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IMTS 2018 Thursday

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ore people in more places than ever before want to fl y, and X XL Grealis has two goals for the ›› See "Aerospace" page 89 Additive, Data-Driven Technology Advance Aerospace Manufacturing Matt Danford Modern Machine Shop mmsonline.com M aircraft manufacturers have been happy to meet demand. Manufac- turing in this sector is robust, and IMTS off ers a place for the entire supply chain to come together, with operations ranging from small job shops to large original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and defense More information imts.dmgmori.com AUTOMATION ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING DIGITIZATION TECHNOLOGY EXCELLENCE September 10 – 15, 2018 SOUTH BUILDING BOOTH 338900 ›› See "Women" page 92 Contents Metal Cutting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Controls & CAD-CAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Abrasive Machining/Sawing/ Finishing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Additive Manufacturing . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Tooling & Workholding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Quality Assurance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 EDM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Machine Components/Cleaning/ Environmental . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Fabricating & Lasers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Gear Generation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 Co-Located Shows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 IMTS T H E O F F I C I A L S H O W D A I LY F O R I M T S 2 0 1 8 THURSDAY I M T S . C O M SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 Women Leaders Encourage More Women to Succeed in Manufacturing Hannah Mason Modern Machine Shop mmsonline.com A ccording to the Census Bureau, women make up about one third of the U.S. manufacturing workforce, and more than half of those women work in sales or offi ce positions. Some women, like Allison Grealis, president of the Women in Manu- facturing trade association, are dedicated to seeing those numbers grow. Since 2011, when Women in Manufacturing was founded, the number of women in manufacturing has inched upwards from 27 percent to 29 percent of the workforce today, Grealis says. ough it's a small increase, Grealis attributes at least some of this upward momentum to training and education that is off ered by her organization. future of women in the fi eld: more Additive Manufacturing magazine Senior Editor Stephanie Hendrixson is a speaker at today's Digital Transformation Conference, presented by Women in Big Data. In GIE Media's Today's Technology Center (Booth 236900), a full-size fuselage mockup of the One Aviation's Eclipse 550 Very Light Jet is on display. women in manufacturing and women obtaining higher positions in the fi eld. From annual summits and networking events, to online networking services and training resources, Women in Manufactur- ing off ers a supportive community and resources in an eff ort to achieve both of these goals. "Community is critical. One of the reasons we got started, was to provide the community that Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner spoke at IMTS yesterday before touring the show. He addressed the importance of manufacturing in Illinois, citing the state's abundance of talent, innovation though its excellent technical colleges, transportation and low- cost energy. Visit us at IMTS booth 134502 to learn more usa.siemens.com/imts Digitalization in machine tool manufacturing Control your future — see how Siemens can bring a greater return on your machines, your operations and your people.

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