IMTS Press Release
September 7, 2012
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Director – Exhibitions, AMT
IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2012 Pre-Registration Number Surpasses Total IMTS 2010 Registrants
Chicago, Ill. . . . Show Management for IMTS - The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2012 which is being held at Chicago's McCormick Place, Sept. 10-15, today announced that pre-registration for the event has surpassed the total IMTS 2010 registration number of 82,411.
"This is another piece of evidence that manufacturing continues to lead the way during an uncertain economic recovery," said IMTS Vice President - Exhibitions and Communications Peter Eelman. "IMTS exhibitors are excited to show their innovative products to an expanding audience and are ready to supply manufacturing with the tools they need to fuel the growing manufacturing sector."
IMTS will kick off on Monday with the AMT Manufacturing Stage presented by FANUC with Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank making a special appearance along with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, AMT President Douglas Woods and Local Motors President Jay Rogers. The AMT Manufacturing Stage can be found on McCormick Place's Grand Concourse. The program will be held from 9:25 – 9:55 a.m. Sept. 10 and 9:30 -9:55 a.m. Sept. 11-14.
IMTS will also welcome Michael F. Molnar, Director-Advanced Manufacturing National Program, and Chief Manufacturing Officer-National Institute of Standards and Technology who will present on Wednesday.
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday will feature Harry Moser, founder of the Reshoring Initiative, who will discuss his latest efforts in bringing back manufacturing to the U.S.
For additional information on IMTS 2012 visit www.IMTS.com.
IMTS – International Manufacturing Technology Show
The largest and longest running manufacturing technology trade show in the United States is held every other year at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. IMTS 2014 will run September 8-13. IMTS is ranked among the largest trade shows in the world. Recognized as one of the world's preeminent stages for introducing and selling manufacturing equipment and technology, IMTS attracts more than 100,000 visitors from every level of industry and more than 119 countries. IMTS is owned and managed by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. www.IMTS.com
AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology
Founded in 1902 as the National Machine Tool Builders' Association, AMT supports and promotes the U.S. manufacturing technology industry. The association provides U.S. builders of manufacturing systems with the latest information on technical developments, trade and marketing opportunities, and economic issues. It also gathers and disseminates information about world markets, promotes its members' products in those markets, and acts as a representative on manufacturing technology matters to governments and trade organizations throughout the world.
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