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June 24, 2014
Momentum, Excitement, Magic- IMTS is a Can't-Miss!
Chances are if you're reading this, you're already familiar with IMTS. Four months out, the excitement is building for what promises to be the best show yet. ...
- Manufacturing Engineering Via Acquire media Newsedge

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June 18, 2014
Join Me at the Additive Manufacturing Workshop
The International Manufacturing Technology Show is coming soon—how will you spend your time at the show? This year, consider giving one afternoon to a technology that perhaps is not part of the way you manufacture today, but might figure into the way your shop makes parts in the future ...
- MoldMaking Technology

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June 18, 2014
Local Motors Might 3D Print One of These Concept Cars in September [Video]
3D printing promises to be the future of manufacturing, with the technology needing just a few more years until it will be suitable for crafting anything you want from different materials. And yes, you might even print your own car as Local Motors wants to demonstrate this year....
- autoevolution

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June 11, 2014
Trade Show Preview: Pavilion Format Simplifies IMTS Planning
The International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago is one of the world’s biggest industrial trade shows. Throughout the history of IMTS, the attendees and buyers who get the most out of the trade fair are the ones who plan their visits carefully and strategically...
- ThomasNet News

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June 10, 2014
IMTS’s 3D Printed Car Will Be Made Of Carbon-Fiber-Filled Plastic
At IMTS, the Big Area Additive Manufacturing machine developed by Cincinnati Incorporated and Oak Ridge National Laboratory will be used to 3D print the major structure of the car. Rather than being made of metal, this structure will be printed in ABS that is 15 percent filled with carbon fiber...
- Peter Zelenski, Plastics Technology

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April 24, 2014
Local Motors Begins ‘Testing Phase’ Leading Up to Their Live 3D Printing of a Car
In just over four months, Local Motors, a company which has garnered a lot of attention over the last year as it teamed with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), will be present at the International Manufacturing local-motors4Technology Show. There they will attempt to 3D print a car. Yes that’s right. Local Motors will print an actual car, live at the show in Chicago, on September 8-13th, for all to watch. ...
- Timothy Bengtson, 3D Print.com

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March 17, 2014
3D Printing is the Future, and the Future is coming to Chicago
One of our favorite little auto start-ups around here is Local Motors, they build stuff like the Rally Fighter. This car was designed and built using an open source nature where people around the world collaborated and sent the plans and ideas to Local Motors and they then built it, with the help of those that bought it! It's a crazy little shop. ...
- Oppositelock

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March 16, 2014
Local Motors will 3D print an EV live in Chicago in September
We've heard of EV kit cars that can take a week (or an hour) to build, but how long do you think it would take to build an EV from scratch, using this new-fangled 3D-printing technology? If the technology from Local Motors works as advertised, it should take no more than the five days. The public will get to see for ourselves during this year's International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago, IL in September. Two years ago, at the 2012 International Manufacturing Technology Show, Local Motors built its Rally Fighter (pictured) on the grounds during the six-day event. ...
- Sebasstian Blanco, Autoblog

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March 6, 2014
Trade Show Preview: Gathering Schools Together at IMTS
This year at the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago, the Smartforce Student Summit will once again get students, young adults, and educators engaged in manufacturing with keynote speakers, interactive exhibits, meetings, and face time with industry members. ...
- ThomasNet News

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February 21, 2014
Local Motors Signs Contract to Deliver First 3D-Printed Electric Vehicle at IMTS 2014
Local Motors, Inc. today announced that AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology 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 – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, September 8-13, 2014. ...
- Business Wire

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