India’s leading knitwear apparel and home furnishing manufacturing state Tamil Nadu is pushing technical textile investments into the state.
The state has signed up for Techtextil India 2021 – the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens.
The State Government will be promoting technical textile policies through both physical and virtual segments of the hybrid fair, enabling investors to set up integrated facilities.
Notably, leading technical textile players from Tamil Nadu and across the nation have confirmed the participation in the three-day business event.
Techtextil India 2021 will take place from 25 to 27 November 2021 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai.
As per a statement issued by Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India, the Government of Tamil Nadu further shared that it will be promoting textile policies and highlighting investment prospects at the trade fair in a bid to attract companies and investors to the state.
Pooja Kulkarni, MD & CEO, Guidance Tamil Nadu said, “While there are several inherent advantages for the growth of technical textiles in Tamil Nadu specifically, many raw materials used in the production of sanitary products, artificial ligaments, seat belt webbings, airbags are still heavily imported. In this context, the Techtextil India Forum can help us reduce import dependency and bring investments in R&D, manufacturing, innovation by partnering with global technical textiles companies.
The state has some of the leading players in technical textile industry like Cyber Textiles India Pvt Ltd., Jayashree Spun Bond, Lenzing Ag India, Liester Technologies, Loyal Textile Mills Ltd., Milltex Engineers Pvt Ltd., Superfil Products Pvt Ltd., Uster Technologies (India) Pvt Ltd.
The strengths of Tamil Nadu are in agro-tech, build-tech, indu-tech and medi-tech. With the largest automobile and auto-component cluster in India, Tamil Nadu’s automobile ecosystem is well poised to attract high value high technology Mobiltech investment.
Raj Manek, ED, and Board Member, Messe Frankfurt Asia Holdings Ltd., shared: “We are glad to join hands with Guidance Tamil Nadu and strongly believe that the support of a state partner can have significant influence on the development of the technical textile sector in terms of manufacturing collaborations and localisation in India. With the 2021 edition, we hope to generate strong upward momentum for the Indian market.”