Digital printing technology company ColorJet Group launched a sustainable pigment solution called the Earth series and high-speed digital textile printer Metro NXT at India ITME 2022. The Earth Series offers sustainable textile printing solutions for fashion apparel, kidswear, home furnishings, and many other segments, while the Metro NXT printer addresses various market segments such as fashion apparel, home furnishings, etc and can be used to print shirts, skirts, scarves, and sarees.
India-based textile machinery manufacturer Yamuna Machine Works has launched three knitting machines—Open Width Knit Compactor, Open Width Knit Singeing Machine, and Alea-Yamuna Multilayer Stenter—at the trade fair. Yamuna, which has a strong market position in India as well as US, Europe, Brazil, Portugal, and Argentina, aims to cater to the demands of Indian textile processors with these state-of-the-art machines.
India ITME 2022, the mega technology and engineering B2B exhibition for textiles that is currently underway in Greater Noida, has witnessed a number of new product launches from textile machinery manufacturers such as ColorJet and Yamuna. The ITME Society, organiser of the event, has also hosted the second edition of the ITME Society awards today.
The organiser also hosted the second edition of the ITME Society Awards that set the tone for the start of the biggest textile engineering show. An award category specifically targeting youth, research, and innovations has also been introduced by the India ITME Society. The award for Top Performance in Textile Engineering Industry went to Lakshmi Machine Works Limited for the spinning segment; Rabatex Industries for the weaving and preparatory segment; Texfab Engineers (India) Pvt Ltd for the finishing segment; ColorJet India Ltd for the printing segment; and Lakshmi Card Clothing Manufacturing Company Private Limited for the entire textile machinery segment. Best Initiatives for Pollution Control Technology winner is S A Pharmachem Pvt Ltd.
The Special Award for Women went to Deepa A Kumar for the Women Entrepreneur segment; Neha Jhunjhunwala, director, Sarla Performance Fibers Ltd for the Nurturing Women Empowerment segment; Santoshi Kewat for the Woman Master Weaver segment; and Kumari Raita for the Restoring Traditional Skills segment. The Research Excellence winner is Dr. Rekha Ramakrishnan from SASMIRA and the Textile Maestro winner is S P Oswal, chairman and managing director, Vardhman Group of Companies.
India ITME 2022 is being held at the India Exposition Mart in Greater Noida.
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