Post Show Report Inlegmash 2016

29 / 03 / 2016

Post Show Report

Inlegmash 2016 International Exhibition

The meeting point for the textile industry professionals was the 16th Inlegmash International Exhibition for Textile Manufacturing and Processing which ran from February 24 through 26, 2016 at Expocentre Fairgrounds.

This year textile manufacturers showcased sought-after equipment that is widely used in many sectors of the textile industry:

  • equipment for primary treatment of natural and man-made fibers;
  • spinning and twisting, weaving, and textile finishing equipment;
  • dyeing equipment, heat printing machines, knitting equipment, equipment for garment manufactures, cutting and felting equipment, equipment for fur and leather production, packaging and marking machines, dyes and chemicals;
  • steam setting equipment, equipment for laundries and dry cleaning;
  • non-woven materials manufacturing equipment, machinery for garment accessories and haberdashery production.

The industry experts had a chance to see the displayed equipment in operation.

Inlegmash 2016 offered the industry specialists the products made by 115 leading manufacturing companies from 17countries.

The equipment for garment manufacturers was presented by Velles (Russia), Rolltex (Russia), Shveymash (Russia), and Nähmaschinenfabrik Emil Stutznacker (Germany).

Some companies made their debut at the trade show, among them Automatex (Canada), Vektor (Russia), E.N.Tech (former O.R.V., Italy), Masias Maquinaria (Spain), Megadyne (Italy), Nomaco (Germany), Savio Macchine (Italy), Terico Golzar (Iran), Texpac (India), and Textor (Russia).

Among regular participants were the leading textile manufacturers, e.g., August Herzog, Autefa, Bianco, Dilo, Ferrostaal, Picanol, Ratera, Reggiani, Rieter, Textima, Thies, Trützschler, Uster, Vuts, and others.

The trade show was attended by 5,640 industry experts. The number of visits amounted to 7,830. Among the Inlegmash participants there was Australian Consul General in Russia, Senior Trade Commissioner in Russia and CIS at Australian Trade Commission Mr. Duncan Cole. He viewed the exposition and the stand of the Kosygin Moscow State Textile University with a keen interest and proposed cooperation between Australian and Russian designers and technologists on a regular basis.

Inlegmash 2016 ran as part of a new exhibition and congress project Russian Textile Week.

This unique b2b event aimed at the industry professionals featured the exposition covering all stages of the manufacturing process from manufacturing and processing equipment, non-woven and special purpose materials to end products. The Inlegmash demonstrates productive capacities of equipment made in Russia and other countries and sets the main industry trends.

This major event was organized by Expocentre and the Souzlegprom Russian Union of Entrepreneurs of Textile and Light Industry. The Week was supported by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Civic Chamber, and the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.

Besides Inlegmash 2016, the Week also featured the CJF Child and Junior Fashion 2016. Spring international exhibition for child and junior fashion and maternity wear, the Techtextil Russia international trade fair for technical textiles, nonwovens and protective clothing, the Intertkan international exhibition for fabrics and textile materials, and the main event Legpromforum international forum of textile industry.

At the opening ceremony of the Russian Textile Week General Director of Expocentre Sergey Bednov said that the Weeks goals were to show implementation of the national programmes aimed at development of the textile industry and demonstrate the industry specialists the latest technology and equipment for textile manufacturing as well as engineering capabilities for the industrial upgrading.

The participants in the opening ceremony were Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Viktor Evtukhov, Vice President of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vladimir Strashko, President of the Russian Union of Entrepreneurs of Textile and Light Industry Andrey Razbrodin, Governor of the Ivanovo Oblast Pavel Konkov, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Industry Sergey Sobko, Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Elena Panina, Vice President of Textile and Textiles Technologies at Messe Frankfurt Olaf Schmidt, General Director of Messe Duesseldorf GmbH Thomas Stenzel, and other officials.

The key event of the Weeks program was the 3rd Legpromforum International Forum: Textile Industry in the Current Economic Conditions. The Forum was organized by the Russian Union of Entrepreneurs of Textile and Light Industry (Souzlegprom) and Expocentre ZAO. The event was supported by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Eurasian Economic Commission.

Legpromforum featured the round table on The Current Research, Equipment and Technology of the Worlds and Russian Leading Manufacturers of Textile Industry: from Theoretical Developments to Implementation.

The round table participants were Director of the Kosygin Moscow State Textile University prof. Konstantin Razumeev, Head of Department of Textile Equipment of Ferrostaal OOO Alexander Bondarev, representative of E.N.Tech S.r.l. Mr. Guadalupe, representative of Alma Folkman Mr. Mormish, General Director of Mashteximpex OOO Andrey Klepikov, as well as representatives of 3D ZAO, Moscow State University of Design and Technology, Metrotex OOO, Energy OOO, Wool Research and Production Complex TsNIISherst OOO, Mostochlegmash OAO, MNTTs Tekma, and others.

The forum also featured a plenary meeting with participation of the representatives of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Russian Union of Entrepreneurs of Textile and Light Industry, the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of Russia, the Bank of Russia, RSPP, and key industry players.

The Week was a key exhibition and congress project for the Russian textile industry in 2016. The synergy of the major textile projects and numerous accompanying events resulted into high performance and effective networking of participants.

The total number of visitors who attended the trade shows and accompanying events were about 20,000 people. The Russian Textile Week was highly appreciated by authorities and businessmen.