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Yarn Expo Spring offers access to new markets, with a 9% increase in visitor number
This year at Yarn Expo Spring, 468 exhibitors from 12 countries & regions (2018: 435 exhibitors, 10 countries & regions) welcomed 28,302 visitors from 87 countries & regions (2018: 25,966 trade buyers, 88 countries & regions), representing a 9% increase. The fair covered 26,000 sqm at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre (Shanghai), with new exhibiting countries including Egypt and France. Yarn Expo has certainly established itself as a leading networking destination for worldwide visitors and exhibitors, with a wide variety of products on offer. Most notably, there was onsite evidence of ever-shifting sourcing trends from around the world. A certain buzz of new business potential filled the air, as new markets continue to open for Yarn Expo exhibitors.
More variety, higher quality: leading exhibitors ready to open Yarn Expo Spring tomorrow
Yarn Expo Spring 2019 opens tomorrow, inviting 468 exhibitors from 12 countries & regions, including new exhibitors from Egypt and France, to capture the potential of the yarn and fibre market in China and abroad. The fair will be held from 12 – 14 March along with four concurrent events, including Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, in hall 8.2 of the National Exhibition and Convention Centre (Shanghai). Before the show, Yarn Expo spoke to new exhibitor Cotton Council International (CCI), to see why they are choosing to exhibit at the fair this week.
75% more Fancy Yarn Zone exhibitors at Yarn Expo Spring 2019
Yarn Expo Spring 2019 will see a significant increase in exhibitors at the Fancy Yarn Zone, with 125 exhibitors now set to display their latest fancy yarn collections. Yarn Expo consistently offers new options at each edition, with a wide array of yarn and fibre products, from fancy yarn to high-quality wool yarn, cotton, chemical fibres and many more. Over 460 exhibitors from 11 countries and regions will join the fair, including China, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Pakistan, Singapore, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, and newcomer country Egypt.
More options and innovations to be found at Yarn Expo Spring 2019
Yarn Expo Spring will take place from 12 – 14 March 2019 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. The fair, covering 26,000 sqm in hall 8.2, will take place alongside Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics and three more concurrent fairs. Between 2016 and 2018, Yarn Expo Spring saw increases of 29% and 20.9% in exhibitor and visitor numbers respectively, with nearly one visitor per sqm at last year’s edition (25,966 buyers from 88 countries & regions; 435 exhibitors from 10 countries & regions). With such positive growth recorded, it’s evident that Yarn Expo Spring is increasingly regarded as one of the most important events in the industry.
Final Report: Yarn Expo Spring’s status as Asia’s leading industry event attracts 15% more buyers
Yarn Expo continued its evolution into the industry’s most comprehensive and effective business platform with its Spring Edition which concluded last week with a large increase in the buyer figure, as well as another year of growth in the exhibitor number. Strong demand was evident for recent growth areas of the fair such as synthetic, fancy and specialty yarns as well as chemical fibres, while exhibitors in the more traditional cotton product group also fared well. In total, 435 exhibitors from 10 countries & regions took part (2017: 393, 12 countries & regions), attracting 25,966 trade buyers from 88 countries & regions (2017: 22,579, 94 countries & regions).
A sustainable supply chain, from the ground up: a case study of CCI
Cotton Council International (CCI) is a global non-profit organisation, which promotes US cotton using their COTTON USA™ brand. While they have participated at previous editions of Intertextile, in 2019 they took part in Yarn Expo for the first time. Messe Frankfurt had a chance to sit down with Ms Karin Malmström, Director of CCI China & Northeast Asia, to discuss the benefits of using a sustainable raw material throughout the entire supply chain.
Birla Cellulose talks trends in the global textile market
At Yarn Expo Spring 2019, Messe Frankfurt visited the ever-busy Birla Pavilion to chat with Mr Manohar Samuel, Senior President of Marketing & Business Development at Grasim Industries Ltd (of the Aditya Birla Group), about shifting trends that open up new collaborative opportunities for the yarn and fibre market.
How Safilin use their story to open new markets
Safilin first joined Yarn Expo in 2018 to test their premium linen in China. Their experience was so successful that they joined again for Yarn Expo Spring 2019. The French company combines 200 years of tradition with innovation to create a unique story, which has provided Safilin with a competitive edge in the China market. We spoke to Mr Hervé Denoyelle, Business Development Manager of Safilin, to talk about the company’s story, sustainability and new sourcing trends.
Sinterama Asia’s advice on how to build a strong brand and become sustainable in the yarn industry
Sinterama is celebrating 50 years of history by making conscious decisions for the future. By offering a limitless variety of specialist polyester yarns, and reflecting their core company values throughout their booth display, Sinterama Asia experienced high visitor footfall and back-to-back client meetings during Yarn Expo, their first ever fair in China. We sat down with Mr Ashish Puri, Managing Director of Sinterama Asia, to discuss how they present their greener solutions to the China market.
How Novetex finds opportunities in China
Approaching any market in the textile industry requires hard work and smart strategies, but the China market presents its own unique challenges, as one of the world’s largest consumer markets. At Yarn Expo Autumn 2018, Novetex invested in their first year of participation, bringing eye-catching booth decorations to the fair. We spoke with Mr Max Ng, Production Control Director of Novetex, to discuss potential opportunities and challenges for overseas textile companies within China, and the reasons why they identified Yarn Expo as a gateway to the China market.
PT.Indo-Rama Synthetics Tbk and Yarn Expo: the perfect partnership
PT.Indo-Rama Synthetics Tbk (Indorama) is just one of many global players that has utilised Yarn Expo to grow their business in the Chinese market. Read on to find out about the current state of the Chinese market, tips for how to succeed in this market and more, as told by Mr Anupam Agrawal, the Director of Spun Yarn Business of Indorama.
Birla Cellulose: a success story in China with the help of Yarn Expo
Birla Cellulose, a member of the Aditya Birla Group, has been one of Yarn Expo’s biggest success stories, all in a very short space of time. A manufacturer of cellulosic fibres with over 50 years’ experience, they began utilising the fair’s prominent position in the industry when they undertook their first major marketing efforts in China in 2013, successfully promoting their brand and products to leading Chinese and global players through Yarn Expo. Their initial experience proved so successful, that they now organise a Birla Pavilion at both the spring and autumn editions of the Shanghai fair to showcase their own and their partner mills’ capabilities.
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