Worldwide leader in aerospace manufacturing, Boeing; along with, University of Sheffield’s internationally-acclaimed Advanced Manufacturing Research Center (AMRC) and North America’s premier metalworking technology magazine, Modern Machine Shop (MMS), have announced a pioneering display partnership that will bring the future of advanced manufacturing technology to the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) September 8-13, 2008, at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

The “Advanced Manufacturing Center” at IMTS 2008 will enable attendees to experience the companies and technologies that are shaping tomorrow’s manufacturing products and processes, today. The collaborative display will showcase a Boeing 787 Dreamliner interior; parts display and process presentation by Boeing Phatom Works; ten “disruptive” technologies from innovative manufacturing suppliers; and, media displays from Modern Machine Shop and the University of Sheffield’s AMRC.

Presented by the Association for Manufacturing Technology, the International Manufacturing Technology Show is one the largest industrial tradeshows in the world. The biennial event covers more than 1.2 million square feet and averages over 90,000 registrants and 1,500 exhibiting companies representing 120 countries. This year’s International Manufacturing Technology Show will be held September 8-13, 2008, at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

About Boeing

Boeing is the world’s leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Headquartered in Chicago, Boeing employs more than 160,000 people across the United States and in 70 countries.

About University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Center

The internationally acclaimed University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing, is a £45 million collaboration between world-leaders in the aerospace supply chain, key government offices and international academic institutions dedicated to developing the new, technology-driven solutions for materials-forming, metalworking, and castings.

About Modern Machine Shop

Published by leading business-to-business publisher, Gardner Publications, Modern Machine Shop is North America’s premier metalworking media and marketing brand. Founded in 1928, Modern Machine Shop is a monthly magazine reaching more than 102,000 North American manufacturing professionals.

About the Association for Manufacturing Technology

Founded in 1902, the Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) represents and promotes the interests of American providers of manufacturing machinery and equipment. Its goal is to promote technological advancements and improvements in the design, manufacture and sale of members’ products in those markets and act as an industry advocate on trade matters to governments and trade organizations throughout the world.

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