ORLANDO, FL-This month IMTSTV brings you more news from The MFG Meeting (Manufacturing For Growth) in Orlando, Florida. Tune in on Monday, April 16, 2012 at 12 p.m. ET onwww.IMTS.com/IMTStv . The show will also be available after the initial airing onIMTS.com . The IMTSTV April 16, 2012 Show schedule includes:

Reshoring Initiative: Bringing Manufacturing Back Home-Harry Moser, Founder of the Reshoring Initiative, talks about the reshoring movement and the reasons why it makes good business sense to bring manufacturing operations back to the United States.

Champion Now: Changing the Public Perception of Manufacturing-Terry Iverson discusses the Champion Now movement, which works to change the public perception of manufacturing to help inform younger generations about the industry’s career opportunities.

Local Motors: Building the First IMTS Car-Recently, some IMTS staffers went out to the Local Motors headquarters in Chandler, AZ, to take part in building a Rally Fighter, the first-ever IMTS car. It’s a sneak preview of what’s to come at IMTS 2012 in the Emerging Technology Center.

Industry News-A few business headlines for both the domestic and international manufacturing technology industry.

MyShow Planner: A Demo for Visitors-If you’re going to be a visitor at IMTS 2012, you’ll want to plan your visit using MyShow Planner, an interactive organizational tool found on IMTS.com. Jerry Gildea of Map Your Show gives an informative demonstration on how to use the planner and all the ways it can make your IMTS visit more efficient.

Why Should You Be at IMTS?-Doug Woods, President of AMT, talks about why it’s important to come to IMTS 2012.

MFG Exhibitors: A Look Ahead to IMTS-Exhibitors from The MFG Meeting share their thoughts on the manufacturing industry and IMTS.