IMEC2022 The 19thInternational Machine Tool Engineers’ Conference IMEC2022 The 19thInternational Machine Tool Engineers’ Conference

ThemeOverall theme “Challenge for the new era - Monozukuri revolutionized by digital technology”


This conference is subsidized by
JKA through its Promotion funds from KEIRIN RACE.

Oral session

Oral session conducts productive discussions among participants, also mainly consists of the speech for the results of advanced research and development on machine tools in the world to aim at innovative advancement of the machine tool in the future. This time, Oral session is held under the theme “Challenge for the new era - Monozukuri revolutionized by digital technology” for future development of Machine Tool Technologies and Monozukuri (“monozukuri” is the Japanese term for skilled manufacturing).*Official languages: English and Japanese (with simultaneous inte rpretation service)

  • Date: November 10th (Thu.) – 11th (Fri.), 2022
  • Venue: International Conference Hall, Tokyo Big Sight.
  • Official Languages: English and Japanese (with simultaneous interpretation service)


09:00-09:10 Opening Address
Dr. Yoshiharu Inaba, Chairman of Japan Machine Tool Builders' Association
Professor. Dr. Mamoru Mitsuishi, Chairman of IMEC Organizing Committee
Keynote Session: Manufacturing trends towards GX
Chairperson: Dr. Mamoru Mitsuishi, National Institution for Academic Degrees and Quality Enhancement of Higher Education
Co-Chairperson: Dr. Yoshio Wakazono, JTEKT Corp.
09:10-09:20 Introduction by Chairperson
09:20-10:10 Keynote Speech “Sustainability in manufacturing – relative and absolute perspectives”
Professor. Dr. Michael Zwicky Hauschild, Technical University of Denmark
10:10-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:20 Keynote Speech “Current Status and Future Targets for Realizing Carbon Neutrality
— GX and Role of Manufacturing—”
Dr. Akira Yabe, fellow, Sustainable Energy Unit, Technology Strategy Center, NEDO
11:20-12:10 Keynote Speech “Carbon Neutrality and Manufacturing in the Age of Electrification”
Mr. Kimio Nishimura, Expert Leader, Powertrain Technology Planning Dept.,Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
12:10-12:20 Q & A for Keynote session
12:20-12:35 Awards ceremony for the Poster Session
12:35-13:30 Lunch Break
Technical Session1 “Manufacturing premise changing with DX”
Chairperson: Professor. Dr. Keiichi Shirase, Kobe University
Co-Chairperson: Mr. Yasuhiko Suzuki, Yamazaki Mazak Corp.
13:30-13:40 Introduction by Chairperson
13:40-14:30 Keynote Speech “Manufacturing Platform Strategy and Industry5.0”
Mr. Masahito Komiya, Principal/Innovation Strategist, JIC Venture Growth Investments (Japan Investment Corporation Group Venture Capital)
14:30-15:15 Speech “Approaches to Reduce Production Preparation Lead-Time with Digital Technology”
Mr. Tomoyasu Ohta, Powertrain Engineering Department, Toyota Motor Corporation
15:15-15:35 Coffee Break
15:35-16:20 Speech “CNC for advanced digital manufacturing”
Mr. Takuro Katayama, Deputy General Manager, MAZATROL DX Dept., Product R&D Headquarters, Yamazaki Mazak Corp.
16:20-17:05 Speech “Status and prospects of advanced manufacturing empowered by discontinuous enhancement of computing powers”
Mr. Koji Yasui, Chief Engineer, Industrial Mechatronics Division, FA System Division, MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC Corporation
17:05-17:15 Q & A for Technical Session1
17:15-17:25 Fill out the questionnaire
Technical Session2 “Innovative manufacturing technology as a game changer”
Chairperson: Professor. Dr. Hiroyuki Sasahara, Tokyo University of Agriculture & Technology
Co-Chairperson: Mr. Haruhiko Niitani, NIDEC Machine Tool Corp.
09:00-09:10 Introduction by Chairperson
09:10-10:00 Keynote Speech “Manufacturable Generative Design” Mr. Peter Rogers, CEO, LAYERED Ltd.
10:00-10:45 Speech “New Structural Materials and Technologies to Reduce the Environmental Impact of Machine Tools”
Mr. Yuichi Yonemitsu, Manager, Product Development Section 2, Makino Milling Machine Co., Ltd.
10:45-11:05 Coffee Break
11:05-11:50 Speech “Hybrid additive and subtractive manufacturing in production: state of the art and trends”
Ms. Yoko Hirono, Executive Officer, R&D Company, DMG MORI Co., Ltd.
11:50-12:35 Speech “Scaling Metal Binder Jetting Production”
Mr. Christian Lönne, CEO, Digital Metal
12:35-12:45 Q & A for Technical Session2
12:45-13:45 Lunch Break
Technical Session3 “Control/mechatronics technology to support precision”
Chairperson: Professor. Dr. Atsushi Matsubara, Kyoto University
Co-Chairperson: Dr. Harumitsu Senda, Okuma Corp.
13:45-13:55 Introduction by Chairperson
13:55-14:45 Keynote Speech “Research on Compensation and Correction technology for machine tools”
Professor. Dr. Steffen Ihlenfeldt, Technische Universität Dresden
14:45-15:30 Speech “Mechanical Design and Compensation Technologies to Maintain Accuracy of Machine Tool”
Dr. Tetsuya Matsushita, Special Chief Engineer, R&D Dept., Okuma Corp.
15:30-15:50 Coffee Break
15:50-16:35 Speech “Increasing Roles of Robots in Machining”
Dr. Erdem Ozturk,Senior Technical Fellow, AMRC, The University of Sheffield
16:35-17:20 Speech “Measurement and compensation to ensure volumetric accuracy of industrial robots”
Professor. Dr. Soichi Ibaraki, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering,Hiroshima University
17:20-17:30 Q & A for Technical session3
17:30-17:35 Fill out the questionnaire

