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Ecology experts to speak at Interstoff Asia Essential Autumn
Jun '08
Top eco-textiles certification bodies and ecology experts will speak at the fair. The fair will feature new functional fabrics and improved function identification icons.

Participants will have a fruitful visit at Interstoff Asia Essential Autumn 2008 by seeing suppliers of various fashion, eco and functional fabrics; learning industry knowledge from world-leading eco-textiles certification bodies and ecology experts, and enhancing product knowledge on newly released functional fabrics and improved function identification icons. The fair will take place from 8 – 10 October at Hong Kong Convention Exhibition Centre.

More than 200 exhibitors will participate in this Autumn fair including: Joint Bishu, a wool making association in Ichinomiya (Nagoya, Japan); Lenzing will highlight the nominated fabrics and recruit jury members for its fabric competition in the booth; JFW – Japan Creation, Japan's leading high-end fashion textiles event; long-standing exhibitors Akko, Union Knopf, Ishinco, Mozartex, Jiangsu Lianfa and more. The full range of suppliers proves Interstoff Asia Essential a one-stop-shop for all types of fashion fabrics.

Top eco-textiles certification bodies and ecology experts will speak at the fair
Eco-textile is a long-term and global trend. As the forerunner in the market, Interstoff Asia Essential has invited leading ecotextiles certification bodies and ecology experts to offer the most up-to-date knowledge and solution for hot industry issues: Eco-textiles certification – demand for eco-textiles has stirred a need for standardized growing and production processes for organic materials, especially organic wool. International Wool Textile Organisation, Australian Wool Innovation, Bluesign Technology, Control Union and TM Organics will speak about certification programmes and standards for organic wool and other eco-textiles at the show.

Eco-dyeing – DyStar Textile Services Asia Pacific, a colour and ecology expert in Asia, will host a seminar addressing a dyeing system that enhances productivity and meets eco-requirements in textile manufacturing process.

Apart from invaluable seminars, exclusive forum 'Eco-textiles: Fabrics That Care' will display eco-textiles submitted by exhibitors. All products will be marked under an eco-labelling system, showing the raw materials and processes that make the fabrics eco-friendly.

New functional fabrics and improved function identification icons

Interstoff Asia Essential will feature a broad spectrum of functional fabrics and improve your product knowledge through:

21st Century Wardrobe – special display forum highlighting newly released anti-bacterial fabrics such as Nano photo catalyst fibre, 100% Natural Antibacterial Fabrics and other new functional fabrics submitted by top industry players.

Function identification icons – including the newly added “Selfcleaning” and “Bionic climate” categories. Function icons help to quickly identify the unique properties and applications of the displayed fabrics.

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