Techtextil Business

About Techtextil

Performance. Function. Future. Industry experts from all over the world meet every two years at Techtextil. The trade fair's recipe for success is the overarching character of the product groups and areas of application.

Application areas

Technical textiles and nonwovens can be used in versatile ways. Techtextil brings all areas of application together. This is where car manufacturers meet fashion designers and medical engineers meet industry specialists.

Techtextil application area Agrotech


The ear of the wheat is the symbol for cultivation and tilling the soil - and for the Agrotech application area. Under this sign you'll find the latest ideas and products for agriculture, forestry, horticulture and landscape gardening.

Application area Buildtech


The house stands for architecture and building - and that's why we've chosen it as the symbol for the Buildtech application area. Buildtech includes all important innovations in membrane construction, lightweight and solid structures, earthworks, hydraulic engineering and road construction.

Application area Clothtech


The t-Shirt is popular all over the world - that's why we've chosen it as the symbol for the Clothtech application area. It includes the latest developments in shoe and clothing manufacture.


Application area Geotech


The dam separates the land from water - and is the symbol for the Geotech application area. Geotech is home to new concepts and products in road construction, civil engineering, dam and waste site construction.


Application areas Hometech


The armchair is a symbol for home design - and for the Hometech application area. Hometech presents innovative developments in the manufacture of furniture, upholstery, floor coverings and carpets.


Application area Indutech


Gear wheels are a symbol for industry and technology - and for the Indutech application area. Indutech contains solutions and products for mechanical engineering and for the chemical and electrical industries.


Application areas Medtech


The sticking plaster is a symbol for effective medical care - and for the Medtech application area. Medtech contains the complete range of innovations in the manufacture, processing and application of medical and hygiene products.

Application area Mobiltech


The tyre is a symbol for mobility - and for the Mobiltech application area. Under this sign you’ll find the latest developments in ship and aircraft construction, as well as in all aspects of automobile, railway and space travel.

Application area Oekotech


Mankind protecting nature - this is the symbol for the Oekotech application area. Oekotech stands for new ideas and interesting concepts in environmental protection, waste disposal and recycling.


Application area Packtech


The package is a symbol for the global transportation of goods - and for the Packtech application area. It includes all significant innovations in the packaging, covering and transportation of the widest possible array of goods.

Application area Protech


The helmet is a symbol for effective protection - and for the Protech application area. Under this sign you'll find the latest developments in personal and property protection.


Application areas Sporttech


To play sport you need the right equipment - that's why we've chosen the trainer as the symbol for the Sporttech application area. Sporttech includes new products and ideas from the world of sport and leisure.


Product groups

Techtextil's product groups represent the entire value chain in the technical textiles, nonwovens and apparel textiles sector.

exhibition piece in the product group Research, development, planning, consulting

International institutions; National research institutes; Universities and polytechnics; Industrial research centres; Planning and consulting companies; Services

exhibition piece in the product group Technology, processes, accessories

Production processes; Finishing technology; Machinery for fabric manufacturing; Coating equipment; Laminating and coating equipment; Other machinery and equipments; Control and monitoring methods; Recycling technology; Technical accessories; Laboratory and measuring equipment; Quality assurance; Nanotechnology; Microsystems technology; Textile Care; Making-up technology for industrial fabrics (not for garments)

exhibition piece in the product group Fibres and yarns

Man-made fibres and yarns; Glass fibres, yarns and rovings; Metal yarns; Natural fibres; Other fibres and yarns; Monofilaments

exhibition piece in the product group Woven fabrics

Woven fabrics; Laid webs; Braidings; Knitted fabrics; Tapes, strings, cords; Belts, ropes, cordage; Nets; Textile bonding systems; Membranes; Multi-Layered Composites; Smart Textiles (used with or in electronics and sensors); Textiles made of recycled materials

exhibition piece in the product group Coated textiles

Coated textiles; Laminated textiles; Tent fabrics; Packaging materials, sacking; Tarpaulin fabrics; Awning material; End-product manufacturing; Accessories; Imitation leather

exhibition piece in the product group Composites

Reinforcing textiles; Composite textiles; Prepregs; Structural components and mouldings; Fibre-reinforced materials; Membrane systems; Films and sheeting; Textile-reinforced plastic for concrete; Textile sheet products for lamination with solids

exhibition piece in the product group Bondtec

Finishing processes; Adhesive, sealing and moulding materials; Laminating and coating materials; Raw materials and additives; Application processing; Material pre-treatment; Plastics and other hardening masses; Adhesive mixing and application equipment, robot technology; Surface treatment technologies; Plasma treatment; Flocking

exhibition piece in the product group Functional Apparel Textiles

New materials; New finishing; Membranes; Wearable Smart Textiles (with electronics and/or sensors); Wearable Smart Textiles (without electronics and/or sensors); Materials with additional functions; Textiles for future apparel; Textiles with medical / cosmetic qualities (wearable skincare, cosmetotextiles); Textiles for professional + protective clothing; Textiles for sport + active wear

Coated apparel textiles; Finishing; Functionalisation

Nanotechnology; Microsystems technology; Wearable electronics; Optical Technologies; Information- / Communication technology; Testing technology and -process

Apparel Concepts; Design; Prototypes; Interdisciplinary cooperation; New strategies for marketing

Techtextil 2022 figures

Techtextil took place from 21 to 24 June 2022. With 77% exhibitors and 65% visitors from abroad, this international trade fair was the most important industry platform of the year.

