NMW 2003: A photo tour of the show floor

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March 3-5, 2003, Chicago, IL

EXCLUSIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR Take a photo tour of NMW 2003

C ontrol Engineering editors toured the Industrial Automation Show at National Manufacturing Week, held this week at Chicago's McCormick Place, to learn what was new. Below are some highlights.

-All photos by Jim Montague, News Editor, Control Engineering, jmontague@reedbusiness.com

(l to r) Jerry Jasinowski, president of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), William Weiblen, past president of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and John Stuttard, of Reed Exhibtion Cos., open the festivities at National Manufacturing Week (NMW) 2003 on March 3 with the traditional ribbon cutting in the main concourse at McCormick Place (Chicago, IL).

Sara O'Hara, sales and marketing assistant, and Bill Stewart, operations manager, set up the plasma TV that E-T-A plans to raffle off to qualified buyers at its exhibit during National Manufacturing Week 2003 at Chicago's McCormick Place.

Tony Raimondo, National Association of Manufacturers' (NAM) board member and chairman and ceo of Behlen Manufacturing, talks about rising health care costs and other challenges facing the nations' manufacturers as NAM presents the results of its annual members' survey on March 3 at National Manufacuting Week 2003 at Chicago's McCormick Place.

Kathy Hill, vp and gm of Cisco Systems' desktop switching business unit, presents some basic facts and trends on the emergence of Ethernet in manufacturing during Cisco's industry keynote presentation on March 3 at National Manufacturing Week 2003 at Chicago's McCormick Place.

Hubert Reinartz (left), of Junker Inc. (Oswego, IL), listens to Larry Komarek, Phoenix Contact's (Harrisburg, PA) engineering manager, go over some of the finer points of the company's technology at Phoenix Contact's exhibit on March 3 at National Manufacturing Week 2003 at Chicago's McCormick Place.

Paul Terry (left), of ABB product marketing, and Ulf Knutsson, research and development manager for ABB Inc. (Vasteras, Sweden), demonstrate the company's new PST Softstarter on March 3 at ABB's exhibit at National Manufacturing Week 2003 at Chicago's McCormick Place.

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