News and Events

ATC actively participates in the following events:

  • IGATEX – every year (it will held in Karachi & Lahore respectively)
  • ITMA International – after every 3 years
  • ITMA Asia + CITME – after every 2 years
  • Shanghaitex – after every 2 years


The largest exhibition of its kind in the region having developed into one of the largest and well established garment and textile machinery exhibition in South Asia, the 12th edition of IGATEX PAKISTAN will take place at Karachi Expo Centre from 26 – 28 February, 2019.

Located at the crossroads of Asia, Pakistan has become a focal point for investors in the region, gained recognition as an important market among other textile manufacturing countries of the region. Pakistan is the 8 largest exporter of textile products in Asia. This sector contributes around 8.5% to the GDP and provides employment to about 40% of the 49 million workforce of the country. Pakistan is the 4th largest producer of cotton with the 3rd the largest spinning capacity in Asia after China and India, and contributes 5% to the global spinning capacity.

IGATEX PAKISTAN 2019 will be a professionally enriching experience for textile machinery manufacturers providing them an opportunity to directly make their equipment available to quality buyers and decision makers in an exceeding competitive global business environment. The show will include stand alone demonstrations of various cutting edge industry tools & technology.