2023 Motion + Power Technology Expo Hosts Manufacturing Podcasts Live on Show Floor

October 31, 2023 – Alexandria, VA – The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) had three manufacturing podcasts that were broadcast live and recorded from the 2023 Motion + Power Technology Expo (MPT Expo) in Detroit, Michigan. More than 50 attendees and exhibitors were interviewed over the three-day show that hosted a total of 2,268 attendees and 163 exhibitors. The podcasts included:

“One of the reasons that people exhibit and attend MPT Expo is to see the latest power transmission solutions across multiple sectors all in one place,” said Rebecca Brinkley, Director, Membership and Communications, AGMA. “We thought it was important to bring nationally recognized podcasts to our show floor to allow our industry leaders to reach a global audience and talk about all parts of the supply chain and manufacturing.”

Inviting MPT Expo attendees to discuss their businesses and challenges they face on-air gave attendees a platform and a wide audience that many manufacturers don’t always have easy access to.

“Having a trade show that provides quality leads and networking is important,” added Brinkley. “However, a constant challenge for manufacturing is marketing, and having the on-the-floor interviews gave people a great opportunity to discuss workforce challenges, share trends in emerging markets, establish expertise, and talk about their brand. Some people will be able to use these interviews to help advertise for their companies and hopefully to continue their lead generation.”

Questions regarding the MPT Podcast Studio can be sent to brinkley@agma.org.

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About AGMA

The American Gear Manufacturers Association is a voluntary association of companies, consultants and academicians with a direct interest in the design, manufacture and application of gears, couplings and related power transmission components and equipment. The members include gear manufacturers from the United States, Mexico and Canada, as well as gearing interests from more than 30 countries around the world. AGMA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute to write all U.S. standards on gearing. AGMA is also the Secretary for Technical Committee 60 of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). TC 60 is the committee responsible for developing all international gearing standards. In addition to the holding the position of Secretariat, AGMA convenes the active ISO Working Groups related to gear inspection and testing.