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What's next for compressed air tech

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The International Manufacturing and Technology Show (IMTS) that took place in Chicago in September presented great opportunities to learn about new innovations in industry and talk to important players in the world of compressed air efficiency.The IMTS show is one of the largest expositions of its kind in the country, taking up 1.4 million square feet in Chicago’s McCormick Place. The show focuses on materials manufacturing technology, with 2,563 companies from around the world exhibiting in 2018. This latest show was a record-breaker in terms of attendance, with more than 129,000 on hand people to view an array of eye-popping displays. The 2018 edition also eclipsed…

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MARCON 2019
March 4-7 / Knoxville, TN

ABB Customer World 2019
March 4-7 / Houston, TX

OSIsoft Pi World 2019
April 8-12 / San Francisco, CA

Reliable Plant 2019
April 16-18 / Cleveland, OH

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