Techtextil North America 2012 Exhibitor Preview: Italian Textile Machinery

MILAN — March 2012 — At 2012 edition of Techtextil North America (from 24 to 26 April in Atlanta)
ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, has organized a Meeting Point
where some Italian machinery manufacturers involved in the production of machines for technical
textiles will show their innovative solutions. These companies are: Cormatex, Dell’Orco &
Villani, Loptex, Ratti Luino, Saspe.

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 customers.

US market for specialty fabrics and technical textiles registered a recovery in 2011 and the
projections for 2012 are quite positive.

Also Italian exports to US market testify the will of American textile customers to invest in
updated equipment.

In 2011 Italian sales of textile machinery reached a value of about 68 million euro (i.e.
94.7 million US dollar) with and increase of 84% on 2010.In 2011 the most relevant share of the
Italian machines exported to US market was for accessories (33%), followed by spinning machinery
(20%) and finishing one (20%).

Posted on March 27, 2012

Source: ACIMIT