North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles serves as a hub for textile research and development and as a primary supplier to the industry talent pipeline nationwide. It is a leading college of textile education and innovation and with industrial collaboration; it aims to be the global leader in textile public private partnerships.
The partnership will benefit the textile industry in a couple of ways which includes providing opportunities to the Techtextil North America attendees of the expertize college faculty and staff, provide direct access to the exhibiting and visiting companies of the latest research of the college, exposure for the college’s graduate and undergraduate research programs, facilitate future careers and strategic partnerships through collaboration with the College’s Career Fair and highlight the global innovation and industry development coming from all levels of the North American Textile Industry.
Ms Kristy Meade, Show Director at Messe Frankfurt North America said, “We are thrilled about this new endeavor and our first ever official academic partnership with North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles. Our goal has always been to create a unique experience for all who visit, and Techtextil North America is where professionals from across industries come to cultivate business relationships and learn about the latest developments, technologies and trends hitting the textile industry. Through our collaboration, Techtextil North America 2019 will serve as a direct link between innovators of industry and the next generation of textile professionals, and we hope to create an engaging environment that sparks new ideas, partnerships, and industry growth.”