India is still miles away from tapping the full potential of organic cotton despite a major global share of 56% and a promise of 20% higher return for farmers from this white gold. The ITJ cover story portrays the problems and prospects, and it also includes inputs from KR Kranthi of ICAC, Amit Narke of Purecotz, Sumit Gupta of GOTS and Avinash Mayekar of Suvin Advisors. Trailblazer is on Coimbatore-based ELGi Equipments, which is on road to become No.2 in air compressors. EnterPRIZE is on Candor Textiles; while Face2Face carries interviews of two industry personalities – Anjani Prasad of Archroma and Marc Jarrault of Lapp Group India. Also, don’t forget to read our review on Texfair 2017, which took place in Coimbatore recently.
The Indian Textile Journal (ITJ), rated as India’s leading textile monthly, has been serving the textile and textile-related industry since 1889. The sectors that it covers include Spinning, Weaving, Processing, Dyeing & Finishing, Knitting and Garmenting. It carries authentic articles on various subjects related to these segments from eminent authors from institutions and also from the industry experts. Every month, it carries extensive information on new products & emerging technologies on these segments. Technology and Trade Information is the very backbone of The Indian Textile Journal. Apart from a substantial subscriber base, the magazine rightly can boast of a huge complement of readership cutting across the various segments of the textile industry. It is also subscribed by the textile industries from some neighbouring countries including Bangladesh and Pakistan.