This year marks a new milestone for the fifth ITMA ASIA + CITME 2016 exhibition when it opens with the largest show in the series since its inception. A total of 1,673 exhibitors from 28 countries and economies are showcasing a wide array of machinery and solutions to an expected visitor ship of around 100,000 during the five-day exhibition. The combined exhibition grosses over 170,000 square meters of exhibition space – 12 per cent larger than the last edition. It is the biggest showing since the first edition. The exhibition held on 21-25 October 2016. Textile Focus Technical Team closely monitored the exhibition. Here we are presenting some latest new technology for the world renowned companies for our readers.
Karl Mayer offered its innovative solutions for warp knitting, weaving preparation and technical textiles in ITMA Asia 2016. In the fields of its expertise, the innovative market leader is showcasing its advanced products simultaneously in two places – in hall 4.1. on stand A 30 in the NECC and at an in-house show at Karl Mayer (China) in Wujin, Changzhou.
At the exhibition, visitors can also see an extensive range of products. The focus of the in-house is on the production of lace and an important new development will be setting new standards for multi-bar jacquard machines in terms of the cost: benefit ratio. This new machine is demonstrating its potential by making a fashionable lace for the outerwear market. The first of the machines have already been sold. In, Wujin, Changzhou, the company is also showing a new double-bar raschel machine that produces fashionable shoe designs and a direct warping machine for warp knitting with a new, hybrid operation.
Tricot machines are the focus of the presentation in the NECC. Karl Mayer will be continuing with the generation change that it introduced at ITMA 2015 in Milan. Manufacturers of technical textiles can see some new ideas for lightweight constructions on the company’s stand in Shanghai.