Record figures for international tradeshow duo
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Trade show: Techtextil and Texprocess

Record figures for international tradeshow duo

Innovation, digitalisation and sustainability were the name of the game at the Techtextil and Texprocess fairs from 14-17 May 2019. In addition to technical textiles and textile-processing technologies, visitors to the biggest and most international edition of the tradeshow duo so far were offered a fascinating accompanying line-up.

May 2019

During the leading international Techtextil and Texprocess fairs, a total of 1,818 national and international exhibitors from 57 countries showcased their visionary products and services on the exhibition grounds in Frankfurt am Main. This year, 47,000 professional visitors from 116 countries drew inspiration from the overarching topics of sustainability and digitalisation. Record figures that pleased both the exhibitors and organisers: “This double-barrelled trade fair had, in particular, three major things going for it: a larger number of top decision-makers, higher levels of international participation and a greater degree of satisfaction amongst exhibitors than ever before. Both exhibitors and visitors were extremely well prepared and actively took advantage of what was on offer at the two fairs, in order to drive their business forward in focused ways,” says Detlef Braun, Member of the Executive Board of Messe Frankfurt.

Innovation, digitalisation and sustainability were the future-relevant topics at the focus of the trade show. One highlight of Texprocess was the five micro-factories presenting fully networked production lines. From self-learning machinery to robots down to cloud-based possibilities of international collaboration along supply chains – leading companies from the textile industry used the micro-factories to show what the future of the industry might bring. With “Sustainability at Techtextil and Texprocess”, both trade fairs focused on the approaches that its exhibitors are adopting to sustainability issues. An offshoot of the Fashionsustain conference offered participants the opportunity to delve deeper into the topic, while the Innovation Awards awarded the commitment of selected companies in the new “Sustainability” category.

The Texprocess Innovation Award 2019 was presented to four contenders who were able to impress with their new and further developments of technologies for textile processing. And in the field of textile solutions for electromobility and occupational safety, five companies were delighted to receive the Techtextil Innovation Award 2019. The student competition “Textile Structures for New Building” awarded eight projects for innovative approaches and outstanding material solutions for building with textile-based materials.

From 4-7 May 2021, the exhibition grounds in Frankfurt will once again become an international hub for technical textiles and textile-processing technologies.

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Find out more here:

Press Release: “Techtextil and Texprocess 2019: The most international shows of all time”

Techtextil – Press material 

Texprocess – Press material

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