Italy @ IMTS: 20 Years Of Italian Technology Excellence

The 31st edition of IMTS, the biannual -International Manufacturing Technology Show, took place at the landmark McCormick Place, from September 12 to 17, 2016.

The event featured metalworking technology, robotics, automation, welding equipment.  The figures of IMTS 2016 were impressive:
- 2,407 exhibitors, the highest ever,
- 115,612 visitors from 117 countries,
 - 1.3 million square feet of exhibition space.

The Italian Trade Commission (ITA) Chicago office and Machines Italia USA were at the show to support the large contingent of Italian exhibitors: Over 120.
An information desk with UCIMU-SISTEMI PER PRODURRE, the Italian Machine Tool, Robots, Automation Systems and Ancillary Products (NC, Tools, Components, Accessories) Manufacturers' Association, and  Confindustria, The Italian Federation of Machinery Manufacturers Associations, was set up.
On September 14, 2016 Machines Italia USA organized a networking reception to promote Italian technology.  The event was attended by over 200 IMTS delegates.

Video footage of the reception is available at the following link.

ITA Chicago has been participating at IMTS for the past 20 years.

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