Q&A: Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas 2018

It is no easy feat to organize the two largest tradeshows for the U.S. Technical Textile and Nonwovens Industry and Ali Rosenberger is the one to tell you.  Ali is the Marketing & Conference Manager at Messe Frankfurt Inc. for the Technical Textile, Technology, and Sewn Products & Equipment team. She and the all-woman team are getting ready to welcome more than 560 exhibitors to Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center for the 15th edition of Techtextil North America and the fourth edition of Texprocess Americas. Taking place May 22nd through the 24th, the 2018 event will be one to remember. We sat down with Ali for more details about the 2018 event’s expanded agenda and special features.

Briefly introduce Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas:

Techtextil North America assembles all vertical aspects of the technical textile industry: from research and development, through raw materials and production processes and finally ending in conversion, further treatment, and recycling. Texprocess Americas is the largest North American trade fair for machines, plant, processing, IT systems and services for the development, sourcing, and production of textiles, other flexible materials and sewn products. Combined, these two events make largest technical textiles, nonwovens, machinery, sewn products and equipment trade show in the Americas. At this year’s show, with the purchase of a single badge, visitors gain access to both show floors – which means over 560 exhibitors and an amazing lineup of special features!

Talk a little bit about what you are looking forward to the most during Techtextil North America or Texprocess Americas.

Our exhibitors are pulling out all of the stops this year. With countless new product releases and Special Feature collaborations, the show floor is going to be buzzing with activity!

What are some new developments in your industry that will be introduced at the 2018 show?

I will be leading the press on a tour of some of the most innovative developments being shown at Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas – from smart fabrics and fibers to software solutions that are changing the industry as we know it – you’ll have to keep a look-out for daily coverage from the show floor to learn more!

Tell us about the High-Tex from Germany area being presented?

High-Tex From Germany is hosted by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy in cooperation with the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry. The area, located on the Techtextil North America Show Floor, will feature Continue reading Q&A: Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas 2018