The 32nd edition of the IMTS trade show drew a record registration of 129,415 people and featured 1,424,232 sq. ft. of exhibit space representing 2,123 booths and 2,563 exhibiting companies. It is the largest trade show for this industry in North America.
Setco’s exhibit featured new spindle and slide products along with the expanded services offerings that Setco provides worldwide. New standard and custom motorized spindles, multi axis heads and slides were shown in the new products area. The services area introduced Setco’s spindle core exchange program for quick turnaround of standard machine tool spindles such as Fadal and Milltronics. The services area also featured the upgrading of existing spindles to “hard metal” machining utilizing the Kennametal KM4X tooling system.