Gaining Ground: Automation in textile industry started more than a decade ago in India. Now, it is gathering steam and reaching wider areas, finds the ITJ Cover Story.
Texprocess Pavilion adds value to Techtextil India
India’s technical textile market is estimated to reach Rs 1,16,217 crore by 2017-18, and the important feature at this year’s Techtextil India, to be held from September 13 to 15, 2017 at the Bombay Convention.
Textile exports: Yesterday, today & tomorrow
India is changing its colour from traditions to fashion and textile and apparel industry is the best observer to witness the same. We are growing and expanding to be precise we are developing beyond boundaries. From a country once considered only as a farmers land. India today has explored and is competing in each and every segment from textiles to electronics, our presence is dominant everywhere.
Fragmented nature, lower productivity pose hurdles
Replying to the questions from the ITJ, Persistence Market Research Report says that textiles and apparel industry growth is strongly linked to the overall global economic growth. Excerpts from the interview.
Why India is still a laggard in textile export while countries like Vietnam and Bangladesh are making strides?
Exporters WALKING a tightrope!
India’s textile exporters are finding their competitive edge getting blunt and profit margin thinner, thanks to a weak dollar, demonetisation after-effect and stiff competition from new textile nations. An Exclusive ITJ Report.
GST Plus Outweighs Minus!
The long-awaited GST rates have sparked off many a smile and a few wails in the textile industry! While the majority of textile industry, particularly the garment industry, has gone gung ho over the new rates of GST, synthetic textile segment has been crying hoarse, legitimately over the 18 per cent rate.
Source of inspiration for Indian clothing
Delicately patterned fabrics produced on the RSJ 4/1 machine open up completely new design options. The Indian textile industry is increasingly focusing on synthetic fibres.
A new era for textiles
Textiles have become smarter, rendering advanced functional properties like UV absorbent, anti-allergy, anti-microbial, anti-odour and also protection from wind, cold and adverse weather conditions, says Avinash Mayekar.