On behalf of Hannover Fairs USA, I am pleased to announce and welcome you to our Integrated Industries Conference on Tuesday, September 13 at IMTS 2016. The Integrated Industries Conference is an extension of the world-renowned HANNOVER MESSE industrial technology event, which in April featured “Integrated Industry – Discover Solutions” as its keynote theme and the United States as its official Partner Country for the first time in the fair’s history.

We have gathered an outstanding lineup of global industry experts and thought leaders to discuss advanced manufacturing and share insights, best practices, and new methods to help you introduce Industry 4.0 onto your factory floor. Presenters will focus on Motion, Drive & Automation, Internet of Things/Industry 4.0, and Surface Technology trends and topics. The Integrated Industries Conference discussions will correlate directly with the focus on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions seen and discussed during HANNOVER MESSE 2016.

During the Motion, Drive and Automation Track, senior executives from Tolomatic, Bosch Rexroth, and Hiwin will present topics such as: Total Cost Of Ownership: Electric Actuators vs. Pneumatic Cylinders, Increase Production with Machine Safety, and Synchronous PM Linear Motor Motion Technology.

As part of the Industrial Internet of Things/Industry 4.0 Track, thought leaders from Applied Manufacturing Technologies, Rittal, and it’s OWL (Intelligent Technical Systems OstWestfalenLippe – a German technology and research hub) will discuss: Taking a Doctor’s Approach to Automation, Where is Industry 4.0/IIoT Leading Us and for How Long, and Clusters of Excellence – Successful Industrial Networking made in Germany.

During the Surface Technology Track, senior executives from Gema USA, GF Machining Solutions, and Duerr Ecoclean will discuss topics such as: Powder Coating Spray and Recovery Technology Offers Greater Production Flexibility and Output, New Trends with Laser Texturing, and Cleaning with Non- Halogenated Hydrocarbons in Comparison to Water Based Cleaning.

The 2016 Integrated Industries Conference, in combination with our five industrial technology trade fairs, offers a perfect platform for you to preview and discuss the most comprehensive demonstration of trending Industry 4.0 technologies and topics from around the globe. HFUSA is providing an outstanding conference schedule and event where we will share our valuable networking contacts and offer pre-qualified new business opportunities for your enterprise.

I look forward to seeing you this September in Chicago.


Larry Turner

CEO, Hannover Fairs USA