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Itema exhibits weaving innovations at SITEX Surat International Textile Expo 2022

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Itema, the global leading provider of advanced weaving solutions, including weaving machines, OEM spare parts and integrated services, is exhibiting at SITEX (Booth 243) from January 8th – 10th at the Surat International Exhibition and Convention Centre (SIECC).

r9500_jacquard_1Itema in Surat

Surat produces daily 25 million meters of fabrics and is recognized as the hub for the production of synthetic textiles. Surat Region is an important market for Itema which has grown multifold in recent years. Itema is today the leading supplier of rapier weaving technology in the Region, thanks to the excellent versatility and the superior textile mastery of its rapier machines which guarantee to Surat weavers to produce at best their fancy, sophisticated and fashionable Saree and women dress fabrics. The impressive number of Itema rapier R9500 and R9000 family models installed in Surat mills testifies how the Itema weaving technology is preferred by weavers to produce fabrics made with different yarns and weaving patterns.

Itema is present in India with a fully-operational branch since 2002, counting more than 50 employees, with sales and after-sales teams, technical support and advanced repair centers to ensure the highest possible standard of weaving solutions, with a complete offering and range of services to its valuable customers in the Indian market.

Itema is a trusted partner of many Indian weaving mills, from large textile conglomerates to smaller textile manufacturers, providing the most advanced and user-friendly weaving technology and real-time assistance, from the initial negotiation stage and throughout the whole machine life cycle.

Itema at SITEX

Itema will showcase at SITEX a rapier R9500-2 weaving machine, in weaving width 3800mm and equipped with a Stäubli LXM 5376 hooks Jacquard shedding machine. The machine on display in the Stäubli booth will weave a fabric traditionally produced in the mills of the Region and is configured to meet the local weavers’ production needs.

Moreover, the Itema staff will be on place to illustrate all the weaving innovations and the latest company updates to visitors. The Itema (and previous brands – Somet, Vamatex and Sulzer) spare parts and after-sales advanced solutions will have a dedicated focus with the possibility to discover all the opportunities to give new life to looms, such as customized upgrade kits to optimize machine performance and retrofit latest Itema innovations on existing looms and electric, electronic and mechanic repairs.

SITEX is also the official launch of the partnership between Itema and the leading Italian circular knitting machines manufacturer Cesare Colosio for the marketing and distribution of the company’s highly innovative machines in India. With this partnership Itema expands its portfolio of textile products, thus creating a significant benefit for all the Indian textile companies that need both the Itema and the Colosio machinery, that share the same attention to innovation and excellence that Itema guarantees to its Customers.

To find out more about Itema weaving solutions to weave the widest range of fabrics – including technical fabrics – our references in the market and our case histories, make sure to visit the Itema booth 243 at SITEX Surat International Textile Expo 2022.