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Space for innovation – discover the highlights of Techtextil 2019

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Explore 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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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

‘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

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.

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.

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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 will be presenting 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 will be explicitly turning its focus for the first time onto its exhibitors' approaches to sustainability.
The Techtextil Forum will also be providing a series of contributions devoted exclusively to sustainable textile innovations. For the first time the Techtextil Innovation Award will be presented to two firms in the category of sustainability.

Digital Textile Microfactory Area

Techtextil and Texprocess are sharing an exhibition hall for the first time

In May 2019, Techtextil and the parallel Texprocess will be sharing an exhibition hall for the first time. In Hall 4.1, Techtextil will be showcasing some of the suppliers of woven, laid web, braided and knitted fabrics, coated textiles, and nonwovens, as well as selected suppliers of textile machines. Suppliers of functional apparel textiles and the 'Digital Textile Micro Factory' mark the transition to Texprocess, which will be showcasing different production lines for clothing, shoes, and the processing of technical textiles.

Presentation at the Techtextil Symposium

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.  

Techtextil student competition area

15th “Textile Structures for New Building” Student Competition

For the 15th time, Techtextil will be giving awards to 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.  

Student presents her selfmade clothes at Techtextil

Topics, trends, events

With its varied supporting programme, Texprocess offers technical inspiration and an overview of the latest developments in the industry. You can look forward to events such as the Texprocess Innovation Award, the Texprocess Forum with the Fashionsustain conference, and the special event „Urban Living – City of the Future“.

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.

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.

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