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15th DTG showcases the latest technology and machinery solution for textile industry

The largest machineries trade fair in Bangladesh ‘Dhaka International Textile and Garment Machinery’ (DTG) has showcased a variety of equipment, products, technologies as well as services and information concerning all the textile and garment processing and production aspects including spinning, weaving, knitting, dyeing, printing, finishing, testing, washing, embroidery, sewing and more.

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Figure 1: BTMA Vice-President Hossain Mehmood and Yorkers Trade and Marketing Ltd President Judy Wang, Mohammad Hatem, ex Vice-President BKMEA were present at the opening ceremony on 8 February at BICC in the capital.

Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) and Yorkers Trade & Marketing Service Ltd, jointly organized the four-day exposition where 1,000 textile machinery manufacturers, from 33 countries, have participated spanning 18 halls comprising 1,200 booths.

Figure 2: Visitors looked at a textile machine at the 15th edition of DTG on 8 February at BICC in the capital
Figure 2: Visitors looked at a textile machine at the 15th edition of DTG on 8 February at BICC in the capital

Addressing the opening ceremony, Mohammad Ali Khokon, the vice president of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA), said, “DTG was not merely an exhibition for displaying the latest technological advancements in textile and garment machinery and accessories”. “We had received $250 million spot order in last year. We hope to get more spot orders this year,” Khokon added.

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Figure 3: Mohammad Ali Khokon, the Vice President of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) delivered his speech at the opening ceremony.

Khokon highlighted some problems in primary textile sector, including inadequate gas, shortage of electricity, and inadequate availability of land.

We urged the government to implement the step immediately to overcome the power and gas crisis said, Mohammad Ali Khokon.

“Gas problem would be solved shortly as the government was going to start the import of LNG within a few months,” said MA Mannan, State Minister for finance

The organizers are expected that this professional trade platform to help all the buyers gain greater competitive advantage in the industry.

Figure 4: First day of the exhibition, Bangladesh Textile Today and the Textile Institute (Bangladesh Section) jointly  organized ‘The 3rd International Conference on Textile & Apparel, ICTA 2018’ with the titled ‘Sustainable technologies and processes for competitive advantage’.
Figure 4: First day of the exhibition, Bangladesh Textile Today and the Textile Institute (Bangladesh Section) jointly organized ‘The 3rd International Conference on Textile & Apparel, ICTA 2018’ with the titled ‘Sustainable technologies and processes for competitive advantage’.

Visitors expressed their satisfaction while talking with Textile Today reporter with saying that “Really it is a great exhibition where we can get new machineries for our industry, which is very urgent for increasing productivity and getting competitive advantage.”

Exhibitors and visitors both were appreciating the 3rd ICTA with saying, “This conference will play a vital role to move forward adopting sustainability initiatives to become cost effective and improve reputation and brand value of Bangladesh textile and RMG industry.”

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