German and European manufacturers of sewing and Garment technology and machines for processing technical textiles have positive expectations of the leading trade fair Texprocess that will open its doors in Frankfurt for the fourth time from May 9 to 12.
Elgar Straub, Managing Director of VDMA Textile Care Frankfurt said that 2016 was another successful year for the sector. Sales of German manufacturers of sewing and Garment technology increased by 15.9 per cent in real terms from January to October compared to that of last year.
Likewise, incoming orders increased by 2.8 per cent. He was speaking on the occasion of the international Texprocess press conference in Frankfurt. He further said that VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies will present itself at this year’s Texprocess for the first time with their new names reflecting the sector’s strong international orientation. In addition, all sectors represented in the association find themselves represented in the name viz. manufacturers of Sewing and Garment technology, Shoe and Leather technology, Laundry and Textile cleaning technology as well as machines for processing Technical Textiles.