CEMATEX (Comité Européen des Constructeurs de Machines Textiles) is an organisation comprising 9 national European textile machinery associations in the free market economy.
CEMATEX is the owner of ITMA, the world's largest international textile machinery exhibition.
To visit the websites of the 9 members of CEMATEX, click on the links below.
SYMATEX, Belgium   AMTEX, Spain
UCMTF, France   TMAS, Sweden
VDMA, Germany   Swissmem, Switzerland
GTM, Netherlands    

Forthcoming events
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ITMA 2015
ITMA 2015, 12 to 19
November 2015
ITMA ASIA + CITME 2014 will take place in Shanghai, China from 16 to 20 June 2014

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ITMA 2015 will take place at the Fiera Milano venue in Rho (Milan), Italy from 12 to 19 November 2015.

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Press Releases:

ITMA and EDANA sign memorandum of understanding

Agreement to collaborate on nonwovens conference at ITMA 2015

14 April 2014 – The International Association for the Nonwovens and Related Industries (EDANA) and MP Expositions, the organiser of ITMA 2015, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), intended to support the organisation of a conference on nonwovens during ITMA 2015.

Mr Pierre Wiertz, General Manager of EDANA, said: “For more than 40 years, EDANA has served its member companies through a number of programmes and events designed to bring the industry together. We share a common objective of helping the textile and, in our case, nonwoven industries reach out to a wider audience through greater innovations and education.”

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Posted: April 2014

CEMATEX continues to promote Research and Education with grant to institutes participating at ITMA 2015

Grant to subsidise at least 50 per cent of exhibition booth cost

14 March 2014 – The European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers, CEMATEX, has announced that it will provide a grant to all participants of the Research & Education Pavilion at ITMA 2015.

Charles Beauduin, President of CEMATEX, explained; “Investments in research and development, as well as education and training, are extremely important if the textile and garment industry is to stay ahead of the technology curve. Due to strong response and positive feedback following our initiative at ITMA 2011, we have decided to continue to provide the grant to pavilion participants at ITMA 2015.”

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Posted: March 2014


Fourth presentation of ITMA ASIA + CITME sold out ahead of event

Space sales up 15 per cent from 2012 event

13 March 2014 – The fourth combined ITMA ASIA + CITME exhibition is gearing up for another mega showcase in Shanghai, China.

To be held from 16 to 20 June 2014 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, the show will gross 152,200 square metres in 13 halls, 15 per cent larger than the last edition in 2012. To-date, the event has attracted the participation of 1,351 textile machinery manufacturers from 27 countries and regions.

Taking up the largest exhibition area are Chinese exhibitors, booking slightly over 66 per cent. European manufacturers, taking over 22 per cent of the total exhibition space, are the next biggest contingent.

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Posted: March 2014


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ITMA Exhibition Directories

ITMA Asia + CITME 2010
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ITMA 2011
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