Centers of Excellence at Techtextil India 2021

Technical Textiles Techtextil India

Technical Textiles is diverse and encompasses of 12 segments, depending on the characteristics, functional requirement and end use applications. Under the Scheme for Growth and Development of Technical Textiles (SGDTT), launched during 2007-08, the Govt set up four Centers of Excellence to provide support to the manufacturers of the identified segments of the technical textiles industry.

Gherzi is an international consulting firm, established in Zurich, Switzerland in 1929 with over 60 years of presence in India. Gherzi is acknowledged as a thought leader in technical textiles as well, with over two-decade experience in this field in Europe and the USA and lately also in India. Their expertise includes the identification of profitable product and market segments, technical know-how, strategic alliances and business plans for textile and technical textile projects.

BTRA aims to create awareness for the use of geosynthetic products and to facilitate the evaluation and development of geosynthetics. The team at BTRA also encourages the entrepreneurs to develop geosynthetics indigenously by providing know how and developing samples at BTRA pilot plant.

CoE Composites was created in ATIRA by the Ministry of Textiles, GOI, under the TMTT Scheme in 2011. Its mandate is to address these challenges and help industry, specially the end user industry, to adopt light weight concepts in various sectors.

Northern India Textile Research Association has been designated as a Centre of Excellence for Protective Textiles by the Ministry of Textiles. It has expertise and technical capability for quality evaluation, product development and knowledge dissemination in the field of protective textiles.

The Indian Technical Textile association (ITTA) is the only association of the technical textile industry in the country with over 300 members. ITTA membership represent the entire technical textile value chain from raw material, roll goods to finished goods products covering all segments of technical textiles, machinery manufactures, consultants, COEs and R&D institution. ITTA was facilitated by the office of the Textile Commissioner, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India in the year 2010. ITTA is dedicated to members’ success and aims to become the premier organization that represents and sets the tone for public policy for the Indian technical industry by becoming ‘ITS Singular Voice’ and bringing together all the stakeholders of the sector under one roof.

TN Govt signs up for Techtextil India 2021 for technical textile investments

In a bid to strengthen indigenous production through the state and attract investors, the nodal agency for investment promotion and facilitation for the Government of Tamil Nadu – Guidance has signed up for Techtextil India 2021 – the leading International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens. The TN Government will be promoting technical textile policies through both physical and virtual segments of the hybrid fair, enabling investors to set up integrated facilities. Leading technical textile players from Tamil Nadu and across the nation confirm participation for the three-day business event. With 50% of India’s textile mills in Tamil Nadu and complementary clusters of knitting, weaving and medical devices manufacturing in Coimbatore, and Tiruppur, the region provides immense opportunities for Meditech investments.