From fibers to finished textiles, Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas are known as the largest event for materials, equipment, technology, services and more for the entire technical textiles, nonwovens and sewn products supply chain. The two events will reunite the industry in Atlanta May 17 – 19, 2022. Due to the cancellation of the 2020 event due to COVID-19, this will be the first co-located edition since 2018.
The themes for the 2022 editions are “Integrating Technology” and “Fueling Innovation,” emphasizing the events’ reputations as catalysts for modern textile manufacturing. Each show’s features will highlight the important contributions of product and process innovators moving the industry forward.
Techtextil North America assembles industry and academic experts in a collaborative business environment to stimulate industry advancement through material science and engineering, while Texprocess Americas highlights advanced machinery, equipment and information technology to promote efficiency and sustainability throughout the supply chain.
The two-in-one event creates a unique platform representing the entire global textile value chain – from high-tech textile products and fibers, functional apparel fabrics, smart textiles, composites, and nonwovens, to the technologies involved in the processing of textiles, including design, cutting, sewing, knitting, embroidery, finishing, refining, IT and logistics. At what has become one of the most sought after trade events for the textiles industry, visitors will have access to a vast array of products, technologies and solutions across verticals including fashion and apparel, interior design and upholstery, military and protective products, automotive and aerospace, medical and more.
With a single badge, visitors gain access to the exhibit halls of both Techtextil North America, incorporated with ATME-I, and Texprocess Americas, co-produced by SPESA, featuring hundreds of exhibiting
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Texprocess Americas companies from across the globe showing the latest innovations. Booth sales are currently active with limited space remaining. Companies interested in exhibiting can explore the floor plan, select a booth and learn how to submit an application here. Utilizing partnerships with academic programs, research institutions and industry associations, Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas are able to cultivate an environment that encourages innovation through the sharing of ideas and collaboration. Between two shows’ many special feature areas and educational opportunities, badge-holders can take advantage of this unique gathering of industry and academic professionals to learn about new products, technologies and processes.
Each show will include a concurrent Symposium, providing visitors the opportunity to learn from industry thought leaders and subject matter experts as they discuss some of the most pivotal advancements in research and technology and shed light on the current global economic state and its effects across industries. Techtextil North America’s 2022 program is developed in partnership with the School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at the Georgia Institute for Technology, and will feature three days of sessions with topics covering the latest advancements in technical textiles and nonwovens for a wide range of applications. The Texprocess Americas Symposium program, designed in collaboration with leaders of industry, will include sessions highlighting exciting innovations in manufacturing technology, the latest trends affecting the sewn products and apparel supply chain, and insights into the future of manufacturing.
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• Research, Development, Planning, and Consulting
• Technology, Processes, Accessories
• Fibers and Yarns
• Woven Fabrics, Laid Webs, Braiding, Knitted Fabrics
• Coated Textiles and Canvas Products
• Functional Apparel Textile
• Design, Product Development, and Automation Technology
• Contract Manufacturing/Sourcing
• Production Preparation and Organization
• Cutting Room and Automation Technology
• Fusing, Setting and Manufacturing Preparation
• Textile Machinery
• Textile Finishing
• Knitting Technology
• Embroidery Technology
• Stitching, Joint and Fastening, and Automation
• Stitching, Joining and Fastening Materials
• Automation Accessories for Garment, House and Home Textiles
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While the full session details and speaker lineups will be released in late February, one, two, and three day passes to each show’s symposium are currently available and be purchased through online registration, open now.
Show Floor Education
The Academy, a feature area combining the previously named Tech Talks and The Lab, will house
Techtextil North America’s robust show-floor education. Throughout the three days, The Academy will
feature a lineup of complimentary presentations, demonstrations, and discussions covering groundbreaking technical advancements and highlighting the latest in textile testing for applications across industries.
New to the Texprocess Americas show floor, The Studio will house complimentary educational sessions related to product design and development, manufacturing and more. Stay tuned for the release of the full schedules and speaker lineups.
Student Research Poster Program
The Student Research Poster Program has become a must-see show floor attraction at Techtextil North
America and Texprocess Americas. Featuring the latest scientific developments in technical textiles,
nonwovens and sewn products design and manufacturing, The Program attracts students from across the globe who are involved in both undergraduate and graduate level research and textile innovation.
Participating students will have a platform to share their research findings with peers and potential
employers/sponsors on the show floor, and could even be selected to present their research in front of a captive audience during the three days of Tech Talks. The program is currently accepting applications, more information can be found here.
Visitors are encouraged to register in advance not only for financial savings but to ensure a seat in the
Symposium, and for minimal wait times during on-site badge pickup. The Official Techtextil North America & Texprocess Americas Reception will take place on the second evening of the show, May 18, 2022 and does have a capacity limit, so all parties are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance.
For more information on the upcoming edition of Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas, May 17 – 19, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia, please visit the show’s joint website. To receive the latest updates and announcements, from show features to new exhibitors to educational content and more, subscribe here for Techtextil North America specific updates, and here for Texprocess Americas updates.
Techtextil North America is incorporated with ATME-I. Texprocess Americas is co-produced by SPESA.
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Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. The Messe Frankfurt Group employs around 2,500* people in a total of 30 subsidiaries. The company generated annual sales of approximately €250* million in 2020 after having recorded sales of €738 million the previous year. Even in difficult times caused by the coronavirus pandemic, we are globally networked with our industry sectors. We have close ties with our industry sectors and serve our customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of our Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. One of the Group’s key USPs is its closely knit global sales network, which extends throughout the world. Our comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organizing and running their events. We are expanding our digital expertise with new business models. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent). For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com.
* Preliminary figures 2020
Messe Frankfurt North America is a subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Messe Frankfurt North America produces and manages a diverse portfolio of tradeshows and conferences a diverse portfolio of tradeshows and conferences within the United States, Canada and Mexico. In addition to Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas, the North American portfolio of events includes Texworld New York, Apparel Sourcing New York, Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, The Clean Show, INA PAACE, Automechanika Mexico City, Waste & Recycling Expo Canada and Process Expo. For more information, please visit our website at