'Meditech set to grow faster than other segments'


COVID-19 has and will bring about many changes in people's lifestyle, the way they work and do business. For example, the focus on safety and hygiene will be intense and this will aid in the growth of meditech, according to Sanjay Raut, president (technical and new businesses), Garware Technical Fibres Ltd (formerly Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd).

"With the COVID-19 expected to remain, we would see lot many changes in our normal lifestyle. And herein, technical textiles with innovative properties would be preferred vs plain textiles," Raut said in an interview in the June 2020 edition of Fibre2Fashion.

The current pandemic has brought to the fore the importance of safety, health and hygiene. "This emphasis would continue in the future and my estimation is that meditech will grow much higher than other segments," Raut added.

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