Technical Texttiles

Techtextil Russia 2018: the 10th anniversary trade fair to become one of the year’s biggest highlights in Russia and Eastern Europe

The event will be held for 4 days.


The Russian technical textiles industry is now experiencing strong development which is reflected by a significant increase of projects financing and support of large-scale investors, both foreign and domestic.


Technical textiles and equipment for its production remain the major factor in the development of the Russian textile industry. 2017 has been marked by some crucial positive impacts on the Russian market, i.e. textile industry was getting governmental support, at both regional and federal levels, innovative materials were developed and improved, a number of new plants were launched. According to Rosstat, by the results of 2017, the production of synthetic yarns grew by 12.4%, fabrics by 11.1%, of which 25.9% are synthetic fibers and threads, 3.5% are non-woven fabrics. In addition, the output of fabrics with PVC coating increased by 19.6%.

All these factors once again confirm the necessity and significance of holding such event as Techtextil Russia on an annual basis.


In 2018, four top events will be once again co-located at the Expocentre fairgrounds within the “Russian Textile Week” (20-23 March 2018:

  • Techtextil Russia – International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles, Nonwovens and Protective Clothing;
  • Inlegmash – International exhibition for
    textile manufacturing and processing;
  • Interfabric – International exhibition of fabric and textile materials;
  • International forum of textile industry “Legpromforum-2018”.


The 5th edition of the International Forum of Textile Industry – “Legpromforum-2018” will be launched within the “Russian Textile Week”, and among others comprise a symposium on Technical Textiles. Techtextil Russia, in its turn, is also developing a specialized extensive fringe program. It will address key market challenges and prospects, as well as industry trends and updates for the development of technical textiles and nonwovens in various applications areas. It, contributes a lot to the general working schedule of the “Russian Textile Week”.

The last edition of Techtextil Russia in 2017 successfully demonstrated and proved the high status of the exhibition and its international recognition. In 2018, the exposition will be highlighted with national pavilions of Germany, China, Italy and a united European pavilion. Pavilion participants will demonstrate their best production and up-to-date services. The National Pavilion of Italy supported by ACIMIT (the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers) will be for the first time organized at Techtextil Russia uniting a wide range of Italian producers.


Techtextil Russia is a specialized event for professional audience, and the forthcoming exhibition will open new prospects for your business development. The most prominent technical textile innovations will be demonstrated by such foreign market leaders as Birla Cellulose (India), B.J. Geo-Textile (Bangladesh), Dakota Coatings (Belgium), Fiab (Italy), JR Corporation (South Korea), Tespra (Italy) and many others.
A significant exhibition part is devoted to the local textile industry.  Visitors will have the chance to meet the leading Russian companies stands: Aleko-Polymery, Coats, Gazprom Khimvolokno, Ivanovoiskozh, YKK, Yuman, Z-tex, and others.


Speaking about statistics, Techtextil Russia 2017 welcomed 5,584 professional visitors from 28 countries, 48% of them were new unique visitors.
68% of all visitors were Decision Makers. 82% of visitors achieved their business objectives, 93% were planning to visit Techtextil Russia 2018.


The organizers of the “Russian Textile Week” are IEC Expocentre and the Russian Union of Entrepreneurs of Textile and Light Industry, the official partner is Messe Frankfurt RUS.


Marketing manager

Tamara Kuprina

[email protected]

+7 495 649 87 75 ext.147


Background information on Messe Frankfurt

Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With some 2,400 employees at 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of over €640 million. Thanks to its far reaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after the business interests of its customers effectively. A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organizing and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services.
With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).
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Messe Frankfurt RUS is the Russian subsidiary of the international exhibition organizer. The portfolio includes 9 international brands of exhibitions and forums in Moscow, Kazan and Astana. The staff of the company is more than 40 competent specialists with good experience of organization different kinds of events.

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