard, Haas Automation, Hurco, Laser Lines, Matsuura Machinery, TRUMPF, XYZ Machine Tools and Yamazaki Mazak. Other well known names include Mitutoyo, AMF Andreas Maier, Faro, MecWash, Brady, Henkel, Bruderer, Blum Novotest and Roemheld. Engineering service providers exhibiting include Orbital Fabrications, Perfect Bore, Jenks & Cattell, Grenville Engineering, Industrial Plastic Fabrications, Twickenham Plating, Washington Metalwork, Southern Springs & Pressings, MJ Allen alongside many others.

The electronics aspect of the show offers an abundance of production, automation and test systems from leading firms such as Blundell Production Equipment, Mycronic, AdoptSMT, ASM Assembly Systems and PACE Europe amongst others. Component vendors include ESI Technology, Wurth Electronics, TDK Lambda, Luso Electronics, the Rebound Group, comprising Easby Electronics, Delta Impact and Rebound Electronics, plus major European vendors such as Austria’s CODICO, Transfer Multisort Elektronik and Yamaichi Electronics. The scores of service suppliers taking part range from award-winning design consultancies such as Bytesnap Design, full contract manufacturing from firms such as JJS Manufacturing, Volburg SIA, and PCB production from European Circuits, MV Circuit Technology and Shenzen X-Mulong amongst many others.

Farnborough International Conference and Exhibition Centre offers complimentary car parking for 3,500 vehicles and is well-served by road and public transport links. A regular free shuttle bus service operates from both of Farnborough’s mainline railway stations directly to the exhibition. The venue itself provides a high standard of facilities including a complimentary WiFi service in the foyer area as well as high quality catering outlets.

Admission to the exhibition is free of charge. More information and tickets are available from

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