Yarn Expo Autumn Draws in Record-breaking 500-plus Exhibitors

October 22, 2018

From Oct. 15-17, more than 500 exhibitors from 14 countries & regions showcased an a range of yarn & fibre products in hall 8.1 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center.

The fair took place this edition alongside ITMA ASIA + CITME.

For those looking for the industry’s latest innovations, Yarn Expo Autumn was the place to be. The reliability of buyer quality once again attracted big-name industry players – including PT Indo-Rama, Chemtax, Shandong Ruyi, Jiangsu Shenghong and Jilin Chemical Fiber Group – who choose the fair as a platform to debut new products each year. The fair’s product groups also were expanded in recent years, reflecting market needs, that included:

•    Natural fibres (cotton, wool, silk & flax / ramie)
•    Man-made fibres (regenerated & synthetic)
•    Specialty fibres
•    Natural & blend yarns (cotton, wool, silk & linen / ramie)
•    Man-made & blend yarns (regenerated & synthetic)
•    Elastic yarns
•    Fancy yarns
•    Specialty yarns

New international exhibitors join Yarn Expo Autumn

Significant new business partnerships in the yarn & fibre industry occurred at the fair, with new international sourcing options this edition.

Highlighted big-name newcomers at the fair included Safilin from France, that offered premium linen products developed through the brand’s extensive history, and Italy’s Sinterama Asia who showed their range of 1,200 diverse chemical fibres and end uses.

One of the world’s largest single site spinners, Novetex Textiles from Hong Kong, featured super soft merino in a wide range of colours, along with sustainable options in glen merino and 100% lamb’s wool.

Another not-to-be-missed highlight was Parkdale Mills from the US, the world’s leading manufacturer of spun yarns, who showcased cotton varieties, such as open end fibres, ring spun, air jet and vortex, in different blends.

Another international must-see was the Pakistan Zone, returning to the fair this year with a strong collection of the country’s leading yarn & fibre exhibitors.

Highlights include Abtex International who will showcase their new mélange blends and fancy yarns, Fabcot’s cotton yarns and greige fabrics, and International Textile’s 100% MJS yarn and fabrics. Meanwhile, Texstyle will be a worthwhile visit for those in keeping with sustainability trends, as they highlight their recycled and regenerated yarns from cotton, polyester, acrylic and wool.

Joining them were more than 50 exhibitors in the India Pavilion, organised by Texprocil, while domestic exhibitors were found at the Fancy Yarn Zone, Chemical Fibre Zone, Cotton Yarn Zone and Wool / Linen Zone. Group pavilions at the fair included the Sateri Pavilion and Birla Satellite.

Yarn Expo Autumn is Asia’s leading trade platform for the yarn and fibre industry, with quality suppliers from around the world showcasing natural and blended yarns including cotton, wool, flax, and man-made fibres and yarns, as well as specialty products including elastic, fancy and blended yarns.

Last year’s Autumn Edition attracted 493 exhibitors from 13 countries and regions, and 17,185 trade buyers from 84 countries & regions.

The fair is organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT.

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