ITMA, the world’s largest textile and garment technology showcase, is all set to focus on innovation for its upcoming edition in Barcelona city, Spain which will be held from June 20 to 26, 2019 with the main theme of the show being – Innovating the World of Textiles.
Fritz P. Mayer, President of CEMATEX (owns the ITMA exhibition), the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers underlined, “The increasingly high level of automation and digitisation in combination with real time data tracking and interconnection has spawned the fourth 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.”
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As many leading textile machinery and raw material manufacturers, and service providers look forward to the exhibition to launch or promote their latest innovations, the organiser of ITMA 2019 – ITMA Services, has already been receiving numerous enquiries for participation.
According to the organiser, ITMA 2019 will provide an unrivalled marketplace and knowledge platform which will be held at 200,000 square metres of gross exhibition space. Over 1,500 exhibitors from 45 countries and 100,000 visitors from about 140 countries are expected to attend the Barcelona edition of ITMA.
“ITMA was last held in Barcelona in 2011. We expect strong response when the exhibition returns to the city after eight years. A host of exciting highlights and knowledge-sharing activities have been planned which give added value to exhibitors and visitors alike,” commented A. E. Roberts, Chairman of ITMA Services.