St. Paul, MN (March 21, 2018) — Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. recently revealed the company’s exhibition plans for the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago’s McCormick Place September 10-15, 2018.
Matsuura Machinery USA will occupy a 5,000 sq. ft. region in the South Hall, Booth 338148 in McCormick Place.
Matsuura USA plans to showcase the following at IMTS 2018:
- The NEW MX-330 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center with 10 pallets and 90 tools
- The NEW MX-520 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center with 4 pallets and 90 tools
- The MAM72-35V 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center with PC32
- The VX-660 Vertical Machining Center
- The H.Plus-400 Horizontal Machining Center with PC12
- The LF-160 Linear Motor Machine with PC42
- The Matsuura LUMEX Avance-25 Metal Laser Sintering & Hybrid Manufacturing Machine
“Make your plans to visit us at IMTS to discover innovative technology and manufacturing solutions including: 5-axis, vertical, horizontal, linear motor, multi-tasking CNC machine tools and machines with a powder bed metal AM platform with machining capability” said the Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. Marketing Manager.
As of January, 1,803 exhibitors have secured a total of 1,307,230 sq. ft. of exhibit space, which is ahead of the previous show numbers (1,455 exhibitors occupying 1.27 million sq. ft.) at this time.
“With the U.S. manufacturing sector expanding at its fastest pace since 2004 and capital equipment investment likely to follow, we anticipate that IMTS 2018 will be one of the busiest shows ever,” says Peter R. Eelman, Vice President – Exhibitions & Business Development at AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology, which produces IMTS.
Eelman notes that the December 2017 Purchasing Managers Index (PMI®) registered 59.7 percent, an increase of 1.5 percentage points from the November reading of 58.2 percent, which is well above the PMI of 50 that indicates economic expansion. Further, U.S. cutting tool consumption continued to grow year-to-date in November 2017, showing gains of 8.2 percent compared to the same point in 2016 according to data compiled by the latest Cutting Tool Market Report, a collaboration between AMT and the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute.
IMTS is ranked among the largest trade shows in the world and is held every even-numbered year in Chicago attracting buyers and sellers from over 112 countries. Recognized as one of the world’s preeminent stages for introducing and selling manufacturing equipment and technology, IMTS is owned and managed by AMT — The Association for Manufacturing Technology.
Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc., located in St. Paul, MN is the U.S. subsidiary of Matsuura Machinery Corporation in Japan. Since 1935, Matsuura has been the forerunner in designing innovative technology and manufacturing solutions to a variety of industries around the globe. Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. delivers unmatched excellence in 5-axis, vertical, horizontal, linear motor, multi-tasking CNC machine tools and machines with a powder bed metal AM platform with machining capability. Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. provides the service, applications and technical field support that have always been the Matsuura standard for business. For more information on Matsuura products, contact: [email protected] or visit: www.matsuurausa.com.