AMB is the international exhibition for metal-working. The exhibitors present their innovations and further developments all around maching of metal in Stuttgart. The focus is on machining and metal-removing machine tools and precision tools. Products and machines from the areas measuring systems and quality assurance, robots, workpiece and tool handling, software, computer systems and peripherals, components, subassemblies and accessories, as well as completely specific applications for diverse industries, are also on show at AMB.
Associations, institutes, universities, companies and publishing companies organise special shows and presentation events. Methods for even more efficient production are demonstrated here and the search for production or sales partners made easier. The topics of the framework programme are such as "AMB DIGITAL WAY - ways in digital production", "AMB Experts' Lounge", VDMA Forum "Innovative solutions for Industry 4.0", professional competition "Lathe Operator of the Year", "Arts Meets Technology", special show "PTW Innovation tour of metal-working - trends of tomorrow", professional competition "WorldSkills Germany", Special show for Young People, Guided visitor tours on sustainable topics, BlueCompetence initiative of VDMA, "MM Award", BME Buyers' Day, LMT Gearing Symposium, Jobboarding.
The machine of the future - all innovations and further developments on machine tools, precision tools and peripherie, in combination with digitization and automation - was the leading trend at AMB 2016. Other important topics have been such as enhanced service life for precision tools, gentle utilization of recources, Energy efficiency and recruiting of new blood and specialized personnel. Numerous exhibitors showed their solutions at the booth and in special shows. Visitors could gain a good overview in just one day because of an efiicient thematic hall planning and the excellent transport connection.