Exhibitor highlights, Special Features on the Show Floor and the German Pavilion.
The 13th edition of Techtextil North America and the third edition of Texprocess Americas has seen a significant increase in size from their co-location with JEC Americas in 2014. This year’s show will be held in Hall B at the Georgia World Congress Center with over 500 Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas exhibitors and growing. This year you will find exhibitors from 33+ countries - up 25% from 2014 representing a multitude of product categories. During the premier three day technical textiles, nonwovens, sewn products, textile technology and equipment event visitors can expect to see leading industry companies from around the world showcasing their latest products and technological advancements.
A sampling of exhibitors that will be at Techtextil North America:
USA - Premium Industrial Machines of America: PIMA is the exclusive importer and distributor of the Metro-Spezial, Willcox & Gibbs, New-Tech, H&H, Nucleus and Vetron line of sewing and Welding machines. In addition we sell Pfaff Industrial, Fortuna and PMF equipment as well as spare parts and supplies.
Switzerland - Monosuisse: Monosuisse group is the leading producer of the widest range of monofilament yarns. The group operates production sites in Mexico, Poland, Romania and Switzerland. They offer the best performing monofilaments for screen printing and filtration fabrics, paper machine cloth, 3D spacer fabrics, conveyor belts, medical, hook&loops and other applications.
USA - Kusters Zima Corporation: Manufacturer of wet processing technology. Products include dyeing, bleaching, mercerizing and vacuum technology. We offer heat recovery and water recovery systems. Washers, nips, steamers, pads, external sump, EVAC vacuum systems. Solid shade dyeing for carpet with automatic continuous dispensing of dyestuff. Sprinton tenter frame for both knits and woven fabrics.
A sampling of exhibitors that will be at Texprocess Americas
USA - Mitsubishi Electric Automation, INC.: Mitsubishi Electric Automation is a manufacturer of Industrial Sewing Equipment and is an industry leader in automation. Our equipment line is designed for light to heavy applications in industries such as apparel, leather, fall safety and automotive.
USA - Human Solution d/b/a assyst: Human Solutions Group’s unique technology portfolio offers an exceptional scope of products and services for apparel industry. Ranging from Body Scanning to Size Surveys, such as SizeNorthAmerica , from CAD, 3D Prototyping, PLM to SaaS cloud solutions and Retail products like Virtual Fitting and MtM.
Singapore: Pragma, Browzwear: Browzwear develops 3D solutions that make fashion designers, developers and marketers more creative and efficient. It is our mission to make your job easier – and more fun! – through the power of 3D technology.
Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas will have special feature areas that include: Pavilions from Germany, Italy, China, Belgium, Taiwan and France, Premier Symposiums, Graduate Student Poster Program, Cool Zone, Global Booth and Lounge, and the SEAMS Pavilion.
The German Pavilion is a must-see feature area on the show floor where over 31 German companies will be represented. Below is a sampling of German Pavilion exhibitors you can expect to see:
expert systemtechnik gmbh: expert systemtechnik is a Germany-based machine builder that has been developing and manufacturing innovative CAD/CAM controlled cutting systems based on water jet and CNC cutting technology for over 20 years now.
Brückner Textile Technologies: The german Brückner group is a world-wide acting and family-run mechanical engineering company established in 1949. We plan, construct and install machinery and complete lines for finishing and coating of textiles, technical textiles and nonwovens. All our systems including their technologies are reliable and efficient products made in Germany.
Zwickauer Kammgarn GmbH: Zwickauer Kammgarn GmbH (ZKS), a Peppermint Company, develops and manufactures high quality and innovative special yarn solutions for the national and the international markets. Our core expertise lies in the areas of transport and aerospace, workwear, industrial, home textiles and fashion.
Premier Symposium Sessions: Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas is hosting 18 symposium sessions including a three bonus sessions. These sessions are presented by industry experts throughout the Technical Textile, Nonwovens and Sewn Product Equipmentindustry. Session topics include: New Fiber Technologies (Basic and Advanced), Auxetic and Protective Textiles, Smart Textiles, Sustainability, Textile Testing, Tensile Structures, Nonwoven Advancements, Welding, 3D Evolution, Short and Long Future of Technology, Reshoring, Wearables, Automation and Robotics, and more. Three bonus sessions are available for anyone who purchases a symposium pass. Those sessions are presented by IAF, Fedustria vzw and a joint session by Techtextil North America, Texprocess Americas and JEC Americas.
The Graduate Student Poster Program: The third annual Graduate Student Poster Program will feature current graduate students who have specific research in the field of technical textiles, nonwovens and sewn products/equipment. Schools represented in the Graduate Poster Program are: North Carolina State University, Marmara University (Kadıköy, Istanbul, Turkey), Georgia Institute of Technology and UC Davis. The top 5 posters chosen from industry judges will be presented during the symposium. Visitors have the ability to explore through the graduate student area on the show floor as well as listen to the presentations free of charge.
Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas will be co-located with JEC Americas, following the successful premiere in Atlanta in 2014, which resulted in an unparalleled event creating the largest technical textiles, nonwovens, geosynthetics and composites trade show in the United States this year.
To register to visit Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas 2016, please visit https://reg.conexsys.com/ttnatpa
Techtextil North America is Incorporated with ATME-I.
Texprocess Americas is Co-Produced by SPESA.
Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is one of the world’s leading trade fair organisers, generating around €645* million in sales and employing 2,297* people. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 29 subsidiaries and 57 international Sales Partners, allowing it to serve its customers on location in more than 160 countries. Messe Frankfurt events take place at more than 40 locations around the globe. In 2015, Messe Frankfurt organised a total of 132* trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany.
Comprising an area of 592,127 square metres, Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds are home to ten exhibition halls. The company also operates two congress centres.The historic Festhalle, one of the most popular venues in Germany, plays host to events of all kinds.Messe Frankfurt is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent.
For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com
* preliminary numbers (2015)