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IMTS 2018 Friday

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X XL ›› See "Students" page 89 More information imts.dmgmori.com AUTOMATION ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING DIGITIZATION TECHNOLOGY EXCELLENCE September 10 – 15, 2018 SOUTH BUILDING BOOTH 338900 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 WRAP UP I M T S . C O M SEPTEMBER 14-15, 2018 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 Robotics, Smart Manufacturing Engage Students at Summit Lori Beckman Production Machining productionmachining.com E very edition of the IMTS Smartforce Student Summit features new and exciting opportunities for students and educators in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and this 11th edition is no exception. is year, experiences such as Learning Labs, a Manufacturing Classroom of the Future, Student Mentor Labs, a FIRST Robotics display and more are off ering attendees deep dives into the latest technology and industry trends, as well as career and tech- nical education opportunities. e Student Summit runs every day during the show, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the North Building, Level 1. Students of all ages are welcome to attend, including elementary, middle school, high school and college/technical school students. "Our industry's goal for this Student Summit is to shine a light on dozens of career pathways that are available for students, to raise their awareness and get them enthu- siastic about the many specifi c kinds of career options open and available to them in manufacturing today and in the future," says Greg Jones, vice president of Smartforce ›› See "What a Show" page 90 IMTS 2018 Breaks Record Attendance By Tom Beard Modern Machine Shop mmsonline.com I MTS 2018 didn't just break records; it crushed them. According to Peter the dot-com bubble. But Eelman is quick to point out that the numbers aren't as much about the show itself as the industry it serves. " ese are Steps for STEM Chicago rolled out a crisp, sunny morning for the nearly 500 walkers and runners who came out for the Miles for Manufacturing (M4M) race Wednesday. Since its debut at IMTS 2014, M4M has raised more than $60,000 to promote careers in manufacturing. This year, Brian List fi nished fi rst in the race with Jose Mari Viniegra coming in second, and Matt McMillian third. Eelman, Vice President – Exhibitions & Business at AMT – e Associa- tion For Manufacturing Technology, the show attendance will approach 130,000 at its close. e prior record was 121,764—and that was during 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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