After a positive 2022, the Italian textile machinery industry looks with optimism to the current year and to the international textile machinery exhibition ITMA, which takes place from June 8-14, 2023, in Milan/Italy. Under the motto “Shaping the future” ACIMIT will highlight the excellence of Italian technology and stimulate new investments in the textile industry.
On March 15, 2023, during a press conference of the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers (ACIMIT), Milan/Italy, the preliminary figures for 2022 were presented. Both Italian production and exports of textile machinery increased by more than 10% compared to the previous year. The production value exceeded €2.6 billion. Of this value, 87%, or around €2.3 billion, was realized abroad. Italian exports went mainly to Asia and Europe. Overall, the 2 areas absorbed 79% of foreign sales. China, Turkey, India and the USA were the main destinations of Italian sales abroad in 2022.
With the Green Label, certifying the environmental and economic performance of textile machinery, member companies undertake to reduce the CO2 emissions of their machines through constant technological improvement. With Digital Ready, on the other hand, the aim is to standardize the production and management data of Italian textile machines and their ability to be digitally integrated at the customer’s plant.