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Disruptive technologies take centre stage at Texprocess

Industry 4.0 and digitalisation were the main themes at Texprocess Forum, held during the trade fair.

16th May 2017

Knitting Industry
 |  Frankfurt

Knitted Outerwear, Sports/​Activewear, Technical Textiles, Collections

Jana Bukolovska reports from Frankfurt

Texprocess has set a record as the biggest edition ever, welcoming 312 exhibitors from 36 countries. © Innovation in Textiles This year’s Texprocess, a leading trade fair for the garment-manufacturing and textile processing industry, which took place concurrently with Techtextil in Frankfurt, last week, has set a record as the biggest edition ever, welcoming 312 exhibitors from 36 countries, an increase of 14% compared to 2015. Over 47,500 visitors from 114 countries made their way to Frankfurt to visit the two exhibitions.

“Texprocess reports the highest number of registrations in its history and thus continues strengthening its position as the leading international trade fair for processing textile and flexible materials. Texprocess is the leading platform in Europe when it comes to high-tech solutions and trends of the leading companies for the apparel and textile processing industry,” commented Michael Jänecke, Director Brand Management, Technical Textiles & Textile Processing, Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH.

This year, the focus was on technologies such as digital printing, bonding and separating, CMT, CAD/CAM, as well as topics like individualisation of fashion, enabling serial production with smaller batches, customisation and flexible production processes, made possible thanks to digitalisation and automation of existing processing technologies.

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