In the run-up to ITMA, VDMA is presenting an overview of the textile recycling technologies offered by member companies exhibiting at ITMA. VDMA and its members are committed to responsible use of all resources used in textile production. VDMA members create the technical prerequisites for the efficient reuse and recycling of textile raw materials.
In the spirit of the circular economy, VDMA companies offer solutions for the entire processing and production chain. The production program and services include equipment and technologies for recycling textile production waste, textiles, textile auxiliaries, or waste heat and for processing recycled materials into textiles.
An overview of the available technologies is provided here: Way2ITMA-Recycling (vdma.org/itma). The short descriptions of the solutions offered by the member companies are structured according to the following headings:
- Recycling of textile production waste and textiles
- Recycling of caustic soda and waste heat
- Processing of recycled materials
All VDMA members are looking forward to welcoming visitors from all around the world to their booths at ITMA in Milan. A pocket guide, listing all exhibiting VDMA member companies, will be available at the fairgrounds.
The VDMA represents more than 3,600 German and European mechanical and plant engineering companies. The industry stands for innovation, export orientation, and SMEs. The companies employ around 3 million people in the EU-27, more than 1.2 million of them in Germany alone. This makes mechanical and plant engineering the largest employer among the capital goods industries, both in the EU-27 and in Germany. In the European Union, it represents a turnover volume of an estimated 860 billion euros. Around 80 percent of the machinery sold in the EU comes from a manufacturing plant in the domestic market.