"Messe Frankfurt India and MEX Exhibitions jointly launched Gartex Texprocess India in New Delhi today. The comprehensive exhibition on garment & textile machinery, fabrics, accessories and allied industries welcomed thousands of trade visitors on its opening day, and is expects an even higher footfall over the coming two days."
Messe Frankfurt India and MEX Exhibitions jointly launched Gartex Texprocess India in New Delhi today. The comprehensive exhibition on garment & textile machinery, fabrics, accessories and allied industries welcomed thousands of trade visitors on its opening day, and is expects an even higher footfall over the coming two days.
The fair was inaugurated with the unveiling of a special art installation of a denim-wrapped car by Denim manufacturer’s Association of India alongwith Gaurav Juneja, Director, MEX Exhibitions; Himani Gulati, Director, MEX Exhibitions; Raj Manek, Executive Director & Board Member, Messe Frankfurt Asia Holdings; and Michael Janecke, Director Brand Management (Technical Textiles & Textile Processing), Messe Frankfurt GmbH. highlighting India’s competitive position as a world-player and second largest producer of denim fabric.
Coving the entire textile and apparel value chain
The three-day exhibition covers the entire textile and apparel value chain within its six dedicated zones including - Embroidery Zone, Garmenting & Apparel Machinery Zone, Digitex Show and Fabrics & Trims Show, India Laundry Show and the Denim Show with several brands launching new technologies within these segments. Covering this ambit, over 200 exhibitors and 400 brands, including some of the leading names in the industry such as Creora, Arvind, Raymond UCO, R Elan, Jindal, Mouvent, Ramsons, Dupont, Epson, HP, Mouvent, Konica Minolta, Colorjet, Mimaki, Kornit Digital, Madeira, Coats India, Mehala, Fabcare, Veit, Primus, Ginni, Oswal, Reliance, Orange O Tec will showcase the best of their innovations, designs and products under one roof.
The three-day trade fair also includes special features within the Denim Show such as Denim Applications, Denim Trends and Circular Trends Zone. While Denim Applications is a point of exhibit for various items covered in denim fabric, Denim Trends displays two themes – ‘Explorer’ and ‘Fashion-Conscious to Conscious-Fashion’ – by Raymond and Arvind respectively. Circular Trend Zone features a circular denim collection showcased by a fashion designer.
Interactive sessions on Circular Fashion
The third day of the fair will host a series of interactive sessions on the theme of ‘Denim Industry In Line With Circular Fashion.’ These sessions aims to draw the attention of industry leaders towards the need for being environmentally-conscious in this ever-expanding industry. Eminent personalities from the denim industry expected at the talk-session include Arvind Mathur, CEO, Raymond UCO Denim Pvt Ltd; Manish Kapoor, Chief Business Officer, Pepe Jeans London; Sumit Shah, Co-Founder, Director- Operations & BOHECO Textile, Bombay Hemp Co Pvt Ltd; Kriti Tula, Co-Founder & Creative Director, Doodlage; and Turbaashu Bhattacharya, Business Head, Roserve Enviro Pvt Ltd.
Besides the Denim Manufacturers Association (DMA), the trade fair is also supported by the Clothing Manufacturing Association of India (CMAI) and Screenprinting & Graphics Association of India (SGAI).