The fair will host nearly 450 exhibitors from 10 countries and regions, namely China, Hong Kong, India, Pakistan, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkiye, the US, and Vietnam, organiser Messe Frankfurt said in a press release.
Yarn Expo Spring 2023 will be held from March 28-30 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. Nearly 450 exhibitors from 10 countries will showcase their products, including US Cotton Council International, Texvista International, and Hengbang Textile. A host of quality Chinese exhibitors is also preparing to showcase their products.
Accordingly, a healthy blend of exhibitors from around the world have taken the opportunity to showcase their various products in Shanghai, including Cotton Council International (CCI), US; Texvista International, Singapore; and Hengbang Textile, Vietnam.
CCI at H8.2 – C56 will present its US Cotton Trust Protocol, a programme to ensure transparent sustainability, and COTTON USA SOLUTIONS, a series of business-building programmes.
With downstream manufacturers in Colombia, Sri Lanka, and the US, Texvista, which will be presenting at H8.2 – E51, produces a wide range of yarns, including pure cotton, polyester, polyester blend, and textured yarn.
Hengbang, which will present at H8.2 – D56, specialises in the manufacture of recycled cotton yarn, commonly used for products such as socks, mops, gloves, knitting fabric, denim, weaving fabric, ropes, and blankets.
Other notable international exhibitors include Rieter Machine Works, Switzerland (H8.2 – E55), showcasing its Com4 end spinning machines; Everest Textile, Taiwan (H8.2 – E47), with its variety of functional yarns; Kewalram Textiles, India (H8.2 – C48); and Texperts India (H8.2 – D55).
Hoping to appeal to buyers from China and further afield, a host of quality Chinese exhibitors is preparing to converge at next week’s show, with several key players like Sateri, Jiangsu Yueda Cotton Spinning, China Petrochemical Corporation, and Tongkun Group.
In addition to EcoCosy, its flagship viscose rayon fibre, Sateri (H8.2 – E58) will showcase Finex, its recycled cellulose fibre, as well as its sustainable lyocell fibre.
Based in Yancheng, Jiangsu Yueda Cotton Spinning (H8.2 – A108) will feature cotton yarns, including organic, recycled, ring spun, and vortex; and functional yarns made from PLA, Naia, and biodegradable polyester.
The Beijing-headquartered conglomerate, China Petrochemical Corporation (H8.2 – E80), will be showcasing its fibre-grade chips, film-level chips, industrial silk-grade chips, polyester staple fibre, and acrylic staple fibre.
With the vast majority of Tongkun Group’s (H8.2 – E110) production equipment imported from Germany and Japan, its quality purified terephthalic acid (PTA), spun polyester, and filament polyester yarns have been exported to manufacturers in over 60 countries.
Many of the latest industry trends and innovations will be rolled into Yarn Expo Spring’s fringe programme, where audience members can hone their knowledge and visualise forthcoming fashions.
At New Fibre New World – Textile Materials Innovation, university professors and enterprise leaders alike will deliver insights on topics such as the progress of intelligent textiles, new fibre development trends, and the application of zero-carbon fibres.
Organised by the China Chemical Fiber Industry Association, the China Fibre Fashion Trends Display Zone will showcase samples of around 30 different types of fibres from 32 pre-selected companies, highlighting apparel trends at their source.
Several fashion shows will take place over the three-day fair, including Tongkun-China Fibres Fashion Trends Show 2023/2024 and Restart and Remodelling Denim Fashion Show, added the release.
Yarn Expo Spring will be held alongside Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition, Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Spring Edition, CHIC, and PH Value. The synergy created by the five concurrent fairs elevates the value the platform offers as the entire supply chain gathers for three days of networking, business matching, and information sharing.
Yarn Expo Spring is organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT.
Fibre2Fashion News Desk (NB)