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Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas boast expanded agenda packed with special features (4/18/18)
In just over one month, the 15th edition of Techtextil North America and the fourth edition of
Texprocess Americas will return to Atlanta. The co-located events will be held in Hall B at the Georgia
World Congress Center and feature 500+ exhibitors from across the globe representing all aspects of
the technical textiles, nonwovens, sewn products, textile technology and equipment sectors.
In addition to industry-leading companies from around the world showcasing their latest products and
technological advancements, the joint schedule includes a wealth of special feature and interest areas
that are not to be missed.
Premier Symposium Sessions
Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas are each hosting eight symposium sessions with
additional bonus opportunities, which will include two lunch n’ learn style sessions as well as talks held
on the show floor. These sessions are presented by industry experts throughout the technical textile,
nonwovens and sewn product equipment industries. Session topics include:
Techtextil North America:
· Emerging and New Developments in Nonwovens
· New Fiber Technologies
· Smart Textiles
· Technical Textiles: Enabling Future Mobility in Electric & Smart Cars
· Automation, Smart Machines and Robotics in Sewn Products Manufacturing
· Wearable Tech and Textiles: Communication through Clothing?
· Tariffs, Duties and Barriers – Oh My!
The success of Tech Talks at Techtextil North America 2017 warrants its return in 2018. For three days,
the Nonwoven’s Institute will host complimentary daily mini sessions covering innovations in technical
textiles and nonwovens. And for the first time, Texprocess Americas will also feature its own Tech
Talks, powered by The Fashion Institute of Technology in collaboration with Voice of Insiders.
For the first time ever, Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas are hosting a joint
networking reception, open to all show attendees. With the purchase of a $65 ticket (price will
increase onsite), party-goers will enjoy food, drinks and live entertainment – all in a fun and relaxed
environment to network with colleagues and exhibitors from both events.
The Graduate Student Poster Program
The poster program highlights research done by graduate students from the top textile engineering,
manufacturing and design programs in the country. This year‘s participants come from North Carolina
State University’s College of Textiles, The University of Georgia, and The University of Oklahoma.
High-Tex from Germany
66 companies from the German textile, textile-machinery and garment-technology industries will show
their products and services at the ‘High-Tex from Germany’ exhibition, located on the Techtextil North
America show floor.
20th Century Fox's The Greatest Showman Costumes Brought To You By Gerber Technology
Texprocess Americas 2018 will feature replicas of the costumes from the new film The Greatest
Showman brought to you by Gerber Technology. Gerber combined forces with Global Garment
Engineering and 20th Century Fox to replicate costumes.
Micro-Factory Collaboration Project featuring the Omron Autonomous Mobile Robot
Attendees will have the chance to see how a modern micro-factory can address the need for mass
customization in an efficient, cost effective, and socially-conscious manner, right on the show floor.
See all of this and more at Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas 2018. Pre-sale pricing is
currently available, prices will increase on site.
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