The countdown for a highly awaited show for entire textile fraternity, India ITME, has begun. This show is an 8th India International Textile Machinery Exhibition by the organizers i.e. India ITME society, which is going to be held at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), India. This show is projected to play a major role in bringing together technology providers and end users which is quite critical in current critical and thus will provide impetus to a stagnant textile industry. Organizers of the show aim to promote the latest technology and improvements in production for a brighter tomorrow through India ITME, 2008.

The Show:

ITME is organized at regular period of time i.e. 4 years and 7 such fairs have been held till date by this society starting from 1980. Last India ITME was organized at Mumbai with 748 exhibitors. This time Bangalore has replaced Mumbai and is all prepared to host the show, with its high-tech Bangalore International Exhibition Complex. Organizers believe that this shift in venue will provide more convenience to the exhibitors.

The show occupies a vast area of 42,500 sq. mtrs, where exhibitors will display their products inside 3 air conditioned hall. Almost 700 participants, from across 30 countries are estimated to attend the show out of which 450 are Indians and 250 are foreign participants. Approximately 1, 00,000 to 1, 20,000 visitors are expected to attend this show.


Stage for the show is set and almost all participants /exhibiters are done with their preparation for the show and are ready to unveil their innovations in front of the world. Visitors are likely to see products covering from pre-spinning, spinning, weaving, knitting, processing, testing and textile finishing lines besides non-woven textile machinery, the textile industry will see higher technology, speed and better quality in its production operations in the years ahead.

From India some leading participants of the show include companies like Alidhra, ATE, Batliboi, Bekaert Carding Solutions, Dalal Engineering, Dhall Enterprises & Engineers, Himson, ITEMA weaving (India) Pvt. Ltd., Kirloskar Toyoda, Laxmi Shuttleless Looms Pvt. Ltd, LMW, Oerlikon Textile India Pvt. Ltd., Peass, Prashant Gamatex , Premier, Rieter India, Trumac, Veejay Lakshmi, Uster Technologies (India), Voltas etc.

While India ITME, 2008 has also attracted some renowned foreign participants like Amsler Tex , Bruckner, Comez , CTMTC, Dilo, Groz - Beckert, Jakob Muller, Karl Mayer, Laroche S.A, Lindauer DORNIER, Memminger, NSC Nonwoven, Oerlikon, Picanol, Rieter, Santoni, Savio, Spindelfabrik Suessen, SSM Scharer Schweiter Mettler, Terrot, Tsudakoma etc. from different countries like Germany, Italy, Switzerland, France, Belgium, China , France etc.

Following are glimpses of machineries to be displayed by some major manufactures of Textile field:


C 60 Card

The design of the C 60 card enables optimum, economical yarn production to be achieved with low space and energy requirements per kg of sliver. Output of up to 240 kg/h and unparalleled flexibility in the range of applications are the outstanding characteristics of this