Registration for India’s leading trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens - Techtextil India - is now open. Running into its sixth edition, the 2017 fair is scheduled to take place from 13 – 15 September in the country’s commercial capital – Mumbai.
The last edition which hosted 158 exhibitors from 11 countries and 5,050 business visitors from 35 countries effectively led to already over 30% re-bookings for 2017. With the early bird season going on, bookings for exhibition space has intensified. Fifteen months prior to its opening, the organisers have confirmed that prominent players of the technical textiles sector including Welspun, Groz-Beckert, RSWM Ltd, A.T.E. Enterprises, Luwa India, Weavetech Engineers Ltd. among others signed for the sixth edition. The trade fair continues to draw attention globally and is expected to announce its international pavilions in the coming months.
More than 6500 sqm have been dedicated for a grand showcase of its 10 product groups and 12 application areas of Agrotech, Buildtech, Clothtech, Geotech, Hometech, Indutech, Medtech, Mobiltech, Oekotech, Packtech, Protech, Sporttech covering the technical textile and nonwoven value chain in its entirety.
An important highlight of the 2017 edition will be the launch of the Texprocess Pavilion at Techtextil India, creating an innovation platform for the latest technologies, processes and services for garment-manufacturing and textile processing. Raj Manek, Executive Director and Board Member of Messe Frankfurt Asia Holding Ltd said: “India is emerging as a powerhouse of both production and consumption of technical textiles. The Texprocess Pavilion will allow domestic players to assess machinery and technical know-how for value addition and product diversification in their business besides opening up a new high-potential market for our international exhibitors.”
Internationally, Texprocess is always held in parallel with Techtextil. With the launch of Texprocess pavilion at Techtextil India 2017, this successful trade fair duo will complete the textile creation value chain for the Indian market. Expanding the product scope of the trade fair, the Texprocess pavilion will also create intense synergy between machinery manufacturers and sector players so that latest process developments and textile innovations can be seen real time.
Techtextil India and Texprocess are part of the “Technical Textiles & Textile Processing” brand with actually 8 shows worldwide within Messe Frankfurt’s Texpertise Network comprising 49 fairs that highlight innovations and show what is driving the global textile industry.
For more information, please visit www.techtextil-india.co.in
To learn more about our textile fairs worldwide, please visit: www.texpertise-network.com.
Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is one of the world’s leading trade fair organisers, generating around €645* million in sales and employing 2,297* people. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 29 subsidiaries and 57 international Sales Partners, allowing it to serve its customers on location in more than 160 countries. Messe Frankfurt events take place at more than 40 locations around the globe. In 2015, Messe Frankfurt organised 132* trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany. Comprising an area of 592,127 square metres, Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds are home to ten exhibition halls. The company also operates two congress centres. The historic Festhalle, one of the most popular venues in Germany, plays host to events of all kinds. Messe Frankfurt is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent. For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com
*Preliminary figures for 2015