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Keyvisual Techtextil 2019

These were the highlights of Techtextil 2019

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Urban Living Techtextil keyvisual

The Special Event “Urban Living – City of the Future”

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Sustainability at Techtextil

Sustainability at Techtextil: A major topic

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Scarfs at Techtextil 2018

Techtextil Blog – here you can find news from the world of technical textiles and nonwovens

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4. – 7. May 2021 Frankfurt am Main Inform now

Leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens

International exhibitors will be presenting the entire spectrum of technical textiles, functional apparel textiles and textile technologies at Techtextil in Frankfurt am Main. Texprocess, the leading trade fair for the garment manufacturing and textile processing industry, will take place at the same time as Techtextil.

Impressions of Techtextil 2019

Enthusiastic visitors and exhibitors, unique textile innovations, inspiring conversations – experience the progressive atmosphere of Techtextil 2019 in our retrospective film.

‘Textiles these days are a high-tech product. Technical and smart textiles, in particular, enable companies in Germany to have a positive view of the future.’

Thomas Bareiß, Parlamentarischer Staatssekretär beim Bundesminister für Wirtschaft und Energie

‘Throughout Europe, technical textiles are one of the biggest sectors of the textile and apparel industry and thus a decisive driving force for its economic strength.’

Detlef Braun

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Techtextil and Texprocess 2019:

The most international shows with a total of 1,818 exhibitors from 59 countries and, in all, some 47,000 trade visitors from 116 countries.

That was the highlights of Techtextil 2019

Techtextil provides an overview of the latest developments in the industry. An extensive supporting programme provides additional technical inspiration and opportunities for discussions.

City of the Future keyvisual

Special Event “Urban Living – City of the Future”

According to the United Nations, nearly 70 percent of all people are expected to be living in metropolises and megacities by 2050. This poses new challenges for living and mobility concepts, as well as food supplies and health services provision. Functional apparel, with smart functions for example, could also play an even more important role in people’s everyday lives in the future. The Techtextil and Texprocess exhibition area presented examples of textile applications.

Focus on sustainability

Focus on sustainability

„Sustainability at Techtextil“: In the field of technical textiles, more and more firms are adopting approaches to greater sustainability. Techtextil was explicitly turning its focus for the first time onto its exhibitors' approaches to sustainability.
The Techtextil Forum was providing a series of contributions devoted exclusively to sustainable textile innovations. For the first time the Techtextil Innovation Award was presented to two firms in the category of sustainability.

Presentation at the Techtextil Symposium

New: Techtextil Forum

Expert lectures and discussion formats right in the heart of the industry: The new Techtextil Forum provided an opportunity for an interactive exchange of ideas and information between exhibitors and trade visitors, as well as researchers and developers and users.  

Techtextil student competition area

15th “Textile Structures for New Building” Student Competition

For the 15th time, Techtextil awarded students and young professionals for their work, as part of the 'Textile Structures for New Building' competition. The competition is supported by the international network TensiNet as sponsor, the Institute for Lightweight Structures and Conceptual Design at the University of Stuttgart, and the architecture and design platform Architonic.  

Visitors of the Jobwall

Trainees in focus

A major focal point of Techtextil and Texprocess is trainees in the textile sector. Both fairs offer a common Campus for international universities and academies, the student competition for textile building and the BMWi area for young companies. NEW: The digital job exchange of Messe Frankfurt Texpertise Network.

Why Techtextil is exactly the right place for you

A visitor and an exhibitor at the living in Sapce area
  • Full range of applications: Techtextil showcases technical textiles for architecture, the automotive industry, construction, clothing, hazard protection, aviation and aerospace, medicine, the furniture industry and sports.
  • Textile high-tech products: See textile products from high-tech fibres, functional apparel fabrics and smart textiles to composites and nonwovens.
  • International top decision-makers: Half of the trade visitors who attend make purchasing decisions for their companies.
  • Strong trade fair duo: Experience the latest technologies for the processing of garments and textiles at Texprocess, which takes place at the same time.

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