25-28 May 2015
DOMOTEX Turkey provided an international gathering at the center of carpet
Organized in Gaziantep, the center of machine-made carpet manufacturing, DOMOTEX Turkey brought industry leaders together from 25 to 28 May once again with the support of Gaziantep Chamber of Commerce (GTO), Southeastern Anatolia Carpet Exporters’ Union (GAIB) and Gaziantep Chamber of Carpet Producers (GHO). The exhibition which featured 198 companies and occupied 22.025 sqm this year, stood out with increasing international participation as well. 33 of the 198 exhibitors came from different countries including Bangladesh, Belgium, China, France, Germany, India, Iran, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and Uzbekistan to expand their business to new markets.
Alexander Kühnel, General Manager of Hannover Fairs Turkey, said, “Organized with the participation of leading companies in the industry, DOMOTEX Turkey showed the power of Turkey in machine-made carpet manufacturing once again. On the other hand, it also proved its success to become an international platform for the Eurasian region with increasing number of international exhibitors and visitors this year. Totally 8.734 people from targeted countries, mainly from Middle East, visited the exhibition where exhibitors showcased their unique designs and new collections produced with state-of-the-art technology.”
Thousands of designs at one platform
During the show, the prominent companies of carpet and flooring industry displayed their wide product range under the DOMOTEX brand. Among them, one of the eye-catching products for visitors was a self-cleaning carpets developed by using the nano-technology. The visitors watched the live demonstration of impermeability of nano-technological carpets, where the glass technology of luxury cars is adopted to the carpet manufacturing.
Dr. Meriç Bebito?lu, General Manager of Atlas Hal?, explained the nano-technology: “This year, we exhibited the new and more stain resistant version of our nano carpet innovation which we launched in 2013. We are delighted for making a global invention. As it is known very well in the market, the nano carpet cleans itself continuously with the energy from light and indoor lighting. We are very pleased for bringing this upgraded version of our invention with the consumers at the exhibition this year.” Also, diversified designs that are developed based on consumer trends attracted attention during the fair. The visitors found the opportunity to see thousands of modern or traditional carpet designs made of different materials such as wool, silk, cashmere, bamboo fibers, and polyester.
On the other hand, various machinery technologies were also exhibited for the carpet manufacturing. The products demonstrated technological superiority of the industry renewed with robotic equipments.