ITMA 2015 will be held from November 12 to 19, 2015 in Italy. ITMA is a textile and garment machinery exhibition and will cover 2,00,000 sq. mt. of space. Global textile and garment technology suppliers take part. ITMA's theme of sustainable innovation resonates with the world’s leading textile and garment makers, fashion and lifestyle brands and retailers.
European textile machinery manufacturers have a strong interest in ITMA. Several CEMATEX countries have increased the space booked for the 2015 show compared with the 2011 event, including Italy (up 30 per cent), Netherlands (up 20 per cent), France (up 13 per cent), Germany (up 4 per cent) and Sweden (up 2.5 per cent). The top five countries in terms of space booked are Italy (34 per cent), Germany (25 per cent), Turkey (7 per cent), Switzerland (7 per cent) and India (6 per cent).
The products exhibited will reflect sustainability, cutting-edge research and technological innovations. ITMA 2015 will feature a number of knowledge-sharing events. These include the World Textile Summit, a Nonwovens Forum and a Textile Colorant and Chemical Leaders Forum.
Held every four years in Europe, ITMA is considered the Olympics of textile machinery exhibitions. It’s organized by CEMATEX, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers.