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Techtextil North America 2014

Techtextil North America 2014 Exibitor Preview: ACIMIT

MILAN — March 27, 2014 — At the 2014 edition of Techtextil North America (from 13 to 15 May in Atlanta) ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, and ICE-Italian Trade Agency have organized a Meeting Point where 13 Italian machinery manufacturers, involved in the production of machines for technical textiles, will show their innovative solutions. Among these companies the ACIMIT members are: Bianco, Brazzoli, Corino, Cormatex, Dell’Orco & Villani, PMT Ribbons, Rollmac, S.R.S., Saspe, Siltex and Ugolini.

For the Italian textile machinery industry Techtextil North America will be a further occasion to show the most updated technology for technical and innovative textiles sector to potential US customers.

According to the figures recently released by IFAI (Industrial Fabrics Association International) US market for specialty fabrics and technical textiles registered a growth of 2% in 2013 and the projections for 2014 are quite positive.

Also Italian exports to US market testify the will of US textile customers to invest in new equipment. In 2013 Italian sales of textile machinery reached a value of about 72 million euro, with an increase of 4 percent on 2012.

In 2013 the most relevant share of the Italian machines exported to United States of America was for the finishing sector (30%), followed by accessories (28%).

“I am sure that 2014 edition of Techtextil North America, Raffaella Carabelli, president of ACIMIT, explains, will be a success for Italian companies. US textile industry is registering a strong recovery with a growth in the investments and job creation. The rising demand for technical and innovative textiles experienced by the key US markets will be positively satisfied by the supply displayed by the Italian textile machinery manufacturers at Atlanta”.

Posted March 31, 2014

Source: ACIMIT