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Yarn Expo Autumn exhibitors cater for a new wave of demand for sustainable products
As the world has become ever-more eco-conscious in recent years, the textile industry has been no exception. There has been a significant focus and push for sustainable production processes, products and technologies across the entire supply chain. And the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted even more so, the need for sustainability within the textile sector. Whilst manufacturing and travel paused for a moment, skies became clearer and water was cleaner in lockdown cities as the environmental impact of pre-COVID-19 lifestyles was exposed to consumers, who now expect change following the pandemic. At Yarn Expo Autumn, held from 23 – 25 September at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), visitors will have the chance to view a diverse range of raw and recycled products to satisfy consumer demand for a more sustainable industry.
Yarn Expo Autumn returns in September 2020 to support industry rebound and growth
After hosting a record breaking 543 exhibitors from 14 countries and regions, along with over 19,000 visitors from 93 countries and regions in 2019, Yarn Expo Autumn will return to Shanghai from 23 – 25 September 2020. Known within the industry as the leading fair for accessing the promising Chinese and Asian markets, the 2020 autumn edition will provide the perfect platform to help the industry rebound and recover from the worldwide COVID-19 disruption. The fair is expected to occupy 26,000 sqm of exhibition space at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai.
Yarn Expo a leading global business hub, with exhibitor numbers up by 8%
With a record-breaking 543 exhibitors from 14 countries and regions (2018: 501, 14 countries and regions), Yarn Expo Autumn 2019 offered an unparalleled range of quality and product diversity. Exhibitors observed the highly professional nature of trade buyers at the fair, who in turn praised the choice and quality on offer. 19,155 visitors from 93 countries & regions joined the show (2018: 19,003 from 75 countries & regions). The results are clear: showing continuous growth and delivering genuine business outcomes each year, Yarn Expo has established its global reputation as a leading platform, for all kinds of yarns and fibres.
Yarn Expo Autumn to offer diverse sourcing, with a record-breaking 542 exhibitors
Yarn Expo Autumn 2019 opens next week, from 25 – 27 September, in hall 8.2 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). Covering an area of 26,000 sqm, a record-breaking 542 suppliers from 14 countries and regions will join the show (2018: 501 exhibitors, 14 countries & regions), including new exhibitors from Lithuania, Nepal and Taiwan. The fair will offer yarn & fibre solutions for every sourcing need – with eco-friendly, functional and fashionable options to be found, and a new display area for fancy yarn.
Fancy Yarn Vision: new display area to launch at Yarn Expo
Yarn Expo Autumn 2019 will feature 118 exhibitors in the Fancy Yarn Zone, a 30% increase from the previous year, while launching a new display area, Fancy Yarn Vision, within the zone. Fancy Yarn Vision will be open throughout the three days of the fair, from 25 – 27 September, featuring advanced technologies and products from Chinese and overseas exhibitors. The zone has been gathering momentum in recent editions of Yarn Expo, as the fair has become increasingly recognised for its all-encompassing range of yarn and fibre product categories, from natural to synthetic.
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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