ITMA 2019 Adds Two More Halls

           Following overwhelming response, ITMA 2019 has expanded to include two more halls (8 and 8.1). Hence, the organizer is revising the sector allocation plan to maximize space utilization for accommodating as many applicants as possible. ITMA 2019 will be held from June 20th to 26th at Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain.

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‘Made in Germany’ Textile Innovations in Demand in U.S.

           Back to the USA: ‘High-Tex from Germany’ made a guest appearance at Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas in Atlanta for the second time from May 22nd to 24th. At the special exhibition organized by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi) in cooperation with the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA), a total of 66 companies presented technical textiles, nonwovens, textile processing machines, smart textiles and textile research projects to trade visitors. “Taking ‘High-Tex from Germany’ to Atlanta again was a very good decision. The southeast of the U.S. has a long tradition of textile manufacturing. It is home to many companies that are always

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Chomarat North America Awarded AS 9100 Certification for Aerospace Industry

Chomarat North America has been awarded AS 9100 certification. The group’s U.S. facility that specializes in advanced composites reinforcements is located in Williamston, South Carolina. The new certification covers aerospace quality management systems, and follows their development strategy relative to quality and risk management. Michel Cognet, Group Managing Director at Chomarat, says, “Our North American plant’s new AS 9100 certification proves our organizational maturity, and provides a vital asset to enable us to become a leading aerospace supplier.” With this certification, Chomarat North America is following in the footsteps of the group’s French plants that were certified to ES 9100 in 2012. The facility now meets the strict criteria set

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