Technotex 2023 to showcase incredible innovations in technical textiles
The 10th edition of Technotex 2023 will be held at at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai – India.
The Ministry of Textiles, Government of India in collaboration with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce Industry is organising India’s premier show on Technical Textiles- ‘Technotex 2023’ from February 22-24, 2023 in Mumbai under National Technical Textiles Mission (NTTM).
During the curtain raiser event, Darshana Jardosh, Minister of State for Textiles, Government of India, said “Technical Textiles products cater to a wide array of industries, thereby exhibiting a plethora of opportunities as a high value sector in India.” She also mentioned that at this juncture, it is very important that we build a strong connection with the global industry, attract domestic & global investments as well as project India’s strengths, initiatives & facilities in regard to Technical Textiles to the world.
Speaking at the event Chandrakant Patil, Minister of Textile, Higher & Technical Education, Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Maharashtra said that the Technical Textile sector is one of the key constituents of the Indian economy and is also a focus of the Government towards Aatma Nirbhar Bharat as one of the niche sunrise sectors of the economy.
Comparing the penetration of Technical Textile in Indian textile industries with global markets Rajeev Saxena, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India, shared that at present, technical textile penetration is only 8-9 per cent of overall textile sector, where as in developed countries it goes up to 65 per cent or so.
Dhiraj Shah, Chairman, SRTEPC said that technical textiles are an advanced technology backed sunrise sector across the globe, which is steadily gaining ground in India.
He said that India has a low export share in the top 10 textile market, however, India exports Technical Textile of US $ 1 billion to USA, which shows the potential of Technical Textile export. “With adequate support from the government Technical Textile sector will grow and achieve its true potential,” said Shah.
Technotex 2023 is India’s premier show on technical textiles. This spectacular flagship event comprises of an International exhibition, conference and seminars. A common platform for interaction amongst stakeholders from across the global technical textile value chain, Technotex 2023 exemplifies the immense potential for trade and investment between India and foreign countries in the technical textile sector.
The 10th edition of International Exhibition and conference on Technical Textiles i.e. Technotex 2023 is being organized jointly by the Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) from 22 – 24 February, 2023 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai – India. The event will serve as the right platform for interaction between the Indian and Foreign companies from the technical textile value chain.