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SEP 2018

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SHOP TALK MMS SEPTEMBER 2018 50 Industry News surpassing 7,200. One-third of the students at the university are enrolled in its Armour College of Engineering, and among undergraduates, half the students study engineering. "In our conversations with IIT, they wanted the things we wanted," Mr. Nudo says. For example, IIT wanted students to have access to machine tools for hands-on projects. The machine tool builder aims for this as well, as a way of getting to know students and also expanding their aware- ness of manufacturing technology. Additive man- ufacturing was part of the discussion, too— a technology the university sees as key for its students to understand. DMG MORI, which offers both metal-deposition and powder-bed additive manufacturing machines, can provide this exposure. Indeed, many of the company's most advanced machines for the North American market are likely to be found in this facility. The new site would serve as not only the company's U.S. head- quarters but also its principal U.S. showroom. The current Hoffman Estates facility will remain in use. In the new plan, it will become the com- pany's National Engi- neering and Automation Center. Then there is the proximity to McCormick Place. Every other year, shipping machines to the International Man- ufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) is no small undertaking. Located just a 10-minute drive from McCormick, the new facility will simplify supporting the com- pany's presence at the show. | DMG MORI USA Inc. 847-593-5400 "Rantings of a Machine Tool Salesman" to Be Released During IMTS 2018 Scott Walker, chairman of Mitsui Seiki USA Inc., has written a book, Rantings of a Machine Tool Salesman, to be made available on Amazon during the International Manu- facturing Technology Show (IMTS). The book is described as a some- times funny, sometimes serious, sometimes sentimental collection of the author's favorite selections taken from

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