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Big manufacturing technology show set for Oct. 17 in Toronto

Toronto, ON -- The Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS), Canada's leading trade event for industrial profe...


September 12, 2005
By MRO Magazine

Toronto, ON — The Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS), Canada’s leading trade event for industrial professionals, takes place at the National Trade Centre, Exhibition place in Toronto, Oct. 17-20, 2005. More than 11,000 qualified professionals attended the 2003 edition of the biennial trade event and as many are again expected.

CMTS, produced by Reed Exhibitions Canada of Toronto, combines five shows into one all-encompassing industrial event. The floor will be divided into distinct sections: the <B>Canadian Machine Tool Show,</B> the place to source machine tools, accessories and industrial supplies; the <B>National Factory Automation Show,</B> featuring hundreds of products and services for plant floor automation, integration and control systems; <B>Metal Forming Equipment</B> for a wide range of full-scale machine tools and supplies for cutting, shaping, punching and polishing metal; <B>Tooling and Accessories</B> showing the latest in cutting tool technology, work holding devices, supplies and services; and <B>Measurement Technology & Quality,</B> a section focusing on quality assurance and product reliability.

The event includes a conference and this year’s program focuses on global competition, lean manufacturing, high speed machining and RFID. Details on the conference programs can be found online at

Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show was a new name for the event in 2003 (it was previously known as the Canadian Machine Tool Show and National Factory Automation Show.


The show is a place to source and evaluate the latest tools, equipment, technologies and solutions from more than 600 expected manufacturers and distributors who will be exhibiting.

"CMTS was the most positive atmosphere that I have seen in the metal manufacturing sector in recent years," said Jim Burrows, president of the Canadian Machine Tool Distributors’ Association, commenting on the 2003 show.

For more information on exhibiting at, or attending the show, go to or call 416-491-7565 / 1-888-322-7333.