ELMIRA, N.Y. – Hardinge Inc. (Nasdaq:HDNG), a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions and accessories, announced that the Company will exhibit its products and capabilities at IMTS - International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 being held at McCormick Place, Chicago from September 8 through September 13, 2014. Hardinge will introduce several new machine models as well as display numerous existing models in two booths: S-8738, located in the South Building and N-6936, located in the North Building.
"We are excited to present advanced, innovative machine tool technology at IMTS this year," stated Rick Simons, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hardinge Inc. "Between our two booths, we will have 15 computer numeric controlled machine tools in operation, demonstrating each machine's unique capabilities for prospective customers. We are also launching new innovations in each of our grinding, turning and milling product lines at the show. I invite anyone who attends the show to visit our booths to see why Hardinge remains a leader in the precision machine tool market."
Hardinge will introduce the following new products at IMTS 2014:
-- The Company's newest turning center, the Hardinge CONQUEST H51 SUPER-PRECISION(R)
-- The all-new Bridgeport CONQUEST V1000 vertical machining center
-- And, Hardinge's newest specialty, cylindrical grinding machine, the Usach 75
IMTS is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, featuring 1,900 exhibitors and 100,000 visitors in over 1.2 million net square feet of exhibit space. IMTS 2014 is the 30th edition of the premier manufacturing technology show in North America. IMTS is held every even-numbered year in Chicago. Attendee show hours in the North and South Buildings are 10:00am to 6:00pm CT.
For details on the event, including registration, please visit http://www.imts.com/show/info.html.
Hardinge is a leading global designer and manufacturer of high precision, computer-controlled machine tool solutions developed for critical, hard to machine metal parts and of technologically advanced workholding accessories. The Company's strategy is to leverage its global brand strength to further penetrate global market opportunities where customers will benefit from the technologically advanced, high quality, reliable products Hardinge produces. With approximately 67% of its sales outside of North America, Hardinge serves the worldwide metal working market. Hardinge's machine tool and accessory solutions can also be found in a broad base of industries to include aerospace, agricultural, automotive, construction, consumer products, defense, energy, medical, technology and transportation.
Hardinge applies its engineering design and manufacturing expertise in high performance machining centers, high-end cylindrical and jig grinding machines, SUPER-PRECISION® and precision CNC lathes and technologically advanced workholding accessories. Hardinge has manufacturing operations in China, France, Germany, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States.
The Company regularly posts information on its website: http://www.hardinge.com.
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