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MMTS 2024: Quebec’s manufacturing industry gears up for a showcase of the latest innovations

February 26, 2024
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

The Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show (MMTS) is returning to the Palais des congrès de Montreal this year, scheduled to take place from June 18 to 20.

MMTS, produced by SME, is a pivotal manufacturing event held in Quebec every two years. This year’s event will showcase the latest in Quebec’s manufacturing landscape, encompassing machine tools, tooling, and metalworking applications, as well as the smart manufacturing sectors, including automation and robotics, AI, cybersecurity, clean energy, battery technology and additive manufacturing.

According to a press statement from SME, MMTS 2024 will bring together more than 5,000 manufacturing professionals interacting with a powerful lineup of more than 250 OEMs and suppliers, 750,000+ pounds of live equipment, 100 new innovative products and 25 educational sessions by industry thought leaders across 175,000 square feet of exhibition space.

Attendees will reportedly experience the latest industrial innovations in action through real-time machinery demonstrations, view products setting the pace for the future of manufacturing, learn about an array of innovative solutions elevating efficiency and productivity, gain invaluable insights from top experts and connect with field leaders.


Highlights of the event include featured presentations led by preeminent industry voices:

  • How AI empowers Canadian manufacturers with cost-efficient technology: Presented by AI4Manufacturing, the session will be hosted by John Cigana, director of project development – NGen, and showcasing Remi Duquette, vice president, industrial AI, Maya HTT; Valérie Judd-Rohal, senior manager, Deloitte’s Supply Chain & Network Operations; and Eric Janosz, principal, AIoT Sector, WTA Partners.
  • Shaping the future of Canadian industries with additive manufacturing: Presented by Canada Makes, the session will again feature NGen’s John Cigana along with Frédéric Marion, product manager for AP&C; Yahya Abderrafai, Ph.D., senior additive manufacturing specialist, AON3D; and Luc Pouliot, CEO, Polycontrols, as they explore the cutting-edge realm of additive manufacturing and its impact on industries across Canada.

“MMTS 2024 demonstrates the strength and innovation of Quebec’s manufacturing sector. It’s a celebration of our collective strength and vision in advancing manufacturing,” said Robert Willig, SME executive director and CEO.

Each evening will feature networking sessions so that the attendees and exhibitors enhance their manufacturing operations without disruptions to their daytime schedule.

Further information regarding the event is available at

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