Why Attend IMTS?

Why Attend IMTS?

IMTS: Come Together. Leave Connected.

IMTS Will Provide You With New Manufacturing Technologies & Ideas!

More than 100,000 industrial decision-makers, including many of your competitors, attend the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) to get ideas and find answers to their manufacturing problems. They will see new technology demonstrated ... and choose the best for their needs.

At IMTS they find ways to cut costs and get more work. They know that to survive and succeed, they must keep up with technology ... and stay ahead of their competitors!

Attend IMTS ... Dominate The Competition

YES! Show after show, we ask attendees, and they tell us:

  • 95% are satisfied with exhibit visits
  • 91% are successful in finding specific products or solving manufacturing problems
  • 60% make new business contacts

See new technologies demonstrated. Hear from world leading industry experts.

What Real IMTS Attendees Have to Say...

IMTS told me that my company is an old-timer required innovation ASAP.
Yokosuka, Japan
First time attending and I was very impressed. Very well organized and laid out. Clearly need to allow more days next time to take it all in, one day not nearly enough.
Marion, OH
Impressive! Excellent business development opportunities abounded.
Wilbraham, MA
It was worthwhile. We will purchase equipment as a result.
Commerce City, CA
I loved the new tooling show room.
Claremore, OK
Great experience.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
I have not attended since the mid 80's - IMTS is using today's technology to a great advantage.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Great show!!! Very impressed with the new technologies.
Chicago, IL
The show was overwhelming with all the innovative machinery and technology available in today's manufacturing market. The show was truly an experience.
Boston, MA
Thin wall machining of aluminum was great. Saw the parts, and got a basic understanding of friction welding of titanium at the same time.
Wellington, OH
Visiting this exhibition, I have learned the latest technologies and saw the newest products.
Chennai, India
There was a huge variety of machinery and tools, and I was also impressed with the CAD/software area.
Fort Worth, TX
It was incredible. I could compare different machinery for use in the future and generate budget to support the buy.
Queretaro, Mexico
Personally, I consider IMTS as the perfect place to meet R&D engineers and team members working on new technologies or developments in different companies.
Miami, FL
A great experience - we are sheet fabricators looking to diversify and were able to see new and innovative machines in action.
San Antonio, TX
MTConnect was FANTASTIC!
McLean, VA
So many manufacturers in one location to view and discuss company requirements.
Palo Alto, CA
Awesome resource to compare new equipment side by side and gather information of emerging technologies and trends.
Reading, PA

Learn How Master Lock Plant Management Finds Innovation at IMTS

The IMTS Conference Program Provides Solutions

The conference, where Technology and Business connect, brings together experts from the industry to give you the most useful and up-to-date technical information available.

  • Sessions complement what you see on the exhibit floor
  • Gain insight into improving your production and operations
  • Learn from professionals with solutions to your manufacturing challenges
  • Network with peers

The IMTS Conference tracks: Process Innovations, Alternative Manufacturing Processes, Plant Operations, Quality/Metrology and Systems Integration

Learn more

Industrial Automation North America at IMTS

Industrial Automation North America brings the international flare and dynamic excitement of HANNOVER MESSE's Process, Factory and Building Automation sector to Chicago. Industrial Automation North America and 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 conferences and training workshops. View a list of Industrial Automation North America Exhibitors.

Motion, Drive & Automation North America at IMTS

In 2014, Motion Drive, & Automation North America (MDA NA) will be launched at IMTS. This event will feature technologies and solutions for the power transmission, motion control and fluid technology sectors together. Meet face-to-face with key suppliers from around the world and see first-hand the best new technology available.

Who Should Attend IMTS?

Everyone involved in manufacturing will benefit from experiencing the vast array of technologies available at IMTS.

  • Executives building a business
  • Decision makers involved in manufacturing equipment purchases
  • Engineers who identify equipment needs
  • Plant superintendent who will set it up
  • Operators who use the equipment and know it better than anyone else
  • All staff members and suppliers you count on for new ideas

IMTS Will Optimize Your Show Floor Productivity

To help guide attendees to booths quickly and easily, we organize exhibits in Pavilions that are geared toward specific industries, technologies and solutions. Find out more about the pavilions.

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