In support of the manufacturing community, ESPRIT is proud to participate in and/or sponsor many industry organizations and events throughout the world. This support enhances the value ESPRIT end users receive from their software and machine tool investment.
AFM, the Spanish Association of Machine Tool Manufacturers, is a private, independent professional association founded in 1946. Its basic aims focus on fostering the development, internationalization, and competitiveness of the machine tool sector, by means of a wide range of innovative services which provide concrete solutions for manufacturers’ needs and permanently working to represent and uphold the Sector’s objectives, as well as acting in the defense of member companies’ interests.
Spanish Machine Tool Builders Association
AMT actively supports and promotes American manufacturers of machine tools and manufacturing technology. In addition to sponsoring the IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show), they provide their members with industry expertise and assistance on critical industry concerns. AMT members represent the very best in American manufacturing technology.
The Association for Manufacturing Technology
The members of CECIMO are national associations of machine tool manufacturers of the European countries. Each country may only be represented by a single association.
European Committee for Cooperation of the Machine Tool Industries
EMO Hannover takes place for a week in September bi-annually. The leading trade fair for the sector and venue for the highest provider and user competence, exhibitors from all over the world once again will put their efficiency and innovative power to the test before the best qualified international specialists.
The entire range of products and services for the metalworking technology will be on display with special emphasis on machine tools, manufacturing systems, precision tools, automated systems, computer technology, industrial electronics and accessories.
European Machine Tool Organization
Sponsored by the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT), the International Manufacturing Technology Show is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, with thousands of exhibitors and over eighty-five thousand visitors. The event is held every two years in September at McCormick Place, Chicago.
Everyone involved in manufacturing will benefit from experiencing the vast array of technologies available at IMTS. Thousands of machines from builders in 40 nations, up and running.
International Manufacturing Technology Show
For the contribution to the development of industry and trade promotion through increased international transactions and technical exchanges of machine tools and their related equipment.
JIMTOF is the biggest machine tool fair in Asia, filling the entire facility of Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Center; indoor space 80,660m²), and also has been recognized as “One of the three biggest machine tool shows in the world” stand abreast of EMO in Europe and IMTS in the Unites States.
Every year the latest machinery and tools are exhibited at JIMTOF responding to the rigid user needs in Japan.
Japanese International Machine Tool Fair
Japan Machine Tool Builder’s Association Inc. (Nitkkokai) is an organization whose members are metal machine tool manufacturers, aiming at overall development of the machine tool industry and prosperity of affiliated industries and contributing to a sound development of the national economy. The Association was established in December 1951, then reorganized into a corporation in July 1978, and conducts activities with a system that responds to the new era.
The Japan Machine Tool Builders’ Association
The PMPA is an international trade association representing the interests of the precision machined products industry. While PMPA consists mainly of North America based manufacturers, its members also operate facilities in various industrial markets around the globe.
Precision Machined Products Association
Brecksville, Ohia, USA
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is the world’s leading resource Where Manufacturing Comes Together – both people and information – to advance manufacturing knowledge.
Manufacturing creates wealth. By providing resources and opportunities for manufacturing professionals to develop and utilize new knowledge, improved skills, and manufacturing solutions, SME helps members grow personally and professionally and, in turn, contributes to the economic health of companies, the industries, and the nations they serve.
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Symap is the association of production equipment manufacturers which represents and promotes its members, strongly related to the machine-tool industry.
Over the years, it has brought together the activities in the areas of machine-tools, assembly, woodworking and welding. More recently manufacturing robotics has been added to Symap’s activities.
Manufacturers, integrators, component suppliers and laboratories come together to discuss their common interests and find common solutions.
The Association of Manufacturers of Machine Tools
The members of the Association produce around 70% of the output of the industry and UCIMU-SISTEMI PER PRODURRE provides expert support for all aspects of corporate activities, including the special skills of its subsidiaries.
The Association of Italian Manufacturers of Machine Tools
We are a Business Association that continuously adapts its activities to the increasing demands of the market and offers an extensive range of services, and – that supports its members in both word and deed and paves the way for their future plans.
Representatives of our Members’ Interests Together with VDMA, the German Engineering Federation, we represent the interests of this sector before legislators, the government, authorities, customer industries, and the public.
The Information Pool for the Sector, permanent committees and workgroups ensure the extensive exchange of opinions and experience gained in the sector. Members are informed at regular intervals on technical, economic, and legal issues.
Committed to Joint Research, For the benefit of both our members and the whole sector we run committed joint research in machine tool construction in close cooperation with the institutes of the WGP Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Produktionstechnik (Scientific Association for Production Technology).
German Machine Tool Builders` Association