Techtextil Focus | November 2019
International investors eyeing Indian technical textile market
In a bid to attract the booming Indian market, international contingents have booked exhibition space at Techtextil India 2019 in full force. The
show with over 160 exhibitors will showcase exclusive international pavilions, an exclusive area for
the composite industry and knowledge focussed forum – Techtextil India Symposium.
The 7th edition of Techtextil India 2019 will witness strong participation from major international stakeholders like Austria, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, The Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Spain, and China. Techtextil India is the leading international trade fair for technical textile and non-woven offering complete solutions of the entire value chain of 12 application areas from agrotech to sporttech, which address all visitors’ target groups. Attracting investors from all over the country, the show will prove to be a lucrative platform for the international companies that will facilitate growth by enabling businesses and professionals to build trade relations, evaluate market trends and share technical expertise.
The sunrise sector of Indian technical textile industry possesses great potential due to its cost-effectiveness, durability and versatility within the market. Effective strides taken by the government of India to boost
growth and development has also played a major role
to entice international companies to view India as
a strong market for trade.
With over 160 exhibitors, the international trade
fair is a trusted platform organised by well-known B2B exhibition organisers, Meese Frankfurt Trade Fairs India and a string of successful previous editions has led international companies to choose Techtextil India 2019 as their preferred choice.
Enthusiastic visitors and exhibitors, unique textile innovations, inspiring conversations will experience the progressive atmosphere of Techtextil 2019 in their retrospective film. At Techtextil, suppliers and manufacturers of functional apparel fabrics and textiles, nonwovens, fibres and yarns, which are used in sports, industrial areas, and outdoor clothing, will be represented. Companies like Andritz Küsters, Europlasma, HardickBv, Protechnic S.A.; Laroche SA, Andritz Perfojet Sas, Bombi Meccanica, Sicam, Zimmer, Morchem S.P.A Bookwang Tech, Jr Corporation, KSG and Samwha Machinery are some of the international names presenting on the show floor.
Other prominent names from the industry like Aditya Birla Yarns (P T Elegant), Archroma, Coated Sales, Far Eastern New Century Corporation, Ginni Filaments, Groz Beckert, Lenzing India, Lucky International, SIOEN Industries Montex Glass Fiber, Oerlikon Nonwovon, Park Non Woven, Piotex Textech, PyroTex Industries, Saint GobainAdfors, Grindwell Norton, Sarex Chemicals, Shreenath Adhesives, Suntech Geotextile, Supreme Nonwoven and The Filament Factory will also be present to showcase advanced technologies and solutions to cater various application areas of the industry.
Encouraging the composite industry within technical textiles, the trade fair will also see participation from composite companies that will bring a range of material at “World of Composites”. This platform will host leading companies offering raw materials, metal composites; nano composites; and other composite based industrial products. Some of the companies presenting at the
show include, Essen International, Jiangyin Desel Environmental Protection Equipment, Jushi India, Madhu Glasstex, Saint GobainAdfors, Grindwell Norton, SPG Glass Fibre and Supertech Fabrics.
Additionally, Techtextil India Symposium will also be conducted, which is the premier forum for the technical textiles industry (including nonwovens and composites) bringing together top-level speakers, technical specialists and highly qualified professionals across the industry.
The conference will attract speakers and delegates representing the entire cross-section and stakeholders
at a common platform, including the leading machinery manufacturers, raw material suppliers, fabric suppliers, the end-product manufacturers, consultants, start-ups/new entrepreneurs, investors, research and development companies, testing, and certification authorities and industry associations, major textile institutions, etc.
Techtextil India Symposium 2019: Weaving knowledge with innovation
The 8th edition will highlight the latest trends within the technical textiles sector along with its challenges and solutions. With growing awareness and consumption, Government’s consistent efforts, constant evolution in the technologies used, and growing demand from end-use industries, India is a promising destination with great potential for technical textiles. The key growth drivers for the Indian technical textile market includes a rising disposable incomes, growing end-user industries including automobiles, healthcare, sports and infrastructure and the ongoing industrial development. Catering to this sunrise sector, Techtextil India 2019 will host ‘Techtextil India Symposium’ a premier forum for the technical textiles industry (including nonwovens and composites), bringing together members representing the entire cross-section and all stake-holders of the industry at a common platform to learn about the market outlook, trends, developments, opportunities and challenges in the industry and also network with the industry experts.
