Event: Austech 2017

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The biennial Austech precision manufacturing and machine tool exhibition returns to the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre on May 9-12, 2017.

Austech is hosted by the Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited (AMTIL) and is billed as Australia’s ‘only show specifically targeted at the metalworking, machine tool and ancillary market’ and covers virtually all areas of machine tool and sheet metal working.

Exhibitors will be in attendance covering virtually all areas of machine tool and sheet metal working including: CNC machining centres, CNC lathes, bending/punching/shearing equipment, waterjet cutters, laser equipment, additive manufacturing (3D printing), quality systems and reverse engineering.

Making its debut at Austech 2017 will be the ‘Digitalisation Pavilion’, an exhibition space dedicated to the new technological era that manufacturing finds itself in today. Advances in automation, the interconnectivity of devices, big data and cloud computing are changing the manufacturing environment.

"We’re constantly hearing about stuff like Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things and so on, but a lot of people are still in the dark about what it all means," AMTIL CEO and exhibition director Shane Infanti says.

"That’s why we decided to introduce the Digitalisation Pavilion at Austech this year. We felt a show like Austech is a great opportunity to bring together some of the key players and the latest technology in this field, so that people can come along and find out about it first-hand."

Admission to Austech is free for trade professionals who register for attendance. The exhibition is not open to the public, but school groups can attend with the prior approval of the organisers.


Tuesday May 9 to Friday May 12, 2017.


Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, VIC.


Trade profesionals involved in the advanced manufacturing and machine tooling industries.


Entry is free for industry professionals who register their interest.

More info

Austech 2017 website


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