IMTS 2014 is the 30th edition of the premier manufacturing technology show in North America. 1,900 exhibiting companies will occupy 1,240,863 net square feet of exhibit space at the McCormick Place complex in Chicago, Illinois. IMTS is held every even-numbered year in Chicago and attracts more than 100,000 buyers and sellers from over 112 countries.
Wire China 2014, the 6th All China International Wire and Cable Industry Trade Fair, and Tube China 2014, the 6th All China International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair, will be held concurrently at the Shanghai New International Expo Center from September 24 - 27, 2014. Both events will be organized by Messe Düsseldorf China Ltd., a subsidiary of Messe Düsseldorf in Germany and the Metallurgical Council of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade. In addition to several national supporting associations for both trade shows, the International Tube Association (ITA) will support Tube China 2014 internationally.
The 4th annual Women in Manufacturing SUMMIT will be held in Schaumburg, IL September 29 – October 1, 2014. This annual SUMMIT is geared toward women who have chosen careers in manufacturing and want to share perspectives and network with others in the industry. SUMMIT 2014 is expected to attract more than 200 professional women in manufacturing with titles ranging from production to CEO.
FABTECH heads to Atlanta, GA November 11-13, 2014 bringing together an anticipated 27,000 attendees and 1,400 exhibiting companies all under one roof. The show provides a backdrop for visitors to experience live equipment demonstration, find cost savings solutions, and network with industry peers throughout the 500,000+ square feet of show floor throughout the B and C buildings at the George World Congress Center. The event also provides learning opportunities beyond the exhibits with over 100 educational sessions and expert-led presentations on the latest industry trends and technology in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.
The Bright World of Metals As an international industry gathering, the METEC is the exhibition event for the metallurgical technology of tomorrow! In 2011 size, competence and rating by visitors and exhibitors received top marks. Facts & Figures 2011: