IMTS 2016

The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) is the largest and longest-running manufacturing technology trade show in the United States. The biennial event took place at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois September 12 - 17, 2016. This Zone includes a comprehensive collection of information about products displayed at IMTS most relevent to mold makers as well as a variety of other displays and events that happened at the show. 

FFG’s Jimmy Chu Comments on Acquisitions Strategy

On September 12, we sat down with Jimmy Chu, chairman and founder of Fair Friend Group (FFG). While some North Americans may be unfamiliar with the company, Chu has acquired his way to building FFG into one of the world’s leading machine tool concerns. With last year’s acquisition of MAG IAS (Germany), the Taiwan-based FFG now ranks third globally, Chu says, and he’s by no means done yet.

Wearing IMTS Like a Badge of Honor

Throughout my week at this larger-than-life event, from hall to hall, I witnessed several attendees and exhibitors alike announcing how many IMTS events they’ve attended.
New Product

Communications Platform Advances Move to Smart Factories

GF Machining Solutions will showcase new strategies for advancing the development of Industry 4.0, including its rConnect central communications platform, which offers in-depth remote machine tool analysis.

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