from Coventry and Warwickshire have travelled across the pond to learn
what future technology holds for them and to try and win new business.
group has been taken to the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS)
in Chicago by the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber.
companies are all members of The Chamber Engineering and Manufacturing
Action Group, (CEMAG), which was launched last year to help boost the
region's engineering and manufacturing sector.
is held once every two years and the 1998 exhibition attracted more than
130,000 visitors, including the machine tool associations of 23 different
countries, and achieved orders worth more than a billion dollars.
local delegation is aiming to make new contacts and do business with
potential customers from all over the world in the 2000 show's 10
the nine-strong group are Peter Shearing, Coventry area director at The
Chamber, and Graham Allcock, who manages the CEMAG programme for The
event offers manufactures a major opportunity to gain an insight into
the latest developments in the industry and to make new contacts.
are also hoping our members will use the visit to judge the potential of
exporting to North America."
companies in the delegation are: Hey Machine Tools; Marrill Engineering;
PBK Micron; KC Machine Tools; Special EFX; KWI Grindings; Midland
Metrology; Earldson Technology; and Centreline Machine Tool Co.
for the next IMTS to be held in 2002 are now being taken by The Chamber.
For further information, contact Chamber export adviser Alan Jones on 024