IMTS 2014

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.


Grob G-350, G-550T, G750
  • IMTS 2014
  • Universal Machining Centers Enable Upside-Down Machining

    Based on an HMC platform for automotive OEMs, Grob's G-series universal machining centers, which includes the G-350 and G-550, is designed for manufacturers in the medical, aerospace, die/mold and other industries.

    ONA AF60 Modular
  • IMTS 2014
  • Wire EDM's Digital Generator Provides High Cutting Speeds

    ONA will exhibit its AF60 Modular wire EDM, part of the company's large-scale, modular AF series.

  • IMTS 2014
  • Automated Cell to Demonstrate Machining of Mold Insert

    In addition to a variety of machines that offer rigid linear motor technology, visitors to Sodick’s booth will be able to see “live” machining of a mold insert through the integration of electrode production, EDM and high-precision, high-speed milling in one automated cell.

    Strong Hand Tools Grinder Rest
  • IMTS 2014
  • Table Edge, Leg Storage for Handheld Grinders

    Strong Hand Tools will exhibit its grinder rest for tabletop and table-edge storage of 4 1/2" or 5" handheld grinders.

     VivaTurn slant-bed lathes.
  • IMTS 2014
  • Lathes Designed for the Job Shop Market

    SMTCL-Americas VivaTurn line of slant-bed lathes is available in a two-axis configuration or with live milling capabilities.


    Bentley Goes Racing

    It has been several years since we’ve had the opportunity to drive—maybe that should be pilot—a Bentley, but our recollection is that it is the most sumptuous and powerful car we’ve ever been in.

    Brembo Invests Big in Brake. . .Castings

    Generally, it seems that when people think about high-tech automotive components, they tend to think of things that are more along the lines of things silicon-based.

    Energy Use in the Future

    Seems like the energy-consumption picture is one of those that can be characterized as: “On the one hand. . .but on the other hand. . . .” At least that’s the sense from the Energy Information Agency’s Annual Energy Outlook 2014 report.