Techtextil India 2015 to Feature a Host of New Technical Textile Innovations Across Key Application Areas

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Coir Board of India to display eco-friendly Coir Geotextiles at the 2015 ...

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  • Coir Board of India to display eco-friendly Coir Geotextiles at the 2015 edition
  • Concurrent Symposium to bring subject experts of machinery, raw material, nonwoven and technical textile for annual forum

Techtextil India – The premier business event for the Technical Textile and Nonwovens industry players in India will return to Mumbai this September with a host of new innovations and latest market insight of the technical textiles and nonwovens.

The most important business platform of its kind, Techtextil India from its launch edition has been drawing attention to the entire technical textile and nonwoven industry value chain with its 10 product groups and 12 application areas of Agrotech, Buildtech, Clothtech, Geotech, Hometech, Indutech, Medtech, Mobiltech, Oekotech, Packtech, Protech, Sporttech and facilitate exposure of domestic players to the global market. Expectations for the fourth edition are high as the exhibition promises a pure business and learning environment bustling with networking opportunities.

The exhibition also comes at an important juncture when as many as six new textiles clusters have been announced in the recent Union budget of the Indian government. Visitors at the show can team up with the right partners for their sector requirements and also analyse the global market in the process.

Amidst reports of the Union textile ministry rolling out schemes to the tune of INR 427 crore (USD 71 million) to promote geotextiles textiles, Coir Board of India has voiced its intention to showcase eco-friendly Coir Geotextiles at this key industry event. Mr C M Unnikrishnan, Development Officer (EM), Coir Board, Ministry of MSME, Government of India said: “It is a great privilege for the Indian coir industry to participate in the Techtextil India 2015 where the Coir Board of India is proudly showcasing a wide range of eco-friendly products like Coir Geotextiles which are accepted worldwide for soil conservation, agricultural and bio-engineering applications.”

Coir Geotextiles are permeable fabrics used to prevent soil erosion and for other bio-engineering applications. It protects land surface and promotes quick vegetation. Totally biodegradable and better tensile strength, coir geotextiles help soil stabilisation in varying slopes.

Concerns about environment and sustainable development offer immense opportunities for growth in technical textiles, helping environment friendly production processes and material. With woven and non-woven geotextiles being completely eco-friendly and ideal for a number of bio-engineering applications, there is consistent demand for Indian Coir Geotextiles from more than 25 countries of which major buyers are from USA, Japan, France, Australia, Belgium, Austria, Germany, Italy, etc. These globally accepted biodegradable products of Coir Geotextiles will be on display from 24 – 26 September at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.

An all-encompassing range of technical textiles and nonwoven products along with a seminal Symposium with numerous product-focused and market-relevant topics makes it the most anticipated event of the year for sector professionals. Around 150 technology-leading companies such as ATE Enterprises, Batliboi Ltd, CHT India Pvt Ltd, CTF 2000, Deeco Mechatron, Fil man made group Srl, Glanzstoff Industries GmbH, Rabatex Industries, Reliance Industries are expected to showcase their latest technical textile solutions at the fair. The exhibiting companies include 50 Indian companies and foreign contingents from Austria, Belgium, England, Italy, India and the USA. With dedicated pavilions, China and Germany will present their competitiveness in technical textiles to the Indian market.

Alongside the exhibition, Techtextil India Symposium will bring subject experts in spheres of machinery, raw material, nonwoven and technical textile for an annual forum on 25th September, 2015 at the fairgrounds. Covering innovations for manufacturing sector, raw material application and developments and future market outlook, the symposium will provide an interactive platform for exchange of views on the opportunities & challenges in the industry.

The event is being organised by Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd and is part of the company’s international portfolio of 45 fairs that highlight innovations and show what is driving the global textile industry.

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Background information on Messe Frankfurt

Messe Frankfurt is one of the world’s leading trade fair organisers, generating around €554 million in sales and employing 2,130 people. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 29 subsidiaries and 57 international Sales Partners, allowing it to serve its customers on location in more than 160 countries. Messe Frankfurt events take place at more than 30 locations around the globe. In 2014, Messe Frankfurt organised a total of 121 trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany.

Comprising an area of 592,127 square metres, Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds are home to ten exhibition halls. The company also operates two congress centres. The historic Festhalle, one of the most popular venues in Germany, plays host to events of all kinds. Messe Frankfurt is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent.

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