DALLAS—The NEPCON Texas electronics manufacturing trade show will be taking place Oct. 21-21, providing direct access to innovative tools and ideas for every stage of the manufacturing process. Located in the Arlington Convention Center in Arlington, TX, the exhibition will feature suppliers displaying a full range of electronics manufacturing equipment and materials, including adhesives, test equipment, rework, wire and cable assembly, and active components.

Joining NEPCON Texas 2004 will be the Assembly Texas Pavilion, featuring a number of national suppliers such as Atlas Copco, DEK International, Deprag, JUKI Automation, MYDATA Automation, Siemens Dematic and Universal Instruments, as well as area representatives from companies like DG Marketing, IPS Group and Southwest Systems.

The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) will continue its association with NEPCON by producing the co-located SMTA Texas Conference program. The three-day conference begins one day earlier than the exhibition on October 19. In addition to the SMTA Texas Conference, NEPCON Texas will include six free educational sessions highlighted by a free keynote presentation on nanotechnology from Dr. Oscar Garcia of the University of North Texas.

Other free educational offerings include sessions on biotechnology, information technology, lead-free, printed circuit board, and other new and emerging technologies. For more information about NEPCON Texas and to register for free show admission please visit www.nepcontexas.com.