ITMA has been the world’s most established textile and garment machinery exhibition since 1951. Over the years, it has been a catalyst for change and competitiveness for the industry.


ITMA  2015 has  achieved a new milestone,

attracting the biggest number of exhibitors since the show’s launch way back in 1951. The 17th edition of ITMA has 1,691 exhibitors from 46 countries and economies. The largest participating country in terms of space booked is Italy. Italian exhibitors booked a total  of  32,540 square  metres.  This  is followed  by  Germany  at  21,380square  metres, Switzerland at 5,530 square metres, and Spain with 4,540 square metres.

ITMA 2015 features  exhibits  clustered  into  19  chapters.  The  sectors  range  from  spinning, web formation,  winding  and  texturing,  weaving,  knitting  and  hosiery,  embroidery  and braiding,  finishing,  dyestuffs  and  chemicals,  software,  logistics,  plant  operations,  recycling and education to garment making and textile processing, printing and fibre and yarn.

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Focus on industry sustainability

The theme of ITMA 2015 is ‘Master the Art of Sustainable Innovation’. The exhibition is not only a  mega  technology  showcase;  it  also  features  initiatives  underpinning  the  focus  on sustainability.

Among the efforts is the launch of the ITMA Sustainable Innovation Award, the rebranding of the  Research  and Education Pavilion to Research and Innovation Pavilion, and many knowledge-sharing platforms to drive home the sustainability message.

Levi  Strauss  &  Co.of  USA,  known  worldwide  for  its  authentic  vintage  look jeans, is  the winner  of  the  first ITMA  Sustainable  Innovation  Award.  It clinched  theITMA  Industry Excellence Award category from two other finalists: Berto Industria Tessile (Italy) and Gebrüder Otto (Germany).