OPEN: IMTS 2014 – The Americas' largest manufacturing show

OPEN: IMTS 2014 – The Americas' largest manufacturing show

The International Manufacturing Technology Show is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, featuring 1,900 exhibitors and 100,000+ visitors.

September 8, 2014
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IMTS, held every two years in September at McCormick Place, Chicago, opened today to crowded halls and a buzz of activity. Attendees and exhibitors anticipate this every two-year event. The latest in all areas of manufacturing technology is housed in one location for up-close viewing and discussions.

IMTS 2014 runs Sept. 8-13, 2014. On-site registration is open today through Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in all four buildings of McCormick Place:

  • East and West Buildings: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • North and South Buildings: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

IMTS pavilions
To help guide attendees to booths quickly and easily, we organize exhibits in Pavilions that are geared toward specific industries, technologies, and solutions. It's like nine shows within the show. 
Find out about IMTS pavilions

Smartforce Student Summit
The Smartforce Student Summit is a program that enriches student and educator attendance at IMTS and encourages career consideration in the manufacturing technology industry. Participating exhibitors provide information about the industry.
Find out about Smartforce Student Summit

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.

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

Special events
The exhibitors at IMTS are bringing their A-game to McCormick Place! We want to make sure you don't miss a thing! Take a look at the daily listing of the special events taking place in each building during the show.
Search special events.

Miles for Manufacturing - 5K Run During IMTS
On Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 7 a.m. the Miles for Manufacturing 5K run/walk hosted by GIE Media and IMTS will make its debut. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Austin Polytechnical Academy (APA) located on Chicago's West Side. Find out more and register today.

IMTS fact sheet
Find out all you need to know about IMTS in the Fact Sheet.

IMTS history
Take a walk down memory lane highlighting 83 years of IMTS historical facts.

Source: IMTS