An Italian textile machinery training center will be opened this month at DKTE'S (Textile & Engineering Institute of Ichalkaranji, India). Raffaella Carabelli, President of ACIMIT feels that the training center will serve as a business platform for the Indian market. The inauguration will take place in the presence of ACIMIT’s President Raffaella Carabelli and Director Federico Pellegata.
The centre, among other initiatives, will offer transfer of equipment on loan from Italian manufacturers for a maximum of three years, as well as training courses, includes the participation of three of ACIMIT’s associated members during this first stage: Bianco, Fadis and Savio. Coordinated by a workgroup formed by ACIMIT and an Indian counterpart, Rare Tech Projects, the initiative would organize and manage all on-site activities. Activities will include a mission to Italy coming November, consisting of DKTE’S professors and Indian textile operators associated with the institution.
The technology training center is part of the broader Machines Italia project financed by the Ministry for Economic Development (MiSE). The goal of the Machines Italia project in India is to support the internationalization of businesses in the sector in one of the world’s rapidly developing economies.
During the inauguration of the Italian textile machinery training center, three Indian students, whose researches on the textile machinery sector have been deemed prize-worthy by ACIMIT-DTKE’s jury, will be awarded.