Tag Archives: Chicago

Cobots Emerge

Fear not…for they come in peace Since the debut of its Emerging Technology Center in 2004, IMTS has built a reputation as a show that aims to bring people and automation closer together. The 2018 edition of the International Manufacturing Technology Show (September 10-15 in Chicago) will attempt to do this in a more literal […]

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WindPower 2018

AWEA hold’s annual conference in the city of wind All too fitting that it should be held in The Windy City. WINDPOWER, the Western Hemisphere’s largest wind and renewable energy conference, kicked off this week in Chicago with Steve Lockard, AWEA’s newly elected Board Chair and President and CEO of TPI Composites, providing the organization’s […]

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AHR 2018

McCormick Place was alive this week with fresh indoor air The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), which started 86 years ago as a heating and ventilation show, has grown into the annual main event for the HVAC/R industry.  The 2018 show was held this week in Chicago, hosting more than 2,000 exhibitors and attracting […]

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Siemens Activity

German giant has an especially active week Last week saw major maneuvering from companies such as ABB and General Electric, two giants who serve manufacturers and tech industries alike. Perhaps that has made others inclined to follow suit. Siemens has had an especially active week. The German engineering conglomerate most recently turned heads early Thursday […]

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‘Pillars’ of a Rebuild

Caterpillar moving HQ to Chicago area Caterpillar’s saga continues with a headquarters relocation, the company announced Tuesday, as it plans to move its home base and current weight of burdens to the City of Big Shoulders. An exact site is yet undetermined. While the construction company has incentives aplenty for relocating by the lake—drawing from a […]

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Something’s in the Water: WEFTEC 2015 Preview

The Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) kicked off Saturday September 26, 2015 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. It not only features an exhibition of companies from around the world but also includes educational sessions, industry topic panels, skills competitions, and more. Here is a preview of some highlights of WEFTEC. […]

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Robot Revolution at Chicago’s MSI

Continuing this fall at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago is a revolutionary educational exhibit for kids. “Robot Revolution” shows off robotics in their element and allows children to interact with them to the fullest extent. The exhibit debuted May 21st of this spring, but will be open throughout this season and through […]

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