Top suppliers to display at Intertextile Shanghai
Courtesy: Messe Frankfurt
Top suppliers from China and abroad will showcase their products to potential customers at the Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles, to be held during August 27-30 in Shanghai. Amongst more than 1,100 exhibitors, the domestic and foreign leading players will be displaying all kinds of competitive, high performance products from the world’s top suppliers.
Among the exhibitors is Desenio (Belgium) which will showcase fabrics designed by in-house designers in Belgium. All its fabrics have passed 18 mechanical and fire-retardant tests including martindale wear resistance, pilling, wyzenbeek, seam slippage, tensile strength and elongation, tearing strength wing shaped, colour fastness, dimensional stability, washing, dry clean and ironing to ensure their sustainability. Desenio fabrics are also Oeko-Tex 100 Standard-certified.
Elastron (Portugal) will their brands such as HydroCare and EasyToClean which have innovative treatments to enhance durability and reduce maintenance. Their new brand – Advanced Fabrics – is a selection of exclusive and advanced articles that have undergone special treatments such as fire and scratch resistance, and that can be cleaned with only water and are free of chemicals. Elastron Premium Leather, for example, lasts up to five times more than other general fabrics and is resistant to heat and flames, and wet and dry abrasion.
Hangzhou Longshi Textile (China) will introduce its multifunctional blackout series at the fair. Their products feature fire-retardant, noise-cancelling, thermal insulation and water-repellent properties. They have also acquired the Oeko-Tex 100 Standard certification and passed the EU REACH regulation.
Microfibres (US) with operating plants in the US and China will also showcase its products. It produces nylon velvet using flocking techniques. It MICROFIBRES brands are known for innovative design and superior quality. The majority of the company’s products are made with nylon 66 which produces very soft but durable products that are also Oeko-Tex-certified.
Due to the growing middle and upper classes in China, consumers’ buying trends have shifted from buying single home textile products to a combination of items with one particular design trend. Matching this trend, a number of whole home exhibitors that provide one-stop services, from selecting home textile products to giving home decoration ideas, have been under the limelight in recent editions of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – and 2018 is no exception.
This year, visitors can also discover some of the distinctive whole home companies such as Coomo Home which imports mid-range to high-end products to the China market. It has gained more than 1,000 product patents, and has its own design team for customising interior design solutions.
Another featured exhibitor, Mulei Textile, specialises in all kinds of linen products ranging from bedding and curtains to sofa upholstery, carpets and more. It will demonstrate how to create a green, environmentally friendly and healthy living space. A supplier of Ikea, Maisons, Depot and Intratuin, Casa'I Do is another whole home exhibitor that excels at making use of colour mixtures, nature and plants, metal and gold to create different themes for whole home decoration and products.
Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Autumn Edition is organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK), the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT, and the China Home Textile Association (CHTA). (SV)
Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India