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Raffaella Carabelli, President of ACIMIT (Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers) tells about the Italian textile machinery market as she converses with Fibre2Fashion Correspondent Manushi Gandhi. Synopsis: ACIMIT (Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers) is a private non-profit making body and its main purpose consists in promoting the Italian textile machinery sector and in supporting its activity, mainly abroad, through the most updated and innovative promotional means, constantly improved during its more than 60 years of life. Ms. Raffaella Carabelli has been an ACIMIT member of the Board of Directors since 2005 and since 2009 she has been holding the position of Vice President. She is ACIMIT's representative at ITMF and is a member of the Italian delegation at CEMATEX, the Committee of European Textile Machinery Associations. She has studied Business Administration from Bocconi University in Milan. Excerpts:
Can you list some ACIMIT’s most recent achievements and major projects?
What are the factors that rank Italy as the world’s fourth producer of textile machinery?
Name some recent developments in the textile machinery industry and how they’ve helped the manufacturing of textile products?
How do you foresee the growth of the Italian textile machinery industry in the near future?
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