Despite impacts in the global economic situation due to the corona pandemic, textile machinery makers remain confident about the long-term prospects of the textile industry in Asia, especially China.
For the upcoming ITMA Asia + CITME on June 12-16, 2021 in Shanghai/China, over 1,600 exhibitors have already registered at the close of application period according to the show owners the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers (Cematex), Zurich/Switzerland, and Chinese partners, the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT (CCPIT-Tex), China Textile Machinery Association (CTMA) and China Exhibition Centre Group Corporation (CIEC).
Successful applicants will be receiving their certificate of admission and details of their booth space in December 2020. The applicants, coupled with the strong support from various partners and industry associations, have given the combined show a clear indication yet of a successful showing.
Ernesto Maurer, President of Cematex, said: “We are very pleased to see so many companies booking with confidence as the industry moves forward to meet the growing demand of a post-pandemic economy. The Asian region continues to be a bright spot for businesses which are seeking new markets and growth opportunities in challenging times.”