Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / GTTES closes its doors with 282 participating exhibitors
GTTES closes its doors with 282 participating exhibitors
24
Jan '15
Mr. Seleshi Lemma speaking at the event
Mr. Seleshi Lemma speaking at the event
Textile engineering expo, GTTES-2015 which was held in Mumbai from January 20-22 on an area of 11,500 sq metres, saw over 282 Indian and foreign exhibitors, with a majority of foreign ones coming from China.

Ambassadors and consul generals from 17 countries visited the exhibition, proving the importance of India’s role in the textile sector & the keen interest GTTES generated internationally especially in potential new markets.

Over three days, the trade show also saw visits from high level government officials including from the Ministry of Heavy Industry, Govt. of India and delegates from Sri Lanka, Ethiopia and Korea.

The second day began with a seminar on the Textile Industry Development of Ethiopia conducted by Seleshi Lemma from the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and was attended by various exhibitors.

During the seminar, Seleshi Lemma shared business & textile trade opportunities with Indian textile manufacturers and also proved to be a networking platform for Indian exhibitors to interact with Ethiopian delegates.

According to Lemma, Ethiopia has the second largest population in Africa with 8.5 million people & fourth largest growing economy and that there is an immense growth opportunity for Indian textile industry in Ethiopia.

He added, “After the diversification into new manufacturing commodities, the average annual export growth has reached 27.4 per cent over the last seven consecutive years and is expected to reach close to $4 billion by the end of 2014-2015 fiscal year.”

Extensive marketing has now opened up the African market and machines were purchased by buyers from African countries.

Day 3 began with the visit of Sanjay Porwal, additional chief secretary (Textile) Govt of Maharashtra, who visited each of the exhibition booths. He said that he was happy to see that exhibitors representing all segments of the manufacturing chain from India & China had converged at GTTES 2015.

Updeep Singh, MD at ITEMA India said, “GTTES is an excellent platform for textile manufacturers across India and Indian textile manufacturers have to take the advantage of the Chinese economy slowdown & double their growth in the textile sector.”

GV Aras, Director, Textile Engineering Group at A.T.E said, “A.T.E. has gained several unexpected business proposals from tier II & III city based manufacturers and we are happy to be here at the right time and right place.”

Fritz Legler, VP (Marketing) at Staubli also expressed his views by saying that though the economic slowdown has affected India’s textile industry, he was surprised to see very encouraging footfalls at GTTES & the participation of Chinese exhibitors. (AR)

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Sympatex Technologies

Textiles | On 23rd Feb 2018

Sympatex, Ricosta jointly move towards sustainability

Sympatex Technologies is moving towards sustainability with its...

Courtesy: Business wire

Information Technology | On 23rd Feb 2018

CLO Virtual Fashion launches CLO 4.0 & new website

CLO Virtual Fashion, a leading developer of cutting-edge 3D garment...

Courtesy: Delta Galil

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Feb 2018

Delta Galil 2017 sales up 16% to $1,368.1 million

Delta Galil sales for full year 2017 increased 16 per cent to...

Interviews View All

Karan Toshniwal
Orange O Tec

Contemporary industry is paying more and more attention to the...

Top executives
Textile industry

The foremost issue is bridging the skill gap

Krishnanand Tripathi
Textrade International Ltd

We believe in vocational education for entry-level employees, offering...

Rikesh Mistry

Jupiter Comtex Pvt Ltd, established in 1973, started its textile machinery ...

Tejas N Patel, Navin D Patel

Founded in 1999 by Navin Patel in the name of Tejas Fabrics with 100...

Anupam Arya

<div>Jaipur-based Fabriclore Retailing Pvt. Ltd. is attempting to revive...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Nisha Chanda
Whistling Woods International School of Fashion

<div>A lack of upgraded courses in costume designing and fashion as per...

Akta Adani
India Boulevard

India Boulevard is a San Francisco-based curated fashion marketplace that...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

February 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
70.6%
No
12.7%
Skip
16.7%

Total Votes: 102

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.7%
No
29.4%
Skip
6.9%

Total Votes: 102

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
88.2%
No
8.8%
Skip
2.9%

Total Votes: 102

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
83.3%
No
7.8%
Skip
8.8%

Total Votes: 102


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search