With a commendable growth of 26 per cent, GTTES 2019 has set a record in its 2nd Edition, which is a testimony to global reach of GTTES as a trusted opportunity for business and gateway to Indian Textile market. First time exhibitors from Sri Lanka and Slovenia and regular participation and visitors from countries like Algeria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Turkey, UK, USA, Taiwan, Morocco, Djibouti, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Senegal, etc. indicate that this event has achieved its place as a reliable international business platform for both domestic and overseas companies.
GTTES 2019 recorded 32,000 +footfalls from the overall textile industry during the three-days event. With 400+ exhibitors, 1,990 students from 35 institutes and high-level delegations from 12 countries across the world attended GTTES 2019 ensuring that they started the year with new customer business advantage.
Dave Bull, Business Development & Application Manager, Condair, UK opined, “We look forward for such international platform where we can showcase our product and expand our business ties with players from other countries & we are happy to be associated with events like GTTES.”
Gurudas Aras, Director, A.T.E., Enterprises Pvt Ltd said, “ GTTES helps us to connect with middle and small segment textile players globally which are niche & important for our business growth.”
Munteha Jemal Seid, Director General of Business Diplomacy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, “Indo-Ethiopian trade is very encouraging with the increase in mechanical and technical textile. Employment is automatically generated which boosts the per capita income of the nation. GTTES 2019 is the platform, which we are always looking forward to showcase our textile potential.”
GTTES 2019 created a new opportunities and new prospects for the various players from textile industry and encouraged the students from the Textile Institute in multiple ways. One such outstanding benefits given to students was by Callebaut de Blicquy (CDB), a manufacturing company which gifted the equipment for eco-friendly dyeing process optimisation – OptiLab of DKTE Textile and Engineering Institute, Ichalkaranji.
Many exhibitors bagged orders successfully and sold machines. One such happy exhibitor was Ziejiang Boretech Environmental Engineering from China which concluded a deal worth 1.3 million USD with Sutlej Textiles, India. Exhibitor Shreetex Engineers Pvt. Ltd. sold its machines to Savitri Textiles and many more showed their satisfactory and successful participation at GTTES 2019.
Quite a few product launches were witnessed by visitors panning 49 countries at GTTES 2019 held at Mumbai from January 18-20, 2019. To mention a few:
The launch of first-ever Indian standard on bullet resistant jacket for the protection against small arms and ammunition for the defence, paramilitary and police forces.
The product launch of Colourix Digital Printing Solutions by Orange Group to unveil dye-sublimation solution
Digimarc Barcode demonstrated its new Digimarc Barcode for apparel application.
Unitech Texmech launched a new spinning ring, the UniK1 using new technology.
At the 2nd edition of GTTES 2019, India ITME Society also launched a new product. Its first international event, ITME-Africa 2020, to be held in Ethiopia in February 2020 (February 14-16, 2020 at Millennium Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
S Hari Shankar, Chairman, India ITME Society said, “India ITME Society’s events are our contribution towards our country and we are proud to be a part of this outstanding textile fraternity who encourage us to host such mega International events in India.”