Newsline-National | May 2018
GTTES dates revised to Jan 18-20, 2019
Keeping in view requests from many exhibitors and also to coincide with the first edition of GTTES in 2015, the dates for 2nd edition GTTES 2019 to be held at Nesco, Mumbai is preponed by 12 days to 18th, 19th and 20th of January, 2019.
The pre-event construction dates would be 15th, 16th, 17th January, 2019 and dismantling date would be 21st January, 2019.
According to the India-ITME Society, organisers of the GTTES, the second edition of GTTES has garnered excellent visitor registration even at such early stage from various regional and international textile markets across the globe. Currently India ITME Society is making efforts to increase the exhibition area and accommodate the new applications coming in. India ITME Society is striving to provide space for all applicants as GTTES-2019 is the largest textile engineering event after India ITME in India. The size of the textile machinery demand and the market opportunity is $75 billion in India.
Weaving sector needs an addition of around 82,000 looms. The capacity of knitting segment would need to be scaled up with an addition of 24,000 knitting machines by 2020. Processing capacity will also need to increase its present capacity, with additional 30,500 million meters of fabric processing capacity required by 2020. Around 1.20 million additional sewing machines would be required to be installed in garment sector by 2020 to cater to the high export and domestic demand for apparel in India.
GTTES 2019 offers sourcing solution to this market demand in India by focusing on weaving, knitting, printing, garmenting, embroidery and technical textiles. GTTES-2019 is supported by (Make in India), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, Ministry of Textiles, Dept of Heavy Industry, Government of India, Government of Maharashtra, and the National Small Industries Corporation Ltd (NSIC).