Poster session

Poster session conducts discussions and technical exchange among researchers and engineers of machine tools by widely announcing the results of advanced research and development on machine tool from universities, technical colleges, public laboratories by poster format. In this session, all visitors of JIMTOF have an opportunity to discuss directly with presenter of poster session. Briefing Assistants of each exhibitor shall provide explanations about research contents on 1 to 4 pm, November 10 to 11 and 9 to 12 am, November 12 2022.

List of Participants and Research Theme

Machine tools and their components


Influence of Nozzle Jet Flushing in Wire EDM on Machining Characteristics

Nontraditional Machining Laboratory, Graduate school of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University


Development of highly-functional metal 3D printer by applying high-gravitational field

Koike lab., Dept. of System Design Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University


Development of a novel quill type internal grinding spindle unit for large diameter internal grinding

Adachi Lab., Dept. Mechanical Engineering, Chubu University


Development of spindle system for ultra-precision machine tools to realize high thermal stability

Nakao Lab., Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Kanagawa University

Machining technology and machining phenomena


Development of process planning support system combining. Additive Manufacturing and Subtractive Manufacturing

Manufacturing and Machine Tool Lab., Dept. of Science and Engineering, Saitama University


Multi-Material structures by Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing

Nagamatsu Lab., Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, The University of Electro-Communications


Fabrication of functionally graded materials of tool steel by directed energy deposition method

Industrial Research Center of Shiga Prefecture


Adhesion of dissimilar materials to CFRP by utilizing the surface microstructure of additively manufactured Titanium

Graduate school of Engineering, Tohoku University Mizutani Laboratory


Exploring the role of mechanochemical effects in metal cutting based on in-situ Observation

Enomoto-Sugihara Lab., Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Osaka University


A novel method of model parameter identification for highly-accurate milling simulation

Digital Manufacturing Lab., Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University


Importance of oxygen control for quality assurance of built part in PBF-LB/M

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Institute (AMTI), Kanazawa University


Improvement of additional cutting characteristics for AM manufactured parts by shell forming

Machining Lab., Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Meiji University


Estimation of a ductile fracture property by analyzing the mechanism of serrated chip formation

Shinozuka Lab., Div. of Systems Research, Yokohama National University


Cutting simulation in Machining of Anisotropic Materials

Manufacturing System & Processing Lab., Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Tokyo Denki University


Micro-texturing by ultrasonic vibration assisted indentation

Ultraprecision Machining Lab., Chubu University


Machining technology utilizing ultrasonic vibration and its application

Precision machining and mechanism Lab., Nagaoka University of Technology


EDM-assisted combined turning for unidirectional CFRP

Precision engineering research group, Sophia university


Nano precision technology for ultrahigh precision optics manufacturing

Nano precision manufacturing Lab., Dept. of advanced machinery engineering, School of engineering, Tokyo Denki University


Study on crack propagation behavior and fracture surface morphology during wheel scribing of glass sheet

