Gartex Texprocess India opens with more than 142 exhibitors displaying technological advancements

Redefining Indian textiles and garments, the second Mumbai edition of Gartex Texprocess India was inaugurated by Mr. Sharad Jaipuria, President, Denim Manufacturers Association & CMD, Ginni International Ltd., at Jio World Convention Centre in BKC, Mumbai. The three-day event provides a common platform for interaction among stakeholders across the textile and garment value chain.

Gartex Texprocess India has become a crucial platform for bridging the gap between innovation and application by opening doors to innovative product showcases and providing the opportunity to engage with more than 142 companies from garment and textile machinery. Reaffirming the potential of the Indian market, the trade fair has opened its doors to intense discussions, domestic collaborations and an optimistic outlook of the textile and garment industry.

Sharing his thoughts at the inauguration, Mr. Raj Manek, Executive Director and Board Member, Messe Frankfurt Asia Holdings Ltd., said: “Gartex Texprocess India provides a great opportunity for the Indian manufacturers to participate in the growth of textiles and garments by becoming a key supplier in the global market. The three-day exhibition seeks to redefine the Indian textile and garment industry in order to foster a sustainable and innovative ecosystem that supports the growth of this industry. It exemplifies the immense potential for trade and investment between India and foreign countries in the textile and garment sector with participants, visitors and other key decision-makers from a diverse cross-section of the textiles and garment industry.”

Adding to this, Mr. Gaurav Juneja, Director, MEX Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd., shared: “Gartex Texprocess India 2023 has many innovative products and latest technologies on display, the show has emerged as the hub catering to the businesses and networking needs of the industry stakeholders. We are delighted to present what the future holds for the Indian garment and textile manufacturing industry with an extensive exhibit profile of new technologies and innovations which can be seen on the show floor this year, helping in exploring exciting opportunities offered in the garment and textile industry. The show aims to accelerate technological advances in the Indian textile and garment industry by showcasing high-quality, high-speed and competitively priced new-age products. International trade visitors can expand their businesses in India through networking and engaging in investment opportunities during the show”.

The three-day exhibition was inaugurated by chief dignitaries from the ministry and trade bodies. Mr. Sharad Jaipuria, President, Denim Manufacturers Association & CMD, Ginni International Ltd., said: “Gartex Texprocess India aims to project the country’s textile and garment industry as a one-stop destination for products that are manufactured in a sustainable manner with best-in-class quality at competitive costs differentiating Indian markets from the rest. While the industry has taken major strides in enhancing the competitiveness of the Indian textile and garment industry, a platform like Gartex Texprocess India makes this collaboration even stronger to break new ground in building a strong ‘Brand India’, providing Indian industry access to higher growth markets and achieving global leadership in sustainability and circularity.”

Notable personalities present at the show included

  • Mr. Sharad Jaipuria, President, Denim Manufacturers Association & CMD, Ginni International Ltd.
  • Mr. Simon Lee, Managing Director of Hyosung Group (Hyosung Corporation India Pvt. Ltd. & Hyosung India Pvt. Ltd.)
  • Mr. Aamir Akhtar, Group President & CEO Textiles, Jindal Worldwide Limited
  • Mr. Kazi Iftaquer Hossain, President, Bangladesh Garments Buying House Association
  • Mr. Raj Manek, Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Ms. Himani Gulati, Director, MEX Exhibitions

The Mumbai edition of Gartex Texprocess India saw top brands such as IIGM, E.H Turel, Balaji Sewing Machines, True Colour, Jaysynth, Mehala, Orange O tech, DCC, Epson, Jindal Worldwide, Raymond UCO Denim and more displaying unique inventions on the show floor.

The opening day also witnessed focused concurrent platforms such as Denim Show and Screen Print India – Textile providing the opportunity to evaluate and tap new markets in building connections with the global industry. Alongside these, there is also an insightful session on ‘Denim Talk – Building India as a Global Denim Destination.’

Industry bodies extending their support to the three-day exhibition are the Ministry of Textile, Denim Manufacturers Associations (DMA) and Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI). With a strong list of exhibitors providing enhancing solutions, Gartex Texprocess Mumbai is a one-stop comprehensive package for key visitors attending the three-day exhibition concluding on 13 May 2023.