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Sewn products innovation in Atlanta

Over 350 exhibitors from 30 countries are currently taking part in the Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas 2023 ntroducing market-leading innovations at the Georgia World Congress Centre in Atlanta (May 10-12).

The Innovation Awards 2023, announced on the first day of the two shows, shine the spotlight on the industry’s cutting-edge advancements that will shape the future of the sewn product industry and the winners are as follows:

- New Concept: Henderson Sewing Machine and Matsuya R&D for the development of an intelligent robot sewing machine with a digital image processing system.

- New Technology: Sewn Products Equipment Company (SPEC) and Svegea of Sweden for the Svegea EC-450XF collarette cutter.

- New Application: Pathfinder Cutting Technology for the FabricPro fabric spreading system.

- New Product: Stratasys for the J850 TechStyle direct-to-textile 3D printer.

- New Approaches on Sustainability: Henderson Sewing Machine and Twine Solutions for the development of  TS-1800 digital thread dyeing system.

- New Technologies on Sustainability: Dürkopp Adler for the M-Type Delta e-con.

- New Technology and Digitisation: Seddi for the Seddi Textura fabric to 3D digitisation system.

“Through the Innovation Awards, our efforts are aligned towards bringing revolutionary solutions to the forefront of the industry and creating a market for new developments,” said Michael McDonald, president of SPESA (Sewn Products Equipment and Suppliers of the Americas). “While the award-winning technologies will create market opportunities and boost business, the commitment to product excellence and market innovation that the award winners and everyone who submitted entries have shown is what will drive market impulses.”

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