'Surat International Textile and Machinery Expo 2020' kick started in Surat. SITME is considered to be one of the biggest expo in Surat for embroidery, digital printing, sewing and laser. The event is organised from Jan 03 to Jan 05. One of the major attractions of expo was eco-friendly straws and bags making machinery. On the other hand, expo also showcases digital printing machines which help in speedy printing on fabrics. Speaking about the expo, President of Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ketan Desai said, "Almost 35 different companies have put their stalls in SITME from all over the world, especially China, and Korea. Our Indian companied also participated in it. Both embroidery and digital machines are showcased in expo. Through this, we are promoting digital industry."