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.
Here instead is a taste of the show compiled from sights the editors of Modern Machine Shop encountered during their time at the show.Do Your Kids Know What You Did at IMTS? Modern Machine Shop
See videos aimed at young people that were filmed at IMTS and broadcast to schools while the show was underway. These videos are part of a new microsite with resources to help kids understand careers in manufacturing.Where Were the Counters of Cutting Tools? Modern Machine Shop
Visitors to IMTS 2014 may have noticed that some cutting tool manufacturers did not have row upon row of new product counters and tabletop displays in their booths. Why? Because the emphasis has shifted to data about cutting tools.Sandvik Coromant Breaks World Record While Supporting Industry Modern Machine Shop
Sandvik finds a unique way of drawing attention to the contribution manufacturing makes to the country’s bottom line, while also investing in the future of the industry.Video: "Technology Applied"—Aircraft Episode Modern Machine Shop
For students considering a career in manufacturing: This virtual field trip to the biggest manufacturing event in North America shows the manufacturing technology used to make aircraft parts.