The components and accessory segments of the textile machinery industry have been offering immense scope since the time the industry shifted from West to East, but the Indian industry is yet to tap their full potential, finds the ITJ cover story. The article has inputs from Laxmikant Rathi of Ideal Group, Viren Mehta of Bookmyparts.com, Jhankar Dutta of B&R, Anthony Xavier of Sheeba Engineering, and Avinash Mayekar of Suvin Advisors. Spotlight—written by Dr Ramkumar of Texas Tech University—is on opportunities and challenges for cotton. KC Ravi, VP - Operations, Yarn Division at GHCL Limited features in our Face2Face column, wherein he shared more information about the Madurai unit, and how it is catering the demand of the market. Australia-based FireTech Global is our EnterPRIZE for this month, where the company’s MD, Dragan Dimovski took us through its unique product range and its USPs.
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.