MTConnect® Factory Connectivity On Display IMTS

Learn More about MTConnect®—an Open Standard for Factory Connectivity

In an industry of thin margins and relentless global competition, many manufacturing technology companies see big promise with next-generation controls, networking, and communication solutions for the digital factory of the future. Solutions using MTConnect, an open standard for factory connectivity, will be on display all around IMTS 2016.


Guided booth tours by the MTConnect Institute are scheduled for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday and spaces are still available. Attendees will see a hand-picked selection of new equipment and software offerings and meet key applications engineering, software development, and executive staff from leaders in digital manufacturing technologies. Contact Russ Waddell at to sign up or learn more.

Awards will also be presented for the MTConnect Student Challenge on Monday, Sept. 12, at 1:30 p.m., on the main stage in the grand concourse. Take a few minutes to congratulate the technologists of tomorrow on their real world answers to today’s manufacturing challenges.

The MTConnect communication standard unlocks a huge variety of applications for smarter manufacturing, so keep your eyes open all over the show for clever uses of better, more comprehensive, easier-to-access factory floor data. The MTConnect Institute will be represented as part of the “AMT Experience” located in booth NC-785 near the Student Summit. More details on where to find MTConnect at the show, along with a detailed booth list, are available at