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ShanghaiTex 2017 to showcase new smart factory segment
Oct '17
Courtesy: ShanghaiTex
Courtesy: ShanghaiTex
ShanghaiTex 2017 - the bi-annual textile event of China - is to be held in Shanghai during November 27-30, 2017. The show consolidates traditional textile manufacturing industry, while leveraging the innovative textile technology to create breakthroughs.ShanghaiTex will showcase "Textile for Smarter Future", machineries, and brand new smart factory segment.

The 18th International Exhibition on Textile Industry will unveil a parade of "Textile for Smarter Future" with the foothold on China and global vision. Apart from high tech machineries showcase, ShanghaiTex 2017 promises to present a high-end innovation feast integrating the textile and cross-boundary technology for buyers to preview the future technology and trend of the industry.

The show, spread over 100,000 square metres, is expected to witness more than 1,200 exhibitors and over 60,000 professional buyers. There will be themed zones on Sports Textile Technology, technology for Automotive Textiles, Knitting and Hosiery Machinery, New Materials, Technology and Designs, Printing, Dyeing and Finishing Machinery and Textile Chemicals, Digital Printing Machinery, Spinning and Techtextile Machinery, Spare Parts and Accessories for Textile, and Weaving Machinery.

In line with the main theme of ShanghaiTex 2017, Textile for Smarter Future, the show will focus on topics such as Sports Textiles Technology and Technology for Automotive Textiles in order to pave ways for industry peers to achieve their own Industry 4.0 by exploring a breakthrough based on textile-related cross-industry technology and applications.

To exhibit the top-notch manufacturing technology in the world, a professional team of domestic and overseas experts will present to the buyers a C2M Smart Factory Experience Zone in which they can obtain the first-hand experience of the future manufacturing process from ordering to producing. The professional team will resolve buyers' questions about Industry 4.0 and demonstrate the step-by-step formula towards Industry 4.0. It helps the industry players enhance their productivity to cater for the ever-changing market trends, thus, maximising competitiveness and profit.

Featuring the smart textile and cross boundary integration, a Technology for Automotive Textiles Zone exhibiting the high-end automotive and industrial textiles will be established as an open gateway for the buyers to troop into the blue ocean market.

Smart textile related concurrent events and forums will update buyers with the latest market news and provide a glance through the trend of cross boundary integration, 3D scanning and 3D printing technologies. With a prism defusing the latest market spectrum, buyers would be able to grasp every opportunity in time.

A revolutionary and dynamic Sports Arena will be architected at ShanghaiTex 2017 as a venue for daily performance or contests to demonstrate the up-to-the-minute textile sports equipment and contemporary sportswear (including underclothes). Interactive contest platforms await the buyers to show their talents and enjoy the fun of smart sports and lifestyles of health.

In response to the customisation trend, ShanghaiTex 2017 will contribute to the progressive realisation of Industry 4.0 through promotion of advancement in production, digitalisation, sustainability and servitisation to breathe new dynamics and value to the industry and assist Chinese textile to rank among the world's manufacturing powers. (SV)

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