Chicago, Illinois, March 17, 2011 – DMG / Mori Seiki USA has announced the annual Innovation Days event will takeplace at the company’s Headquarters and Chicago Technical Center on May 3 – 5, 2011 where progressive machine technology will collide with the latest tooling, automation, software, training and application strategies. Manufacturers will have the opportunity to experience everything needed to stay at the forefront of manufacturing ‐ all in one place. This once‐yearly event gives machine tool users access to over thirty live cutting demonstrations and dozens of engineers specializing in advanced machining solutions. Technical seminars at the three‐day event will be presented byindustry experts and span several productivity‐boosting topics including: Expanding Production, Shop Floor Networking & Communication, Machine Tools for the Future, Practical Strategies for Reducing Set Up Times and Laser and Ultrasonic Use In New Markets.
Other presentations will encompass a wide variety of topics, including technical and new product seminars, as well as peer learning sessions. Cutting demonstrations will concentrate on the newest DMG and Mori Seiki equipment with process integration, automation and complex machining, as well as partner companies exhibiting tooling, software and accessories.
“We continue in the tradition of past Innovation Days by presenting the biggest event of the year,” said Thomas R Dillon, President of DMG / Mori Seiki USA. “Visitors will have the chance to see how the outstanding results of our collaboration efforts continue to benefit them in every area, including technology, engineering solutions, training, service, and parts.” Also highlighted at Innovation Days 2011 will be the innovative new products from DMG / Mori Seiki’s engineering group, Machining Technology Laboratory (MTL). MTL realized significant accomplishments in the past year and will exhibit several of them, including the use of Mori Seiki’s own patented water gauge technology, the Hydrogage, on the DMG Sprint 42 linear machine. MTL’s mission to develop disruptive technologies that offer a solution beyond the machine is embodied in the revolutionary work that will be presented on both Mori Seiki and DMG equipment at the exhibition.
Showcased at the event will be the new X‐Class Series of machines from Mori Seiki. The X‐Class, which successfully debuted in the US at IMTS 2010, has quickly become in demand for its unprecedented levels of precision, quality and reliability at an affordable price with the flexibility to meet changing customer needs.
For more information and to register to attend Innovation Days, visit www.idays2011.com.