Mumbai is hosting Technotex from April 12 to 14, 2017. The event has attracted participants, visitors and other key decision makers from a cross section of technical textile industry with a view to provide more innovative solutions, identify new business opportunities and create an environment congenial for growth.
The aim of the event is to make India a manufacturing hub in technical textiles, project latest technological developments in technical textiles, and showcase latest products, machinery, equipments and developments in the industry for generating business and test marketing. It will also explore joint venture partnerships, project collaborations, transfer of technology, investments and R&D.
Taiwan is one of the participants. Taiwan has made great advances in technical, industrial, functional and eco-friendly textiles, including smart technology textiles. Taiwan’s textile companies have developed environment-friendly concepts and recycled polymer and polymer blends. From yarns for apparel, industrial and sport accessories, recycled yarns are growing in importance and are a core part of the Taiwan textile industry. The Indian technical textile industry witnessed significant 16 per cent growth from 2001-10, and is expected to grow at 20 per cent over the next five years.