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20th February 2018, Atlanta, GA

Textile innovations from Germany presented in US

Sixty-six companies from the German textile, textile-machinery and garment-technology industries will make presentations at the High-Tex from Germany exhibition within the framework of the Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas trade fairs, which take place in Atlanta, GA, from 22-24 May 2018.

The event is hosted by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy and the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry. Elaborately designed and covering an area of more than 1,300 square metres, the exhibition shows textile innovations made in Germany from the fields of technical textiles, nonwovens, textile-processing machines, smart textiles and textile research. Additionally, the exhibitors will introduce their products and services in lectures, demonstrations and multi-media presentations at the Plaza.

High-Tex from Germany presents textile innovations from Germany. © gtp2 Architekten

“The USA is one of the most important export markets for German textile companies. For us as representatives of the German textile sector, the joint presentation within the framework of ´High-Tex from Germany´ is a great opportunity to cultivate existing contacts in the USA and to make new ones. With this exhibition, we are bringing our technologies to our customers in the USA,” said Marc Lorch, Member of the Board of Zwissler Holding and Exhibitor President of the participating companies.

Technical textiles for all fields

Today, technical textiles are to be found in virtually every field of human endeavour. In Atlanta, the German manufacturers of high-performance textiles and fibres taking part will show the complete spectrum of applications, from the automobile industry, via architecture, to personal protective equipment.

With its Gertex and Zoeppritex divisions, Zwisstex and other exhibitors will present the latest fabrics and technologies for laminating, backing and coating, primarily for the automobile sector. At Kufner, trade visitors from the outdoor, fashion and sports industries will find insoles and, at Südwolle, technical yarns.

Also, in the field of functional apparel are the flame-resistant textiles by Pyrotex, which can also be found in the automobile and aviation sectors, in architecture and building, as well as in contract textiles. Additionally, a start-up, Lunative Laboratories, will show LED hoodies. Technical textiles for the automobile and aviation sectors also come from Curt Bauer. New developments in the nonwoven field will be shown by several exhibitors including Frenzelit, Polyvlies, Sandler, Smart Polymer and Tenowo.

From CAD/CAM to embroidery

The range of exhibits in the textile-machine segment and machines for processing technical textiles covers the entire textile manufacturing and processing chain: processing nonwovens is one of the core specialities of Autefa Solutions. Expert International present CAD/CAM technologies. JBF Maschinenbau stands, inter alia, for textile machines for processing yarns, twine, ropes and ribbons. Georg Sahm, Dietze and Schell Maschinenfabrik will show the latest bobbin-winding machines while Dornier presents weaving technologies.

Cutting machines will be shown by Schoen and Sandt Machinery. Exhibitors in the field of high-performance sewing machines include RSG Automation Technics and Strobel Spezialmaschinen. Everything revolves around embroidery at ZSK Stickmaschinen. Machines for fixing, backing, scattering and ironing are core areas of expertise of Maschinenfabrik Herbert Meyer. High-precision textile dressing and coating are the focal points of A. Monforts Textilmaschinen, Benninger Zell and Olbrich.

The exhibition spectrum also includes textile aids, measuring and control technology and testing services.


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