Techtextil North America & Texprocess Americas Tradeshows Weave Together Textile Manufacturers, Suppliers and Service Providers for Applications Across Industries
The largest technical textiles, nonwovens, machinery, sewn products and equipment trade show in the Americas is taking place May 22-24, 2018 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. With a single badge, visitors gain access to the show floors of both Techtextil North America, incorporated with ATME-I and Texprocess Americas, co-produced by SPESA.
Techtextil North America assembles all vertical aspects of the technical textile industry: from research and development, through raw materials and production processes and finally ending in conversion, further treatment and recycling. Texprocess Americas is the largest North American trade fair for machines, plant, processing, IT systems and services for the development, sourcing and production of textiles, other flexible materials and sewn products.
The biennial, co-located event has become one of the most sought after trade shows for the textiles industry, granting visitors access to a vast array of products, technologies and solutions across verticals including fashion & apparel, interior design & upholstery, military/protective products, automotive and aerospace, medical and more. Visitors will see a wide variety of product groups at the co-located shows representing the entire value-added chain in the technical textiles, nonwovens and sewn products sectors.
The event brings together product innovators, industry associations and research institutions to deliver a robust offering of networking and educational opportunities for visitors and exhibitors alike.
International Exposure & New Business Opportunities
The co-location of Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas provides a global platform for suppliers and
end-product manufacturers to access the entire high tech value chain. With 500+ exhibiting companies, international media outlets and pavilions representing Germany, Italy, Taiwan, Belgium and China to name a few, both visitors and exhibitors alike gain exposure to new business opportunities and outlets to market their products.
This strategic event provides an unparalleled opportunity for all attendees, visitors and exhibitors, to expand their expertise and network with a wide array of industry professionals and gain a competitive edge in the ever growing market.
Global Knowledge Sharing
Utilising partnerships with academic programs, research institutions and industry associations, Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas are able to cultivate an environment that encourages innovation through the sharing of ideas and collaboration among industry leaders.
The highly-acclaimed symposia gives attendees the opportunity to listen and learn from industry leaders and subject matter experts as they discuss some of the most pivotal advancements in research and technology and shed light on the current global economic state and its effects across industries. Those who purchase symposium passes will attend sessions on today’s hot topics including smart textiles, advancements in nonwovens, new technology and its integration across industries, manufacturing and reshoring, cutting and sewing floor techniques, testing and regulatory expectations, and more.
Graduate Student Poster Program
The poster program highlights research done by graduate students from the top textile engineering, manufacturing and finishing programs in the country. Past participants have come from North Carolina State University, The Fashion Institute of Technology, The University of Georgia, and The University of Illinois among others. The students’ work is on display throughout the show and each is given a complimentary floor pass and the opportunity to formally present their research findings to an audience of attendees including fellow academians and potential employers.
Aside from the already-scheduled events, both shows will be releasing additional, complimentary educational opportunities, open to all visitors. Badge-holders can take advantage of the unique gathering of professionals from various industries between the two shows and learn about a new product category, technology, and/or process.
With access to the two show floors, visitors are provided a well-rounded experience and a one-stop shop to source any and all aspects of their value chain. Exhibitors take note as well – cross-networking between Techtextil North America and Texprocess America has been known to produce strategic partnerships and new leads.