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Record-breaking 542 suppliers to exhibit at Yarn Expo 2019

Sep '19
Pic: Messe Frankfurt
Pic: Messe Frankfurt
Yarn Expo Autumn 2019 will open from September 25-27 at National Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai. Covering an area of 26,000 sqm, around 542 suppliers from 14 countries will join the show including new exhibitors from Lithuania, Nepal and Taiwan. The fair will offer yarn & fibre solutions for every sourcing need and a new display area for fancy yarn.

A diverse range of products and innovations can always be found at Yarn Expo. The Overseas Yarn Zone will house 132 suppliers from countries and regions including Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Lithuania, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, Taiwan, Turkey, the US, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.

The Overseas Yarn Zone will include the India Pavilion, where 55 exhibitors will be exhibiting a huge variety of products, including cotton, fancy synthetic yarn, Lysell linen, Modal linen, Tencel, viscose, polyester, etc. Highlighted companies will include GTN Patspin Group of Companies, Lahoti Overseas, Premier Cotton Textiles and RSWM Limited. The India Pavilion remains optimistic about the market, having increased in size by 40 per cent last year.

The Pakistan Zone will have 15 leading suppliers including Abtex International, who will showcase their new hybrid colour mixing yarns and fancy yarns, Fabcot International with cotton yarns and greige, as well as Hussain Mills Ltd, who will offer organic cotton.

"We’ve been coming here for the last nine years, and this fair is always expanding. It’s very popular and it’s a platform that gathers innovation. Cotton from Pakistan is of very good quality and so we feel optimistic and confident in our product demand," said regular exhibitors Fazal Cloth Mills at Yarn Expo Spring 2019.

The Birla Satellite zone will have 15 exhibitors including Birla Cellulose and their environmentally-friendly regenerated cellulose fibres. Birla Cellulose is known worldwide for soft and eco-friendly viscose fibres, including Birla Viscose, Birla Modal, Birla Spunshades and Birla Excel.

"We use Yarn Expo as a marketing platform to tell our own innovative story. We are happy to see that our peers in this hall also have yarn and fibre innovations, which are more relatable to our own brand,” said Manohar Samuel, senior president of marketing & business development at Grasim Industries Ltd (of the Aditya Birla Group) at Yarn Expo Spring 2019.

Other highlighted exhibitors from different countries and regions include Naturalus Pluostas (Lithuania),  Reliance Spinning Mills (Nepal), Everest Textile (Taiwan), Tung Ho Textile (Taiwan), Fashion and function from domestic suppliers.

In response to the recent buying trend observed at past editions of Yarn Expo, suppliers will display fashion-forward and functional yarns. To ensure end pieces that stand out from the crowd, with fancy yarn details or added functional values, fashion brands will be sourcing directly from yarn and fibre suppliers.

Fashionable products on offer from domestic brands will include fancy yarn, quality wool yarn and eco-friendly linen. Leading Chinese exhibitors to be included are Hongqi, Lida, Zhongxin Resources, Lugang, Haoye and Dalang Wool Yarns. Domestic suppliers will be categorised into product zones, making it easier for visitors to navigate the comprehensive product range in the hall.

The Fancy and Specialty Yarn Zone is now 30 per cent larger in size, the number of exhibitors has also increased to 140. This edition, the zone will debut Fancy Yarn Vision (booth a02), a display area gathering creative fancy yarns and application products from exhibitors.

The Functional Chemical Fiber Zone will include the China Fiber Fashion Trends (booth e117), as well as themed displays with multi-functional products, eco-friendly products and an Industry Alliance Zone.

The Natural Cotton Yarn Zone will have more than 100 high-quality cotton spinners, including Kang Pinna, Litai, Peixian Cluster, Gyeonggi, Wuxi Yimian, Anhui Huamao and more.

Yarn Expo is organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT. Yarn Expo Autumn 2019 will be held concurrently with the 25th Autumn Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, as well as CHIC and PH Value. (PC)

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