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Surat to host textile conference from Dec 20
Nov '13
The city of Surat in the Indian state of Gujarat is all set to host 11th International and 69th All India Textile Annual Conference from December 20 to 21, in order to provide a platform for textile entrepreneurs to get technical know-how on the current trends and latest technologies in the textiles sector.
Organized by the Textile Association of India's (TAI) South Gujarat unit, the two-day conference would be held under the theme ‘Indian Textiles: Global Prospects and Perceptions’, and would provide an insight to all stakeholders willing to enter into the competitive global textile markets during the days to come, by highlighting the prospects and perceptions for the same.
According to a statement issued by TAI, the association is organizing the conference after a gap of 28 long years, and the event would have learned technocrats from across the globe sharing their valued experience and knowledge about the machineries, technologies, as well as products to be considered to have high growth potentials in global textiles markets.
At the two-day conference, various topics would be discussed including development and modern trends in polyester, cellulosic and other man-made and natural fibers and yarn, spinning, weaving, textile testing, advance dyeing, printing and finishing of textiles, value-addition through embroidery, garmenting, digital printing, eco-friendly textiles and more.
According to TAI, Surat is known as the city of man-made textiles in India, with over 700,000 powerlooms producing 30 million meters/per day in hundreds of varieties of fabrics. The city has over 500 process houses to meet with the requirements of local and export market, and the textile industries in the city are also foraying into different segments of technical textiles and garment manufacturing.

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