Putting in the Mileage
We are here at IMTS today! The second of six days pounding the pavement of the 1.3 million net square feet of exhibit space at McCormick Place in Chicago to visit some of the top moldmaking-related product, equipment and service providers of the more than 2,000 total exhibitors. Here is a sampling of what we've seen so far.
IMTS 2016 is the 31st edition of the premier manufacturing technology show in North America. More than 2,000 exhibiting companies are occupying 1.3 million net square feet of exhibit space at the McCormick Place complex in Chicago. Cyndi and I are here this week for the six-day event to get the lowdown on the products, equipment and services that may have an impact on your current moldmaking operations. Here is a sampling of what we have seen so far.
Automation is coming into the forefront as moldmakers are on the hunt to automate with software and equipment to streamline processes for optimal productivity—and quality.
This mold manufacturer was rebuilt with an emphasis on core values and a “productionized” moldmaking strategy designed to reduce lead times.
If you are looking to explore the ways that additive technologies can be implemented in an industrial setting, add the Additive Manufacturing Conference 2016, presented by Additive Manufacturing Magazine, to your IMTS agenda.