Itema has plans to boost its Regional Hub of Itema Asia based in Hong Kong, in line with the company´s strategy to build up a stronger presence in important weaving markets throughout Asia Pacific (APAC).
Itema S.p.A is the largest privately-owned multinational company and global leading provider of best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and services. The company is the only manufacturer in the world to provide the top three weft insertion technologies: rapier, airjet and projectile, with an ample product portfolio and a commitment to continuous innovation and technological advancement of its weaving machines.
Itema has a rich heritage as a well-known manufacturer of textile technology. The company´s international vocation combines Swiss precision with Italian creativity. Today, more than 300,000 Itema weaving machines produce fabrics around the world. The technological advancements underpinning the success of these machines draw from the long-standing experience of the historic brands that form Itema and employ the latest developments in the weaving machinery market. Itema has an ISO 9001 certified quality management system.
Itema has a tradition of almost 200 years with an installed base of over 300,000 weaving machines in operation. A global presence in more than 100 countries ensures a fast and reliable service.
Itema strengthens Itema Asia regional hub
In a major activity, Itema announced plans to boost its Regional Hub of Itema Asia based in Hong Kong, in line with the company´s strategy to build up a stronger presence in important weaving markets throughout Asia Pacific (APAC). Effective November 1, Itema relocates Cristiano Capitanio, APAC Regional Head of Sales, to Hong Kong in a move to enhance local presence and increase efficiency when serving the Company´s growing APAC Customer base, representing a sizeable part of Itema´s global turnover.
¨Building on the existing close partnerships with the strong Itema agent network and leveraging our dedicated resources on the ground, now we can even better serve the exact needs of our Asian weaving Customers,¨ said Fulvio Carlo Toma, Group Sales & Marketing Director of Itema. ¨Customer satisfaction is the No. 1 prerogative and driving force behind everything we do at Itema. Our proximity to our valued Customer base, now even more so in APAC, reaffirms our Customer focus and commitment to our Customers´ thriving success. The feedback we have received so far has been very positive and we are looking forward to strengthening even further our business partnerships in the target region of Asia Pacific.¨
@ IGATEX 2014
Meanwhile, Itema also exhibited at the the 8th International Garment & Textile Machinery & Accessories Exhibition & Conference (IGATEX 2014) between 21-24 October 2014 at Hall 10 A, stand 04.
Itema is strongly committed to investing in the Pakistan market, providing high technological products perfect to satisfy the growing potential and the requirements of the advanced weaving mills of the country.
Itema, which announced positive results for the first half of 2014, with 12 per cent year-over-year increase in sales, is the only manufacturer in the world to provide the top three shuttleless weft insertion technologies: rapier, airjet and projectile, an ample product portfolio and a commitment to continuous innovation.
Itema takes part in Igatex in cooperation with Noon International Pvt. Ltd, the sole agent mandated to develop jointly business opportunities and long-term winning partnerships with weaving mills of Pakistan.
Fulvio Carlo Toma said on the occasion of opening the Company´s stand at the trade fair: ¨One of Itema´s targets for the near-term future is to be more and more present with our weaving machines in Pakistan. We strongly believe that we can provide Customers in t