Integrated Industries Conference at IMTS 2016

Integrated Industries Conference at IMTS 2016

One-day event on Sept. 13, 2016 will address motion, drive & automation, Industrial Internet of Things/Industry 4.0 and surface technology topics.

August 4, 2016

Chicago, Illinois – The inaugural Integrated Industries Conference at IMTS 2016 on Tuesday, Sept. 13, will feature a lineup of global experts who will discuss solutions to current manufacturing concerns and a variety of advanced manufacturing topics. Presenters will share insights, best practices and new methods to help attendees thrive in today’s dynamic manufacturing environment. All discussions will reflect new technological advancements demonstrated on the floor of three of the five industrial trade shows co-located at IMTS - Industrial Automation North America, Motion, Drive & Automation North America, and Surface Technology North America.

The one-day conference will feature 19 sessions spanning three dedicated topic tracks: Motion, Drive & Automation, Industry 4.0 / Internet of Things, and Surface Technology.

“We have assembled some of the best known companies in these fields to discuss the rapidly evolving technologies and trends across each topic track,” said Larry Turner, president/CEO of Hannover Fairs USA, a subsidiary of Deutsche Messe, the organizer of HANNOVER MESSE.  “Attendees can expect to hear from lifelong experts in smart manufacturing.”

Senior executives from Block Transformatoren-Elektronik, Bosch Rexroth, Hiwin and Tolomatic will spotlight hydraulic and pneumatic technologies and solutions that will increase machine productivity during the Motion, Drive & Automation sessions.

Attendees of the Internet of Things / Industry 4.0 sessions will learn how to add smart technologies to their equipment to improve process efficiency, reduce downtime and increase product quality insights from select companies, such as Applied Manufacturing, Bimba, MPDV USA and Rittal. 

During the Surface Technology sessions, speakers will present data & case studies that highlight the latest cleaning and surface treatment solutions and laser texturing trends. Attendees will hear from Gema USA, Vapor Technologies, GF Machining Solutions, Dürr Ecoclean, Cool Clean Technologies and Jenfab.

roduct Line Manager of Dürr Ecoclean Sandro Siminovich notes, “We hope the Surface Technology track will impress upon attendees that there are different ways to address their cleaning problems and alternatives that might be more suitable to their processes. Some might cost more up-front but will save money over time.”
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About Industrial Technology Events North America
Industrial Automation North America, MDA North America, ComVac North America, Industrial Supply North America, and Surface Technology North America are organized by Deutsche Messe’s U.S. subsidiary, Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. The five events run parallel to IMTS 2016 and belong to Deutsche Messe’s HANNOVER MESSE Worldwide portfolio.

About Deutsche Messe AG
From its headquarters in Hannover, Germany, Deutsche Messe AG plans and stages leading capital goods trade fairs around the globe. The company ranks among the five biggest tradeshow organizers in Germany, with 329.3 million euros of revenue and a profit of 9.4 million euros in 2015. The company’s event portfolio includes such world-leading events as CeBIT (digital business), HANNOVER MESSE (industrial technology), LABVOLUTION with BIOTECHNICA (lab technology and biotechnology), CeMAT (intralogistics and supply chain management), didacta (education), DOMOTEX (carpets and floor coverings), INTERSCHUTZ (fire prevention, disaster relief, rescue, safety and security), and LIGNA (woodworking, wood processing, forestry). With approximately 1,200 employees and a network of 66 representatives, subsidiaries and branch offices, Deutsche Messe is present in more than 100 countries.

About Hannover Fairs USA
Hannover Fairs USA (HFUSA) develops and manages marketing programs at Deutsche Messe events in Hannover, Germany and the United States, as well as in such key emerging markets as China, India and Turkey. Working closely with its clients, Hannover Fairs helps them maintain their competitive position on and off the event floor. The company’s programs reflect the global scope of Deutsche Messe's activities.

Source: Hannover Fairs USA