IMTS - International Manufacturing Technology Show

7901 Jones Branch Drive
Suite #900
McLean, VA 22102-4206 US


As Seen In Production Machining

IMTS 2018 show inside McCormick Place

IMTS Takes No. 2 Spot in List of Top Trade Shows
The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2018 captured the No. 2 spot on the 2018 Trade Show News Network’s (TSNN) Top Trade Shows list.

Communicating the Message of Education
These examples of educational opportunities in manufacturing demonstrate that we’re making progress in addressing skills gap issues.


Hot Topic: Automation
When a manufacturing operation involves both high mix and low volume, making the best equipment choices can be challenging. Here are considerations for selecting the types of automation that will work best for any given facility.

customers visiting Heule booth

Heule's IMTS Booth Offers Family Welcome
“If there is one time that our customers and potential customers have the benefit of experiencing the combination of the largest amount of experience and knowledge in hole finishing solutions for high volume manufacturing, it’s at IMTS.”

Hurco 50 years

Pour One to Celebrate Hurco’s 50th Anniversary
Hurco is celebrating its 50th anniversary at its IMTS booth, which features highlights from both the early years and its latest CNC technological innovations. Visitors can see what’s new and enjoy happy hour, too.

The Aquarius Series multi-tank ultrasonic cleaning system

IMTS Cleaning Exhibits Emphasize Trends
This year, some parts cleaning exhibitors say the biggest trends they are experiencing include more automated equipment, the need for precision cleaning for smaller particle counts than in the past and growing demands for using more green and neutral-based cleaners. 

Laser cutter

Medical Grows as Its End Market Slows
While the baby-boom generation inexorably falls apart, bone screws, plates, rods, artificial joints and less-invasive surgical fixes indicate a bright future for manufacturers of the parts needed to help keep “Humpty” together. The trick for medical-part makers is keeping up with the evolving technology needed to meet industry demands.

IMTS app

Get the Most Out of IMTS with the 2018 App
The app, which is free to download and available now, helps attendees find exhibitors, makes agendas and navigates the show.

Cardinal Manufacturing Go-Kart

Widia Partners with Cardinal Manufacturing on IMTS Go-Kart
Students from Cardinal Manufacturing machined a custom go-kart that will be on display at Widia’s IMTS booth and later will be given to the winner of the race held on September 12 at K1 Speed.

Bringing the International Manufacturing Community Together
The world continues to get smaller, in a sense, as travel and communication become more efficient. These factors have also facilitated PM’s ability to cover technological advances in our industry from around the world.


View PM’s August 2018 Digital Edition
The August issue of Production Machining features emphasis topics of Cutting Tools and Workholding with special coverage focusing on the upcoming IMTS. Check out the Digital Issue here!

A Little Look Ahead
  Mark your calendars for two important upcoming events: IMTS on Sept. 10-15 and Manufacturing Day, which will be held nationwide on Oct. 5.  

Plan to Learn about Automating Processes
Having a good partner company that is knowledgeable in all the automation and integration pitfalls can be a business saver.

IMTS 2018 Attracts Buyers and Sellers from Around the World
International Manufacturing Technology Show • September 10-15, 2018 • McCormick Place • Chicago, Illinois

So Much to See at IMTS
Knowing what lies ahead and planning accordingly can make for an unbelievably productive IMTS.

Learn from Experts at the Additive Manufacturing Conference
Leaders in all aspects of industrial additive manufacturing will be on hand at the Additive Manufacturing Conference to cover the processes, applications and materials that provide practical knowledge on how to implement AM.


Making the Most of a Trade Show Visit
The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2018 is set to take over Chicago’s McCormick Place from Sept. 10-15.

Robot arm and car

Seduction or Intention: Choosing Your Time Wisely at IMTS
PMPA’s latest “Business Trends Report” shows that shops are busy working overtime and juggling their schedules to produce the almost unprecedented demand for components from our customers.

MMS Top Shops

Top Shops Comes to IMTS 2018
At IMTS 2018 this year, Modern Machine Shop’s Top Shops program hopes to deliver actionable insights based on input from real machining businesses that can be taken back to a business and applied immediately.

HW63-TD machining center

Sparks Fly at Blue Arc Technology Preview
TechSolve hosted a public unveiling of Blue Arc machining technology, which is a non-contact metal removal process that uses electro-erosion that can do unconventional and conventional machining in one platform. 

IMTS Website Provides Tools to Plan and Prioritize
The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), the premier manufacturing technology show in the Northern Hemisphere for 90 years now, will be September 10-15, 2018, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.

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