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Asia Apparel Expo hunting ground for European buyers
Jan '13
Building on the strength of the global business relationships in the clothing industry that have been gained over the past thirty years, Asia Apparel Expo, now in its second edition, has expanded in size and the number of  exhibitors and will provide a comprehensive sourcing platform for the trade by connecting Asian suppliers to European brands. It will take place from Tuesday 19 - Thursday 21 February 2013 in Hall 11.1 and Hall 17 at Messe Berlin in Germany. 

Asia Apparel Expo will present manufacturers and suppliers from the Asian apparel industry and will enable Western and Eastern European clothing businesses to source, compare and select from these experienced and highly competent manufacturers, right in the heartland of the European clothing industry.  This fair is also designed to enhance the cooperation between Asian apparel industry and the apparel industries of other countries and regions.
Over 200 carefully-selected and experienced manufacturers direct from Hong Kong, China, Bangladesh, India, Jordan, Macau, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Vietnam will be showing the quality and competence of their production capability, including Mens, Womens and Childrens wear, Sports Wear, Lingerie & Swimwear, Denim Wear and Industrial Wear plus Fabrics, Embellishments, Laces, Trims, Buttons, Zips, Labels and other apparel accessories.
Some of the experienced suppliers on show include Springair Cashmere Co. Ltd, based in Hangzhou in Zheijang Province, which is the largest sweater manufacturer and supplier in East China and supply all major export markets including the USA, Europe, Canada and Japan. Founded in 1996, Springair operates eight spinning and knitting factories.
From Sri Lanka, Timex Garments (Pvt) Ltd has been in operation since 1967 and has over 10,000 workers in total with offices in U.K, Germany, Hong Kong and sixteen manufacturing plants in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Customers for womenswear include Wallis, Chicos, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Jones New York, Mark & Spencer, BHS, Debenhams, Espirit, C & A, Peek & Cloppenburg, Kaufhof, and Next, BHS, H & M, Bravissimo Boux Avenue, and Tesco for lingerie.
With a head office in Ningbo in China, Michael Perry Fashion Ningbo Imp & Exp Co. Ltd with offices in Switzerland and Australia, was established in 1999 and specialises in knitted garments, printed t-shirts and fleece tops and focuses on designers and graphic artists, manufacturing in small minimum order quantities, with factories that are WRAP (World Responsible Apparel Production) certified and comply with all social, ethical and environmental responsibilities.
The combination of Berlin as a key fashion capital and Asian manufacturers which lead the world with the investment in factories and infrastructure and the experienced labour forcein their apparel and associated industries, bodes well for this very important industry event by connecting Asian apparel manufacturers to European brands.
Asia Apparel Expo 2013 will offer Brand Manufacturers, Trading Companies, Wholesalers, Multiple Retailers, Chain Stores, Department Agents, Designers, Private Label and Buying Offices a  convenient and reliable ASIAN SOURCING MARKET PLACE, right in the heart of Europe in Berlin. 

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