Courtesy: Messe Frankfurt
India will be the second largest participant at Heimtextil 2017, as over 380 Indian companies are set to come together to showcase the country’s textile expertise at the fair. The trade event, regarded as one of the biggest and most important international platforms for home furnishings and textiles, will be held in Frankfurt from January 10 – 13.
The first trade fair of the year for its sector, Heimtextil 2017 will be a trend barometer for the whole business year, spotlighting new trends and innovations in interior textiles, home furnishings, household textiles and a range of allied services.
Home furnishing and textile manufacturring companies such as Alps Industries, D‘Decor, Indo Count, K.G. Denim, Trident and Welspun will present their latest collections and textile innovations at the fair. Riddhi Jain, the winner of Interior Lifestyle Awards 2016 , will be showcasing 'Re-' by Medium, a collection of home textiles and wall art born from the idea of recycling, using the spontaneity of natural textures and tie and dye wastes.
Leading government bodies including the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL), Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC), Powerloom Development Export Promotion Council (PDEXCIL) and Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) will also participate in the fair.
Domestically, Indian home textile industry is expected to expand at a CAGR of 8 per cent and reach $5.29 billion by 2018. During the same period, curtains and upholstery and rugs and carpets will grow at a CAGR of 8 per cent and 9.4 per cent, respectively.
Vying for lucrative Indian market, global players are set to come to the Indian edition of Heimtextil in June this year. Among these are leading industry giants such as D’Decor, Welspun, Raymond, Rumors, RR Decor, Shri Lakshmi Cotsyn and V& J Furnishing.
Heimtextil India will take place from June 20 – 22 in New Delhi alongside the world-renowned Ambiente India fair, thus targetting the full spectrum of home textiles, furnishings and interior decor.
While Heimtextil India will provide the much needed impetus to the India’s home textile, decor and handicrafts sector by fostering trade and design exchange, India’s participation in Frankfurt is set to inspire confidence among global consumers
source :Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India