IMTS Press Releases

  11/03/2014

Manufacturing Trade Associations Announce Launch of International Additive Manufacturing Award Competition
AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology and VDW – Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabriken (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) announced today the launch of the International Additive Manufacturing Award (IAMA) competition ...

 
  10/09/2014

Deutsche Messe Expands its Industrial Tradeshow Portfolio in the U.S.
Three new trade fairs to premiere in Chicago in September 2016 ...

 
  10/03/2014

IMTS and GIE Media Donated $20,000 to Chicago-area School Focused on STEM Education
A check for $20,000 was presented to Austin Polytechnical Academy (APA) by IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show and GIE Media on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, to help advance the school’s mission of preparing students for manufacturing and engineering careers.

 
  09/23/2014

World’s First 3D-printed Car Takes Inaugural Drive
After a grueling six-day week that included nearly round-the-clock work, Local Motors, together with Cincinnati Incorporated, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology, unveiled the world’s first 3D-printed, drivable vehicle.

 
  09/17/2014

IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 Proved Strength, Vitality and the Push for Innovation in Manufacturing Technology
The 30th edition of IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 was the fourth largest IMTS in history and the largest six-day show ever with registration of 114,147 representing 112 countries.

 
  09/17/2014

Manufacturing is Thriving: Industrial Automation North America 2014 and Motion, Drive & Automation North America 2014 End-of-Show Report
Industrial Automation North America 2014 and the inaugural Motion, Drive & Automation (MDA) North America 2014 trade shows and conferences co-located with IMTS - The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 at McCormick Place in Chicago from September 8–13, 2014 attracted more than 114,147 total registrants, 2035 exhibiting companies and visitors from more than 112 countries.

 
  09/11/2014

CCPIT Machinery Named Exclusive IMTS Sales Agent in China
AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology has appointed the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Machinery Sub-Council as the exclusive sales agent of IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show to Chinese companies beginning on October 14, 2015, for IMTS 2016.

 
  09/10/2014

The Gene Haas Foundation Announces Scholarships at the Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2014
To spur the development of next-generation advanced manufacturing professionals, today the Gene Haas Foundation announced $50,000 in scholarships to be awarded to high school seniors seeking a post-secondary degree in machining and advanced manufacturing technology.

 
  09/10/2014

New International Additive Manufacturing Award Announced at IMTS 2014
AMT and VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) announced today at IMTS 2014 a partnership to present the International Additive Manufacturing Award annually, beginning in 2015.

 
  09/08/2014

World’s First 3D-printed Car to be Live Printed, Assembled During IMTS - The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 by Local Motors, Cincinnati Incorporated and Oak Ridge National Laboratory
History will be made when the world’s first 3D-printed car drives out of McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. During the six-day IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014, the vehicle will be printed over 44 hours then rapidly assembled by a team led by Local Motors with the historic first drive set to take place the morning of Saturday, September 13.

 
  08/18/2014

AMT’s Emerging Technology Center (ETC) at IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 Promises to “Wow” Visitors
AMT’s Emerging Technology Center (ETC) at IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 is on track to “wow” show visitors.

 
  08/06/2014

IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 Promises to be Epic Manufacturing Event
The 30th edition of IMTS 2014 is on track to rank among the four largest IMTS events covering more than 1.2 million net square feet of exhibit space and hosting more than 1,900 exhibiting companies. The show will be held at Chicago’s McCormick Place Sept. 8-13, 2014.

 
  08/01/2014

Astronaut Wendy Lawrence to Deliver Keynote Address on Behalf of Sally Ride Science at Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2014
AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology is proud to announce that former Astronaut Wendy Lawrence will deliver a keynote address on behalf of Sally Ride Science on Wednesday, Sept. 10, during the Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS - The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014.

 
  06/05/2014

Partner Press Release: Local Motors Announces Winners of First-Ever 3D-Printed Car Design Challenge
Selected from more than 200 submitted concepts, the winning design will inspire the full-size Local Motors prototype vehicle that will be printed at IMTS in Sept. 2014.

 
  05/09/2014

IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 Announces IMTS 2014 Conference Registration Open
Registration is open for the IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 Conference which will run four days during IMTS, Sept. 8 – 11. IMTS takes place Sept. 8-13 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

 
  04/15/2014

Partner Press Release: LOCAL MOTORS LAUNCHES DESIGN CHALLENGE FOR FIRST 3D-PRINTED CAR
Initial challenge will inspire the overall design of the vehicle that Local Motors will manufacture at IMTS in Sept. 2014

 
  02/26/2014

TRAM 2014 to Feature Boeing Keynote Speakers
Following a successful debut at IMTS 2012 with more than 300 conference participants, Trends in Advanced Machining, Manufacturing and Materials (TRAM) will again take place at IMTS in Chicago, Sept. 10 to 11, 2014.

 
  02/20/2014

Partner Press Release: Local Motors Signs Contract to Deliver First 3D-Printed Electric Vehicle at IMTS 2014
Local Motors, Inc. today announced that AMT will be the first customer for its previously announced 3D-printed production vehicle. Local Motors will build and deliver the first direct digital manufactured vehicle at IMTS 2014.

 
  02/13/2014

National Math and Science Initiative to Deliver Keynote Address at Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2014
AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology is proud to announce that Gregg Fleisher, Chief Academic Officer, National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), will deliver the keynote address on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the Smartforce Student Summit at the International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 (IMTS).

 
  02/06/2014

Project Lead The Way President to Deliver Opening Day Keynote at Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2014
AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology is proud to announce that Vince Bertram, President, Project Lead The Way, will deliver the keynote address on Monday, Sept. 8, opening day of the Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2014.

 
  02/03/2014

IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 Registration Open
Registration is open for 2014’s premier manufacturing event, the 30th edition of IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show.

 
  11/12/2013

Call for IMTS 2014 Conference Speakers Open
IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show and conference administrator GIE Media announce that the Call for Speakers is open for the IMTS 2014 Conference being held from Sept. 8‐11, 2014.

 
  10/15/2013

AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology and UPS Announce Collaboration
As part of the continued effort to forge relationships that enhance the manufacturing technology industry, AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology today announces a major new relationship with UPS.

 
  10/04/2013

Exciting Plans for IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 Fully Underway
IMTS 2014 to be Held at Chicago’s McCormick Place Sept. 8-13, 2014

 
  01/29/2013

IMTS Ranks in "Fastest 50 Class of 2012 Honorees" Among Tradeshows
IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show has been named among an elite group of tradeshows as part of Trade Show Executive magazine’s “Fastest 50 Class of 2012 Honorees.”

 
  01/29/2013

Partner Press Release: Expansion Takes MDA to North America
Deutsche Messe AG is continuing to expand its activities worldwide and is now organizing the first-ever MDA NORTH AMERICA from 8 to 13 Sept. 2014. It will take place parallel to the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago.

 
  11/27/2012

Crowley Webb Named Media Agency for IMTS - The International Manufacturing
Technology Show

Show management for IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show has named Buffalo, N.Y.-based Crowley Webb as its media agency. IMTS 2014 will be held Sept. 8-13 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

 
  09/25/2012

Partner Press Release: INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION NORTH AMERICA AND IMTS 2012 END-OF-SHOW REPORT
100,200 Total Registrants, 1909 Exhibitors and Attendees from 112 Countries; Deutsche Messe AG and AMT Extend Partnership

 
  09/19/2012

IMTS - The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2012 Proves Continued Strong Manufacturing Picture
IMTS 2012 Registration Reaches 100,200 Marking the Highest Show-to-Show Increase Ever