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It All Adds Up - IMTS 2012 by the Numbers
Nov 16, 2012
Post-show data is in for IMTS 2012, and the numbers confirm the feeling that was apparent on the show floor — IMTS was a high-energy show that brought in quality attendees to see the most innovative and dynamic technology available in the manufacturing technology industry.
From a “tale of the tape” perspective, IMTS 2012 had 100,200 registrations, and the audience hailed from 112 countries. There were a total of 1,909 exhibitors, totaling 1,240,863 square feet over the four halls at McCormick Place. Exhibitors processed $3.5 billion in quotes, and 91% of visitors who came seeking a solution found a solution.
Of the industry groups represented, the largest percentage came from the Job, Tool, Mold & Die Shop sector, at 17.0%. That was followed by Metalworking Machinery & Equipment (16.7%) and Fabricated Metal Products (14.3%). Beyond that, everything was represented from Government & Military to Household Appliances.
The majority of visitors came from small to medium-sized plants – 100-499 employees being the largest percent of responses at 26.4%, followed by less than 20 (24.5%) and 20-49 (18.5%).
The most popular technologies that attendees came to see were in the categories of Turning and Lathes; Machining Centers; Milling, Drilling or Boring Machines; and Tools and Tooling.
Read the full Post-Show Report here. Thanks again for making IMTS 2012 a proven success!