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There are many Press Conferences conducted during IMTS. Here is the list of events for the media:

Sunday, September 9

  • Media Center Open  |  12:00 pm – 5:00 pm  |  N426 (North Building, Level 3)
  • Pre-Show Media Briefing  |  12:30 pm – 1:00 pm  |  N426 (North Building, Level 3)
  • Tour of the Show  |  1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Monday, September 10, 2018

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8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Press Conference and Breakfast

GF Machining Solutions LLC Meeting Room: S504bc
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Hannover Fairs USA, the organizer of HANNOVER MESSE USA, invite you to attend the opening day ceremony and breakfast exclusively for the press. Speakers will highlight the importance of leveraging the power of the HANNOVER MESSE brand in the U.S., key exhibitors and the many new special display areas featured on the show floor. For full details: https://www.imts.com/media/pdf/HMUSAPressConferenceAlert.pdf

Solutions Theater - HANNOVER MESSE USA Booth: 121847
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Join UNITED GRINDING North America executives for a walk through of the UNITED GRINDING booth at IMTS. During this time, you'll get the first look at five new technologies being released in the North America market, you'll get the chance to ask questions, and see other exciting UNITED GRINDING machines on display at the show this year. For more information, please contact Jacob Baldwin, Director of Corporate Marketing for UNITED GRINDING North America, at jacob.baldwin@grinding.com.

United Grinding North America, Inc. Booth: 236802
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Press Conference: The Only Industrial IOT Platform with MES Functionality Out-of-the-Box

FORCAM, Inc. Booth: 121803
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Predictronics PDX: An End-to-End Software Platform Solution for Industrial AI and Predictive Analytics & Factory Sentinel: A Complete Solution for Industrial Robot Health Monitoring

FORCAM, Inc. Booth: 121803
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Daily Smart Polymat Demonstrations held in our booth on the hour. Meet the Keyseating Experts!

Leistritz Advanced Technologies Corp. Booth: 237052
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Product unveiling: EOS new metal printing system unveiling and presentation event

EOS North America Booth: 432007
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Press Conference: AMark Consulting - Starting with Success, Organizational Change Management and Best Practices for Pilot Selection

FORCAM, Inc. Booth: 121803
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Press Conference: Kids are our Future Manufacturing Leaders. Meet Starship Robotics, a First Robotics High School Team & their Robot powered by FORCAM

FORCAM, Inc. Booth: 121803
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Introducing the new compact Galaxie(R) Drive Sytem from WITTENSTEIN

WITTENSTEIN North America Booth: 134552
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Press Conference: Tier-1 Aerospace Supplier Testifies, Industrial IOT Platform with MES Functionality Out-of-the-Box increases productivity by +20% in 3 Months + Invites for Shop Floor Tour on September 14, 2018

FORCAM, Inc. Booth: 121803
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM Student Apprentices will be competing "live" to earn NIMS Certifications and Potential apprenticeship position offers from Space Coast companies OneWeb Satellites, RUAG Space, Blue Origin and Knight' Armament. Students will be manufacturing a replica of the famous Chicago Willis (Sears) Tower.

GAP - Germanic Apprenticeship Program Booth: 215437
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM GAP Apprentice Competition Kick-off, Project Reveal and VIP Press Tour at IMTS 2018 Student Summit

GAP - Germanic Apprenticeship Program Booth: 215437
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Press Conference: Advantech - Connecting Legacy Devices to the Future

FORCAM, Inc. Booth: 121803
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM 3D Systems

3D Systems Media Center: Room N426
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Universal Robots Raises the Bar for Collaborative Robots with New e-Series Line

Universal Robots USA, Inc. Media Center: Room N426
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM If you’ve spent any amount of time in manufacturing, you know that efficiency matters. While saving a couple of seconds in cycle time can significantly increase efficiency in a high production manufacturing environment where thousands of parts are produced for one job, minimizing setup time is the key to increasing efficiency in job shops that manufacture small numbers of parts for multiple jobs each day. Join us on Wednesday, September 12 for a 5-Axis Seminar by Mike Cope, author of The Power o

Hurco Companies, Inc. Meeting Room: S504bc
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM DMG MORI will be presenting Digitization, XXL Machines, Automation, ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING and 3 U.S. Premieres at this year's show.