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Figures for Techtextil 2022
Figures for Techtextil 2022
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Techtextil advisory board

The Techtextil exhibitors` advisory board comprises renowned international experts.

Campus CETI
41 rue des Métissages – CS 70314
59336 Tourcoing

Karine Wallois
Tel.: +33 362 72 61 51
Fax: +33 362 72 61 61

ETP - Fibres Textile Clothing
Rue Belliard 40
1040 Brussels

Lutz Walter
Phone: +32 2 / 2854883

EURATEX - The European Apparel
and Textile Confederation
Rue Montoyer
1000 Brussels

Dirk Vantyghem
Tel.: + 32 (02) 22 85 48 83
Fax: + 32 (02) 2 30 60 54

Hof-ter-Vleestdreef 5/1
1070 Anderlecht

Daphne Renier
Tel.: +32 (0) 25 28 58 66
Mobil: +32 (0) 486 58 49 56

Forschungskuratorium Textil e.V.
Reinhardtstr. 14-16
10117 Berlin

Johannes Diebel
Tel.: +49 (0)30 72 62 20 41
Fax: +49 (0)30 726220

Freudenberg Performance Materials
Holding SE & Co. KG

Global Communications                                   
GB Technische Vliesstoffe                                           
69465 Weinheim

Holger-Michael Steingraeber
Tel.: 49 (0) 6201  / 8 00
Fax: +49 (0) 6201 / 88 50 09

Groz-Beckert KG
Parkweg 2
72458 Albstadt

Matthias Haeckel
Tel.: +49 (0) 7431-100
Fax: +49 (0) 7431-102777

Huntsman Textile Effects
co/ Huntsman Textile Effects GmbH
Rehlinger Str. 1
86462 Langweid a. Lech

Oliver Gerlach
Tel.: +49 (0) 8230 410
Fax: +49 (0) 8230 41 370

IBENA Textilwerke Beckmann GmbH & Co. KG  
Postfach 1653      
46395 Bocholt

Ralph Beckmann
Tel.: +49 (0) 2872 28 70
Fax: +49 (0) 2872 931 130

Industrieverband Technische Textilien
- Rollladen - Sonnenschutz e.V (ITRS)

Heinrichstr. 79
36037 Fulda

Lars Rippstein
Telefon:+49 (0)661 90 19 60 11
Fax: +49 (0)661 90 19 63 20

Industrievereinigung Chemiefaser e.V.
Mainzer Landstraße 55     
60329 Frankfurt am Main     

Dr. Wilhelm Rauch
Tel.: +49 (0) 69 279971-30
Fax: +49 (0) 69 279971-37

Institut Français Textile-Habillement - IFTH  
14, rue des Reculettes
75013 PARIS  

Christian Jouzel
Tel.: +33 (0) 1 44 08 19 00

IVGT Industrieverband
Veredlung - Garne - Gewebe Technische Textilien e.v.

Mainzer Landstraße 55      
60329 Frankfurt am Main

Stefan Schmidt
Tel.: +49 69 25 56 17 00
Fax: +49 69 2556-1725

Karl Mayer GmbH      
Brühlstr. 25       
63179 Obertshausen      

Gabriela Schellner
Tel.: +49 (0)6104 40 20
Fax: +49 (0)6104 402-73-9431

Schoeller Textil AG
Bahnhofstraße 17
9475 Sevelen

Antonio Gatti Balsarri
Tel.: +41 (0)81-78 60 80 0
Fax: +41 (0) 81-78 60 81 0

Villa CREATIS, 2 Rue des Muriers
69258 Lyon

Robin Oddon
Tel.: +33 (0) 4 - 20302880
Fax: +41 (0) 4 - 20302889

Viale Sarca, 223     
20126 Milano      

Dr. Aldo Tempesti
Tel.: +39 02 64 11 63 07
Fax: +39 02 643 8689

Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V.

Fachverband Textilmaschinen
Lyoner Str. 18
60528 Frankfurt am Main

Boris Abadjieff
Tel.: +49 69 6 60 30
Fax: +49 69 6603 2337