IGATEX Pakistan 2018

IGATEX Pakistan 2018 concludes with record breaking results

The 11th edition of International Garment, Textile Machinery Exhibition (IGATEX) organized by FAKT Exhibitions (Pvt) Ltd. opened its doors on 26th April, 2018 at Lahore Expo Centre.

The first day of the show saw a great number of visitors during the show. The  year IGATEX was even greater in scale than previous editions as it took place in three halls of Lahore Expo Centre, and drew participation from more than 550 exhibitors from 32 countries.

The most significant participation was from China with 98 exhibitors, followed closely by Italy with 94 exhibitors and Germany with 77 exhibitors.  Other international exhibitors were from Japan, Turkey, Russia, Switzerland, France, UAE, USA and UK. 

The exhibition also showcased stand-alone demonstrations of various cutting edge industry tools and technology and the latest machinery, chemicals and equipment used in the textile industry was featured in the display.

A two day international conference was attended by leading industry professionals, where International and local speakers shared their knowledge and experiences with the audience. The conference topics related to technical textiles, merchandising and the supply chain were discussed by some of the renowned speakers like Dr. Tanveer Hussain - Rector, National Textile University; Dr. Yasir Nawab - National Textile University; Dr.Hafsa Jamshaid, National Textile University; Theo Verweerden, Lamoral Coatings B.V., Claudio Bertolotti, Mesdan Spa; Marino Bazzoni, EFI Reggiani; Michael Bo Kristoffersen, Brueckner Textile Technologies; Bruno Caffieri, Picanol N.V. and many more.

Mr. Saleem Khan Tanoli, CEO of FAKT, said that IGATEX Pakistan 2018 provided a premium platform for all textile stakeholders, government regulators, associations and academia to enhance business networking, knowledge sharing and to build profitable relationships in the long run.

The most important objective of organizing this exhibition under one roof was to pinpoint and highlight new investment opportunities in Pakistan’s textile sector. This event was the ideal venue to build and develop business relationships with key professionals so they may discuss the dynamics of development and growth of the industry.


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