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08.04.2016 Post-release Techtextil 2016

International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles,

Nonwovens and Protective Clothing

IEC Expocentre

Moscow, Russia

24 – 26 February 2016 


           8th edition of Techtextil Russia 2016

120 companies from 15 countries

5417 professional visitors from 36 countries


The 8th edition of Techtextil Russia, International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles, Nonwovens and Protective Clothing took place from 24 till 26 February at the Expocentre Fairgrounds in Moscow.

The fair was held in the framework of the first organized major industry event "Russian textile and light industry week" including the fairs Techtextil Russia, Inlegmash, CJF and Intertkan, conducted with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.


Techtextil Russia traditionally presented the complete cycle of textile production: from the selection of raw materials and equipment for the production of technical textiles and nonwoven materials to finished products for various applications.


“During the last 15 years, the global technical textile industry has been growing very fast and has become one of the government priorities in Russia, for the next few years”, says Olaf Schmidt, Vice President Textiles and Textile Technologies at Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH. “Keeping this in mind Techtextil Russia acquired a special importance as a platform for finding optimal solutions for the industry development in the region.”


120 companies from 15 countries, including Belarus, Belgium, China, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Italy, Netherlands, Slovenia, Switzerland, Tunisia, and Russia presented their equipment, technologies and products. This year more than 20 companies have participated in the exhibition for the first time reflecting the constantly growing importance and popularity of the fair and its professional recognition.


National Pavilions of Belgium, China, Italy and Germany highlighted Techtextil Russia exposition. The range of products shown by German companies such as Mehler Texnologies Gmbh, Pfaff Industriesysteme und Maschinen GmbH, Lindauer Dornier GmbH, ZKS Zwickauer Kammgarn GmbH and others at the German Pavilion included modern technological developments, new samples of nonwoven materials, surface treatment of materials technology, composites on textile base, and more.

Other leading European manufacturers displayed their products, equipment and technologies for different applications of technical textiles - mechanical engineering, construction, medicine, protective clothing, packaging materials and many others within the framework of the Belgian, Italian and European pavilions.


The China National Pavilion presented high-tech Chinese companies like Zhejiang Huifeng New Materials Corp.,Ltd, Zhejiang Hontex New Materials Co., Ltd, Zhejiang Yuli New Material Co., Ltd, Yanpai Filtration Technology Co., Ltd., Jiangsu Yingyang Nonwoven Machinery Co, Ltd and reached considerable success with the target audience of visitors.


Indian companies’ products and technologies also attracted great attention of professional visitors. One of the Indian textile and light industry market leaders Aditya Birla Group first participated at Techtextil Russia.  


The exposition of local companies of technical textiles and nonwovens market were represented by key players such as Gazprom Khimvolovno, Mashteksimpeks , Nonwovens factory Ves’ mir, the company Igla,  Janta, Ivanovoiskozh and many others.


In the framework of the complementary program, experts from Russia and leading manufacturers and distributors in the field of technical textiles and nonwovens presented their solutions on a variety of business and scientific topics at the AGORA conference platform. The Director Brand Management Technical Textiles & Textile Processing at Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH Mr. Michael Jaenecke gave an overview on the global technical textiles market. The report of Alexander Klepikov, CEO of Mashteksimpeks on the new developments of equipment by the company Karl Mayer Technische Textilien GmbH for geotextiles and composite materials and their fields of application was devoted to the problems of modernization of Russian technical textile and nonwovens enterprises.


One of the most discussed presentations devoted to chemical fibers was the speech of Alexander Bogachev – Head of Gazprom Khimvolokno manufacturing department with the theme ‘The Russian market of chemical fibers: problems and prospects’.

Much attention has attracted the report of the R&D Innovation Director of BTK Textile, Mr.Emanuele Cecchi, on ‘Technical textiles

with special properties. The difficulties of introducing new technologies in Russia’ that was presented within the section ‘Textile materials with desired properties. New types of fabrics for industrial use’.


The success of the Techtextil Russia Fair is indicated not only by figures, but also by the comments and impressions of the participants.

Elena Kartinina, CEO of the "Igla" company, Russia (Hall 7.2, C12 stand):

We are taking part in the Techtextil Fair not the first time. We supply equipment for the production of technical textiles and this exhibition corresponds to our field of activity, because here we meet our target consumers.


Sergey Popov - Head of the “Equipment for welding plastics” department, Olmax company, Russia (Hall 7.2, Stand B31):

We were here for the first time and realized at once that it is our fair. It went very well for us. Our Swiss partners - manufacturers of equipment – visited the fair and they were also satisfied. There is a 90% chance that we will be regular participants.


Aleksandr Sidorov, Vilerus Project Manager, Konus Konex company, Slovenia (Hall 7.2, B41 booth):

We chose the Techtextil exhibition, because, first of all, it's our direction, and it’s our third time participating in it. At the first day of the exhibition, we already received more than 10 new contacts.

Brands widely known in the Russian market as well as the newcomers, a professional organization and interesting business program presented ideal opportunities for exhibitors and visitors to address their intended target groups, to strengthen their business partnerships and to establish new promising contacts.

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