Reflecting on ITMA 2023: A Showcase of Innovation in Electrospinning and Extrusion MachinesMato Adžić2023-07-31T13:55:22+00:00
Reflecting on ITMA 2023: A Showcase of Innovation in Electrospinning and Extrusion Machines
Luka Savić, Anja Ludaš
ITMA 2023; textile industry; electrospinning; 3D printing; innovations
The International Textile Machinery Association (ITMA) 2023, held in Milan, Italy, was a pivotal event showcasing the latest innovations in the textile and garment industry, with a particular focus on electrospinning and extrusion machines. This review provides an in-depth analysis of the advancements presented at the fair, drawing on promotional materials, press releases, and firsthand accounts from exhibitors and attendees. The event underscored several industry trends, including a strong focus on sustainability, digitization, and automation. The review delves into these trends, discussing their implications for the textile industry and how they reflect the industry's broader goals and challenges. The advancements in extrusion and electrospinning technologies presented at the fair were particularly noteworthy, promising to revolutionize various aspects of textile production. The fair's success underscores the importance of such events in driving innovation and fostering dialogue within the industry.