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Building Innovation 2020

NIBS virtual meeting keynotes to cover 3D printing, resilience and workforce Looking for creative ways to motivate your workforce during this tough stretch? An upcoming virtual trade show provides ample opportunity to explore new ideas around building resilience, technology and workforce development, presented online for attendees of Building Innovation 2020: Virtual Edition. The annual meeting […]

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IMTS Canceled

“Phase 5” prospects end one of last holdouts for season One of the more significant holdouts of the convention world is officially canceled, as IMTS (the International Manufacturing Technology Show) announced it will not take place in Chicago this year. The large, diverse trade show, which had been seeing steady growth over the last five […]

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EASA 2020 Canceled

Nashville plans nixed; full refunds in 30-45 days after first EASA cancellation since World War II It was a long wait and dire effort, but the electromechanical service and repair industry’s most prominent convention has officially been canceled. However, the 2020 EASA Convention & Solutions Expo was an admirable holdout, with a questionable status up […]

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Golden Rule

Early bird rates ending soon for inaugural Colorado conference The first ever Distributed Energy Conference will take place this October 15-17 in Golden, Colorado. Early bird rates for the conference will end this Saturday. View rates and register here at the conference’s website. The Distributed Energy Conference is the only event that brings together utility-scale […]

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A Taste of Electric Power

The Electric Power Expo was last week and hey, it was a good time! The show, which took place at The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., brought together manufacturers and distributors of electrical testing products, conveyor products, controls, turbines, pumps, transformers, the list goes on and on. Conferences were held before, during, and […]

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The Robot Takeover is Upon Us: A Report from Automate 2015

Robots were the name of the game at Automate 2015. The show, which wrapped up today at McCormick Place, Chicago, Ill., is the largest showcase of automation technologies in North America. What grabbed the most spotlight on the show floor were robots of all kinds: smaller collaborative robots like Baxter from Rethink Robotics, large industrial robots, […]

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IMTS 2014 attendance indicates growing industry strength

Based on research following IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014, Show Management reports very strong results for the manufacturing technology industry. The 30th edition of the show, which took place last September, was the fourth largest IMTS in history and the largest six-day IMTS ever with registration of 114,147 attendees representing 112 countries. […]

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EASA offering motor cleaning webinar

The Electrical Apparatus Service Association is providing a webinar titled Proper Motor Cleaning: Avoiding Damage to the Motor and the Environment. This session examines features, benefits, and drawbacks of both conventional and alternative methods of cleaning electric motors. Methods covered include: immersion tanks steam cleaning parts-washing machines pressure washers abrasives ultrasonic devices Environmental options for handling […]

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Upcoming ElectroMechanical and related industry trade shows and conventions

February 23-26 MARCON (Maintenance and Reliability Conference), Knoxville, TN (http://marcon.utk.edu/) April 13-17 Hannover Messe, Germany (http://www.hannovermesse.de/en/exhibition/facts-figures/) April 21-23 Electric Power, Rosemont, IL (http://www.electricpowerexpo.com/) April 24-27 Electrical Safety, Reliability and Sustainability Conference & Exposition, Cleveland, OH (http://www.pearl1.org/annual_conference.htm) May 7-10 National Manufacturing Week (NMW), Chicago, IL (http://www.nationalmanufacturingweek.com.au/) May 13-14 Electrical Manufacturing & Coil Winding Expo (EMCW) Milwaukee, […]

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Maintenance and reliability seminars in November

All-Test Pro, an Old Saybrook, Conn., manufacturer of portable instruments for the testing of electric motors, is offering one-day maintenance and reliability seminars. Attendees will learn learn from industry representatives on how electric motor testing programs, vibration analysis and ultrasound testing can combine to reduce downtime and increase profitability. “Increasing uptime and decreasing the cost of […]

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