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Following a very successful 2012 launch, Industrial Automation North America at IMTS is well on its way to becoming North America’s leading trade show for process, factory and building automation. Industrial Automation North America has already distinguished itself as the place with the automation industry’s most innovative solutions and technologies. The fact that it’s co-located with IMTS, North America’s leading manufacturing technology trade show, only provides more incentive to get involved.

IANA East BuildingHighlights from 2012

The inaugural show surpassed all expectations with these impressive numbers:

  • 100,200 total registrants (included with IMTS)
  • 109 exhibitors
  • Representation from 19 countries
  • Read More: After Show Report

In 2014, Motion Drive, & Automation North America (MDA NA) will be launched at IMTS. This event further expands the range of technologies and solutions presented at IMTS by bringing the power transmission, motion control and fluid technology sectors together.


Why Exhibit?

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With American manufacturing on the rise, there are many new opportunities surfacing in the North American market for international manufacturing technology companies to take advantage of – and Industrial Automation North America provides the perfect platform to make your business known.

Exhibit at Industrial Automation North America to:

  • Present your intelligent, forward-thinking solutions to trade visitors from around the world
  • Network with a diverse group of industry leaders
  • Make contact with senior-level decision makers
  • Generate brand awareness
  • Establish distribution channels


Meet buyers and decision-makers from the following user-industries:

  • Machinery & Equipment
  • Aircraft/Aerospace
  • Automotive/Transportation
  • Construction & Mining
  • Government & Military
  • Other Manufacturing Industries

Here's what our exhibitors are saying:

We conducted several marketing campaigns prior to the show to schedule new business meetings in our product lounge at Industrial Automation North America. Our main goal was to raise awareness in North America. We exceeded our expectation of meeting around 100 new leads a day.
Thomas Visti, COO and VP of Universal Robots
We prearranged 30-40 new business meetings for Industrial Automation North America. In addition to these meetings, we secured hundreds of new leads within the first two days of exhibiting at the show. This was a great event for us.
Rick Wood, Managing Director of Rollon Corporation

Why Attend?

Industrial Automation North America at IMTS is the most comprehensive manufacturing technology trade show in the Western Hemisphere. Bringing together industrial automation companies, you will surely find technologies and solutions to meet your manufacturing needs. Network with key industry players and learn from industry experts through the Industrial Automation North America conferences and training workshops.

Visit Industrial Automation North America to:

  • Find the latest solutions and innovations in manufacturing technology
  • Meet face-to-face with key suppliers from around the world
  • Discover new technology solutions
  • Strengthen you international business network
  • Prepare and finalize your purchase decisions

Conferences & Education

Industrial Automation North America at IMTS offers a variety of conferences, workshops and training sessions where exhibitors and attendees can discuss the most pressing issues and newest trends in the industry. Conferences are open to exhibitors and visitors of Industrial Automation North America, Motion Drive, & Automation North America (MDA NA) and IMTS. To receive updates, please sign up for our newsletter.

2014 Conferences at a Glance:

  • Global Automation & Manufacturing Summit
    Presented by Control Engineering and Plant Engineering, CFE Media and HANNOVER MESSE, The Global Automation & Manufacturing Summit will focus on industrial automation, mobility and modern maintenance practices. Speakers from Alcoa, Chrysler and McGladrey will share their expertise to help end-users increase their productivity and to meet their current and future manufacturing challenges.
  • Motion, Drive & Automation Conference
    The Motion, Drive & Automation Conference will once again bring industry experts in order to discuss best practices in motion control, power transmission and fluid power. Helping manufacturing professionals to increase efficiency and productivity, this year’s program will cover industrial communications, robotic control, guidance and inspection, linear actuators, 3D printing and 3D machining.
  • ISA Inside: Training Sessions at Industrial Automation North America
    The International Society of Automation (ISA) course provides a detailed look at how the ANSI/ISA99 standards can be used to protect your critical control systems. It also explores the procedural and technical differences between the security for traditional IT environments and those solutions appropriate for SCADA or plant floor environments.

For more information please contact:

Aryan Zandieh at or +1 (312) 805-8740
Bill Fox at or + 1 (773) 763-3461

International Contacts:

Thomas Labendsch at or +49 511 89-31116




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