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Record breaking year for exhibitors at Techtextil North America in the odd year

Apr 17, 2017

Meet new exhibitors from the German Pavilion

Only 2 more months until the doors open to Techtextil North America 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The 2017 exhibitor list proves to be the best show held outside of Atlanta yet! With over 151 exhibitors from 17 countries and growing the 2017 show is a record breaking year.

Highlighted below are a sampling of new exhibitors to our show floor.

AG Cilander: Switzerland

Swiss textile finishing and coating company with experience in fashion and technical textiles.

Color Service Srl: Italy

Color Service was founded in 1987 and is the world leader in the production of automatic dosing systems for the textile industry.

GTI Graphic Technology, Inc.: USA

GTI’s viewing systems conform to ASTM D1729, SAE J361, and BS-950 Part 2 standards. The product offering ranges from desktop viewers to color harmony rooms. All products are manufactured at our Newburgh, NY headquarters. An in-house spectroradiometric laboratory and 100% measurement and verification production process guarantees accuracy in all products.

Guangzhou Xibo Chemical Technology Co., Ltd. (Sileather): China

Sileather™ is a new type of performance leather made of 100% silicone. With the unique advantages of silicone, they offer the world a better solution of eco-friendly, easy to clean, weatherproof and highly durable performance fabrics that can be applied in various markets: interior/exterior design, transportation, healthcare, hospitality, marine, etc.

Taconic: USA

Taconic produces high performance PTFE coated fiberglass fabrics, tapes and belts for a diverse range of applications, wherever there is a need for high temperature and non stick properties. Our worldwide staff includes R&D engineers who can help solve your most difficult challenges. We are finding a better way.

German Pavilion

This year the German Pavilion, organized by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) in cooperation with AUMA Association of the German Trade Fair Industry will host 25 exhibitors at this years' event in Chicago. Highlighted below are a sampling of the new exhibitors you will see in Techtextil North America's German Pavilion.

Eschler Technical Textiles Ltd.:

Eschler Technical Textiles Ltd., a member of the Schoeller Textiles group, stands for customized and sustainable developed warp knitted textiles for a variety of applications such as Medical Textiles, Expo, Cleaning Textiles, Special Textiles and Base Layers. Our German production site, has been considered as a competent partner for many years when innovative warp-knitted technical textiles are requested.

Gruschwitz Textilwerke AG:

Gruschwitz has a more than 200 years track record as supplier for yarns focusing on twisted, winded or coated threads. Covering a huge range of yarns from natural, chemical and high-tech fibers Gruschwitz is able to select a tailor-made process according to the customer's challenge.

Customers are supported by pilot plants and a development and testing laboratory. Gruschwitz provides solutions for a wide range of industries covering e.g.  Mobiltech, Medtech, Aerotech, Indutech and Sewtech.


Inspiring Engineering – Convincing Technology! OLBRICH is your system supplier of intelligent machine and line concepts for the production of web products such as wallpaper, floor coverings, film/foils and technical textiles.

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Background information on Messe Frankfurt

Messe Frankfurt is the world's largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With some 2,400 employees at 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of over €640 million. Thanks to its far-reaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after he business interests of its customers effectively. A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organizing and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services.

With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).

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