Techtextil NA
Record growth in 2019 edition

19.03.2019 The trade show for technical textiles and nonwovens Techtextil North America took place February 26-28, 2019 in Raleigh, NC/USA. Moving the show from its 2017 location in Chicago back to the Southeast proved popular among the industry, making the 2019 edition the highest attended odd-year show to date.

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 Techtextil North America 2019 brought 165 exhibitors to the Raleigh area from North America and beyond, and total attendance grew to 3,185 – showing a 52% increase over the Chicago event, with 32 countries represented in total.
A new addition to Techtextil NA, “The Lab” featured short sessions and hands-on demonstrations of the latest equipment and technology used in textile testing and standards. Topics included electrical resistance, clothing comfort, color fastness, water repellency, etc.
The Poster Program returned to Techtextil NA again in 2019, this time boasting 61 participants from across the USA, making it the largest program the show has seen to date. Participants included undergraduate research students and those pursuing their Master’s or Ph.D. from North Carolina State University’s Wilson College of Textiles, The Nonwovens Institute, Cornell University, Thomas Jefferson University, The University of Georgia and more.