ITMA ASIA + CITME 2018, to be held from October 15 to 19, 2018, will have over 1,700 exhibitors makers from 28 economies who will showcase the latest machinery as well as products that boost automation and energy-saving features.
Due to an overwhelming response, the joint owners of the ITMA ASIA + CITME 2018 exhibition have now booked additional space at the North Hall (NH) at National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC).
With the additional space, the sector allocation plan has been revised to accommodate more exhibitors. Said Wang Shutian, President of China Textile Machinery Association (CTMA), “The strong demand for space attests to the effectiveness and popularity of the combined show. We had a long waiting list for space by the deadline for applications. Therefore, we made the decision to book the additional space available in the venue.”
Held from 15 to 19 October 2018, ITMA ASIA + CITME 2018 is owned by CEMATEX and its Chinese partners - the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT (CCPIT-Tex), China Textile Machinery Association (CTMA) and China Exhibition Centre Group Corporation (CIEC). It is organised by Beijing Textile Machinery International Exhibition Co Ltd and co-organised by ITMA Services. The Japan Textile Machinery Association (JTMA) is a special partner of the show.
The exhibition is expected to feature some 1,700 local and international textile machinery makers from 28 economies who will showcase the latest machinery, as well as products that boost automation and energy-saving features.
Over 1,700 textile machinery manufacturers have applied to exhibit at the sixth combined show, snapping up all of the available 1,70,000 square metres gross of exhibition space to showcase state-of-the-art machinery, as well as products that boost automation and energy-saving features.Chinese manufacturers take the largest area, followed by Germany, Italy, Japan and Switzerland.
Sector-wise, spinning machinery forms the largest sector. This is followed by finishing and dyeing, knitting, weaving and nonwovens.
The enthusiastic response for the exhibition is the result of China’s ongoing strategic push for innovation to enhance the global competitiveness of Chinese textile and other industry sectors under the government’s 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016–2020).Fritz P Mayer, President of CEMATEX, said:
“We are delighted that the combined exhibition has continued to garner strong interest. It proves that our exhibition is the industry-leading platform in Asia for textile machinery manufacturers to showcase a wide spectrum of cutting-edge solutions.”
Added Wang Shutian, President of China Textile Machinery Association (CTMA): “Interest in the combined show remains extremely strong, especially from Chinese textile machinery manufacturers. As China’s textile industry continues its transformation, the demand for advanced machinery and technology is on the rise."