The Indian Textile Journal - January 2018

Business, Journals
What are the prospects for the Indian textile industry in 2015 & beyond? An ITJ cover story in the January 2015 edition reveals the pulse of the industry cutting across a cross-section of industry leaders, experts and authorities, including the Textiles Minister Santosh Gangwar, and Textile Secretary, SK Panda, Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, the latter speaking in an exclusive interview with ITJ. This month's trailblazer is Welspun, which has spun a new success story by commissioning a 1.7-lakh spindle automated spinning plant at Anjar in Gujarat. Another special feature discloses the hidden potential of silicones for the Indian market, backed by interviews from two leaders -- Padmadas Nair from Dow Corning and Soumitra Mukherjee of Wacker. In short, we have kicked off the New Year 2015 with a special issue filled with information-packed features. Don't miss it!

Despite export posing problems, many in the textile industry see an uptick in the overall scenario in 2018. The cover story tracks industry’s performance in 2017. The ‘Face2Face’ section covers three interactions – Christian Straubhaar of Itema S.p.A., Chandrasekaran PS of Nestling Technologies and G Radhakrishnan of SKAAT Machine Works. SRE Corporation is featured in our ‘EnterPRIZE’ section, wherein the company’s founder NS Rajan speaks on electronic jacquards and their benefits to the industry. Other important interviews include: Gowtham VV of Genn Controls India, R Balakrishnan of Techno Electronics & Instruments, Jindas Jain of JP Modatex, Lohithashan Potti of Consul Neowatt, S Sriram and S Shivaram of Pranav Systems, Asim Dalal of Indo Count, and Rajiv Merchant of Indian Home Variations. Do subscribe.