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8. mtex+ Convention & Fair for Hightech Textiles

The inspiring source of innovative ideas and projects. The crucial step for future economic success.

The reliable basis for beneficial cooperation arrangements along the textile chain – beyond sector and national boundaries.

The brand for in-depth, personal meetings. Trust matures and prospers in Chemnitz – a tremendous asset with long-term value.
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The topics at the fair & convention

  • Textiles with (additional) functions
  • Composites and lightweight textile design
  • Process development
  • Textile engineering
  • Services
  • Digitalised production/automation
  • Sustainability and recycling
  • Research
  • Testing, certification and preventing plagiarism

mtex+ 2020 cancelled!!!

Dear readers, unfortunately this years mtex+ had to be cancelled due to the current Corona situation. Many thanks for your understanding.

Latest News

The State Premier of the Free State of Saxony, Michael Kretschmer, has accepted the position of patron of the 8th mtex+ fair. The State Premier justified his commitment to the international textile convention by saying that it would continue to strengthen the attractiveness of the local, innovative industrial and research region as one of the leading European textile areas.
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Sustainability, resource efficiency and related innovations are the defining themes of the 8th mtex +.
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The special non-woven fabrics manufacturer, Norafin Industries (Germany) GmbH, Mildenau, is based in the Saxon Erzgebirge mountains area; it will be presenting a sound insulation system made from natural fibres for apartments, offices, physiotherapy practices, wellness centres and similar applications in Chemnitz using a demonstrator that people can access.

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Highlights 2020


Leadec präsentiert mit der Allianz textiler Leichtbau die Mobilität der Zukunft
Producing textiles and composites effectively and sustainably.


FutureTex KompetenzWerkstatt auf der mtex+ 2018
Digitalisation in textile engineering, automated value creation along the textile chain (etc.).


SmartTex Workshop auf dem Thüringen-Stand
Smart textiles/Acoustic textiles/Lightweight textile design/Sustainable textiles (etc.)




health.textil special exhibition

Sonderschau health.textil
Medical, health and protective textiles.

Excellent connections

Netzwerk-Abend auf der mtex+ und LiMA 2018
A network evening and other opportunities for discussions.


go textile! auf der mtex+ und LiMA 2018
Career prospects in the textile sector.