Techtextil was held in Mumbai, November 20 to 22, 2019. This event on technical textiles saw a strong participation of 192 exhibitors from major countries across the world. Visitors from Canada, Dubai, Germany, Italy, Turkey, UAE, UK and USA gave the show a global feature. The fair marked a 17 per cent increase in exhibition space, growing by 25 per cent in international exhibitors compared to the previous edition.
Smart textile machineries, recycled fibers, industrial fabrics, fire retardants, industry wearables, and other sustainable solutions were among some of the key highlights on the show floor. Among the areas discussed were recent technical advancements, all-round growth, sustainability, and reusability of materials in technical textiles, including inventive means and methods, such as the use of lighter, stronger, and better renewable composites including technologically refined machineries in the manufacture of technical textiles.
A lot of quality visitors showed up and conveyed their interest in the innovative technologies exhibited. Overall, the conference also received a tremendous response from the prominent delegates. As always, Techtextil India succeeded in bringing all stakeholders together through this platform. A survey and analysis of the problems and challenges facing the growth of technical textiles in India and the various subsidy schemes launched for the promotion of technical textiles were a major highlight at the show.