First IANA conference sells out space

Debuts alongside IMTS in Chicago Sept. 10-15, 2012


Industrial Automation North AmericaHannover Fairs USA, Inc. has sold out its available exhibition space for the first Industrial Automation North America (IANA) trade show has completely sold out of exhibitor space. IANA debuts this year in conjunction with the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) at Chicago’s McCormick Place from Sept. 10-15, 2012.  Leading global exhibitors will showcase industrial automation processes and solutions focused on integrating information and control across plant operations. On display will be the latest technologies for the automotive, aerospace, energy, infrastructure, food and beverage, machine tool, material handling, medical, mechanical, and fluid power transmission industries.  

“Hannover Fairs portfolio of Industrial Automation events are well established in Europe, Eurasia and the BRIC countries,” said Larry Turner, Hannover Fairs CEO. “We are thrilled to be a part of the launch of the latest portfolio event in the U.S. and look forward to hosting global visitors interested in discovering new offerings for the digital factory. Engineers, plant managers and maintenance specialists looking to restructure or update manufacturing operations will find the latest technology and services to improve their production facilities.”

The 2012 IANA trade show will feature conferences and training that offer IANA and IMTS attendees the latest best-practices, solutions and technologies in manufacturing automation.  

These include the Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit (GAMS) produced by CFE Media, with Control Engineering and Plant Engineering developing two days of presentations The GAMS conference keynote speakers include Billy Taylor, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.; Karen Kurek, head of McGladrey’s National Manufacturing and Distribution Practice; and Douglas Woods, President and CEO of the Association for Manufacturing Technology.  

For more information on attending IANA, contact Aryan Zandieh at (312) 924-1688 or or visit

No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Choosing controllers: PLCs, PACs, IPCs, DCS? What's best for your application?; Wireless trends; Design, integration; Manufacturing Day; Product Exclusive
Variable speed drives: Smooth, efficient, electrically quite motion control; Process control upgrades; Mobile intelligence; Product finalists: Vote now; Product Exclusives
Machine design tips: Pneumatic or electric; Software upgrades; Ethernet advantages; Additive manufacturing; Engineering Leaders; Product exclusives: PLC, HMI, IO
This article collection contains the 5 most referenced articles on improving the use of PID.
Learn how Industry 4.0 adds supply chain efficiency, optimizes pricing, improves quality, and more.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

Cyber security cost-efficient for industrial control systems; Extracting full value from operational data; Managing cyber security risks
Drilling for Big Data: Managing the flow of information; Big data drilldown series: Challenge and opportunity; OT to IT: Creating a circle of improvement; Industry loses best workers, again
Pipeline vulnerabilities? Securing hydrocarbon transit; Predictive analytics hit the mainstream; Dirty pipelines decrease flow, production—pig your line; Ensuring pipeline physical and cyber security