Excitement is building for the Motion + Power Technology Expo (MPT Expo), formerly Gear Expo, taking place October 15-17 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, MI. The trade show floor will feature the Fluid Power Pavilion which will have dozens of leading vendors and an Emerging Technology Pavilion with solutions focused on IIoT, Blockchain, 3D Printing, Robotics, Supply Chain, and more. More than 17% of the participating companies are brand new to the event and 10% of those are international. The event is produced by the American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) and the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA), and will be co-located with the ASM Heat Treating Society Conference and Exposition.
"With our move to Detroit and new positioning for the event, we have been able to attract some of the larger companies in this space to participate including FANUC, J.G.Weisser Söhne and Philadelphia Gear who will join over 300 exhibiting companies to showcase the latest products, services and solutions for mechanical power transmission, fluid power, and electrical drive industries," says Jenny Blackford, Vice President, Marketing, AGMA. "We deliver a high quality audience of 4,000 industry professionals from the mechanical, electric and fluid industry from around the world to meet with our exhibitors and sponsors and are looking forward to another dynamic event."
There are 39 companies exhibiting for the first time at the Motion + Power Technology Expo in Detroit; some big names including drivetrain supplier Dana Corporation, IoT supplier MachineMetrics and milling machine supplier WFL Millturn Technologies GmbH & Co. Other first time exhibitors include Gear Motions Inc. of New York, Global Gear of Illinois, as well as Knoll America and Laser Marketing Technologies which are both based out of Michigan.
The trade show floor will also feature the National Fluid Power Pavilion, sponsored by NFPA, which will feature more than a dozen companies including Casappa Corporation, CSB Americas Inc., DMIC, Donald Engineering, Dura-Bar, FluiDyne Fluid Power, IC Fluid Power, Inc., Lucrescent Bearing, OEM Controls, Peninsular Cylindar Company, R&J Cylinder and Machine, Terzo Power Systems, Tribute, Inc., TTP-API Heat Transfer, Tuson Corporation, and Yates Cylinder.
Back by popular demand to the show floor will be the Emerging Technology Pavilion as a way for companies to showcase the latest products in 3D Printing, Robotics and more.