Thursday, June 29, 2017
IMTS 2016 Show Daily

Wrap Up: IMTS 2016 Succeeds in Quantity and Quality

IMTS 2014 was a tough act to follow, yet this year’s show succeeded again, both in terms of quantity and quality. According Peter Eelman, AMT Vice President—Exhibitions & Business Development, attendance stood at 115,020 as of Friday evening, and it should finish at above 116,000 for the entire show, topping 2014. Moreover, this year’s extremely successful Smartforce Student Summit will likely end up having drawn more than 14,000 students....Continue Reading

Co-Located Shows Expand to Enhance IMTS

Already hosting more than 2,000 exhibitors in 1.3 million square feet of exhibit space, it’s hard to imagine IMTS getting any bigger....Continue Reading

TechTrends App Points to the Future

AMT–The Association For Manufacturing Technology is testing a beta version of its new software application, TechTrends, at the AMT Experience in Booth NC-785....Continue Reading

Building, Driving and Powering the Future with AMIE

Want to learn more about advanced manufacturing, smart houses, next-generation electric vehicles and the future of power management but don’t know where to start?...Continue Reading

Introducing the MMS Top Shops Exhibit

IMTS visitors will notice something new as they enter McCormick Place’s West Hall. After a successful four-show run, the Modern Machine Shop- and IMTS-presented Advanced Manufacturing Center, which featured collaborations with manufacturing leaders like Boeing, GE Aviation, Rolls-Royce, Lotus F1 and more, has been replaced with MMS’s new Top Shops display....Continue Reading

ITAMCO Brings Virtual Reality to Top Shops Display

Virtual reality, robotics and a traditional machining line from ITAMCO, on display in Modern Machine Shop’s Top Shops Booth W-10, are intended to show how the incorporation of dynamic new technologies can revolutionize production and manufacturing....Continue Reading

Celebrating 50 Years of Rotary Transfer

For more than 50 years, Winema Maschinenbau GmbH (supported in the United States by ACI Machine Tool Sales LLC of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky) has been manufacturing rotary transfer machines. ...Continue Reading

IMTSTV Expands, Adds Second Studio

IMTSTV is your resource for everything IMTS. The program brings you what you need to know and what to look out for at this year’s show, such as tips for exploring Chicago, discussion of industry trends, key exhibitors and advances in manufacturing technology....Continue Reading

Hydromat Offers Robust Rotary Transfer Concept

Hydromat (St. Louis, Missouri) is presenting its new Eclipse concept at its Booth S-8348, a 12-station rotary transfer machine featuring a ground-up redesign of the company’s traditional concept with all new components....Continue Reading

See Fully Hydrostatic HBM, Now Built in US

Having been around for more than 160 years, UnionChemnitz says it is the oldest existing machine tool manufacturer in Europe. Based in Germany, the designer and manufacturer of custom horizontal boring mills (HBMs) presents its first HBM built in the United States (in cooperation with sister company KPM) at IMTS Booth S-8596. ...Continue Reading

Tool Data in 3D Enhances CNC Simulation

The latest version of Vericut simulation software from CGTech (Irvine, California) has, among other new features, the enhanced ability to read in 3D solid model data of cutting tool assemblies for use in the simulation process. ...Continue Reading

Mikron Provides Machining Flexibility

In a business environment where efficiency is more important than ever, manufacturers are continually looking for new ways to optimize their production processes. Achieving higher volume at a reasonable per-piece cost without a loss in quality is a common goal across diverse industries. ...Continue Reading

UPS Steps Up its Game at IMTS 2016 with More On-site Services

There can be a lot of stress associated with the logistics of transporting items to or from McCormick Place for IMTS. For this year’s show, UPS and Coyote Logistics have gone to great lengths to ensure the safety of all deliveries, no matter the size, shape or special accommodations required....Continue Reading

What’s “New” with Hyundai-Wia

Simply put, the “new” is a rebranding program for Hyundai-Wia in the United States, which is represented by the new machine tool and CNC technology on display in the Itasca, Illinois, company’s Booth S-8948 as well as its new/refreshed global dealer network....Continue Reading