TITLE

An era closes

AUTHOR(S)
Belforte, David A.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Industrial Laser Solutions;Sep2008, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the end of the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in the U.S. It states that the Association of Manufacturing Technology (AMT) has announced the demise of the IMTS, because they will be joining with other associations to combine efforts for the 2009 Fabtech International & AWS Welding Show. The AMT stresses that by combining their strengths with other associations, they will focus on exhibitor needs rather than dividing attention amongst multiple shows.
ACCESSION #
34691363

 

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