Cobo show next week to bring together auto technology companies

Posted on September 30, 2011

Top automotive companies from around the world will bring their most advanced products and technology to Cobo Center in Detroit next week.

From Monday through Oct. 8, the Detroit International Advanced Manufacturing Technology Show will hold an exhibition to showcase Detroit’s auto technology and products.

The free event, organized by the Detroit International Auto Salon, invites local companies, industry executives, domestic and overseas buyers, manufacturing engineers and more to network directly with the Detroit automakers and other Tier 1 and 2 suppliers and share information, technology and business opportunities.

More than 200 booths have been sold for the event, and more than 70 companies from the U.S., China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Austria, the Netherlands and Nigeria will showcase products.

Organizers of the event expect that the trade show will create business and job opportunities that will bring more people to Detroit.

By Ellen Mitchell, Crain’s Detroit