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HIGHTEX Exhibitions, the meeting point of the World Technical Textiles and Nonwoven Sector in Ýstanbul:

The Technical Textiles and Nonwovens industry scaled up to the most important market of today that is gathering at the HIGHTEX International Technical Textiles & Nonwoven Exhibitions in Istanbul. The HIGHTEX International Technical Textiles and Nonwoven Exhibition organized by Teknik Fuarcilik is being the first and sole exhibition in its field in Turkey…

HIGHTEX is the biggest meeting place of the Middle East and Eastern Europe in which technical textiles, nonwovens, technical textiles raw materials, semi and finished products, and production technologies will be displayed.


Turkey's developing market: Technical textiles

In Turkey, being one of the most important centers of world textile industry, technical textiles market started to develop in the recent years thanks to the development of high value added products. The producer companies, which started their activities with simple products in 1970s, now export tones of technical textile raw material or end products to the world. Especially Meltblown, Spunbond, Spunlace, Thermobond, Waterlaid technologies are preferred in Turkey. Technical textile producer companies produce raw material or intermediate products used by all the sectors, mainly construction, readymade clothing, geotextiles, home textiles, cleaning/cosmetics/hygiene, automotive, packaging, food industries. Since the producer companies operating in Turkish market have just discovered technical textiles market, they define themselves as a part of the sector they serve. Being pleased with the global demands for their products, the producers continuously make technological investments in order to renew their technologies and increase their capacities. Also new countries start to operate in the sector. Aiming to start smart textile production as well, Turkish producers receive attention with the R&D and P&D investments they have increased recently. Also the products marketed by most of the end product producer companies under their own brand receive worldwide interest. There are hundreds of companies operating in this field in Turkey. Due to these developments in Turkey, many foreign companies, brings production facilities in Turkey or becomes partner with Turkish companies…

This exhibition is being organized under control of "The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey", in accordance with the 5174th article of law.