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Members of VDMA have high expectations for ITMA event
Mar '11
ITMA 2011 in Barcelona (22 – 29 September 2011) is on everyone's lips in the sector. What are the comments of the exhibitors regarding the most important exhibition of the textile machinery industry? What can customers of the textile and garment industry worldwide expect from “Made in Germany” presented at ITMA? Please find below the CEO's comments from the leading exhibitors of various sectors.

Heinrich Trützschler, General Manager - Trützschler, Hall 2, Stand B 131
“At the attractive venue of Barcelona we expect a high visitor frequency for ITMA 2011, in particular from the growing markets of Latin America as well as Central and South East Asia. The expanding sector of technical textiles in particular will profit from an ITMA in Europe”.

Thomas Babacan, CEO Oerlikon Textile & COO OC Oerlikon - Hall 2, Stand D 130
“All renowned companies worldwide are represented at ITMA. This applies both to our internationally positioned company as well as to visitors from the textile industry, around 80% of whom will come from abroad."

Jochen Zaun, Managing Director - Georg Sahm, President VDMA Composite Technology, Hall 2, Stand D 118
"ITMA is the best platform for presenting innovative production technologies, as well as technical textiles. We will show there our latest developments in winding technology.“

Johann Philipp Dilo, Managing Associate - Dilo-Group, Hall 2, Stand B 101
“ITMA in Barcelona is the most important exhibition of the international textile machinery industry in 2011. Our innovations will attract decision makers of nonwovens industries worldwide.”

Heinz-Peter Stoll, Managing Associate - H. Stoll, Hall 3, Stand A 165 “Fira de Barcelona Gran Vía ranks among the most modern fairgrounds in Europe. Centrally situated between the airport and the city of Barcelona, ITMA 2011 will be quick and easy to reach. We are convinced that our customers from the flat knitting industry will highly appreciate both the first-class accessibility and the atmosphere of Barcelona.”

Eric Schöller, Managing Director - Groz-Beckert, Hall 3, Stand A 204 “For Groz-Beckert ITMA in Barcelona is an important leading trade fair. Besides innovative precision components, systems and services for the production of textile fabrics we will present in the “House of Innovation” cutting edge projects which we have developed in our new technology and development centre (TEZ) together with customers and partners. VDMA is highly committed and effective in its support of our preparation for the fair.”

Fritz P. Mayer, Managing Associate- Karl Mayer, President of VDMA Textile Machinery Association, Hall 3, Stand B 153
“At the leading exhibition of ITMA, textile manufacturers are close to innovations alongside the overall textile chain for all market sectors: Apparel, home textiles and technical textiles. Our family-owned enterprise, as market leader for tricot machines, Raschel machines and warp preparation machines, will present in Barcelona latest technologies for the manufacture of textile fabrics.”

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