IGATEX Pakistan 2018

Rieter Award Winner 2018

Rieter Award has been a  component of the company's program, given to students and young trainees every year since 1989. With the prize, Rieter promotes young talents and supports universities and institutes in their efforts to win outstanding new recruits. The Rieter Award winners are selected globally from students and young trainees in the textile technology industry who are distinguished by their sound work and great commitment. The Rieter Award Winners' Club now has 177 members.

 The four prize winners for 2017 are from China, Turkey, the US and Pakistan:

  • Mengru Li, Wuhan Textile University, China.
  • Dogukan Vanlioglu, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey.
  • Matthew James Coats, North Carolina State University, the US.
  • Salman Ahmad, National Textile University, Pakistan.

Salman Ahmed is a bright alumnus of the National Textile University who completed his BSc in Textile Engineering in 2016. He is a gold medalist who stood first in the class of 2016. His specialization was in developing yarn with antimicrobials for sports applications. He is currently working as the Assistant Manager Marketing at US Denim Private Limited.

In a well-attended ceremony held on 27th April, the third day of IGATEX 2018, Mr. Peter Spirgi from Rieter and the team of Simag Pvt Ltd, representatives of Rieter in Pakistan, presented the Rieter Award to Salman Ahmed.  While accepting the award, Salman Ahmed said it is a great honor for him to receive this award and thanked Rieter and Simag Pvt. Ltd for providing him this great opportunity.


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