From 19 to 22 October, 2021, INDEX, the referral profession fair for the nonwovens market, will certainly occur in Geneva.
Additionally for this version there will be even more than a hundred Italian exhibitors, of whom regarding eighty are equipment suppliers. As in the previous versions, Italian Trade Agency will arrange an Italian Pavilion, where 13 Italian makers will certainly exhibit. The adhering to ACIMIT participant business will certainly be exhibiting in this field: A. Piovan, Bianco, Bombi, Color Service, Guarneri Technology, Monti-Mac, Officina Master, Ratti, Texera, Toscana Spazzole, Unitech. Various other ACIMIT member business will display with their very own booth.
In recent years nonwovens production have actually expanded on a worldwide scale, much more significantly than the standard fabric market. According to figures collected and compiled by EDANA, the global organization of nonwovens firms, manufacturing of nonwovens in Europe grew by 7.2% in 2020 to get to 3 million tonnes ( and also 85.9 billion square metres), with a complete estimated turnover of Euro 9.6 million.
“Index is the leading profession fair for the nonwovens market, comments Alex Zucchi, head of state of ACIMIT. It is for that reason particularly vital for ACIMIT as well as the Italian textile machinery industry to be present at the reference exhibition for nonwovens, a field that has actually shown solid development during the duration of the Covid-19 pandemic. The increased need for nonwovens, specifically those meant for the medical sector ( medical masks, however also various other personal safety garments as well as tools) has actually rewarded the Italian technical deal, abundant in innovative remedies”.
The need for nonwovens has actually boosted the Italian manufacturing of nonwovens equipment throughout the in 2015. The increased demand for ingenious services is exactly what enhances the role of Italian textile equipment manufacturers. The Italian exports of machines used for creating nonwovens (HS code 844900) reached a value of 59 million euros in 2020. In the initial six months of 2021, after that, the development went over: +142% over the first fifty percent of 2020, worth 37 million euros.