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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 will take place at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois September 12-17, 2016. As the show approaches, please check back for new product updates. We will also have information about new technology, pavilions to explore and conference information.

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IMTS: The History of Inspiring Innovation


When it comes to discovering concepts that transform organizations, the history of IMTS encapsulates the history of manufacturing breakthroughs.

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IMTS 2016 Plans for Its Largest Edition


Based on the current rate of exhibition contracts, the show is anticipating more than 100,000 visitors from 112 countries, and organizers are planning accordingly.



GMTA Rasoma

Machining Centers Offer Rigidity, Stability

By: Katie Cattell
German Machine Tools of America (GMTA) now offers a full line of Rasoma machining centers, used primarily for gear making, to its customer base in automotive powertrain, off-highway and other high-performance markets.

Strong Hand Tools Pipe Alignment Clamp

Pipe Alignment Clamp Uses Quick-Acting Jaws

By: Hannah Coombs
Strong Hand Tools introduces the Pipe Alignment Clamp with quick-acting jaws for use in the shop or at the job site.

Strong Hand Tools Grasshopper Clamping Tool

Clamping Tool Designed to Steady Small Parts

By: Hannah Coombs
Strong Hand Tools’ Grasshopper Clamping Tool is designed to steady small parts such as bolts, nuts, tabs and thin metal plates for tack welding at odd angles with full welding clearance.

Strong Hand Tools Strong Grip Economy Pipe Pliers

Pipe Pliers Accommodate Round Pipes or Square Tubes for Butt Welding

By: Hannah Coombs
Strong Hand Tools’ Strong Grip Economy Pipe Pliers accommodate round pipes or square tubes for butt welding and enable accurate lineup and setup of materials to avoid gaps and leave hands free for handling and tack welding.

Strong Hand Strong Grip Combo Tip Pliers

Tip Pliers Offer Wide Contact Surface Area

By: Hannah Coombs
Strong Hand Tools’ Strong Grip Combo Tip Pliers feature one round tip (top jaw) for direct, firm clamping pressure in tight spaces, and one swivel pad (bottom jaw) designed for a wide contact surface area without denting delicate workpieces.


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