Techtextil India: 9th edition in September 20...
Techtextil India

9th edition in September 2023

(Source: Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd.)
(Source: Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd.)

The 9th edition of Techtextil India will be held from September 12-14, 2023, in Mumbai/India. On the side-lines of the 3-day fair, the organizers are planning a series of live sessions to spark debates on important industry topics and high-growth application areas.
As the leading business event for the Indian technical textile industry, Techtextil India, aims to connect international and domestic players with buyers from 12 segments under diverse application areas and create a one-stop sourcing platform to highlight product innovations in technical textiles.
Marking a spectacular comeback after the lockdown, the 8th edition of Techtextil India stood out to be a ground-breaking business platform for the technical textile sector with live demonstrations from over 150 companies’ brands and an exclusive German pavilion.
For the upcoming edition, leading Indian players have already confirmed their participation and will be showcasing innovations in high-growth application areas of Geotech, Packtech, Agrotech and Indutech with a focus on products such as specialty fibers, filtration fabrics, functional textiles and advance technology.
While Mobiltech, Indutech, Meditech, Packtech and Sportech constitute a major share value in the global market for technical textiles, the segments likely to grow at the fastest rates (at rates faster than a CAGR of 10%) in the Indian market are Oekotech, Protech, Mobiltech, Geotech, Indutech, Agrotech, Buildtech and Packtech. The government’s target to accelerate technical textile sector growth from 8% to 15-20% range in the next 5 years and transform the nation into a major player in innovations, technology development, applications in key areas (agriculture, roads and railways, water resources, hygiene and healthcare, personal protection) is giving strong impetus to industry players.
With an aim to place India as one of the leaders in the global technical textile market and enhance its adoption and penetration domestically, the Indian government has earmarked INR 1000 crore (US$ 130.7 million) dedicated only for R&D of the technical textiles sector, while the Union Budget 2022-23 further allocates INR 100 crore ($13.07 million) for the National Technical Textiles Mission. The center is making strong efforts to encourage the use and adoption of technical textiles and has mandated the use of 92 items by government organizations covering agriculture, horticulture, highways, railways, water resources, and medical applications.

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