August 2, 2011
According to media reports the Indian government now estimates that the country's growing technical textiles sector will reach US$36 billion by 2016-17. According to an article on www.commodityonline.com by leading technical textiles academic Seshadri Ramkumar of Texas Tech University, an estimated annual growth of 20% is expected.
In December 2011, USA based Texas Tech University and Coimbatore based Kumaraguru College of Technology are jointly hosting an international conference on technical textiles, ATNT-2011. The organizers have provided more information on the event at www.atnt2011.com