DMG MORI Meeting Room: S402
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Manufacturing Leadership Council?: Next Chapter in Manufacturing

FORCAM, Inc. Booth: 121803
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM How Reshoring and FDI can increase U.S. Manufacturing by 40%

Reshoring Initiative Media Center: Room N426
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM The X-Series Laser Metal Deposition System with Dynamic Layer Selection

Formalloy Media Center: Room N426
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM The Only Industrial IOT Platform with MES Functionality Out-of-the-Box & Exclusive IMTS Shop Floor Tour @Aerospace Supplier

FORCAM, Inc. Media Center: Room N426

  

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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8:00 AM - 9:30 AM EMO Hannover 2019 Press Conference and Breakfast: Dr. Wilfried Schäfer, Executive Director of VDW, will discuss EMO Hannover 2019 focus on the development and implementation of new Industry 4.0 functions for the metalworking industry.

VDW - Germany Meeting Room: S505a
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Press Conference: Kids are our Future Manufacturing Leaders. Meet Starship Robotics, a First Robotics High School Team & their Robot powered by FORCAM the Only Industrial IOT Platform with MES Functionality Out-of-the-Box

FORCAM, Inc. Media Center
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Ideagen Corporate Announcement – US Acquisition

Ideagen Media Center: Room N426
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Join Yaskawa Motoman executives for a tour of the Yaskawa booth at IMTS. Get the first look at new advanced robotic solutions being released in 2018. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions, have discussions with our experts and see product demonstrations.

Yaskawa America, Inc. Booth: 236601
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Press Conference

EMAG L.L.C. Booth: 339436
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Sandvik Coromant Innovation Panel 1

Sandvik Coromant Company Media Center: Room N426
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM On Tuesday, September 11, Okuma is opening our booth prior to show hours, at 9:30 am for media. At this time, our key executives and technical staff will be available to speak with. We're unveiling several NEW machines and technologies plus demonstrating 21 machines in total. We have a lot for you to see!

Okuma America Corporation Booth: 338500
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Daily Smart Polymat Demonstrations held inour booth on the hour. Meet the Keyseating Experts!

Leistritz Advanced Technologies Corp. Booth: 237052
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Press Availability - Scott Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing: Scott Paul will be available to discuss manufacturing and trade issues, including our trade relationship with China, tariffs, infrastructure, American security, workforce development, and job creation.

Alliance for American Manufacturing Booth: 121249
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Hydromat Introduces the Eclipse 12-100 Rotary Transfer Machine for the first time at a trade show. Also, the unveiling of the Hydromat 40th Anniversary OCC chopper at 11:00am. Special Surprise Guest will attend unveiling! Don't miss it.

Hydromat Inc. Booth: 338348
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM Press Conference

Heimatec Inc. Booth: 432427
11:00 AM - 11:55 AM Press conference: Announcing Groundbreaking New Autonomous Vehicle For Material Handling

OTTO Motors, a division of Clearpath Robotics Inc. Booth: 121424
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Machine Programming Simplified with PLCopen Motion Control Standards.

PLCopen Media Center: Room N426
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Optomec LENS Hybrid System Used to Manufacture Dissolvable Metal Components for Medical Applications.

Optomec Inc. Media Center: Room N426
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM SmartPower Compac Systems - Breakthrough Innovation in Induction Heating Technology

UltraFlex Power Technologies Booth: 236344
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM CERATIZIT Group Press Conference

CERATIZIT Chicago Inc. Media Center: Room N426
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM FARO disrupts the world of manufacturing productivity and quality control with a full portfolio expansion of next generation 3D data capture and analysis technologies.

FARO Technologies, Inc. Meeting Room: E353c
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM High End Magnetic Workholding for 5 Axis Mills and surface grinders EDM Workholding and Electro-Permanent Magnetic Lifting Systems,

Braillon Magnetic Systems Inc. Booth: 432268
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Press Conference at booth for Mikron Tool

Mikron Corporation Monroe Booth: 432485
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM New brand within Sandvik Group

ALLTING Media Center: Room N426

  

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Leader in honing technology, discusses recent merger with copperING and their new positioning as a supplier for motor manufacturing. Breakfast will be served.

