Italian textile technology seminar
during IGATEX exhibition
The technical seminar on Italian textile technologies and
innovation was organized by
FAKT Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd.
According to Mr. Saleem Khan Tanoli, CEO, FAKT Exhibitions,
“More than 70 companies from Italy have participated at IGATEX
I would like to thank Pakistan Textile Journal and Italian
Development Committee for their support organising technological
seminar to highlight Italian textile technology. I am also
grateful to H.E. Stefano Pontecorvo, Ambassador of Italy to
Pakistan and Mr. Abdul Majeed, Chancellor, Textile Institute of
Pakistan (TIP) for gracing the event with their valuable
The Italian Consul General, Dr. Gianluca Robagotti, said that
such a large presence from the Italian textile machinery
manufacturers at IGATEX is a strong indicator of close economic
and trade relations between Italy and Pakistan.
According to Mr. Aarij Iqbal, President, Italian Development
Committee, “Italy is the major trading partner of Pakistan in
textiles. It has always been the forefront provider of
innovative technological solutions.
In Europe, Italy is the second largest manufacturer of
textile machinery. However, the technological level of its
production is considered of the highest standards by the
The bilateral trade between Pakistan and Italy is over one
billion Euros, the cordial relations between two countries speak
for themselves. The speakers of the seminar were: Mr. Luca
Bardone of Flainox Srl, Mr. Ariodante Corna of Ferraro SpA, Mr.
Fabio Melis of Corino Macchine Srl, Mr. Andrea Prologo of Pentek
Srl, Mr. Ivan Raffiani of MCS Italy, Mr. Peter Obrist of Karl
Mayer Rotal Srl, Mr. Gianpiero Valsecchi of Santoni SpA, Mr.
Alberto Pozzi of Pozzi Leopoldo, Dr. Raffaella Carabelli of
Fadis SpA, Mr. Abdul Majeed, of TIP and H.E. Stefano Pontecorvo,
Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan.
The speakers explained the participants about their
sustainable technologies and R&D activities.