Union Minister of Textiles & Railways Smt Darshana Jardosh inaugurates Gartex Texprocess.


May 12, 2022 07:15 pm

By Hiral Shah

Making a grand entrance at the financial capital of India, the first Mumbai edition of Gartex Texprocess India has been inaugurated today by Smt Darshana Jardosh, Hon'ble Union Minister of State for Textiles & Railways, Government of India at the Jio World Convention Centre. As part of the Gartex Texprocess India’s knowledge forum, the exclusive Denim Talks series is ready to unravel discussion on digital manufacturing, bio dyeing technique and flash dyeing technique of indigo for the first time in India.


With Denim Show, Fabric & Trims Show and Screen Print India hosted under its umbrella, the Mumbai launch edition of Gartex Texprocess India 2022 has opened today with more than 100 exhibitors and over 250 brands on the show floor.


Commencing the three-day proceeding, the trade fair was inaugurated by eminent figures from Ministry, associations and industry leaders, including:


Smt Darshana Jardosh, Hon'ble Union Minister of State for Textiles & Railways, Government of India

Mr Sharad Jaipuria, CMD, Ginni International Ltd & President, Denim Manufacturers Association

Mr Jang Gyoo Lim, Director, Hysoung India Pvt Ltd (Creora)

Shri Yamunadutt Agarwal, Chairman, Jindal Worldwide Ltd

Ms Himani Gulati, Director, MEX Exhibitions

Mr Stephan Buurma, Member of the Board of Management, Messe Frankfurt Group

Mr Raj Manek, Executive Director and Board Member, Messe Frankfurt Asia Holdings Ltd

Mr Gaurav Juneja, Director, MEX Exhibitions


Addressing the industry and discussing the future roadmap for textile industry, Smt Darshana Jardosh, Hon'ble Union Minister of State for Textiles & Railways, Government of India, stated: “I congratulate Messe Frankfurt India and MEX Exhibitions for expanding this exhibition concept from Delhi to Mumbai and creating an international level show in India, which endeavours to bring the Fabric to Fashion solutions onto a single platform. I am extremely happy to share with you that India’s textile and apparel sector registered the highest ever growth of 40.55% in its exports and reached USD 43.44 Billion in FY 2021-22 compared to USD 30.90 Billion in FY 2020-21’.


“I urge the industry promote the Government’s “Vocal for Local” campaign which is now moving towards “Vocal for Global’’. Vocal for Local is the real brand ambassador of Make in India movement by emphasizing the promotion of local brands, manufacturing and supply chain, and shows such as Gartex Texprocess India are excellent initiatives and a much-needed show to fill this technology gap.” Smt Jardosh, further stated.


Supporting India’s aim of bolstering its manufacturing capabilities, the trade fair is showcasing more than 500 innovative, efficient and competitively-priced technologies in textile and garment making, denim production, trimmings and screen-printing. Gartex Texprocess India Mumbai 2022. The mega exhibition has attracted apparel brands, design studios, fashion designers and merchandisers, trade body representatives, distributors, garment and textile machinery importers, exporters, wholesalers and many more.


Gartex Texprocess India is demonstrating textile and garment manufacturing and processing machines brands including Baba Textile Machinery (India) Pvt Ltd, Balaji Sewing Machine Pvt Ltd, Cotton Council International, EH Turel & Company, Felix Schoeller, Gayatritex Engineers Pvt Ltd, Golden Laser India Pvt Ltd, Mehala Machines India Limited, Orange O Tec Pvt Ltd, Ramsons Garment Finishing Equipment Pvt Ltd, Sera Machines, Sky Enterprises, Sewco Garment Solutions Pvt Ltd and Zoje.


Denim Show 2022 is also making its debut in Mumbai through the showcase of innovative, fashionable and sustainable denim products. India’s biggest denim brands such as Hyosung India, Jindal Worldwide, Arvind, Ginni International, Raymond UCO Denim, Bhaskar Denim, LNJ Denim, Oswal Denims, KG Denim, Nandan Denim, and Ashima Group are displaying their latest denim collections at the exhibition. Also making debut, The Fabric & Trims Show is depicting the evolving fashion trends by curating fashionable and apparel enhancing features like fabrics, trimmings, embellishments and accessories on the show floors.


By the collaboration of the Denim Show and the Indigo World with artisans from Adiv Pure, Neelpath has set up a live workshop where the application of natural indigo in fabric dying is being manually demonstrated under the expert guidance of Rupa Trivedi.


Highlighting technical innovations & ‘green’ initiatives in the denim manufacturing, an exclusive Denim Talks series is set to present Digital manufacturing and Bio Dyeing technique for the first time in India while the first-ever Flash dyeing technique of indigo will be made public tomorrow on 13 May 2022. International denim brand, Levi Strauss will be discussing its Sustainability initiative during this forum.


Under the umbrella of Gartex Texprocess India, Screen Print India is displaying new technological capabilities in digital textile and screen-printing, screen printing, digital sublimation, heat transfer and textile printing, from brands like Dhaval Color Chem Pvt Ltd, Konica Minolta, Skyscreen International Pvt Ltd., Stovec Industries, Epson India Pvt Ltd and many more.


With the strategic co-location of trade fairs, Gartex Texprocess India Mumbai 2022 will continue to draw in buyers and trade visitors to witness the latest manufacturing technologies and products during the remaining two days.