IMTS 2018

The biennial International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) is the largest and longest-running manufacturing technology trade show in the United States. Taking place in even-numbered years in September at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, the show is a blend of the here-and-now and the what’s-to-come in terms of manufacturing technology. At last count, it covered more than 1.3 million square feet of exhibition space and included more than 2,400 exhibiting companies. This Zone houses information about the show, including products on display, as well as commentary from the editors about trends and technology presented there.
CNC Swiss-type automatic lathe
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Star CNC Booth Introduces Two New Machines

At IMTS this year Star CNC is introducing the SR-38J and SK-51 CNC Swiss-type automatic lathes, two machines equipped to meet the skilled workforce challenges facing manufactures today.

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Blum-Novotest Showcases New Laser Measuring System, Celebrates 50 Years

At Blum-Novotest’s booth this year the company is showcasing LC50-DIGILOG laser measuring system, a FANUC CR-7iA cobot using a Blum-Novotest bore and a FANUC Robodrill vertical machining center.
New Product Announcements
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Software Platform Updates Provide Improved Functionality

With so much happening in a busy show year between NPE2018 and Amerimold 2018, MoldMaking Technology is revisiting some of the technology that was on display. In case you missed it: Version 2018 R2 of the Visi software platform from Vero Software (which the company has at IMTS 2018) provides a module for reverse engineering, along with improvements for CAD and CAM processes.



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