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High-tech materials to machines at Techtextil, Texprocess

Published: 2019-05-14

Beginning May 14, the biggest ever editions of the world’s leading international trade fairs for the sector, Techtextil and Texprocess, will spotlight the functions of textiles, especially technical textiles. The four-day trade shows in Germany will reveal where technical textiles are to be found in everyday settings and how textiles are processed.

Pic: Messe Frankfurt

The leading international trade fairs for technical textiles and nonwovens and for the processing of textile and flexible materials will bring together a total of 1,818 exhibitors from 59 countries: 1,501 from 57 countries at Techtextil and 317 from 34 countries at Texprocess. Thus, the two trade fairs will be opening their doors tomorrow on their biggest ever editions, organiser Messe Frankfurt said in a press release.


"Throughout Europe, technical textiles are one of the biggest sectors of the textile and apparel industry and thus a decisive driving force for its economic strength. Held concurrently, Texprocess and its highly innovative exhibitors stand for high-tech in the textile-processing sector, in an unrivalled, concentrated way. In this connection, we now talk about Impact 4.0, in other words significant and visible developments emerging from Industry 4.0," said Detlef Braun, member of the executive board of Messe Frankfurt. “Over the coming days, Techtextil and Texprocess will turn Frankfurt into the epicentre of textile innovation.”


With 421 exhibitors from Germany and 1,080 from abroad, Techtextil 2019 will boast a 72 per cent level of internationality. After Germany, the five biggest exhibitor nations are Italy (134), China (113), France (103), Switzerland (63) and the United Kingdom (62). Taking part for the first time or returning after a period of absence are Brazil, Sri Lanka, Nepal, the United Arab Emirates, Morocco and Tunisia. Additionally, 14 countries are represented by national pavilions. Particular exhibitor growth was registered from Turkey, the Czech Republic, China, the US and Taiwan.


With 212 exhibitors from abroad and 105 from Germany, the level of internationality at Texprocess will be 67 per cent. After Germany, the five biggest exhibitor nations are Italy, China, Taiwan, Japan and Turkey. Taking part for the first time or returning after a period of absence are Finland, Denmark, the Ukraine, the Dominican Republic and Singapore. Additionally, China, Japan and Taiwan are represented by national pavilions.


From architecture, the automobile industry and medicine to the fashion business and personal protection, Techtextil is a mirror for the broad spectrum of applications involving textile materials. At the neighbouring Texprocess, everything during the four days of the fair will revolve around the latest processing technologies for making apparel and fashions, upholstered furniture and accessories for the automobile industry. (RR)


Source:Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India