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.
The Hermann Schmidt Company showcases its Expandable Collet Pin.
Flow International hosts John Force and Robert Hight of John Force Racing for autograph-signing event.
Fadal is back, and with a new ownership.
The recent qualification of Inconel 625 will enable the production of parts in a density better than 99 percent, the company says.
Schunk offers automation solutions in addition to its line of workholding machines.
While the drive to reduce emissions from cars and trucks is on-going, the automakers are faced with adding technology to vehicles that cost consumers money, but which can’t be appreciated the same way, say, LED headlamps or satellite radio can.
A couple weeks ago we mentioned that one of the places that Gearheads need to go at some point in their lives is the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. . .but not until December 2015, when the museum, which is undergoing massive refurbishment, reopens.
There are a number of fabulous failed tech predictions, like Thomas Watson’s 1943 comment, “I think there is a world market for maybe five computers,” and he was chairman of what was to become IBM at the time.