ApparelSourcing Paris will open its doors from Monday, 17 to Thursday, 20 February this year with over 110 exhibitors. The exhibition is posting a strong increase of almost +55% compared with the same period in 2013.
In passing the mark of 100 exhibitors, February’s show will demonstrate the degree of recognition that it enjoys. The exhibition is asserting its role as the foremost platform for sourcing in Europe in terms of diversity of exhibitors and variety of ranges.
The top five countries in terms of exhibitor numbers: China is in first place followed by India and Pakistan in third place, Bangladesh is fourth and Turkey is now fifth.
Remaining as international as ever, the show will be welcoming 58 new manufacturers from China, Bangladesh, France, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Pakistan and Turkey.
Wide variety of ranges Mondefilé Pro, based in Paris, France, is especially noteworthy with its platform called Mondefilé.com, which is set apart by its offer of a turnkey service, without minimum quantities and with reliable delivery deadlines.
Its team coordinates all the different stages and the players in the value chain (design, patternmaking, commercial production, procurement, production, logistics). These services are tailored to meet the clients’ requirements.
The firm has a design office in Paris in addition to an infrastructure with workshops and factories (for local and distance sourcing), which allows it to offer its clients great flexibility in terms of production volumes (prototyping, small to large production runs). Today it is already working with a wide variety of labels: designer labels which are currently being developed as well as more established labels.
DRESSES AND BLOUSES
MBC Co, Japan, founded in Osaka in 1994, is a small firm offering womenswear exclusively with a fine collection of knitwear, dresses and blouses with meticulous finishes, which are manufactured in Vietnam, China and India. A small-scale collection of long-sleeved tops is also available. Flexible where quantities are concerned, it accepts orders of 50 per model and up, either bespoke designs or in CMT for designers or entry-level to mid-range labels.
Hangzhou Kuhe Trading Co., China, has been manufacturing since 2010 and is based in Hangzhou, 200 kilometres south-west of Shanghai. It specialises in ressmaking (dresses, tops, shirt-dresses) for contract manufacturing for mid-range to high-end and also roposes a small collection of knitwear. It concentrates on orders for quantities of 500 and pwards.
Boris Fashion, Taiwan, designs and manufactures nitwear for designers and key brands for European department stores. With more than 20 years of xperience to its name and flexible in terms of quantities, the manufacturer focusses on quality and reativity at competitive prices.
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