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Techtextil Russia to be held annually Russian Textile Week will bring together major exhibitions of the industry

Sep 26, 2016

Technical textiles and equipment for its production is recognized as the main factor of Russian textile and light industry development. This sub-sector has been actively promoted and supported by governmental structures at the regional and federal levels. Market players understand the importance of this industry and increase production capacity, actively engage themselves in transfer of foreign technologies in this field as well as localization of production.

Responding to the needs of the technical textiles and fibrous materials market, Messe Frankfurt RUS will turn Techtextil Russia into an annual event.

Techtextil Russia will be held in Moscow for the ninth time from 20 to 22 February 2017.

Russian Textile Week: one location, five events

Within the "Russian Textile Week" (20 to 23 February 2017), five top events will take place at the Expocentre fairground at the same time:

  • Techtextil Russia – International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles, Nonwovens and Protective Clothing (organized by Messe Frankfurt RUS)
  • Inlegmash - International exhibition for
    textile manufacturing and processing,
  • CJF – Child and Junior Fashion Spring, Children's fashion. Spring,
  • Interfabric – International exhibition of fabric and textile materials – (organized by Expocentre).

The central event of the business program of the "Russian Textile Week" will be the IV international forum of light industry "Legpromforum-2017", in which current issues, challenges and prospects for the industry in general and its` most dynamic segments will be discussed on the highest governmental level. The production and effective use of the various types of technical textiles, scientific, and economic aspects of the process will be discussed at the "Techtextil Russia Symposium".

Uniting leading industry events at one venue already proved its effectiveness last year. Industry professionals positively assessed the joint exhibitions of Techtextil Russia and Inlegmash in previous years. The format of the Russian Textile Week allows visitors to attend one site and at the same time discuss a wide range of topics and to identify necessary solutions.

The organizers of the Russian Textile Week are IEC Expocentre and the Russian Union of Entrepreneurs of Textile and Light Industry, the official partner is Messe Frankfurt RUS.

CPM Moscow - the largest fashion fair in Eastern Europe, will be held in parallel to Russian Textile Week.

Techtextil Russia 2016 was a success

In 2016, 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 at Techtextil Russia. Of those, 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.

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

National Pavilions of Belgium, China, Italy and Germany highlighted the 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.

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