Machines. Tools. Systems. Minds.

Machine Shop Industry

Experience First-Hand the Technologies That Will Help Put You in the Lead. And Meet the Minds That Will Move You Forward

To win jobs, you have to be on top of the latest technology.

IMTS - The International Manufacturing Technology Show delivers the best in action. It’s the largest display and demonstration of global manufacturing technology in the Western Hemisphere and the largest gathering of the master minds that make it work.

Breakthroughs are everywhere on the show floor. You'll find solutions you need from 2,400 IMTS exhibitors—the best the world has to offer—nearly a half million square feet of machine tools alone … plus tooling and workholding.

IMTS: Where You and Your Team Belong to the Community

Be one of the more than 115,000 decision-makers who come together at IMTS, September 10-15, 2018, to get ideas and find answers to their manufacturing problems. IMTS is the place you can dig into and understand the trends affecting your business – total cost of ownership, automation, virtual collaboration, mobile technology, additive manufacturing, and more.

Meet the IMTS Community

WE ARE inspired, smarter, innovative and so much more ...

Brian O’Dell is an idea guy. Tasked with the job of cost cutting and identifying new technology to improve efficiency, he went to IMTS to find a solution.

As a Product Support Engineer working in research and development at Circuit Check, Inc. in Maple Grove, Minn., Brian went to work modernizing the company’s manufacturing process of milling and drilling on its G10 fiberglass. Coming from a tooling background, Brian saw IMTS as a resource.

Read Brian’s Story & Watch the Video  |  More Stories from the IMTS Community

IMTS Will Provide The Answers You Need

Show after show, we ask our manufacturing community, and you tell us …

  • 93% find new products or ideas to use
  • 86% find specific solutions to manufacturing problems
  • 89% visit booths of companies not currently calling on them
  • 64% make new business contacts

Come to IMTS and you will leave smarter with new sources and new solutions you can make your own.

The IMTS Conference

The IMTS Conference brings together industry’s greatest minds together under one roof to provide information and answers you need in a dynamic learning environment. Network with a community of your industry peers and explore fresh ideas to enhance your business. Leave with different perspectives on overcoming day-to-day and long-range challenges. The conference promises:

  • Sessions complement what you see on the exhibit floor
  • Insights that help you profit today and prepare for tomorrow
  • Professionals with solutions to your manufacturing challenges

IMTS Optimizes Your Show Floor Productivity

IMTS is organized to help you and your team navigate the show and find the answers you need efficiently.

IMTS features nine industry pavilions, 20 major product groups and more than 350 product categories. With complete lists of exhibitors it’s all searchable in alpha order or by exhibitor name.

You can start your search here.

The Ultimate Planning Tool

You used the MyShow Planner to plan and map your visit to IMTS. Use the MyShow Planner after the show to follow up on the connections you made with exhibitors.

IMTS: The Manufacturing Event Of The Year!

Don’t miss the manufacturing technology event of 2018, September 10-15. You can see and compare technologies from around the world and meet the minds that are moving manufacturing forward. Add the IMTS 2018 dates to your calendar.