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Yarn Expo caters to industry’s year-round demands with show dates for Shanghai Autumn Edition and Shenzhen fair revealed
Following the Spring Edition of Yarn Expo which was held from 17 – 19 March at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), the next editions’ dates have now been revealed: Yarn Expo Autumn will take place at the same venue from 25 – 27 August, and Yarn Expo Shenzhen will be held at the Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center from 3 – 5 November. Attracting leading fibre and yarn suppliers as well as quality buyers with the fairs’ wide range of products, the three editions of Yarn Expo will cater to the recovering industry by offering a year-round meeting place for the sector to come together to recharge their businesses.
Debut Yarn Expo Shenzhen concludes as Messe Frankfurt resumes its textile fairs
Physical trade fairs returned to the textile industry’s calendar last week, as Messe Frankfurt successfully hosted the debut edition of Yarn Expo Shenzhen. Alongside Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics, the two fairs were the company’s first in-person events since February. In total, 125 exhibitors participated in Yarn Expo, while there were over 42,000 visits recorded at the four concurrent fairs, which also included Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics, CHIC and PH Value. The fairs were held at the brand-new Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center, with Yarn Expo covering 10,000 sqm.
First Yarn Expo Shenzhen set to welcome 125 exhibitors this Wednesday
A total of 125 exhibitors will participate in the debut Yarn Expo Shenzhen this Wednesday, from 15 – 17 July, in hall 10 of the brand new Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center. While this new edition of Yarn Expo provides the yarn and fibre industry with the ideal gateway to capture the potential of the strong apparel market in South China and Southeast Asia, it will also be an important boost to help the industry recover and reconnect from the COVID-19 pandemic disruption.
Yarn Expo launches Shenzhen edition, targeting South China’s apparel industry
In addition to its biannual Shanghai fairs, Yarn Expo will launch a new Shenzhen edition in 2020. Yarn Expo will join Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics (formerly Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen) from 15 – 17 July 2020. The fairs will be held in a new venue, the Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Centre. With CHIC and PH Value also taking place onsite, Yarn Expo Shenzhen will represent the first stop for the entire apparel supply chain. Nearly 150 exhibitors are expected to join the fair.
How Tung Ho Textiles add value with fish scale waste
As a leading yarn and fibre exhibition, Yarn Expo is used as a promotional platform for showcasing all kinds of innovative, unique products from around the world. Exhibitors from 14 countries and regions joined Yarn Expo Autumn 2019, including Tung Ho Textiles from Taiwan. Their innovative products – including a functional blend of TENCEL™ and fish scales – proved popular at the fair. Messe Frankfurt had a chance to sit down with Mrs Emily Chiang, from the Marketing Department of Tung Ho Textiles, and discuss how function adds value to textile products.
With 10,000 years of history, see why spinners are choosing hemp again
Sustainable, efficient and with 50,000 possible end uses: hemp offers a useful product for a range of industries. Hemp fibres have been spun into fabrics for at least 10,000 years, but in recent decades, hemp has been a less popular choice for textiles. However, thanks to the crop’s natural benefits, for both sustainability and comfort, hemp is making a comeback in a huge range of industries, including apparel. Lithuanian hemp fibre supplier Naturalus Pluostas (Natural Fiber) joined Yarn Expo Autumn for the first time in September 2019, and experienced huge interest in their hemp fibres.
A sustainable supply chain, from the ground up: a case study of CCI
Cotton Council International (CCI) is a global non-profit organisation, which promotes US cotton using their COTTON USA™ brand. While they have participated at previous editions of Intertextile, in 2019 they took part in Yarn Expo for the first time. Messe Frankfurt had a chance to sit down with Ms Karin Malmström, Director of CCI China & Northeast Asia, to discuss the benefits of using a sustainable raw material throughout the entire supply chain.
Birla Cellulose talks trends in the global textile market
At Yarn Expo Spring 2019, Messe Frankfurt visited the ever-busy Birla Pavilion to chat with Mr Manohar Samuel, Senior President of Marketing & Business Development at Grasim Industries Ltd (of the Aditya Birla Group), about shifting trends that open up new collaborative opportunities for the yarn and fibre market.
How Safilin use their story to open new markets
Safilin first joined Yarn Expo in 2018 to test their premium linen in China. Their experience was so successful that they joined again for Yarn Expo Spring 2019. The French company combines 200 years of tradition with innovation to create a unique story, which has provided Safilin with a competitive edge in the China market. We spoke to Mr Hervé Denoyelle, Business Development Manager of Safilin, to talk about the company’s story, sustainability and new sourcing trends.
Sinterama Asia’s advice on how to build a strong brand and become sustainable in the yarn industry
Sinterama is celebrating 50 years of history by making conscious decisions for the future. By offering a limitless variety of specialist polyester yarns, and reflecting their core company values throughout their booth display, Sinterama Asia experienced high visitor footfall and back-to-back client meetings during Yarn Expo, their first ever fair in China. We sat down with Mr Ashish Puri, Managing Director of Sinterama Asia, to discuss how they present their greener solutions to the China market.
How Novetex finds opportunities in China
Approaching any market in the textile industry requires hard work and smart strategies, but the China market presents its own unique challenges, as one of the world’s largest consumer markets. At Yarn Expo Autumn 2018, Novetex invested in their first year of participation, bringing eye-catching booth decorations to the fair. We spoke with Mr Max Ng, Production Control Director of Novetex, to discuss potential opportunities and challenges for overseas textile companies within China, and the reasons why they identified Yarn Expo as a gateway to the China market.
PT.Indo-Rama Synthetics Tbk and Yarn Expo: the perfect partnership
PT.Indo-Rama Synthetics Tbk (Indorama) is just one of many global players that has utilised Yarn Expo to grow their business in the Chinese market. Read on to find out about the current state of the Chinese market, tips for how to succeed in this market and more, as told by Mr Anupam Agrawal, the Director of Spun Yarn Business of Indorama.
Birla Cellulose: a success story in China with the help of Yarn Expo
Birla Cellulose, a member of the Aditya Birla Group, has been one of Yarn Expo’s biggest success stories, all in a very short space of time. A manufacturer of cellulosic fibres with over 50 years’ experience, they began utilising the fair’s prominent position in the industry when they undertook their first major marketing efforts in China in 2013, successfully promoting their brand and products to leading Chinese and global players through Yarn Expo. Their initial experience proved so successful, that they now organise a Birla Pavilion at both the spring and autumn editions of the Shanghai fair to showcase their own and their partner mills’ capabilities.
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