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SIMA Texfair 2019 and Farm to Finish International Expo 2019 ready to take-off

SIMA TEXFAIR 2019 and Farm to Finish International Expo 2019 ready to take-off

in Events & Exhibitions by textilemagazine — August 8, 2019 at 11:49 am |


The Southern India Mills’ Association (SIMA), the single largest and oldest employers’ organization in the country has been organizing the international textile machinery, accessories and spares exhibitions known as Texfair since the year 2001 for the mutual benefit of the supplier and user industries. Since the exhibition is being organized by the user industry association, the response for the exhibition has been over-whelming during the earlier events. Texfair is rated as one of the top international events being conducted in the world and almost all world leading textile machinery, spares, accessories and service providers from different countries regularly participate in the fair. Coimbatore is popularly known as Manchester of South India, produces over 70% of the textile machinery, spares and accessories manufactured in the country.

“TEXFAIR 2019”, a four-day International Textile Machinery, Accessories, Spares Exhibition, the 12th edition in its series, being organized by SIMA is ready to showcase the modern developments during August 9-12, 2019 at CODISSIA Trade Fair Complex, Avanashi Road, Coimbatore 641 014. The visiting hours are from 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. SIMA is also organizing “FARM TO FINISH EXPO 2019”, an event showcasing the products of entire textile value chain from cotton to finished products during the same period in the same venue for the third time.

In a press meet held recently, Mr.P.Nataraj, Chairman, SIMA and Mr.Ashwin Chandran, Vice-Chairman, SIMA, briefed the Press about the Texfair 2019 and Farm to Finish Expo 2019 events. They informed that 250 exhibitors will be displaying their products / services in 320 stalls. They said that the major products that would be displayed at the Fair would include textile machinery, spares, accessories, testing equipments, electrical and electronic components, etc. They have informed that apart from leading textile machinery, spares, accessories manufacturers / suppliers from Tamilnadu, exhibitors from other States of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and from different European countries and Japan, China will also participate.

The Chairman said that textile mills on an average spend 2.5 to 3% of its annual turnover on spares and accessories and also plough back 4 to 6% of its annual turnover on modernization. They further said that Texfair 2019 would be an ideal platform for these mills to zero in its requirements, meet all the suppliers under one roof and prudently plan their investments, cut costs and improve the quality of the products they manufacture. The purpose of the fair also includes supporting import substitution by encouraging new inventions. They further said that the Fair would also give an opportunity for the textile mills to plan its ongoing and future investments in the mills.

SIMA office-bearers have appealed to all the textile mills and stakeholders to visit the exhibition and derive maximum benefits. They have said that around one lakh visitors from all over the country covering Managing Directors / Directors / Executives and shop floor technicians are likely to visit the Exhibition during the four days. They further informed that in the Farm to Finish Expo 2019, around 50 leading textile companies and organizations would participate and showcase cotton, fibres, yarn, fabric, made-ups and garments in the Expo. The Farm to Finish Expo is aimed at bringing all the stakeholders across the textile value chain under one roof and facilitate renewing their business relationship and enhance brand image.

They further informed that the inaugural function will be held at 9.45 am on 9thAugust 2019 at CODISSIA Trade Fair Complex, Coimbatore. Dr K V Srinivasan, Chairman, Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council, has given his consent to be chief guest of the inaugural function and would throw open the exhibitions.

For visiting the exhibitions there is no entrance fee / registration fee for all the textile stakeholders.