German and European manufacturers of sewing and garment technology and machines for processing technical textiles have positive expectations from 4th Texprocess, in Frankfurt from May 9 to 12. As Elgar Straub, Managing Director of VDMA Textile Care Frankfurt said while speaking at the international Texprocess press conference in Frankfurt, 2016 was another successful year for the sector. Sales of German sewing and garment technology increased 15.9 per cent in real terms from January to October compared to last year.
Likewise, orders increased 2.8 per cent. He further said VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies will be present at this year’s Texprocess for the first time with 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.