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Attendee Profile

EASTEC delivers manufacturing decision-makers from several New England industries and connects you with the smallest job shops to the largest OEMs; all can have technology needs they are looking to research and acquire at EASTEC.

More than 12,000 manufacturing professionals attended EASTEC, exploring manufacturing equipment and technology from more than 726 exhibiting companies across 146,722 sq.ft. The 12 educational sessions and Special Networking Events were highly attended, offering connections, tools and processes needed to drive the next evolution of your industry.

Reach Key Industries and Buyers in the Northeast


of attendees influence the technology purchase decisions for their companies.


of the EASTEC audience has equipment budgets that exceed $200,000.


of the EASTEC audience were first-time attendees. These are new prospects for your business.

Attendance By Region

Attendee Company Budgets

Attendee Company Size

Attendee Job Functions

Owner/Company Management/Corporate Executive 15%
Manufacturing Engineering Department 14%
Manufacturing Production Management 10%
Manufacturing Production Department 10%
Sales & Marketing 13%
Manufacturing Engineering Management 7%
Design Engineer 6%
Quality Assurance & Control 4%
Educator/Instructor 1%
Purchasing 3%
Other 10%
Product Design & Development 5%
Control Engineering/Automation 2%


Attendees Primary Type of Business

Aircraft/Aerospace 21%
Industrial/Commercial Machinery 10%
Medical/Surgical/Pharmaceutical/Biotech 9%
Fabricated Metal/Stampings 5%
Automotive/Other Transportation 5%
Defense/Government/Military 4%
Plastic Products 3%
Services (Financial and Other) 3%
Education/Academic 2%
Electronics/Computers 2%
Research & Development 2%
Communications 1%
Oil & Gas/Petroleum 1%
Other Manufacturing 28%


Top 10 Technologies Evaluated
EASTEC attendees evaluated the following technologies (multiple responses) and many more.

3D Printing 37%
CNC Controls & Accessories 35%
Tooling 35%
Cutting Tools & Accessories 33%
Machining Centers 32%
Milling 32%
Measurement Inspection & Test 28%
Automated Manufacturing & Assembly 25%
Controls, CAD/CAM Software 2%
Electronics/Computers 25%
Grinding Machines 23%