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North Carolina University named partner of Techtextil 2019
Courtesy: Techtextil Messefrankfur
The North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles, a hub for textile research, education, innovation, and development, has been named as the first ever official academic partner for 2019 edition of Techtextil North America. The show for technical textiles and nonwovens will be held from February 26 to 28, 2019, in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Kristy Meade, show director, technical shows: textiles, sewn products, equipment, and technology at Messe Frankfurt North America said, “Our goal has always been to create a unique experience for all who visit, and Techtextil North America is where professionals from across industries come to cultivate business relationships and learn about the latest developments, technologies and trends hitting the textile industry. Through our collaboration, Techtextil North America 2019 will serve as a direct link between innovators of industry and the next generation of textile professionals, and we hope to create an engaging environment that sparks new ideas, partnerships, and industry growth.”
The multi-faceted partnership aims to benefit the university, the city of Raleigh, and the North American textile industry in various ways like utilise expertise from the college’s world-renowned faculty and staff to provide top of the line educational opportunities for all Techtextil North America attendees and provide exhibiting and visiting companies with direct access to the latest research coming from the world’s leading textile institution.
The partnership will help gain exposure for the college’s undergraduate and graduate research programs and their industry contributions through special feature areas on the Techtextil North America show floor and shine a spotlight on the high level of global innovation and industry development coming from all levels of the North American textile industry. (GK)