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Be a part of the 8th edition of Techtextil India

Staying at the forefront of the industry, Techtextil India will  uphold its position as a comprehensive industry platform featuring a whole spectrum of products from the technical textile industry, nonwovens and composites and its use in multiple application areas.

The trade fair will help you source and understand product innovations in technical fabrics, fibres & yarns, nonwovens, composites, bonding techniques & solutions and machinary. This makes this platfrom a conducive one to network and generate high quality leads for 12 industries ranging from agriculture, clothing, automobiles, construction and many more!

Along with the exhibition, you will be able to attend a bunch of exciting fringe and networking programs that will help you build new contacts and deliberate on new ideas in 3 business days.


Fair facts

Date 1—3 September 2021
Venue Hall 4 (former hall 7), Bombay Exhibition Center, Mumbai, India
Exhibitor space 7,560 sqm (2019)
Exhibitors 192 (2019)
Visitors 4,446 (2019)

Product groups


International institutions; National research institutes; Universities and polytechnics; Industrial research centres; Planning and consulting companies; Services


Production processes; Finishing technology; Machinery for fabric manufacturing; Coating equipment; Laminating and coating equipment; Other machinery and equipments; Control and monitoring methods; Recycling technology; Technical accessories; Laboratory and measuring equipment; Quality assurance; Nanotechnology; Microsystems technology; Textile Care; Making-up technology for industrial fabrics (not for garments)


Man-made fibres and yarns; Glass fibres, yarns and rovings; Metal yarns; Natural fibres; Other fibres and yarns; Monofilaments



Woven fabrics; Laid webs; Braidings; Knitted fabrics; Tapes, strings, cords; Belts, ropes, cordage; Nets; Textile bonding systems; Membranes; Multi-Layered Composites; Smart Textiles (used with or in electronics and sensors); Textiles made of recycled materials


Coated textiles; Laminated textiles; Tent fabrics; Packaging materials, sacking; Tarpaulin fabrics; Awning material; End-product manufacturing; Accessories; Imitation leather


Reinforcing textiles; Composite textiles; Prepregs; Structural components and mouldings; Fibre-reinforced materials; Membrane systems; Films and sheeting; Textile-reinforced plastic for concrete; Textile sheet products for lamination with solids


Finishing processes; Adhesive, sealing and moulding materials; Laminating and coating materials; Raw materials and additives; Application processing; Material pre-treatment; Plastics and other hardening masses; Adhesive mixing and application equipment, robot technology; Surface treatment technologies; Plasma treatment; Flocking


New materials; New finishing; Membranes; Wearable Smart Textiles (with electronics and/or sensors); Wearable Smart Textiles (without electronics and/or sensors); Materials with additional functions; Textiles for future apparel; Textiles with medical / cosmetic qualities (wearable skincare, cosmetotextiles); Textiles for professional + protective clothing; Textiles for sport + active wear

Coated apparel textiles; Finishing; Functionalisation

Nanotechnology; Microsystems technology; Wearable electronics; Optical Technologies; Information- / Communication technology; Testing technology and -process

Apparel Concepts; Design; Prototypes; Interdisciplinary cooperation; New strategies for marketing

Application areas


Techtextil India poses as a unique platform, delivering innovative ideas to every sector of the industry. With its 12 application areas, the show will help you find your desired products easier and more efficiently. These 12 pictographs represent where technical textiles are found in everyday life.


Trainer sport shoes effectively represent the Sporttech application area which includes new products and ideas from sport and leisure, active wear, outdoor, sports equipment and sports footwear.

Target groups: designers, outfitters and manufacturers of sports articles and outdoor equipment


The helmet symbolises effective protection which is the main function of Technical Textiles and Nonwovens in the Protech application area. Under this sign you'll find the latest developments in person and property protection.

Target groups: Safety engineers, manufacturers of protective clothing, safety officers


The package is a symbol for the global transportation of goods and for the Packtech application area. It includes all significant innovations in the packaging, protective covering systems, sacks, big bags and container systems.

Target groups: Shipping and logistics companies, developers, designers and buyers from industry and the distributive trades


Oekotech application area represents Technical Textiles that revolve around the protection of the environment. Oekotech stands for new ideas and interesting concepts in environmental protection, recycling and waste disposal.

Target groups: Environmental protection engineers, safety engineers, employees of environmental protection agencies


The tyre is a symbol for mobility and as a description of the Mobiltech application area. Under this sign you will find the latest developments incars, ships, aircraft, railway and space travel.

Target groups: Constructors, designers, engineers, suppliers


Gear wheels are a symbol for industry and technology which aptly depicts the Indutech application area. Indutech contains solutions and products for filtration, cleaning, mechanical engineering, chemicals industry and electrical engineering industry.

Target groups: Users, designers, processors from the mechanical engineering, chemical and electrical industries


The adhesive plaster is a symbol for effective medical care which depicts the Medtech application area. Medtech contains the complete range of innovations in the manufacture, processing and application of hygiene and medicine.

Target groups: Manufacturers of medical supplies, research institutions, hospitals


The armchair represents home design, a fundamental in the Hometech application area. Hometech presents innovative developments in the furniture, upholstery and interior furnishing, rugs, floor.

Target groups: Furniture producers, interior designers, project planners and architects


The tee-shirt is popular representation all over the world of cloth and its peripherals signifying the Clothtech application area in Technical Textiles. It includes the latest developments in garments and shoes.

Target groups: Fashion designers, developers, shoe and clothing manufacturers


The dam separates the land from water which is one of the major usages of the Geotech Textiles. Geotech is home to new concepts and products inroad construction, civil engineering, dam and waste site construction.

Target groups: Road and civil engineers, construction companies, public authorities and local government


The house stands for architecture and building and is used as the symbol for the Buildtech application area. Buildtech includes innovations in membrane construction, lightweight and solid structures, civil engineering, industrial construction, temporary constructions, interior construction, earth-works, hydraulic engineering and road construction and agricultural construction.

Target groups: Architects, construction engineers, building sponsors, investors


The ear of the wheat is the symbol for cultivation and tilling the soil which stands as a representation for the Agrotech application area. Under this sign you'll find the latest ideas and products for horticulture and landscape gardening, agriculture, forestry and animal husbandry.

Target groups: Agricultural engineers, landscape architects, agricultural institutions and large-scale organisations

Take part in Techtextil India

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For visitors

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