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ShanghaiTex 2015 Unveiled Today

June 15, 2015
By PRN NewsWire

SHANGHAI, June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The 17th International Exhibition on Textile Industry (“ShanghaiTex 2015”), the prime biennial event of the industry is unveiled today (15-June) at the Shanghai New International Expo Center in Pudong, Shanghai, China. ShanghaiTex is one of the world’s most prestigious textile machinery exhibitions and the largest one in Asia.

ShanghaiTex 2015 focuses on the currently high-growth segments of the textile industry, including the application and development of sportswear, digital print and denim products. ShanghaiTex 2015 covers 9 exhibition halls with an exhibition area exceeding 100,000 sq/m, accommodating over 1,000 exhibitors from over 23 countries and regions to present the latest textile machinery and technology, seeking to satisfy the newest demands of the textile and garment industry. The 4-day show is expected to attract over 60,000 professional trade visitors and buyers from over 80 countries and regions in attendance.

Renowned Exhibitors to Display the Latest Equipment and Technology

ShanghaiTex 2015 covers 7 theme zones, which are the “Knitting & Hosiery Machinery Zone”, “Digital Printing Machinery Zone”, “Printing, Dyeing & Finishing Machinery Zone”, “Spinning & TechTextile Machinery Zone”, “Weaving Machinery Zone”, “Spare Parts and Accessories for Textile Machinery Zone”, and “The Fashion Sportswear Runway” with the full range of professional exhibits. Many renowned exhibitors are displaying the world’s leading textile machinery and the latest technology available on the market. It is an opportunity for buyers to familiarize themselves with the advancements in the textile industry that will help them save costs, improve efficiency and survive what is a difficult time for many textile manufacturers.

In response to industry trends and market demand, the “Knitting and Hosiery Machinery Zone”, located in Halls W1 and W2, focuses on the latest application of knitting technology. The leading Chinese and international enterprises are all gathered within the Zone, including Groz-Beckert, Karl Mayer, Santoni, Runyuan, Nan Sing, Taifan, Cixing, L.G.L, Terrot, Mayer & Cie, Memminger-Iro, Samsung Knitting Needle, Chemtax, Wuyang (Changzhou), Xingang (Fujian), Jiangsu Jinlong, Yantex, and Baiyuan (Quanzhou). The Zone aims to bring the latest industry developments and market opportunities to the buyers.

The “Printing, Dyeing & Finishing Machinery Zone”, located in Halls W3 and W4, also gathers the leading Chinese and international suppliers, including: Fong’s National Engineering, Tecnorama, Bianco, Corino, Brazzoli, Thies, Erhardt+Leimer, Gofront, Santex, Asia Kingdom, Hsing Cheng, TongGeng, Benninger, Seiren, Jebsen Industrial, ChengFu, Yoantion, JianXin, YingYou, HongTao, HuiSheng, RedFlag, and Texpro & Stentex. By analyzing the latest developments in environmental protection and presenting new sustainable solutions in printing and dyeing, ShanghaiTex 2015 aims to provide cost-effective, efficiency-enhancing and competitive solutions to textile enterprises.

In response to the market trend, ShanghaiTex 2015 has expanded the “Digital Printing Machinery Zone” located in hall W5 with highlights on the latest digital printing equipment and technology to provide buyers with intelligent energy-saving solutions and updates on the fashion apparel trend. Many leading digital printing machinery enterprises will participate in the exhibition, including HongHua (Atexco), Epson, Zimmer, Mimaki, Homer, Printpretty, MS Printing, Kornit Digital, Fujifilm, Reggiani, Toshin, Pirovano, Spgprints, Human Digital, Textalk, JHF, and Runtianzhi.

The “Spinning & Techtextile Machinery Zone”, located in Halls E1 and E2, brings together the industry leaders to showcase the new technologies of environmental spinning and TechTextile: China Hi-Tech Group, Pacific Mechatronic, Electro-Jet, European Excellent Textile Components, SSM, Loepfe, Truetzschler, Luwa, Savio, Saurer, Uster, Imagin, Rieter, LMW, Murata, Far East Horizon, Yufeng, Oerlikon, Crosrol, Suhong, Hicorp Group, Changzhou Tonghe, Qingdao TianYi, and Qingdao Textile Machinery.

The “Spare Parts and Accessories for Textile Machinery Zone” and “Weaving Machinery Zone”, located in Halls E3 and E4, have also gathered representative exhibitors such as Hangzhou Changyi, Wuxi Lanxiang, Jinan Tianqi, Wenzhou Darong, Shanghai TT, Igus, Lamiflex, Wuxi No. 2 Rubber, Rongyilai, Jiangyin Huafang, Qingdao Jinsida, Changshu Textile Machinery, KyangYhe, Gold Fai, Jiayi, Jingda, Wing Singa, and HongMing.