Chiba Advanced Technology & science Lab., Chiba University


Fabrication of Functional Surface with Micromachining

Production Technology Lab., Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Setsunan University


Feature Extraction from Machining Current Waveform in Electrochemical Discharge Machining by Principal Component Analysis

Innovative Machine Lab., Dept. Advanced Science and Technology, Toyota Technological Institute


Improvement and measurement of machining processes

Advanced manufacturing Technology Laboratory, Division of Mechanical Science and Technology, Gunma University


Quantitative Evaluation of Dressing Surfaces of Grinding Wheel by means of Grinding Wheel Surface Measurement Technique

Yamada and Uchida Lab., College of Science & Technology, Nihon University


On-machine re-polishing for cutting tools using EC-PCD made of boron doped diamond

Ninomiya lab., Dept. of mechanical engineering, Nippon Institute of Technology


Milling of Whole Surface with Cold Chucking System

Division of Mechanical Engineering, Ashikaga University


Burnishing tool capable of surface modification of thin plate material

Tomohisa Tanaka Lab., School of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology


Development of Wet Grinding Technology for Large Stainless Steel Sheets

Ishida-Mizobuchi Lab., Tokushima University


Development of diamond electrodeposited wire mesh grinding wheel for cutting and grooving

Sasahara Lab., Dept. of Mechanical Systems Engineering, TUAT

Systems and control technology


Development of a Tool Path Generation Method for Value-Added 5-Axis Controlled Machining

Morishige Lab., Dept. of Mechanical and Intelligent Systems Engineering, The University of Electro-Communications


Machining Process Analysis Based on Form-Shaping Motion for Machine Tool Selection

Nakamoto Lab., Dept. of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology


CAPP system for machining oriented toward automation of customized production

Kobe University


Trajectory Control of Industrial Robots for High-speed and High-precision Machining

Laboratory for Future Interdisciplinary Research of Science and Technology, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology


Direct control of machine tools using 3D-CAD and model based simulation of energy consumption

Morimoto・Hayashi Lab, Graduate School of Engineering, Kanazawa Institute of Technology


Development of Ball End-mill Cutting Condition Optimization by Using Data-mining Method

Okayama University, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology

Tools and tooling systems


Development of laser micro-processing technology for shaping edges of cutting tool.

Laser processing and process Lab., The Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries


Manufacture of composite abrasive grain fiber bond grinding wheel capable of improving chemical reaction by PELID and its grinding characteristics

Itoh Lab., Graduate School of Science and Engineering , Ibaraki University

Measurement and evaluation technology


Vision-Based Remote Monitoring of Machine Tool Vibration

Precision Measurement and Machining Lab., Dept. of Micro Engineering, Kyoto University


Measurement error compensation for articulated arm coordinate measuring machines

Mechanical Design and Systems Laboratory, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Hiroshima University


Remote Monitoring of Thermal Deformation of Machine Tools by means of Dual Comb Ranging

Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo


Monitoring of wheel surface condition by extracted parameters of grinding force

Yoshioka Lab., Institute of industrial Science, The University of Tokyo


Abrasive Grain Processing Analysis by On-machine Measurement Using Deep Learning

AI analysis of abrasive grain processing Lab., Sasebo College of Technology


8-shaped motion tests on five-axis machining centers

Precision Lab., Dept. of Mechanical Eng., Osaka Institute of Technology


Determination Factors of UPR of Positioning Accuracy in Machining Centers

Saito Lab., College of Engineering, Nihon University


Using Hexagonal W-ECO Model for SDGs and Carbon Neutral Compliance

Tanabe Lab., Technical and Management Engineering, Sanjo City University


In Situ Diagnosis and Evaluation of Tribological Phenomena in Cutting and Abrasive Machining by Acoustic Emission Sensing

Micro and Nano Engineering Lab.(HASE Lab), Graduate School of Engineering, Saitama Institute of Technology


Non-contact on-machine and in-line measurement system

Precision Production Science and Technology Lab., Graduate School of Engineering Nagasaki University


Study on evaluation method of screw looseness condition using ultrasonic vibration

Ochiai Lab.,Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,Tokai University

Production system and their components


Change Detection in Cutting Process Using Multimodal Deep Generative Model

Suwa Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Setsunan University


Development of chip cleaning technology by autonomous mobile robot

Kakinuma lab., Department of System Design Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University


Decentralized Job Shop Scheduling by Recursive Propagation Method

Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya University

Special Exhibits


Museum of industrial Technology, Nippon Institute of Technology


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