Gartex Texprocess 2019 was recently held in Delhi by Mex Exhibition (India) and Messe Frankfurt (Germany) and proved to be a successful event with huge visitation from the Indian garment industry.
More than 200 exhibitors participated to the first-ever unified organized in Delhi (India) while it was overall the 3rd edition of the already acclaimed show. The three-day exhibition witnessed visitors from small towns and emerging manufacturing centers like Ludhiana, Saharanpur, Surat, Kolkata, Kerala, Ujjain, Jaipur, Panipat, Coimbatore, Surat and Hapur besides a flow of students from various institutes.
The challenging phase that the apparel industry in India is witnessing right now did not stop the technology suppliers from introducing new technologies for not just the apparel manufacturers but for the ones who are already doing a lot of value additions such as embroidery and digital/screen printing. A large product portfolio ranging from digital printing, embroidery, laundry, stitching, fabric and accessories could be seen with a special focus being on ‘sustainability’ which is a need of the hour in the industry today.
The company representatives of Orient Craft, Wear Well, Moissanite Apparel, Neetee Clothing, and Alps Industries were looking to expand and that’s what brought them to the show.
DigitalPrinting and Embroidery stole the show…
Digital Printing and Embroidery seemed to be the major rulers in Gartex Texprocess India 2019. When it comes to printing segment, companies like Fortuna Colours & Print LLP, Mimaki India Pvt. Ltd., Orange O Tech Pvt. Ltd., Cheran and Colorjet India lived up to the expectations of the industry. Among the new launches, one was the all-new 16 heads Vastrajet-8164 direct to fabric digital textile printer by Colorjet. The machine is equipped with its AIVC technology that provides consistent print quality even during the ambient conditions.
Embroidery too marked its solid presence in the event with the suppliers such as Aura Technologies, Baba Textile Machinery, Maya Technologies and Unix graced the event with noteworthy upgradation and launches.
On the other hand, Baba textile machinery launched VEGA 3000G high-speed vision positioning industrial digital textile printer which, with its sensor technology, helps the manufacturers to print on the embroidery. The fabric can be embroidered with a single colour and then can be printed with different colour as per the design requirement. It also features a patented conveyor roll to roll media feeding of fabric and can print different fabrics including Cotton, Rayon, Linen, Silk, Wool, Nylon, Polyester, Velvet and Towel.
“We have launched a camera printing machine which is majorly used to print on specific area on the fabric. With our new machine, it is now possible digitally with the help of positioning printing,” averred Mukund Agarwal, Business Head, Baba Textile Machinery.
The companies like Fabcare, Stefab, Xcel Stiro Pvt. Ltd. and Ramsons were displaying laundry equipment, dyeing equipment and finishing machines. Ramsons showcased Go Green, an eco-friendly solution for fabric finishing. The machine saves up to 95% of water and reduces chemical usage by up to 60%.
Denim Zone and Accessories grabbed the eyeballs of the visitors…
A huge area comprised of Denim fabrics, garments and accessories, where the leading players in the segment showcased their offering. Companies like Arvind Limited, Raymond, Oswal Denim, KG Denim and many others exhibited their range of denim innovations. While in Fabric & Trim Show companies like Jain label Pvt Ltd, Madura Coats, Threads and Corner stones were among the major exhibitors.