IMTS Fact Sheet

IMTS 2012 - International Manufacturing Technology Shows - is the 29th edition of the premier manufacturing technology show in North America.

Name of Show: IMTS - International Manufacturing Technology Show
Show Sponsor: AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology
Show Dates: September 10-15, 2012
Show Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL USA
 
About the Event:
IMTS 2012 is the 29th edition of the premier manufacturing technology show in North America. More than 1,100 exhibiting companies will occupy 1.1 million net square feet of exhibit space at the McCormick Place complex in Chicago, Illinois. IMTS is held every even-numbered year in Chicago and attracts more than 82,000 buyers and sellers from over 116 countries.
 
Pavilions:
To help guide attendees to booths quickly and easily, we organize exhibits in Pavilions that are geared toward specific industries, technologies and solutions. Find out more about the pavilions.
 
Attendees:
Manufacturing industry professionals from all over the world attend IMTS to see more than 15,000 new machine tools, controls, computers, software, components, systems and processes that can improve their efficiency. They gain valuable ideas and insights from over 1,100 of the worlds leading equipment producers. They come to look and they come to buy.
 
Exhibitors:
Over 1,100 exhibitors from the metalworking industry will display their products and productivity solutions at McCormick Place in Chicago covering 1.2 million net square foot of show floor. Leading manufacturers will display their equipment in product category pavilions:

Metal Cutting: contains everything from machining centers and assembly automation to flexible manufacturing systems and lathes.

Tooling & Workholding Systems: features jigs, fixtures, cutting tools of all types and related accessories.

Metal Forming & Fabricating/Laser Processes: home to waterjet, plasma-arc and laser systems, welding equipment, heat treating and more.

Other pavilions at IMTS include Abrasive Machining /Sawing/Finishing; Controls & CAD –CAM; EDM; Gear Generation; Industrial Automation North America; Machine Components/ Cleaning/ Environmental and Quality Assurance.

IMTS Conference:
The IMTS 2012 Conference brings the industry together, under one roof and at one time, to discuss new opportunities. Network with a community of your industry peers and explore fresh ideas to enhance your business. Leave with different perspectives on overcoming day-to-day and long-range challenges.
 
Sessions explore innovative as well as revered technologies, business development and optimization, plus workforce efficiency and productivity. Special emphasis is placed on maintaining focus on your short- and long-term goals during a tough economic environment.
 
Show Management:
AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology
7901 Westpark Drive
McLean, VA 22102-4206 USA
www.AMTonline.org

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