The India International Textile Machinery Exhibition 2016 (INDIA ITME 2016) began on December 3rd with more than 1,000 exhibitors from 38 countries.
The six-day event was inaugurated by Sanjiv Lathia, Chairman, in the presence of Seema Srivastava, Executive Director of the INDIA ITME Society. Hosted once every four years, INDIA ITME has grown to become one of the world’s largest in this sector.
The exhibition provides an effective platform for joint ventures and collaboration between stakeholders of the textile industry in India and overseas. 1,050 exhibitors are displaying state-of-the-art machines and technologies. The 10th edition also witnesses the launch of 24 products besides discussions, knowledge sharing, profiling of artisans, photography exhibition, etc. Foreign & domestic business leaders, academicians, research scholars, government officials from countries such as Philippines, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Iran, Turkey, Brazil, Indonesia, Poland, Malaysia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Egypt are visiting INDIA ITME 2016.
India is not only a strong market, but is also being explored as a hub for training and skill development by many countries for textiles and textile engineering.