Italian Textile Machinery 2023 second quarter confirms drop in order intakeDuring the second quarter of 2023, the orders index for textile machinery, as compiled by the Economics Department of ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers, dropped significantly compared to 2022 April – June 2022 period (-30 percent). In absolute terms, the index stood at 85.1 points (basis 2015=100).