Some of the agendas highlighted at the symposium will include:
The forum will include many prominent names from the industry as speakers. Address the significant topics charted out for the symposium, experts like Dr Anup Rakshit, Executive Director, Indian Technical Textile Association (ITTA); Amir Shaikh, Sr Consultant, Gherzi Organization; Manu Kapur, President & CEO – Home Textiles, GHCL; Dr Milind Khandwe, Technical Director, Bhor Chemicals and Plastics; Updeep Singh, Dy CEO, Sutlej Textiles; and Rahul Bansal, General Manager – Nonwovens, Birla Cellulose, will be a part of the event.
The trusted insightful forum is strongly supported by Gherzi as the show’s knowledge partner. This conference, presently running in its 8th edition is scheduled to be held on November 21, 2019 alongside the three-day trade fair at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.
Techtextil India product details
First time in India, Fadex AS , a new “super UV protector” to make automotive and transportation textiles more resistant to light; Foron SP-WF, a range
of high-performance disperse dyes for polyester sportswear; and Appretan NTR, a water-based textile coating binder that rallies renewable natural ingredients for applications such as tea bags and coffee filters or capsules by Archroma.
First time at Techtextil India of CMS 202 HP B that
can be used for short 2D and 3D knit fabrics and accessories, CMS 303 Ki B TT Sport – a cost and space saving machine mainly for 3D shoe-uppers mass
segment and CMS 330 Ki W TT Sport with three fully-fledged knitting and transfer systems for footwear knitting industry by Stoll India.
First time in India, Nanofics coatings that are
used to add new functionalities such as hydrophilic, hydrophobic or oleophobic and are deposit in a cost-effective way by Europlasma NV.
Launch of SEAMTEK W-900AT, patented wedge technology that virtually uses no energy when in
standby mode and reaches the desired target
temperature under 1 second. Uniplan 300 and Uniplan 500 machines that offer intelligent control systems
by Leister Technologies India.
Pearl Tech, latest product development that is
a range of monofilaments for various purposes such
as flame retardancy (FireRetard), elasticity (ElasTer),
abrasion resistant (DuraFil), stain resistant (EasyKleen), energy efficiency (EnerSave) and UV stability that is available in both PET-based and PA-based versions
by Perlon Group.
AHUs that are powered by energy efficient fans, pumps, motors and heat exchanger and are reliable
for critical operation and working worldwide for
24x7 operations by Luwa India.
“Recycled Polyester Staple Fibre” (RPSF) from
PET recycling, which are called “GREEN FIBER” by Pashupati Polytex.
Bi-Component monofilament two polymers that
are co-extruded from the same spinneret and elastic monofilament that possess ductility and resilience
of rubber and the strength of plastic by Ri-Thai international.
IRO-ROJ weft accumulators an option for “0” twist, straight weaving with heavy duty weaving models
HD X3 accumulator and XD X3 accumulator, allowing equal tension across weaving width reducing tail end of weft inserted resulting in saving of yarn wastage by Svan Texcon.
- Industry overview: An exclusive session that will elaborate on the initiatives takes by the government to boost this sector along with market overview: global and Indian perspective and details about technological advancements and upgrade.
Technical textile industry: Market developments: This session will address about the scope of advancements resource availability in man-made fibre (MMF). It
will also explain the evolution of technical textiles and the significance of certification for various processes within the sector.
Digitalisation and sustainability: Focussing on the megatrends, topics like industry 4.0: the upcoming era in digitalisation, sustainable manufacturing-paving the way towards competitive world and reuse and recycling as a key focus area in technical textiles will be the high points of the session
Nonwovens and composites: These sectors maintain
an important place in under the entire technical textile value chain. To gage accurate knowledge
about the growth and development of these sectors this session will emphasise on opportunities of composites in textile industry, future of acoustic and thermal insulations, 3D textiles: embracing the depth of technical textiles and advancement in technical non-wovens.
Key user prospects: Technical textiles: Lastly, the forum will end with a detailed session about understanding the end user’s needs and demands within various application areas. This elaborate session will include important agendas like essentials and desirables in personal protective equipment, concerns and demand of meditech& healthcare textiles, needs of innovative textiles for smart farming, sportswear: between fashion, innovation and comfort and R-pet rolling
out home textiles.