From 19 to 22 October, 2021, INDEX, the recommendation profession fair for the nonwovens market, will take location in Geneva.
For this edition there will be even more than a hundred Italian exhibitors, of whom regarding eighty are equipment suppliers. As in the previous versions, Italian Trade Agency will arrange an Italian Pavilion, where 13 Italian suppliers will certainly display. The following ACIMIT member business will certainly be displaying in this location: A. Piovan, Bianco, Bombi, Color Service, Guarneri Technology, Monti-Mac, Officina Master, Ratti, Texera, Toscana Spazzole, Unitech. Other ACIMIT participant firms will certainly show with their very own cubicle.
Recently nonwovens production have grown on a global range, a lot a lot more significantly than the traditional textile sector. According to figures accumulated as well as assembled by EDANA, the worldwide organization of nonwovens business, manufacturing of nonwovens in Europe expanded by 7.2% in 2020 to reach 3 million tonnes ( and also 85.9 billion square metres), with a overall approximated turn over of Euro 9.6 million.
“Index is the leading trade fair for the nonwovens industry, remarks Alex Zucchi, president of ACIMIT. It is therefore specifically important for ACIMIT as well as the Italian textile machinery sector to be existing at the reference exhibit for nonwovens, a field that has revealed strong development throughout the period of the Covid-19 pandemic. The increased demand for nonwovens, specifically those intended for the medical market (surgical masks, however likewise various other individual safety clothing as well as devices) has actually compensated the Italian technical offer, abundant in innovative services”.
The demand for nonwovens has boosted the Italian manufacturing of nonwovens machinery throughout the last year. The Italian exports of equipments utilized for generating nonwovens (HS code 844900) reached a value of 59 million euros in 2020.