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Are you exhibiting at Techtextil?

Techtextil and Texprocess, co-located with Heimtextil, will return to the Messe Frankfurt exhibition grounds on 21–24 June 2022 (Messe Frankfurt GmbH/Pietro Sutera).

Next month, Techtextil and Texprocess, co-located with Heimtextil, will return to the Messe Frankfurt exhibition grounds in Germany. If your company is exhibiting at any of these shows, we want to hear from you.

We will be publishing extensive previews of the shows here on TTNet and in our sister magazine, Technical Textiles International. The previews will serve as invaluable tools for visitors as they navigate the show floors and your company can be included, free of charge.

Simply send through your submissions to [email protected]. Submissions could take the form of full press releases, or simply a paragraph or two describing your company, what it does and what you will be showing.

We hope that your preparations for the shows are going smoothly and look forward to hearing from you.

James Bakewell, Editorial Director, TTNet and Technical Textiles International

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