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A Case for Trade Show “Extras”
While it is important to just walk the show floor to see what new technology is available, make sure you are checking the show for lunches, knowledge bars and other opportunities to learn.
Commerce Secretary Highlights 3-Pronged U.S. Advantage
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker delivered a message of optimism for manufacturing during the well-attended International Manufacturing Technology Show in September.
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 concer...
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.
7 Impressions of IMTS 2016
Things changed this year. New technologies and a new generation were prominent, and together they are helping to take this show into its next era.
Technology Tuesday: A Closer Look at IMTS 2016
Yesterday I blogged about IMTS, providing an overarching summary of the manufacturing technologies featured there. Today, being Technology Tuesday, I thought I’d share a few snapshots from the show floor.
‘The Future of Manufacturing is Now.’
Coming off six days at IMTS, plus a weekend, I’m still absorbing all that I observed while walking the miles and miles of aisles at McCormick Place in Chicago.
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.
Data-Driven Manufacturing Is Driving Mazak
The Mazak SmartBox provides cyber security to give factory owners and IT departments confidence to digitally integrate their manufacturing operations.
Somma Highlights its ‘Forte’ at First-Time Exhibit
This broach tool manufacturer makes and stocks standard size hex and square broach tools made from Forte material instead of basic M2 high speed steel, resulting in very good wear resistance for longer tool life.