Nearly 20 industry leaders exhibiting in the common area set up by the Italian Trade Agency and the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers (ACIMIT), are expected to stand out at the Colombiatex of the Americas, a three-day event to be held from January 24 to 26, 2017 at the Plaza Mayor in Medellin, Colombia. Among the Italian manufacturers are: Biancalani, Btsr, Cogne, Carù, Fadis, Fk Group, Itema, Laip, Mactec, Mcs, Monti-Mac, Nexia, Noseda, Ratti, Reggiani, Srs, Tecnorama, Testa and Ugolini.
The well-represented contingent of Italian manufacturers confirms the level of attention Italy’s textile machinery manufacturers place on the Colombian market. For the second year in succession, Italy’s textile machinery industry will be collectively represented bearing witness to the undisputed value both the event and the Colombian market have taken on over time for our machinery manufacturers.
In 2015, Italian exports amounted to €10 million. Over the first eight months of this year, sales of Italian textile machinery in this market have exceeded 2015 with 63 per cent increase over the same period last year. Among the Italian machines, most in demand by Colombia are finishing machinery (50 per cent of the overall total) and knitting machinery (18per cent).