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GTTES - a landmark event for Indian textile engineering
Feb '15
Global Textile Technology & Engineering Show-2015 (GTTES 2015), organised by India ITME Society, created a landmark event for textile engineering industry in India and overseas. The event which focused on post spinning sectors attracted exhibitors from 12 countries and visitors from 21 countries with visitor flow continuing late into evening on 3rd day even after closing time of the exhibition.
The event was opened by Mr Narendra L Shah, past chairman and Hon. Life member, Mr GT Dembla, past chairman and Hon. Life Member, Mr Bachkaniwala, past chairman and  Hon. Life member of India ITME Society.                                   
Many first time products were displayed and new technology launched at GTTES-2015.
A.T.E. Enterprises Private Limited showcased the latest electronic terry rapier weaving machine (model GA738-I equipped with electronic dobby). This machine has excellent features needed for the production of terry fabric with high quality and provides excellent “Value for Money”.
With 282 India and foreign exhibitors, GTTES expo covered an area of 11,500 sq metres earning the distinction of being the largest textile technology event in India after India ITME Expo series. 
This event was visited by high level government delegation, delegates from Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, Korea and from textile department, department of heavy industry, Government of India and industrial delegation from India and overseas creating widespread excitement and anticipation amongst exhibitors and industry members.
Mr Sunil Porwal, additional chief secretary (textile), Government of Maharashtra, visited GTTES and interacted with exhibitors. Mr Porwal said, “I am happy to see that GTTES 2015 visitors representing all segments of the manufacturing chain from India, China and many other countries have converged here creating new opportunities for the state and the country.”
Mr Vishvajit Sahay, joint secretary, department of heavy industry, Government of India, visited the show and took keen interest in the exhibits from across India and globe.
Ambassadors and Consul General from 17 Countries visited the Exhibition highlighting importance of India in textile sector and the keen interest GTTES generated internationally.
Day 2 of the event presented “Opportunities in Ethiopia” and held interactive session on the topic with Mr Sileshi Lemma, director general, Textile Industry Development Institute, Government of Ethiopia. These efforts generated business for exhibitors and business visitors from African countries placed orders for multiple machinery.

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