Automation in textile industry started more than a decade ago in India; now, it is gathering steam and reaching wider areas, finds this month’s ITJ cover story. The cover story also includes inputs from Markus Reichman of Oerlikon, Pradeep David of UR, Avinash Mayekar of Suvin and Bhadresh Dani of Bharat Bijlee. A special feature is on the technical textiles segment in India, which is estimated to tough Rs 1,16,217 crore by the end of 2017-18; and GV Aras of ATE Enterprises speaks on the company’s projects in technical textiles and nonwovens.
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.