The 15th edition of Garknit-X was held in Kolkata, November 3 to 5, 2017. This is a machinery show for apparel, leather, embroidery and jute technology. This includes sewing, cutting, finishing, embroidery, fusing, laundry, printing and knitting machines for fabric trimming and embellishment, dyes and chemicals, software, cad/cam, print and packing, laboratory, support services and trading publications etc.
This is the largest technology exhibition in East India. Domestic and international machinery brands showcased their products. The three-day fair saw a massive display of latest machinery in different segments, including textiles, readymade garments, embroidery, digital printing etc. About 100 brands both international and domestic participated in the fair, which is held once in a year in this region.
The expo was attended by eminent professionals, senior corporate executives and industry decision makers. It featured live demonstrations to help participants know about the latest developments and updates from this sector. Since Kolkata is a gateway to this region as well as countries like Bangladesh and Nepal, the fair is very popular with buyers who are keen to adopt modern technology in their respective units to boost production capacity. The next edition of Garknit-X will be held at Tirupur, April 6, 2018.