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.


  • IMTS 2014
  • Turning Center Handles Heavy-Duty Cutting

    The Hyundai-Wia L500LMA series turning center is designed for heavy-duty cutting.

  • IMTS 2014
  • Single-Base Plates Secure Workpieces to Machines

    Erowa Technology has added single-base plates to its line of MTS multi-base plates for palletizing workpiece holders, vises and fixtures.

  • IMTS 2014
  • Rotary Table Increases High-Volume Machining Productivity

    Calmotion will display its Quad 5C rotary table, which features a four-gang configuration designed to increase productivity in large-volume applications, reducing tool-change times and eliminating part setup operations.

  • IMTS 2014
  • Miniature Optical Encoder Promotes Signal Stability

    With a read head as small as 6.7 × 12.7 × 20.5 mm, Renishaw’s Atom non-contact optical linear and rotary incremental encoder system uses filtering optics with automatic gain control and automatic offset control for high signal stability and dirt immunity.

  • IMTS 2014
  • Software Options Enables Easier Mirroring of Parts

    Delcam will unveil the latest version of its FeatureCAM feature-based software, which offers such productivity-enhancing options as a new command that enables easier mirroring of entire parts or projects.


    Labor Day 2014

    Today is Labor Day in the U.S.

    Mustang Production Launched

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    What Happens Post-Lead-Acid Batteries to the Lead?

    As researchers at MIT point out, at some point, conventional automotive lead-acid batteries are going to give way to improved technologies, such as lithium-ion batteries.