The committee advises AMT on the policies, organization, planning, promotion and operations for this biennial show, and is responsible for guiding critical show activities, including: promotion, exhibitor services, contractor selection, registration, housing, transportation, rules, space allocations and more.

Participation in the committee provides the opportunity to assist in formulating IMTS policies and procedures, in recommending and evaluating improvements in show operations, and in providing input on attendance promotion efforts.

Current Committee Members:


Mr. Mark Logan
Vice President Marketing
Fives Machining Systems, Inc.
Hebron, KY

Ms. Susan Bartholomew
Director of Marketing, North America
ESAB Welding & Cutting Products
Florence, SC
Mr. Gisbert Ledvon
Director of Business Development
GF Machining Solutions LLC
Lincolnshire, IL
Mr. Robert Davis
Global Communications Manager
Sunnen Products Company
St. Louis, MO
Mr. Fred Mason
Sr. VP Marketing
Quality Vision International (QVI)
Rochester, NY
Mr. Gary Downs
SMW AUTOBLOK Corporation
Wheeling, IL
John Memmelaar 
Vice President
Royal Master Grinders
Oakland, NJ
Mr. Alan Huber
National Applications Manager
Mazak Corporation
Florence, KY
Ms. Melissa Skavlem
Gardner Business Media
Cincinnati, OH
Mr. Gary Jones
Marketing Manager
INDEX Corporation
Noblesville, IN
Mr. Robert Wahlstrom
Criterion Products Manager
Allied Machine & Engineering Corp.
Mission Viejo, CA
Mr. Christoph Kaiser
BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc.
Hoffman Estates, IL  60192
Mr. Joel Weiss
Trade Show Manager
Haas Automation, Inc.
Oxnard, CA
Mr. Marlow Knabach
Executive Vice President, Technical Sales
Hoffman Estates, IL

Staff Liaison:
Mr. Peter R. Eelman
Vice President - Exhibitions & Communications
AMT - The Association For Mfg Technology
McLean, VA