CEMATEX (Comité Européen des Constructeurs de Machines Textiles) is an organisation comprising 9 national European textile machinery associations in the free market economy.
CEMATEX is the owner of ITMA, the world's largest international textile machinery exhibition.
To visit the websites of the 9 members of CEMATEX, click on the links below.
SYMATEX, Belgium   AMTEX, Spain
UCMTF, France   TMAS, Sweden
VDMA, Germany   Swissmem, Switzerland
GTM, Netherlands    

Forthcoming events
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ITMA 2015
ITMA 2015, 12 to 19
November 2015
ITMA ASIA + CITME 2014 will take place in Shanghai, China from 16 to 20 June 2014

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ITMA 2015 will take place at the Fiera Milano venue in Rho (Milan), Italy from 12 to 19 November 2015.

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Press Releases:

ITMA 2015 online visitor registration opens; registrants can enjoy early bird rates

Organiser launches global visitor promotion efforts

18 March 2015 – ITMA 2015, the world's largest textile and garment manufacturing technology showcase, is expected to draw a visitorship of over 100,000 from around the world. To encourage early registration, special rates are available to visitors who order their badge online (www.itma.com) from now until 15 October. The early bird badge rates are 80 euros for an 8-day badge and 40 euros for a 1-day badge.

Ms Eileen Ng, Executive Director of MP Expositions, the organiser of ITMA 2015, said: “We would like to encourage our visitors to plan their trip early and purchase their ITMA 2015 badge online now to avoid long queues at the registration areas. The early bird rates are up to 50 per cent lower than the onsite rates.”

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ITMA 2015 expands to an eleventh hall due to heavy demand for space

Online nomination of ITMA Sustainable Innovation Award 2015 opens

20 October 2014 – Due to strong industry response, ITMA will be expanding to an additional hall in Fiera Milano Rho in November 2015, with all the current halls fully booked more than one year before the event.

Mr Charles Beauduin, President of CEMATEX, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers, which owns ITMA, explained: “The demand for space has been very strong with applications still streaming in, and we have therefore added an eleventh hall to the show which will house the Fibre and Yarn, Research & Education, Colourants and Chemicals, Software and Recycling sectors.  This expansion is excellent news for exhibitors and visitors alike.”

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Posted: Oct 2014

ITMA 2015 over 95 per cent sold at close of space application

Overwhelming response reaffirms reputation of ITMA as global industry technology showcase

17 July 2014 – Global textile and garment technology suppliers have snapped up space at next year’s ITMA exhibition in Milan. ITMA 2015, the world’s most established textile and garment machinery exhibition, has attracted over 1,300 applicants from 43 countries by the application deadline of 4 July. As a result, over 95 per cent of the 200,000 square metres of space has been taken up.

CEMATEX, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers, which owns the ITMA brand, is delighted with the outcome.

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Posted: July 2014


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ITMA Exhibition Directories

ITMA Asia + CITME 2010
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