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UK exhibitors at Techtextil and Texprocess 2019




Highlighting the ‘Best of British’ Design and Innovation in the field of technical textiles from 14-17 May 2019.

There are 70 UK businesses and organisations exhibiting at Techtextil and Texprocess in Frankfurt, which opens tomorrow covering all aspects of technical textiles, nonwovens and functional apparel textiles as well as their manufacture and processing.

The strong British presence at Techtextil in Frankfurt demonstrates the key role the UK industry plays in the international market place for technical textiles.

The UK has a strong reputation for successfully combining advanced academic research with entrepreneurial expertise, and finding a successful route to market for the wealth of innovation and design talent that abounds in the UK.

Techtextil is focused on technical textiles, functional apparel textiles and textile technologies, while Texprocess presents the latest machines, plants, processes and services for the manufacture of garments, textile and flexible materials.

To learn more about the UK textiles sector and the wider-reaching capabilities of the UK technical textiles industry, please contact textiles@ukft.org

For the full UK exhibitor list and press release, please see the attachments above.

The UK group at Techtextil is co-ordinated by UKFT and supported by the Department for International Trade (DIT). * Companies are not grant-supported.

Highlights include:

Action Potential Tech

iDigit Lite includes a magnetic board up to 150 x 120cm in size, a compact camera and tripod, as well as the software. It is ideal for small to medium size digitising applications such as apparel, footwear, leather and composites. iDigit XL includes a customised board with digitising area up to 300 x 150cm, a DSLR camera, camera holding arm and software. iDigit XL is ideal for large-format digitising applications such as boat interiors, aircraft interiors, upholstery, boat sales, boat decking, car mats, vehicle signs and wrapping and other similar industries.


Ardmel Automation

Ardmel specialise in the design and manufacture of seam joining, bonding and cutting equipment for the textile industry.


Arville Textiles

The Arville Group of companies integrates manufacturing capabilities across a full range of technical textiles expertise, offering a standalone or fully integrated portfolio of fabric design, weaving, finishing, coating and fabrication.



Baltex designs, manufactures and supplies a wide range of high performing technical textiles for a range of high performance markets. The company supplies advanced materials to industries such as aerospace, military, medical, composites and automotive.


Coating Applications PVC*

Manufacturers of synthetic PVC coated technical textiles, Coating Applications’ extensive range includes products for aerospace, military, leisure and medical markets including products such as trampoline parks, chemical splash protection, inflatables, soft play and chemical hoses.


Conductive Transfers

Conductive Transfers Ltd has developed and patented a process for printing stretchable electronics onto textiles. Conductive Transfers Ltd provides prototype through to production and can provide full technology transfer.



RFL and other chemical treatments for natural, neoprene, nitrile and silicone rubber adhesion. Polymer and latex dipping. FR treatments.


Mayfield Yarns*

Mayfield Yarns provide synthetic yarn preparation services supplying high quality warped and twisted yarns. The company develops customised solutions and unique products to meet the exacting requirements of its customers.



Nanoflam produces a broad range of textile backcoating products which improve the performance of textiles and adds beneficial properties such as fire retardancy, shading, water repellency, improved dimensional stability and abrasion resistance.


Palmhive Technical Textiles

Palmhive is one of Europe’s leading technical textile manufacturers of warp and raschel fabrics. Offering a complete solution – from R&D through to QA, undertaking the entire production process maintaining quality levels throughout.


Stormproofings (Inc Coating Applications Group)

UK manufacturing group showcasing its engineered PU, Silicone and TPU coated fabrics. The extensive range covers marine inflatables, hot air balloons, military, aerostats together with commission coating services.



Producer of SAKOPLAN APP HIGH SECURITY – innovative anti-theft tarpaulin system comprised of two systems – reinforced tarpaulin with 1mm steel cords and control panel with wireless sensors monitoring the tarpaulin.


THS Industrial Textiles

Manufacturers and distributors of glass fibre products. Providing an extensive range of treated and coated fabrics primarily for use in thermal and fire protective markets. Specialists in bespoke engineered products.


William Reed*

Creators of technical fabrics for a wide range of end uses including aeronautical, antistatic, release fabrics, Cordura, flame retardant, cable binding, ballistic, spinnaker, fabrics for PU and PVC coatings.


The British presence at Techtextil this year is again enhanced by a UK pavilion in Hall 3.0 organised by the British Textile Machinery Association, on behalf of its members.

For further information, visit the BTMA in Hall 3.0 Stand H43 or contact info@btma.org.uk or visit www.btma.org.uk