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Space for innovation – discover the highlights of Techtextil 2019

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14. – 17. May 2019 Frankfurt am Main Tickets & Registration

Leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens

From 14 to 17 May 2019, 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.

Why Techtextil is exactly the right place for you

A visitor and an exhibitor at Techtextil 2017 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.

‘At the fair a lively exchange takes place between the industry, start-ups, research and science institutes. In the age of digitization, internet of things and industry 4.0. this is elementary.’

Dirk Wiese

‘High-tech materials based on fibres are essential in space travel when it comes to reducing the weight of space capsules. Every additional gram increases costs. Furthermore, textiles also save lives.’

Dr. Reinhold Ewald

Where high-tech and textile merge into one

Trade fair duo Techtextil and Texprocess: Experience the unique combination of both textile innovation and progress.

Discover 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.

Techtextil Forum

New: Techtextil Forum

Expert lectures and discussion formats right in the heart of the industry: The new Techtextil Forum is an opportunity for an interactive exchange of ideas and information between exhibitors and trade visitors, as well as researchers and developers and users. Present your new material, your innovative technology or solution to a larger audience of specialists. Submit your lecture proposal now.

Techtextil student competition

15th “Textile Structures for New Building” Student Competition

In 2019, Techtextil is organising the 15th 'Textile Structures for New Building' contest. As in the years before the international association TensiNet is supporting the contest as a sponsor with prize money amounting to € 8,000. Starting from October, you can apply at We look forward to a large turnout of students and young professionals who wish to master this fascinating challenge!  

City of the Future keyvisual

Special Event “Urban Living – City of the Future”

Cities are the living space of the future. How will architecture, clothing, mobility and urban life be shaped by technical textiles in the future? Progressive thinkers, trend and textile experts have grappled with this question. The Techtextil and Texprocess Special Event provides ideas.

Student presents her selfmade clothes

Topics, trends, talents

With its varied supporting programme, Techtextil offers technical inspiration and an overview of the latest developments in the industry. You can look forward to events such as the Techtextil Innovation Award, the Techtextil Forum, the student competition and the Innovative Apparel Show.

Visitor and exhibitor at Techtextil 2017

From the fibre to textile recycling

Techtextil's product groups cover the entire textile value chain in the areas of technical textiles, apparel fabrics and nonwovens as well as textile technologies and accessories.

Key visual Texprocess 2019

Strong individually – unbeatable as a successful duo

Together with Texprocess, the leading trade fair for the garment manufacturing and textile processing industry, Techtextil covers all aspects of technical textiles and functional apparel textiles – including their manufacture and processing.


In 2017

1,477 exhibitors and around 33,670 trade visitors from across the world were won over by Techtextil.

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