Techtextil Russia 2018: the 10th anniversary trade fair to become one of the year’s biggest highlights in Russia and Eastern Europe. The event lasts from 20th to 23rd of March.

The Russian technical textiles industry is now experiencing strong development which is reflected by a significant increase of projects financing and support of large-scale investors, both foreign and domestic.

Technical textiles and equipment for its production remain the major factor in the development of the Russian textile industry. 2017 has been marked by some crucial positive impacts on the Russian market, i.e. textile industry was getting governmental support, at both regional and federal levels, innovative materials were developed and improved, a number of new plants were launched. According to Rosstat, by the results of 2017 the production of synthetic yarns grew by 12.4%, fabrics by 11.1%, of which 25.9% are synthetic fibers and threads, 3.5% are non-woven fabrics. In addition, the output of fabrics with PVC coating increased by 19.6%.

All these factors once again confirm the necessity and significance of holding such event as Techtextil Russia on an annual basis.

In 2018, four top events are once again co-located at the Expocentre fairgrounds within the Russian Textile Week:
1. Techtextil Russia – International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles, Nonwovens and Protective Clothing;
2. Inlegmash – International exhibition fortextile manufacturing and processing;
3. Interfabric – International exhibition of fabric and textile materials;
4. International forum of textile industry “Legpromforum-2018”.

The 5th edition of the International Forum of Textile Industry – “Legpromforum-2018” is launched within the “Russian Textile Week”, and among others comprise a symposium on Technical Textiles. Techtextil Russia, in its turn, is also developing a specialized extensive fringe program. It addresses key market challenges and prospects, as well as industry trends and updates for the development of technical textiles and nonwovens in various applications areas. It, contributes a lot to the general working schedule of the “Russian Textile Week”.


The last edition of Techtextil Russia in 2017 successfully demonstrated and proved the high status of the exhibition and its international recognition. In 2018, the exposition is highlighted with national pavilions of Germany, China, Italy and a united European pavilion. Pavilion participants will demonstrate their best production and up-to-date services. The National Pavilion of Italy supported by ACIMIT (the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers) is for the first time organized at Techtextil Russia uniting a wide range of Italian producers.

Techtextil Russia is a specialized event for professional audience, and the forthcoming exhibition will open new prospects for your business development. The most prominent technical textile innovations are demonstrated by such foreign market leaders as Birla Cellulose (India), B.J. Geo-Textile (Bangladesh), Dakota Coatings (Belgium), Fiab (Italy), JR Corporation (South Korea), Tespra (Italy) and many others.

A significant exhibition part is devoted to the local textile industry.  Visitors will have the chance to meet the leading Russian companies stands: Aleko-Polymery, Coats, Gazprom Khimvolokno, Ivanovoiskozh, YKK, Yuman, Z-tex, and others.

Speaking about statistics, Techtextil Russia 2017 welcomed 5,584 professional visitors from 28 countries, 48% of them were new unique visitors. 68% of all visitors were Decision Makers. 82% of visitors achieved their business objectives, 93% were planning to visit Techtextil Russia 2018.

The organizers of the “Russian Textile Week” are IEC Expocentre and the Russian Union of Entrepreneurs of Textile and Light Industry, the official partner is Messe Frankfurt RUS. We are so honoured that we can call ourselves a Media Partner for this event. You can meet us at Forum Pavilion, stand FH110. Feel very welcome!


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