Hannover Fair to join IMTS
Industrial Automation North America will showcase products and solutions for production automation, complementing IMTS’ focus on machine tools, metalworking and precision manufacturing. Industrial Automation North America will take place every two years parallel to IMTS.
Dr. Andreas Gruchow, Member of the Board at Deutsche Messe AG, said, “IMTS is a well-established and highly successful event. As the organizer of HANNOVER MESSE, the world’s largest industrial technology trade fair, we bring to this partnership a strong background in automation. We are confident that these collocated events will attract more exhibiting companies and visitors and bolster recognition of both, IMTS and Industrial Automation North America, as the continent’s leading destination for manufacturing technology.”
Wolfgang Lenarz, Senior Vice President at Deutsche Messe AG, added, “Industrial Automation North America is a continuation of our international expansion strategy. In 2009 we produced a total of 31 events outside of Germany that collectively hosted 12,131 exhibiting companies and 1.14 million visitors. With the signing of this agreement, we will have events in Australia, Brazil, China, India, Russia, Turkey, the UAE, and the U.S.”
Douglas K. Woods, President of The Association For Manufacturing Technology, said, “We are thrilled to reinforce the international nature of IMTS by having one of manufacturing’s premier trade show organizers join with us for our important North American event. We are taking a major step forward by bringing Industrial Automation North America to the IMTS campus so that we can expand and strengthen the range of solutions available to our common visitors.”
Deutsche Messe is one of the world's largest and most active trade fair companies. Based in Hannover, Germany, Deutsche Messe employs a staff of 886 and maintains 7 subsidiaries, 2 branches and more than 50 representative offices covering more than 100 countries. Deutsche Messe annually produces approximately 100 trade fairs and conferences that host 23,000 exhibiting companies, two million visitors, and 15,000 journalists from 100 countries.
AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology
Founded in 1902 as the National Machine Tool Builders' Association, AMT supports and promotes the U.S. manufacturing technology industry. The association provides U.S. builders of manufacturing systems with the latest information on technical developments, trade and marketing opportunities, and economic issues. It also gathers and disseminates information about world markets, promotes its members' products in those markets, and acts as a representative on manufacturing technology matters to governments and trade organizations throughout the world..
MORE INDUSTRY NEWS
ABB announces Dr. Jef Beerten as first winner of ABB Research Award
Dr. Jef Beerten from KU Leuven, Belgium, receives a US $ 300,000 grant over the next three years for ongoing research at the forefront of energy...
Nordson to introduce 3 new process solutions at The Assembly Show
As part of the exhibition floor at The Assembly Show, with over 260 exhibitors, Nordson EFD (Booth 821) will feature live demonstrations of several...
AbraxSys Announces the Release of a New Line of 19 inch SXGA Rugged LCD Monitors
AbraxSys' new line of 19" tough LCD displays, address a growing need for higher durability than typically accomplished by other industry display...
CC-Link announces Molex receives network certification for PCI Express interface cards
Molex, Inc. provides two CC-Link certified PCI-Express interface products that are designed to work as a complete solution including full and half...
ISA opens Saudi Arabian training center at Jubail Industrial College
The Jubail-ISA Training Center brings ISA’s globally recognized automation and control instruction—as well as its certification review and...
Six Steps to Using the IoT to Deliver Maintenance Efficiency
By Kevin Terwilliger, Dell
This article discusses ways to utilize advanced IoT technology to enable successful predictive maintenance models for...
Emerson Industrial delivers motor control to oilfield cranes
A US-based specialist in the supply of complete electrical packages for oil rig cranes is using Control Techniques AC and DC drives as part of a...
Protecting Industrial Control Systems: An Integrated Approach
By RKNeal, Inc.
The purpose of this whitepaper is to present a novel cybersecurity framework for deplaying and managing cyberthreat management...
True Cost of Ownership for Linear Position Sensors- Part 2
By Harold Schaevitz, Alliance Sensors Group
The second article, of a three part series, examines the strengths and weaknesses of industrial...
PLCOpen and OPC Foundation release new edition of PLCopen OPC-UA Client for IEC 61131-3
The original version 1.0 was published 2 years ago. With a better user interface and better usability, users can specify function blocks that deal...