Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas took place from May 22 to 24, 2018. The co-located events brought together latest innovators in technical textiles, nonwovens, textile machinery, sewn products, equipment, and technology.
Cooling fabrics, smart light technology, recycled fibers, 3D body scanning, and cloud connected smart machines were just some of the highlights. The events attracted 567 Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas exhibitors representing 32 countries, attendance grew by four per cent over 2016 events. Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas have become premier events where professionals from all industries visit to witness latest trends and technologies.
The co-located events were buzzing with visitors and speakers discussing new technology, game-changing research and cross-industry collaborations. Among the topics in focus were: smart textiles, wearables and the future of the technology that powers them proved to be top of mind for many attendees. In addition, how automation, robotics and connected machines are contributing to the industry‘s evolution made an evident impression on both visitors and exhibitors alike.
The spotlight was also on Industry 4.0 - communication between fabrics, the machine, the human, the CAD. The events showcased numerous new equipment, products etc updating visitors on what’s next for the textile industry.