Gehring Booth: 236723
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Stop by our booth for a press conference featuring our latest and greatest Automated turning centers!

Murata Machinery USA, Inc. Booth: 338844
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Introduction of a new grinding machine plus a robotic loader designed and built by ANCA to support grinding efficiency and lights out manufacturing.

ANCA CNC Machines Booth: 237406
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM Launching New Excellerant Product -- Real Data in Real Time

WireFreeCNC Booth: 133354
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Kids are our Future Manufacturing Leaders. Meet Starship Robotics High School Team & their FORCAM Powered Robot

FORCAM, Inc. Media Center: Room N426
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Daily Smart Polymat Demonstrations held inour booth on the hour. Meet the Keyseating Experts!

Leistritz Advanced Technologies Corp. Booth: 237052
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Please join us on Wednesday at 10:00 am for a "Vetrepreneur" seminar by Eli Crane. A former U.S. Navy SEAL, Eli turned his hobby of making bottle openers out of spent ammunition casings into a successful business. After he got a deal on the TV show Shark Tank, sales tripled and Eli knew he needed to have control of manufacturing to keep up with demand. After he evaluated many different brands, he chose Hurco due to its reputation as a solid CNC machine equipped with a control that is easy to lea

Hurco Companies, Inc. Meeting Room: S504bc
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM China's Economic Development & CIMT 2019 and CCMT 2020

CMTBA - China Media Center: Room N426
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence challenges the Manufacturing industry to “Rethink Quality” with a major roll out of 5 new technologies that enable a digital first, data-driven approach to manufacturing with quality at its operational core. Don’t miss this first-hand look at new solutions for smarter design, smarter production, and smarter output.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Booth: 135202
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Through a guided booth tour that starts at the foundry and ends at final inspection, Marposs will demonstrate how its products can be employed to improve part manufacturing and process quality at each step of production. A 2:00 - 3:00 tour will also take place on Weds., Sept. 12

MARPOSS Booth: 135516
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM China's Economic Development & CIMT 2019 and CCMT 2020

CMTBA - China Media Center: Room N426
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Lapmaster Wolters announces new umbrella brand

Precision Surfacing Solution Media Center: Room N426
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM JMTBA Press Conference

JMTBA - Japan Media Center: Room N426
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM JMTBA Press Conference

JMTBA - Japan Media Center: Room N426
3:00 PM - 3:40 PM Company & Markets Update; The Flexibility & Precision of the Vertex VMC Platform - Introducing New Vertex Hybrid G; Blue Arc Business Announcement with GE; Cheers to 90th Anniversary

Mitsui Seiki (USA) Inc. Booth: 338519
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM SmartPower Compac Systems - Breakthrough Innovation in induction Heating Technology

UltraFlex Power Technologies Media Center: Room N426

  

Thursday, September 13, 2018

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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Daily Smart Polymat Demonstrations held inour booth on the hour. Meet the Keyseating Experts!

Leistritz Advanced Technologies Corp. Booth: 237052
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM INDIAN MACHINE TOOL INDUSTRY OVERVIEW and 50 YEARS OF IMTEX

IMTMA - India Media Center: Room N426
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Finding America's Greatest Champion

Iverson & Company Media Center: Room N426

  

Friday, September 14, 2018

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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Daily Smart Polymat Demonstrations held inour booth on the hour. Meet the Keyseating Experts!

Leistritz Advanced Technologies Corp. Booth: 237052

  

Saturday, September 15, 2018

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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Daily Smart Polymat Demonstrations held inour booth on the hour. Meet the Keyseating Experts!

Leistritz Advanced Technologies Corp. Booth: 237052
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM GAP Apprentice Competition Award Ceremony and Press Conference at IMTS Student Summit Press Auditorium

GAP - Germanic Apprenticeship Program Booth: 215437