Surat’s most prestigious textile machinery exhibition SITMEX 2018 was organised from 24 to 26 August 2018 at Gujarat’s most prestigious convention centre – SIECC, Surat. Leading machinery manufacturers and importers from Surat, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Ahmedabad exhibited their products and showcased their strength to 35000 visitors that came not only from Surat but also from Bangalore, Erode, Mumbai, Vadodara and Ahmedabad. The machines on display included digital printing and sublimation, embroidery and water-jets, super hi-speed rapier jacquard, and ancillaries and parts.
The exhibition was inaugurated by Member of Parliament Shri C R Patil and Member of Parliament Smt. Darshnaben Jardosh. In addition, the exhibition also saw the President of South Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industries (SGCCI) Shri Hetal Mehta and Vice-president Shri Ketan Desai as the guests of honour.
Several new innovations were showcased at SITMEX exhibition. These include – hi-speed rapier jacquard, robotic embroidery machines, velvet weaving machine, auto-bobbin changer in embroidery machines, etc.
The next edition of the exhibition has been announced from 15 to 17 August 2019.