VDMA delegation visit to Pakistan
GPCCI has been commissioned by the
German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) to
organize a B2B matchmaking event between German textile
machinery manufacturers and Pakistani textile manufacturers.
The visit of the German delegation
to Karachi and Lahore is scheduled from 11th to 15th November
2019. These highly innovative and technologically-advanced
German companies specialized in production technologies along
the entire textile value chain from spinning, knitting, weaving,
non-wovens and finishing are looking for Pakistani business
partners, partners of cooperation and want to present their
companies and products to a Pakistani audience, all under the
brand “Made in Germany.”
Forteen selected,- highly
innovative and technologically-advanced German companies
specialized in production technologies along the entire textile
value chain from spinning, knitting, weaving, nonwovens and
finishing will be on a 5 day trip to Karachi and Lahore to
establish a Pakistani-German business dialogue.
The German delegation visiting Pakistan
has been carefully selected by BMWi, cooperation partner SBS
systems for business solutions and the German Textile Machinery
Association VDMA in order to represent the best of German
technology, innovation and knowhow. VDMA, Germany’s Mechanical
Engineering Industry Association, represents over 3,200 mostly
medium-sized companies in the capital goods industry. Under the
umbrella of VDMA, there are about 130 textile machinery and
components manufacturers affiliated with the Textile Machinery
Textile entrepreneurs are welcome to
inform themselves about the latest technology trends, processes
and new textile applications. Automation, digitization, industry
4.0, sustainability to save energy and raw materials are more
than buzzwords to increase the production efficiency. In the
end, all these technologies result in saving costs and freeing
funds for other uses. German Technology – the investment always
Five days of conferences, individual
business meetings and institutional and technical visits in
Pakistan are a unique opportunity for Pakistani companies and
institutions to meet the delegation in order to foster bilateral
cooperation and exchange views on innovations, technologies and
The first days in Karachi and in Lahore of
the business development trip will be dedicated to
presentation-based workshops, where the German delegation
members will present their companies, products, technology and
services and thereafter meet Pakistani companies and delegates
of associations for one-on-one business meetings, networking and
group discussion panels. For Pakistani participants, these days
will provide excellent opportunities for awareness of new
advanced technology and products from Germany.
Who will be part
of the delegation?
- German CEOs and Export Managers of
each participating company.
- A government expert of the German
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.
- The head of the association VDMA, a
renowned German association for mechanical engineering, more
specifically for the field of textile machinery.
- Representatives of the German Embassy
and German Consulate General.
- Honorary representatives, the
secretary general and project managers of the GPCCI and the
project consultants SBS systems for business solutions.