M-EXPO Wire Processing Technology 2019 Exceeds Expectations Exclusive Show for Wire and Cable Processing industry

Reading time ( words)

The third annual M-EXPO Wire Processing Technology event held in Ciudad Juárez, México at the Cuatro Siglos Convention Center on October 9-11, 2019, exceeded expectations. This event was co-located with the ninth annual EXPO-MRO. These two events hosted more than 6,500 attendees.

M-EXPO 2019 sold out of event space a month before the event with more than 45 exhibitors which doubled its event space from 2018. This event showcases the latest equipment, tools, materials and technologies within the wire and cable industry from leading industry suppliers such as Komax, Schleuniger, Cirris, HellermannTyton, HST, Identco, Immsa, Lakes Precision, Lone Star, Schaefer Megomat, IPC/WHMA, Wiring Harness News, BiTech, Cami, Curti, ETCO, Schunk, Ricardo & Barbosa, and many more. 

“This show is fantastic, haven’t seen anything like this in over a decade—you can smell business here!” said Edgar Bonilla, key account manager at Henkel Corporation/Adhesives Technologies.

In addition to the sold-out exhibit floor, the show sponsored by IPC/WHMA included an exciting lineup of conferences and training sessions. These free sessions held throughout the three-day event covered many relevant industry topics and generated numerous insights into the wire and cable industry. M-EXPO held a hands-on workshop, “IPC/WHMA-A-620 Emerging Needs for Criteria—Repair/Rework, Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Issues, High Voltage Electric Mobility,” presented by IPC/WHMA. In this workshop, the attendees actively participated and interacted with an industry experts, Constantino Gonzalez, on real-life repair/rework examples and discussed procedures involving discrepancies in different areas such as labeling, crimping and moisture and corrosion.

M-EXPO 2019 Presentations

  • What is IPC/WHMA? What Can IPC/WHMA Do for You? -- Presented by IPC/WHMA
  • Managing the Risks of your Supply Chain -- Presented by APICS
  • Crimping Beyond the Basics -- Presented by Crimping & Stamping Technologies
  • IPC/WHMA-A-620 Emerging Needs for Criteria – Repair/Rework, Design for
  • Manufacturing (DFM) Issues, High Voltage Electric Mobility -- Presented by IPC/WHMA
  • Arcadia Wire Harness Software -- Presented by Cadonix
  • Ultrasonic Welding -- Presented by Schunk Sonosystems

“M-EXPO brings a focused and exclusive show for the wire and cable processing industries to the El Paso/ Juárez region and introduces large CMs and OEMs with the top industry suppliers of wire processing technology, equipment and tooling in all market segments,” said David Bergman, WHMA executive director. “We would like to thank all our exhibitors and presenters for making this year’s event so successful.”

M-EXPO 2020 will take place October 14–16 with plans to increase the number of booths/exhibitors to 75.



Suggested Items

June Issue of SMT007: A Snapshot of a Resilient Industry

06/30/2020 | Tamara Jovanovic, Happiest Baby
Tamara Jovanovic, an electrical engineer at Happiest Baby in Los Angeles, never imagined that I would have to take half of my lab equipment home to be able to continue doing her job. As she says in her review of the June issue of SMT007 Magazine, the entire industry is adapting to the "new normal," and ready for whatever the future brings.

IPC’s Shawn Dubravac: COVID-19 Outbreak Accelerates Industry Shifts Already Under Way

05/21/2020 | Barry Matties, I-Connect007
On May 19, Barry Matties spoke with Shawn Dubravac, chief economist for IPC. While discussing other topics, Matties asked for Dubravac’s perspective on shifts in the market, who observed that the recessionary trend might be behind us; the markets are already showing recovery. Still, it could take a year or so to fully recover.

Happy’s Smart Factory Protocol Primer

04/29/2020 | Happy Holden, I-Connect007
The smart factory concept is built upon data interchange as the foundation. There has been much development in the area of industrial and manufacturing data protocols over the years, stretching back into the 1960s. This article by Happy Holden surveys what are considered the most common protocols in use in the electronics manufacturing industry today, including IPC-CFX/ Hermes, OML, SECS/GEM, and MAPS.

Copyright © 2020 I-Connect007. All rights reserved.