Concurrent Events to Explore Hot Textile Issues

The organizers of ShanghaiTex 2015 have prepared a series of concurrent events with HKRITA, renowned industry organizations and exhibitors, as well as international and local experts in order to enrich the experience for visitors to the exhibition. There are 5 thematic conferences on topics including Sustainability, Sportswear, Denim Products, Digital Printing and Business Upgrade, giving visitors the opportunity to learn about the latest textile technology and grasp new business opportunities.

— Sustainability is the future of the textile industry, and the “Sustainable Development of Textile and Fashion Industry Conference” was successfully held today (15-June), helping textile manufacturers in overcoming the challenges encountered in the new era of eco-fashion. — To cater to the conference’s highlight on sportswear, digital printing and denim products, “Sportswear Revolution Conference” (15-16 June), “Digital Print Arena” (15-17 June) and “2015 New Textile Wastewater Treatment & Denim Technology Forum” (16-June) will be held to showcase high-growth potential market segments and to provide sustainable textile design and production solutions to industry professionals. — Two more events, “Get Ready for the Future of Apparel Industry – The Omni-channel Era Forum” and “2015 Asia Investment Forum for Chinese Textile Manufacturers”, will be held on 17-June to help enterprises seize business opportunities and enhance competitiveness for business upgrade and transformation.

“The Fashion Sportswear Runway” at W1C32 will also showcase the latest sports & functional wear by SANTONI, knitted sports shoes by CIXING, and high-performance rowing suits by HKRITA. Model catwalk shows will be held throughout the event to demonstrate up-and-coming trends in sportswear.

Furthermore, the works of “The Fashion-Passion-Innovation Digital Textile Design Contest,” supported by the Donghua University Fashion Research Center, is displayed during the show. The 6-month contest received more than 200 works from over 50 universities, enterprises and studios. “Fairytale” of Gao Yingying from Zhejiang Sci-Tech University won the Gold Award, “Melting Rock” of Qin Jiahui from Shanghai University of Engineering Science and other 6 works won the Silver Awards; and “Intersection” of Hu Chengzhi from Shanghai institute of Visual Art and other 11 works won the Bronze Awards. The award presentation was held today, visitors could view the award-winning works at ShanghaiTex onsite and enjoy the fusion charm of “Science & Fashion”, “Creativity & Design” and “Culture and Technology”.

ShanghaiTex 2015 also organized over 30 front-line experts from the Shanghai Textile Engineering Society and Donghua University to provide professional consultation to enterprises and visitors. They will discuss the latest technology developments regarding textile machinery, technology innovation and environmental protection, among other subjects, to provide visitors with solutions that enhance creativity and competitiveness

Major Players in Textile Industry Gather at ShanghaiTex 2015

As a biennial show that debuted in 1984, ShanghaiTex is a large-scaled exhibition in China that attracts the attention of major textile industry players around the Globe. ShanghaiTex 2015 has been widely supported by professional buyers from textile industry. Numerous industry associations have confirmed or shown intention to attend, including CNTAC (China National Textile & Apparel Council) Underwear Committee, Nanjing Federation of Industry and Commerce Apparel Chamber of Commerce, Jiangsu Textile Popular Color Association, Hangzhou Textile Industry Association, Shanghai Textile Trade Association, Eastern Silk Market China, Wenzhou Printing, Dyeing and Washing Industry Association, Zhejiang Seamless Weaving Industry Association, Fujian Changle Cotton/Lace/Chemical Fiber Association, Hong Kong & Kowloon Spinning Weaving and Dyeing Trade Workers General Union, Taiwan Knitting Industry Association, and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, among others. There will also be buyer delegations from India, Indonesia, Turkey, Korea, Philippines, and Uzbekistan at the ShanghaiTex 2015.

Furthermore, many renowned fashion brands and enterprises will attend ShanghaiTex 2015. Nike, Li-Ning, ANTA, Jordan, One Way, Xtep, Decathlon, New Balance, Peak, Hosa, Li & Fung, Black Peony, Xielong Group, Teijin, Spring Bamboo Group, Threegun, Hodo Group, Shenzhou International, High Fashion (China), Esquel Group, Shaoxing Digital Printing & Dying, H&M are some of the brands to have confirmed their attendance and their intentions to make purchases onsite.

“The 17th International Exhibition on Textile Industry” is sponsored by ShangTex Holding Co., Ltd., China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai Sub-council, and China Chamber of International Commerce Shanghai Chamber of Commerce; the event is organized by Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd., Shanghai Textile Technology Service & Exhibition Centre, and Shanghai International Exhibition Co Ltd.

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