German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), in cooperation with the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA) for the first time supporting a German group participation at Irantex, an International Exhibition of Textile Machinery, raw materials, home textiles, embroidery machines and textile products which is taking place in the beginning of September in Tehran. Twenty-six VDMA member companies will participate in the official German presentation at Irantex. The German Pavilion, initiated by the VDMA Textile Machinery, will cover 300 sq. mtr. of exhibition space. According to VDMA, the prospects for German textile machinery in Iran are promising. In the first five months of 2017, Germany’s exports of textile machinery and accessories reached more than 27 mn euros which were already more than in the entire year 2016.

The VDMA exhibitors at Irantex will cover the whole textile chain. The companies presenting their latest developments include: ANDRITZ Küsters, Autefa Solutions Germany, Brückner Textile Technologies, Dilo Maschinenfabrik, Genkinger, Heusch, Interspare, Jagenberg Textile, Karl Mayer Textilmaschinenfabrik, Karl Mayer Technische Textilien, Küsters Calico Machinery, A Monforts Textilmaschinen, Neuenhauser Maschinenbau, NOMACO, Oerlikon Manmade Fibers Segment c/o Oerlikon Textile, Georg Sahm, Sohler-Neuenhauser, Spinnbau, Strobel Spezialmaschinen, Temafa Maschinenfabrik, Textechno, Trützschler, Weko – Weitmann & Konrad, Welker Vacuum, Xetma Vollenweider, and ZSK Stickmaschinen. Also some companies from South Korea, Spain, Italy, Turkey, India, Netherland, Russia, China, Taiwan, Germany and Japan will be participating in IRANTEX. Irantex, a 4 day event being held from 4th September to the 7th September 2017 at Tehran International Permanent Fairground, Shahid Chamran Expressway in Tehran, Iran.