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Belgium to display textile technology in B'desh & Pakistan
Jul '12
October 6 to 14, a delegation of the Belgian textile machinery industry will meet key decision makers of the Bangladesh and Pakistan Textile Industry during technical seminars and mini fairs in Dhaka, Karachi, Multan and Lahore.

Belgian companies participating in this seminar are Bekaert Carding Solutions, BMSVision, Bonas, IRO-ROJ, Meersschaert, Matthys Group, Picanol, Titan-Baratto and Van De Wiele. The Belgian delegation will interact with the Bangladesh and Pakistan textile industry to select effective technologies that meet Bangladesh and Pakistan industrial needs.

The Belgian textile technology industry will present its newest developments in the areas of flat and pile weaving technology, jacquard technology, weft feeders, finishing machinery, weaving accessories, textile inspection and control systems, textile industry automation, carding technology, extrusion and filtration technology. Belgian textile technology developers will also show the latest technologies for the production of clothing fabrics, interior textiles (upholstery, carpet …) and technical textiles.

Answers to Bangladesh and Pakistan industrial needs

The participating Belgian companies will interact with the Bangladesh and Pakistan textile industry to select effective technologies that meet industrial needs. Belgian technology providers will support the Bangladesh and Pakistan textile industry in the achievement of its strategic goals to reduce raw material waste, energy and water consumption and to increase competitiveness.

Belgian companies show strong track record

The Belgian machinery industry, including its textile machinery, is the fastest growing industrial sector measured by employment in Belgium. In the past 5 years an annual growth rate of 4.5% was achieved in this sector, while its world market share rose with 10%. An important driver for that performance was the doubling of investments in the machining industry over the 1998-20011 period.

R&D and energy efficiency

To position its customers in the pole, the Belgian machining industry is strongly R&D driven. It invests 7% of its added value on R&D and employs over 10% of the total Belgian research head count. The industry strongly accelerated its research efforts on energy efficiency in the past decade and has now achieved an average energy consumption reduction for its products of 15%. The long term strategy directs the Belgian machining industry towards continuous strategic and open innovation in order to accelerate its product development rate and to provide its customers with leading edge technology. The Belgian machining industry is the nation’s 3th biggest exporter.

Belgian textile machinery industry

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