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IMTS 2008

McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
September 8-13, 2008
Show hours vary by building.
Lakeside (East) building hours:
9 a.m.-5 p.m.; North, South and
West building hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Register, see schedules and
exhibitors, and make travel
arrangements at imts.com.

IMTS 2008 also presents the Manufacturing Business and Technology Forum, Where Technology and Business Connect. The forum brings together industry experts to provide useful and up-to-date technical information. Programs will be presented by five partners: AMT, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, the Center for Automotive Research, the American Society for Precision Engineering, MTConnect, Tooling U and the National Tooling & Machining Association.

An IMTS staple, The Emerging Technology Center, in addition to having university and research laboratories exhibit research and development efforts in science-based manufacturing, will showcase MTConnect, a new communication protocol standard for passing data between devices, equipment and higher-level applications.

And the new Innovation Center highlights relevant themes in theater-style presentations by industry experts each day during the show. The lineup includes: Monday, September 8, Automotive Day sponsored by Ward’s Automotive Group; Tuesday, September 9, Quality Day sponsored by Quality magazine; Wednesday, September 10, Aerospace/Aeronautics Day sponsored by Aerospace Manufacturing & Design magazine, Thursday, September 11, Power Generation/Green Day sponsored by Today’s Energy Solutions; Friday, September 12, Medical Day sponsored by Today’s Medical Developments magazine; and Saturday, September 13, Job Shop Day sponsored by American Machinist magazineMF

Industry-Related Terms: Abrasive, Center, Die, Forming
View Glossary of Metalforming Terms

Technologies: Tooling

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