It’s an ongoing concern. How will manufacturing companies fill the skills gap as the many veteran employees approach retirement?
A new infographic breaks down what types of people attended and why.
Post-show data is in for IMTS 2012, and the numbers confirm the feeling that was apparent on the show floor—IMTS was a high-energy show that brought in quality attendees to see the most innovative and dynamic technology available in the manufacturing technology industry, according to show sponsor AMT.
Several cutting tool suppliers here at IMTS predict that moldmaking should continue to demonstrate growth potential as the focus shifts from work sent overseas back to the U.S. As such, many cutting tool suppliers have been motivated to reintroduce and develop technology for this niche marketplace, and here at IMTS there is plenty to see. Here are a few highlights.
A roundtable of machine tool suppliers reviews the advancements in machining technologies that push machining and tooling to their limits—and can kick every moldmaker’s capability up a notch.
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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.
Moldmakers are starting to change the way they think and incorporate automation into all aspects of their operation—combining a multitude of processes in a single cell for optimal productivity.
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