From 19 to 22 October, 2021, INDEX, the recommendation trade fair for the nonwovens field, will certainly take area in Geneva.
Also for this version there will certainly be more than a hundred Italian exhibitors, of whom regarding eighty are equipment suppliers. As in the past editions, Italian Trade Agency will arrange an Italian Pavilion, where 13 Italian producers will show. The following ACIMIT member companies will be showing in this field: A. Piovan, Bianco, Bombi, Color Service, Guarneri Technology, Monti-Mac, Officina Master, Ratti, Texera, Toscana Spazzole, Unitech. Other ACIMIT member firms will display with their own cubicle.
Recently nonwovens production have actually expanded on a international scale, a lot more substantially than the conventional textile sector. According to numbers accumulated as well as compiled by EDANA, the global association of nonwovens business, production of nonwovens in Europe expanded by 7.2% in 2020 to reach 3 million tonnes ( as well as 85.9 billion square metres), with a total approximated turnover of Euro 9.6 million.
“Index is the leading trade fair for the nonwovens industry, comments Alex Zucchi, head of state of ACIMIT. It is therefore specifically essential for ACIMIT as well as the Italian textile equipment market to be present at the recommendation event for nonwovens, a industry that has shown solid growth throughout the period of the Covid-19 pandemic. The enhanced need for nonwovens, especially those intended for the medical market (surgical masks, but also various other personal safety clothes and also tools) has actually rewarded the Italian technological offer, abundant in cutting-edge solutions”.
The need for nonwovens has actually increased the Italian manufacturing of nonwovens equipment during the last year. The Italian exports of devices utilized for creating nonwovens (HS code 844900) reached a worth of 59 million euros in 2020.