Lineapelle welcomed a total of 21,715 visitors at its latest session in Milan, or 8 percent more than a year ago. Foreign visitors rose by 14 percent to 11,946, with notable increases of 15 percent from Germany, 23 percent from the U.K., 17 percent from Portugal, 25 percent from Turkey and 26 percent from India. There was also a 4 percent increase in the number of Italian visitors. The number of exhibitors reached a record of 1,155 companies, including 750 from Italy.