ITMA will be held in Italy from November 12 to 19, 2015. Over 1,600 exhibitors from more than 40 countries are taking part. Expectations are that more than 1,00,000 visitors from more than 140 countries will participate. ITMA is the world’s largest exhibition of textile and garment machinery technology. It is held every four years in Europe.
The European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers (CEMATEX) comprises national textile machinery associations from Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. It is the owner of ITMA and ITMA Asia. ITMA has a 64-year history of displaying the latest in machinery and software for every single work process of textile making.
ITMA 2015 is a global marketplace and one-stop sourcing platform for emerging trends and innovation solutions; acquiring new knowledge and best practices; and establishing strategic relationships with industry leaders.
The next ITMA will be held in Spain, June 20 to 26, 2019. The last time the show was in Spain was in 2011. Exhibitors and visitors were impressed with the facilities and infrastructure on site. There were a lakh of visitors from 138 countries. Ninety per cent of the visitors came from outside Spain. The international mix of visitors and buyers was very well received by exhibitors.