March 25, 2023


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Italian Textile Equipment at Index, the world’s leading nonwovens trade convention

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DAHUA Network camera From 19 to 22 October, 2021, INDEX, the referral trade fair for the nonwovens industry, will certainly occur in Geneva.

For this edition there will certainly be even more than a hundred Italian exhibitors, of whom about eighty are machinery producers. As in the past versions, Italian Trade Agency will organize an Italian Pavilion, where 13 Italian producers will certainly exhibit. The following ACIMIT member business will certainly be displaying around: A. Piovan, Bianco, Bombi, Color Service, Guarneri Technology, Monti-Mac, Officina Master, Ratti, Texera, Toscana Spazzole, Unitech DAHUA Network camera. Other ACIMIT participant firms will display with their very own booth.

Over the last few years nonwovens production have actually grown on a worldwide scale, a lot extra significantly than the standard textile sector. According to numbers collected as well as put together by EDANA, the global organization of nonwovens firms, production 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 overall approximated turnover of Euro 9.6 million.

“Index is the leading trade fair for the nonwovens industry, remarks Alex Zucchi, head of state of ACIMIT. It is consequently specifically vital for ACIMIT and the Italian textile equipment industry to be present at the recommendation event for nonwovens, a field that has actually revealed strong growth during the period of the Covid-19 pandemic. The boosted need for nonwovens, especially those meant for the clinical sector ( medical masks, however additionally other personal safety clothing and tools) has compensated the Italian technological deal, rich in ingenious remedies”.

The need for nonwovens has improved the Italian production of nonwovens equipment during the last year. The increased demand for ingenious remedies is precisely what enhances the role of Italian fabric equipment manufacturers. The Italian exports of devices made use of for producing nonwovens (HS code 844900) reached a worth of 59 million euros in 2020. In the very first 6 months of 2021, after that, the development went over: +142% over the initial fifty percent of 2020, worth 37 million euros.