Record number of exhibitor registrations for Techtextil 2013
It is official: Techtextil is fully booked up. Well over 1,250 exhibitors, including all of the world’s leading manufacturers, will make presentations at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre in June. At the same time, Techtextil is distinguished by growth across all countries and regions, e.g., the number of exhibitors from Germany, Italy, India and Turkey has increased compared to the last event in 2011. The number of pavilions has also risen by two in comparison with Techtextil 2011 and now totals 13 exhibitor nations. In addition to Belgium, China, France, Italy, Canada, Portugal, Spain, Taiwan, the Czech Republic and the USA, Great Britain, India and Croatia are also represented this year.
As in previous years, all key players have registered for Techtextil. The exhibitors with the biggest exhibition stands include James Dewhurst, Elmatex, Gerber Technology, Groz-Beckert, Heathcoat Fabrics, Hyosung, IBENA, Johns Manville, Kordsa Global, Lenzing, Mehler Texnologies, Oerlikon Textile, PHP Fibers, Georg Sahm, Salteks, Sandler, Sattler, Sioen, S.M.R.E., Teijin Aramid, Thrace Plastics, Toray International Europe, Trützschler Nonwovens, TWE Vliesstoffwerke Emsdetten and Wirth Fulda.
In terms of registrations by product groups, the most exhibitors are to be found in ‘woven fabrics, laid webs, braidings, knitted fabrics’ and ‘technology, processes and accessories, ‘coated textiles’ and ‘fibres and yarns’. Particular exhibitor interest is being shown in the new ‘functional apparel textiles’ product group. The five biggest areas of application for Techtextil products are Indutech, Mobiltech, Buildtech, Hometech and Protech.
Background picture: Messe Frankfurt GmbH