ITMA 2019 will be held in Spain from June 20 to 26. The cluster of accompanying events will spotlight on key industry challenges and leading-edge solutions that will support industry members’ drive for sustainability and competitiveness. It will feature a number of industry-leading knowledge-sharing events to facilitate sharing and collaboration among global textile and garment industry members. Hot button issues such as sustainable innovation, Industry 4.0 and automation will be on the agenda.
ITMA has evolved beyond its original aim of merely providing a buy-and-sell platform for textile machinery manufacturers. It is now a meaningful platform for all industry stakeholders to share new breakthroughs, brainstorm solutions and explore collaboration.
The Textile Colorant and Chemical Leaders Forum will focus on circular economy. Discussions will center on circular economy and resource sustainability strategy and how textile chemicals and innovative and cleaner technologies can support it under the influence of Industry 4.0’s emerging strategic concept.
Following a successful collaboration in 2015, ITMA will jointly organise the Nonwovens Forum at ITMA 2019 with International Association for the Nonwovens and Related Industries. The event will feature discussions on the latest innovations in nonwovens, nonwovens manufacturing processes for the 21st century.