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Contents of September 2008 issue

Down, But Not Out 

There has been only a 7% growth in the domestic production of textile machinery and accessories in 2007 - 08, with the figures for 2006 - 07 rising to Rs 2,997 crore from Rs 2,799 crore in 2007 - 08. The capacity utilisation stands steady at 79%. The domestic manufacturers are happy that the import of textile machinery & components has dipped to Rs 7,500 crore from Rs 9,434 crore.

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Impact of modernisation on profits, productivity in mills

Impact of modernisation on profits, productivity in millsThe HOK registered a declining trend with increase in the level of modernisation, which largely influences the profit margin as well as labour and machine productivity in the spinning mills.

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Waste minimisation in textile industry

Waste minimisation in textile industryThere is no one single treatment technology that can effectively treat the final effluent from the textile industry and a combination of the available methods is necessary in order to achieve the required discharge standards.

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Technical Textiles & Nonwovens

Application of nonwovens in medical field

Application of nonwovens in medical fieldAdvances in nonwovens have resulted in a new breed of medical textiles and advanced composite materials containing combination of fibres and fabrics have been developed for applications where biocompatibility and strength are required.

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Trends & Technovation

ITMA Asia + CITME 2008 – A Special Review
Show of the Chinese, for the Chinese & by the Chinese

Show of the Chinese, for the Chinese & by the ChineseITMA Asia + CITME, the first combined textile machinery show in Shanghai, came to a close on July 31, 2008 after five days of business, punctuated with spells of thin crowd, more so often towards the end.

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Exhibitors Gallery

Special Review - Snapshot

INDIA-ITME 2008 – Preview I
Stage set for India-ITME 2008 from Nov 15 - 22 in Bangalore

Stage set for India-ITME 2008 from Nov 15 - 22 in BangaloreThe 8th India International Textile Machinery Exhibition (INDIA ITME 2008) is to be held from 15th to 22nd November 2008 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), located at the 10th Mile, Tumkur Road, Madavara Post, Dasanapura Hobli, Bangalore 562 123 in Karnataka (India).

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