06 May 2014
06 May 2014
The 11th edition of Techtextil North America and 2nd edition of Texprocess Americas will join JEC Americas at the Georgia World Congress Centre in Atlanta, Georgia, US, 13 - 15 May 2014.
According to JEC, the three events represent an opportunity to deliver an unparalleled exposition for the manufacturers of technical textiles and composites along with the equipment and technology suppliers for the production of sewn products to display their technologies, expand their expertise, and network with a wide array of industry professionals.
Dennis Smith, President, Messe Frankfurt North America, says "Since our announcementof the co-location last October, we've experienced a very positive response from the industries we serve. You will see this from the exhibit hall to the symposiums. We are extremely excited about the synergy created through the co-location of our events. Together we are well positioned to be this year's strongest B2B platform for the technical textiles, sewn products and composites industries in the Western Hemisphere."
Mrs Frédérique Mutel, JECGroup Presidentand CEO, says “The synergy between JEC Americas, Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas, 3 powerful brands, results in a unique platform where raw materials and manufacturing will be enhanced by emblematic leaders and niche start-ups. Indeed, technical textiles have a wide range of application sectors with similar final application markets to composites. These industries have common interest to grow together.”
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