Gartex Texprocess India begins in Mumbai 

Showcase of technologies in garment and textiles

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Gartex Texprocess India begins in Mumbai Photo- Textile South Asia

The 3rd Mumbai edition of ‘Gartex Texprocess India’ opened its door on 1 February at Jio World Convention Centre, (JWCC), Mumbai, for exhibitors and visitors from garment and textile manufacturing.

In his inaugural address, Chandrakant Patil, minister of textiles, higher education and technical education, and parliamentary affairs, appreciated the efforts in bringing ‘fabric to finish solutions’ onto a single platform. “Being held in two of the country’s prime business hubs, the exhibition ensures that it caters to the business demands of the textile clusters situated across the length and breadth of the country. I am sure it will provide the much-needed opportunity to domestic manufacturers to identify the right technologies, enhance their business and aid the growth and promotion of the Indian garment and textile manufacturing value chain.”

He encouraged the attendees to promote the government’s ‘vocal for local’ campaign, which is now moving towards ‘vocal for global’. 

More than 120 exhibitors are showcasing their innovations across 32 plus key product categories from the world of textiles. This edition welcomes more than 30 new exhibitors to witness the show floor of Gartex Texprocess India for the first time. The co-located Denim Show, Fabrics and Trims Show and an exclusive zone on Screen Print India-Textile demonstrate the latest trends and innovations.

According to the year-end review 2023 of the ministry of textiles, last year, the government took key initiatives such as launching PM MITRA Parks, investing approximately Rs. 2119 crore under PLI Scheme and funding 126 research proposals under National Technical Textile Mission (NTTM) for specialty fiber and technical textiles to boost the sector’s growth.

Sharad Jaipuria, president of, Denim Manufacturers Association in his keynote said: “The Denim Manufacturer Association of India (DMA) is committed to advancing the denim industry in the country. Through our active participation, we aim to engage with all stakeholders in the denim community. This event showcases the versatility of denim as a preferred fabric for various applications and provides an inclusive platform for all supply chain players to collaborate, network, and foster a fair and equitable environment.

The exponential growth of the denim industry presents tremendous opportunities for all participants in the supply chain. Recognizing the importance of sustainable practices, the industry is actively promoting circularity and eco-friendliness. We extend our best wishes to the entire team of Gartex Texprocess India for the resounding success of this event.”

Raj Manek, executive director and board member, Messe Frankfurt Asia Holdings, said: “The sector is witnessing robust growth. Along with the growing support from the government, and the rapid adoption of automation, technologies, and innovative machinery, the textile industry is in its transformative phase. During this phase, an event like Gartex Texprocess India plays a pivotal role in bringing the world’s leading players under one roof and gives them opportunities to understand current and future trends. With its exclusive knowledge sessions, it allows industry stalwarts to dwell on the roadmap to make the sector more vibrant. We hope this edition helps buyers and sellers to expand their network and business and contribute to the sector’s growth trajectory.”

The 10,000 sqm of exhibition ground is packed with exciting displays highlighting new-age machinery, advanced technologies and solutions, trending fabrics and raw materials. In this edition, brands from India such as Balaji Sewing Machines, Beharji Enterprises, BrillBrains Technolabs, Codeverse Technologies, Ginni International, Lenzing Fibres India, LNJ Denims, Mexum Texink and many more are displaying their products. International brands such as Jack, Siruba, Brother, Pegasus, Yumei, Bruce and more from countries like Spain, Germany, Japan, Singapore, China are taking part.

The show floor is packed with an exciting display of new-age machinery, advanced technologies and solutions, trending fabrics and raw materials along with latest technology in cutting plotters, digital textile printers, heat transfer machines, denim laser and finishing machines, 3D transfer labels, printed tapes and elastics, sequins chain and loose for hand embroidery, garment accessories and a large variety of fashion fabrics.

The three-day event supported by the ministry of textiles, the government of Maharashtra and the Denim Manufacturing Association (DMA) will conclude on February 3. 

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