Post Show Report Inlegmash 2019

04 / 04 / 2019

19th edition of the Inlegmash International Exhibition for Textile Manufacturing and Processing

Inlegmash targets manufacturers, suppliers and users of textile equipment and products.

For the fourth time in a row Inlegmash ran as a key event of the Russian Textile Week. It annually brings together Russian and foreign professionals and experts of the textile industry and textile engineering. The Week was organised by Souzlegprom the Russian Union of Textile Industry Enterprises and Expocentre AO with the support from the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, and the Russian Civic Chamber. Its partner was of Messe Frankfurt Rus.

Dates: 1922 March 2019

Venue: Expocentre Fairgrounds, Moscow, Russia

Organised by Expocentre AO

Supported by Souzlegprom the Russian Union of Textile Industry Enterprises

Auspices of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Exhibition area: 5,000 sq m

Exhibitors: 87 companies

Participating companies:

Russian: Rolltex, Velles, Shveymash, KNIT, Textile and Technology, etc., and newcomers Oktoprint, Printex, Laserpro, Allart Service, etc. 

Foreign: Jiangsu Yingyang, Laroche, DAP RU (Durkopp Adler and Pfaff Industrial), and newcomers Kornit, Daevon Machine Industrial, Haein Machinery, Nomaco, Shinsung Hitech Co., Supertex Industries, etc.

Countries: 12 (China, Czechia, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Switzerland, Turkey)

International pavilion: South Korea

Visitors: 5,747

Types of products on display:  

  • equipment for primary treatment of natural fibers
  • equipment for man-made fibers processing  
  • spinning equipment
  • weaving-preparatory and weaving equipment 
  • equipment for production of technical textiles and nonwovens
  • hosiery equipment 
  • felting equipment 
  • textile finishing equipment 
  • equipment for garment manufacture 
  • textile recycling equipment 
  • spare parts, components, hardware, accessories and materials
  • textile printing equipment

Show Highlights

Inlegmash 2019 was co-located with

Together these events occupied close to 18,000 sq m.

The training of the Worldskills Russia national team was held in the Fashion Technology competence including sketching, design, styling, modeling and sewing of clothes. The first place was given to the team under guidance of Anzhela Kalanova from Gorno-Altaisk. The silver went to colleagues of Ekaterina Golubeva from Ivanovo. The assistants of Olesya Budko, who was the EuroSkills 2018 silver winner, from Khabarovsk received the bronze.

This year, the co-located event was the 51st edition of the Obuv. Mir Kozhi International Exhibition for Shoes and Leather Products which enhanced the relevance of the Week. Over four days there were held a lot of related conferences, panels, master classes, workshops, trend tours, fashion shows of young designers, and the International Competition for Designers of Shoes and Accessories "Shoes-Style 2019".

Supporting events

Russian Textile Week 2019 included a lot of events with 65 leading industry experts as their speakers and 783 industry professionals as delegates.  

  • The official opening ceremony featured the award ceremony for the Textile Design Talents. International Professional Competition.  Competition participants were more than 500 designers from 123 Russian cities and 24 countries. The first place winner was Nane Totibadze from Moscow, the second one was Nadezhda Grechina, and the third was Anastasia Kurbatova.
  • The key conference event of the week was the 6th edition of the Legpromforum 2019 International Textile Industry Forum. It was opened by the plenary meeting on the Russian Textile Industry in the Current Economic Conditions: Challenges and Prospects devoted to the development of the Russian textile industry and its export potential.
  • The Conference on Raw Materials in the Russian Textile Industry was devoted to the potential of the Russian agriculture industry and major chemical enterprises in providing raw materials for textile industry.
  • The Conference on Equipment for Production and Processing of Innovative Textile Materials was organised by Expocentre AO, the Kosygin Russian State University (Tech. Design. Art), the Russian Union of Entrepreneurs of Textile Industry (Soyuzlegprom).  
  • There were several beneficial workshops and panels on textile digital printing, digital printing equipment and digital cutting machines.  
  • The forum included the Panel on Digitalization of the Textile Industry: New Development Drivers.  
  • The Plenary Session on Digital Factories and Cluster Approach in Organisation of Production in the Russian Textile Industry included a presentation of the first Russian Fashion cluster in the Kalibr Technopark.  
  • The 16th Award Ceremony of the Golden Spindle National Awards concluded Russian Textile Week 2019. See the winners here>>.

To learn more about the programme of the Russian Textile Week.


The exhibitors and visitors say that they got most out of the show, generated sales leads, held fruitful talks and signed mutually beneficial deals.  

Viktor Evtukhov, State Secretary - Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation

"The week brought together international trade shows which offer an exclusive opportunity to see the latest Russian and foreign developments and equipment for textile manufacturing and digitalization of the industry. 

The joint efforts of the government and business allow not only solidifying our positions in the domestic market but also enter foreign markets and compete with leading international brands."

 Aleksey Khokhlov, Deputy of the Russian State Duma

"Here one can visit several related trade shows. Russian Textile Week has a bright future. We have to develop it. Inlegmash represents interests of both manufacturers and users of textile equipment. Among other things, it is important because Internet will never substitute face-to-face networking and an opportunity to touch and experience equipment and other products."

Read more feedback here.      

Join us at the 20th anniversary edition of Inlegmash within Russian Textile Week on 17-20 March 2020 at Expocentre Fairgrounds, Moscow, Russia.



Press Service, Expocentre AO