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Peter R. Eelman
Chief Experience Officer

Peter Eelman’s business career has always been centered around IMTS. Peter entered the manufacturing technology industry in 1980, working for an exhibitor. Today, 40 years later, Peter heads all things IMTS, including IMTS.com, IMTS Network, and IMTS spark. In addition to IMTS, Peter runs AMT's international trade shows, including major events in China, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, and throughout Europe.

Peter Eelman’s business career has always been centered around IMTS. Peter entered the manufacturing technology industry in 1980, working for an exhibitor. Today, 40 years later, Peter heads all things IMTS, including IMTS.com, IMTS Network, and IMTS spark. In addition to IMTS, Peter runs AMT's international trade shows, including major events in China, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, and throughout Europe.

Posts by Peter R. Eelman
Technology
By Peter R. EelmanSep 06, 2022

Five Days until Manufacturing Technology Leaps Forward

As soon as IMTS 2022 kicks off in just five days, you’ll notice time moving a little quicker. IMTS allows ideas that were germinating to leap toward reality.

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Technology
By Peter R. EelmanJul 28, 2022

Beyond the Exhibits

From software to hardware, and from ideas to implementation, IMTS is the place for solutions. But what too often gets overlooked is that IMTS is also the place for You!

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Technology
By Peter R. EelmanMay 27, 2022

Why Is IMTS 2022 the Place for Job Shops?

IMTS 2022 offers job shop stakeholders the technology, new products, practical learning, and networking opportunities that will grow their businesses and profit margins, make them more resilient, and help them adapt to changing markets and ...

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Technology
By Peter R. EelmanApr 04, 2022

Digital Manufacturing. Implemented.

IMTS 2022 is coming to Chicago Sept. 12-17. Get a sneak peek at the digital manufacturing practices and products designed to address the industry’s most pressing needs.

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Technology
By Peter R. EelmanFeb 23, 2022

Illinois and Chicago’s Vaccine and Mask Mandates to End Feb. 28, Anticipation Builds for IMTS 2022

The lifting of mask mandates and vaccine requirements in Illinois and Chicago mark a major step toward a more normal environment as plans take shape for IMTS 2022, to be held at Chicago’s McCormick Place, Sept. 12-17.

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Technology
By Peter R. EelmanFeb 06, 2022

New IMTS Initiatives: The Onshoring Project and IMTS+

The Onshoring Project and IMTS+ are new programs to strengthen and promote the positive impact of the manufacturing technology industry.

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Technology
By Peter R. EelmanJan 18, 2022

Happy New Year! Happy IMTS Show Year!

We sincerely wish you a year filled with happiness, health, and prosperity! While we don't feature content to enhance your personal happiness, every even-numbered year we host the Western hemisphere's largest manufacturing technology event, IMTS ...

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Technology
By Peter R. EelmanDec 15, 2021

2021: From online to on-the-ground and in-person

In the past three months, more than a dozen industry trade shows have taken place in the United States and around the world. We are once again interacting face to face, exchanging ideas, sharing experiences, and rekindling connections...

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Technology
By Peter R. EelmanOct 01, 2021

IMTS 2022: One Year Out

The theme for IMTS 2022 is Digital Manufacturing. Implemented. As manufacturers around the world wrestle with supply chain and workforce challenges, they are increasingly searching and adopting digital manufacturing practices and products.

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Technology
By Peter R. EelmanAug 16, 2021

New Show Cycle: New Look and New Faces

IMTS 2022 will occupy all four buildings and all levels of the McCormick Place campus as well as continue co-locating with the HANNOVER MESSE USA show in the East Building.

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