INDIATEX 2013Textile Exhibition – Fibre to Fashion
by The Textile Association (India), Mumbai Unit
The Textile Association (India), Mumbai Unit successfully organized INDIATEX 2013 Exhibition at Vapi (Gujarat) from 18th to 20th October 2013. This exhibition was organized in a very professional manner with around 90 distinguished exhibitors from all over the country exhibited at the event. This exhibition was supported by Textile Commissioner, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India and iNDEXTb, Govt. of Gujarat was the State Partner of this exhibition.
The exhibition covered the entire spectrum of the textile industry from Fibre to Fashion. Mumbai Unit gave the excellent opportunity to the technologists and technology service providers to come under one roof to provide good platform for mutual advantage and commercial interaction.
The inaugural function of the exhibition was organized in the VIA Auditorium. The Chief Guest of this function was Dr. Chandan Chatterjee, Director, CED & Head (Project & technology) iNDEXTb, Govt. of Gujarat who inaugurated the exhibition at VIA ground. The Guest of Honour were Mr. Rajnikant Backhakaniwala, Director, Palod Himson Machines Pvt. Ltd. and Mr. Diven G. Dembla, President, ITAMMA & Managing Director, Precision Rubber Industries Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. C. Bose, President of TAI, Mumbai Unit welcomed the gathering and said that Mumbai Unit was happy to organize this at Vapi which is the financial & industrial districts of the state of Gujarat
Mr. G. V. Aras, Exhibition Chairman expressed his views about the industrial belt starting from Tarapur, Umargam right up to Surat, which is buzzing with manufacturing activities in different verticals textile value chain. He said for these reasons the organizing committee took the decision to hold this exhibition at Vapi.
Mr. Haresh Parekh, Convenor of this Exhibition said that IndiaTex 2013 is an exhibition for suppliers, buyers, distributors and manufacturers of fabric and textile producers. He said that organizing exhibition was a big challenge as the Mumbai Unit doing it for the first time. He thanked all the exhibitors and supporters for their kind support.
Mr. Rajnikant Backhaniwala congratulated Mumbai Unit for organizing this exhibition in the fastly growing industrial belt in the state of Gujarat. He also cautioned the organizers in respect of organizing exhibition as it is a very difficult task and needs lot of manpower and efforts.
Mr. Diven Dembla thanked Mumbai Unit for giving ITAMMA to be part of this exhibition. He explained the important role played by ITAMMA in the development of the textile industry at various levels from accessories to machineries.
Dr. Chandan Chatterjee, remembering his college days since when he was associated with the Textile Association. He assured all the participants and the exhibitors for all kind of assistance from the Govt. of Gujarat in setting up their business in the state. He suggested that healthy competitions amongst the industries will change the scenario for the development of the country.
Mr. A. V. Mantri, Hon. Secretary proposed the Vote of Thanks.
The 3 day exhibition was visited by technocrats, entrepreneurs and owners from various parts of the country. The visitors and exhibitors appreciated Mumbai Unit for providing good opportunity for business networking.