Starting the third decade of its presence in the Russian market, almost 55 per cent of the Heimtextil Russia has been booked by the key domestic and international companies. The international trade fair for home textiles, floor coverings and interior furnishings from September 17 promises to be the most important meeting point in Russia for the professionals.
“Many companies from the industry of home and contract textiles consider participation in Heimtextil Russia as a very effective way to present new collections, enlarge clients’ geography and make profitable contracts. Foreign manufacturers make around 60 per cent of Heimtextil Russia annually. The trade fair helps them to enter the Russian market and not only to start supplies of their own finished products, but also to become suppliers of raw materials to Russian manufacturers,” said Eugen Alles, managing director of Messe Frankfurt, fair organiser.
National pavilions of Germany, Turkey, China and Pakistan have confirmed their participation in Heimtextil Russia 2019. This year, the trade fair will also feature national pavilion of India, as well as the European pavilion, including companies from Italy, Portugal, France, etc. Among the international companies which have confirmed participation in Heimtextil Russia 2019, one can mention the famous Portuguese towel manufacturer Mundotextil, Italian producer of design carpets from high-tech fiber Filomaestro, Moldavian full-cycle manufacturer Tirotex, Belorussian companies Mogotex and Orsha Linen Mill, and many others. Well-known Russian producers and distributors such as Monolit, Sofi De Marko, Gerd Billerbeck, Gold Textile, Ermolino have confirmed their participation, too and they are already preparing their novelties for the visitors.
Traditionally, Heimtextil Russia presents full range of home and contract textiles, divided into 12 product groups, such as bedroom textiles, bathroom textiles, kitchen textiles, window decoration, furniture fabrics, carpets and floor coverings, fabrics for interior decoration, etc.
In a separate exposition of carpets and floor coverings, manufacturers from all over the world will demonstrate hand-made carpets for home interior, as well as machine-made carpets and floor coverings for commercial premises, such as hotels, restaurants and offices. Another separate exposition belongs to all types of textile technologies from sewing, cutting and ironing machines to digital print machines and software.
Heimtextil Russia is the only specialised trade fair for home and contract textiles in Russia. Being the main business platform of the Russian textile industry for 20 stable years, the fair annually gathers on its grounds industry professionals from all over the world: manufacturers, importers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers and representatives of contract business, as well as designers and decorators. In 2018, Heimtextil Russia hosted 229 companies from 19 countries and over 17,000 professional visitors from all regions of Russian and the CIS countries.