New for IMTS 2010
McLean, Va. . . . IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show management will host the first-ever Industry Inspiration Day as part of the September 13 kick-off for the all-new IMTS Industry & Technology Conference. IMTS is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, with thousands of exhibitors and more than 91,000 visitors.
Highlighting the opening day’s events will be a keynote luncheon program featuring speakers from key industrial markets including aerospace, automotive, energy and medical manufacturing. A round-table panel discussion will conclude the luncheon program, which will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Industry & Technology Conference area of the West building of Chicago’s McCormick Place.
IMTS attendees registered for a conference session will be admitted to the luncheon program. Exhibiting company representatives will also be eligible to attend on an RSVP basis.
“IMTS attendees repeatedly tell us that they come to the show to learn, to network and to find new resources and innovative manufacturing technology resources,” said John Krisko, IMTS Director – Exhibitions. “We are committing significant energy and resources to make the conference the premier educational offering available to the manufacturing industry.”
The IMTS Industry & Technology Conference will bring the industry together, under one roof and at one time, to discuss new opportunities, network with industry peers and explore innovative ways to overcome day-to-day and long-range challenges.
The conference program, September 14 - 17, will focus on six topic tracks featuring a wide range of industry specific sessions including:
•Materials Engineering (Physical Properties, What's New, Future [R&D])
•Machining Technology & Trends (General Cutting [turning, milling, etc.], Grinding,
Tooling / Workholding)
•Alternative Manufacturing Processes (Waterjet, Laser, EDM, Welding,
•Metrology (Measuring, Testing, Inspection, 3-D Inspection, Standards)
•Plant Operations (Lean Manufacturing, CAD/CAM, Training/Work Force, Government,
Energy Efficiency, MTConnect)
More information on registering and attending the IMTS Industry & Technology Conference will be available shortly.
IMTS – International Manufacturing Technology Show
The largest and longest running manufacturing technology trade show in the United States is held every other year at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. IMTS 2010 will run September 13 – 18. IMTS is ranked among the largest trade shows in the world. Recognized as one of the world’s preeminent stages for introducing and selling manufacturing equipment and technology, IMTS attracts more than 92,000 visitors from every level of industry and more than 106 countries. IMTS is owned and managed by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.
AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology
Founded in 1902 as the National Machine Tool Builders' Association, AMT supports and promotes the U.S. manufacturing technology industry. The association provides U.S. builders of manufacturing systems with the latest information on technical developments, trade and marketing opportunities, and economic issues. It also gathers and disseminates information about world markets, promotes its members' products in those markets, and acts as a representative on manufacturing technology matters to governments and trade organizations throughout the world.