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IMTS 2014

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 8-13, 2014. 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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Machining Center Performs 5-Axis Contouring

Doosan will introduce its FM 200/5AX Linear five-axis machining center, designed for simultaneous five-axis contouring of a range of complex parts.

Top Shops

Free Benchmarking Survey Summary Available

By: Derek Korn
This year marks the fourth edition of Modern Machine Shop magazine's Top Shops benchmarking survey.

New Additive Manufacturing Workshop

By: Peter Zelinski
Additive manufacturing has added its name to one of the pavilions at IMTS. The North Hall now includes the Fabricating/Laser/Additive Pavilion.

Sally Ride Science

Astronaut Delivers Keynote Address at Student Summit

By: Lori Beckman
Astronaut Wendy Lawrence will deliver a keynote address on behalf of Sally Ride Science on Wednesday, Sept. 10, during the Smartforce Student Summit.

Car to Be 3D Printed in Emerging Technology Center

By: Tom Beard
Attendees of IMTS 2012 will remember one of the show’s most striking exhibits – the assembly of Local Motors’ Rally Fighter car right on the show floor. They’ll be at it again this year in the Emerging Technology Center (Booth N-650), only this time the major body components of the “Strati” will be created directly from a digital design using additive manufacturing technology.

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