Itma focuses on Innovating the World of Textiles


ITMA will continue its focus on innovation for its upcoming edition in Barcelona from 20 to 26 June 2019, with the main theme of the show being ‘Innovating the World of Textiles’. Mr Fritz P. Mayer, president of CEMATEX, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers explained: “The increasingly high level of automation and digitisation in combination with real time data tracking and interconnection has spawned the 4th industrial revolution and the emergence of smart factories. ITMA is a unique showcase of live machinery demonstrations and innovative solutions that boost productivity and profitability. “For this latest edition of ITMA, we have chosen to focus the industry’s attention on innovation which creates a competitive advantage for manufacturers. Sustainable innovation that drives growth for the textile and garment industry will continue to be emphasised at the exhibition.”