ShanghaiTex 2013 Unveils Over 1,000 Exhibitors Exhibiting High-Tech Textile Machinery Equipment & Showcasing Latest Innovations

Jun 10, 2013, 09:00 ET from Shanghai International Exhibition Co. Ltd.

SHANGHAI, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 16th International Exhibition on Textile Industry (ShanghaiTex 2013) stages its grand opening today (June 10) in Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Covering 100,000m2 in total exhibition space, the four-day exhibition will be held until June 13 (Thursday) and is expected to attract over 1,000 leading enterprises in the textile machinery sector from 25 countries and regions around the world, including Austria, Bangladesh, Brazil, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, mainland China, Pakistan, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, The Netherlands, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the USA. As estimated, it will attract over 60,000 professional visitors as well as 20 associations and enterprise delegations from around the world. Focused on the theme of "Leading the Transformation and Upgrading of China Textile Industry", ShanghaiTex 2013 fully presents new products, new machinery, new technology and new processes for the textile industry from home and abroad to meet the new needs that have arisen during the rapid development of the textile market.

Renowned Exhibitors Presenting State-of-the-Art Equipment and Technology

Aiming to promote the development of the textile industry in a timely way, ShanghaiTex 2013 attracted a full range of leading enterprises to participate in the exhibition. The "Digital Printing Machinery Zone", as a new zone in halls W3 and W4 in the Dyeing & Finishing Area for this exhibition, attracts extensive attention from worldwide, including high-quality enterprises in the industry such as DGI, Digital Textile Solution, Digital Textile Technology, Digitex, Durst Phototechnik, Epson, Ergsoft, Human Digital, Huntsman, J. Zimmer, Konica Minolta, Kornit Digital, Mimaki, MS Srl, Printpretty, Setema, Stork, Shenzhen Textalk Graphic Technology, Toshin Kogyo, Yeman, Homer, Nanjing Shidao, Huangye, etc. These exhibitors target to lead the new trend for digital textile printing and meet the new demand of market development.

In view of the industry trend of pursuing energy-saving, high-efficiency, environmentally friendly dyeing and finishing equipment, ShanghaiTex 2013, as an industrial advocate, showcases new technology, new products and new solutions on printing, dyeing and finishing equipment from worldwide in cooperation with many prestigious enterprises to establish a one-stop new procurement platform. Leading enterprises include China Hi-Tech Group's Fong's Industries, Brazzoli, Chemtax, Yeman, Erhardt+Leimer, Gofront, Tong Geng / Hangzhou Donglin, Hsing Cheng, Asia Kingdom, Jebsen & Co, Logic Art, Santex, Thies, Yechang Textile, SDL Atlas, Copower Technology, Sinoca, Neowin, Zhejiang Hongtao, Texpro & Stentex Machinery, Shanghai Jianxin, Lianyungang Yingyou, Jilong Machine , Key Cheng, etc.

Additionally, the "Knitting and Hosiery Machinery Zone", which is situated at halls W1 and W2, showcase the latest knitting and hosiery machines and equipment. Key exhibitors include Santoni, Lonati, Karl Mayer, Groz-Beckert, Cixing, Memminger, Nanxing, Changzhou Diba Textile Machinery, Nantong Tianyuan, Fujian Xingang, Yantex (Yantai), Jinjiang Hongji, Changzhou Wuyang, Jiangsu Jinlong, Tayu Machine, Flying Tiger Technology, etc. All participating enterprises will present their latest products.

The "Spinning and Techtextile Machinery Zone" in halls E1 and E2 attracts the world's best enterprises with the common highlights of automation, high efficiency and energy saving. Outstanding enterprises in this zone include China-Hi-Tech Group, Pacific Mechatronic Group, Rieter, Savio, Trutzschler, Oerlikon, Mazuoli, Loepfe, Uster, LMW, Murata, Changzhou Tonghe, Qingdao Tianyi, Qingdao The Dongjia, Geron, Qingdao Over-world, Sobone Machinery, Shanghai Jwell, Shanghai Chunrui, Shanghai Crosrol, Shaanxi Baocheng, Ningbo Dechang, Beijing Chonglee, etc. They will display their latest technology at their exhibition booths.

ShanghaiTex 2013 receives favorite support from Italian, German, South Korean and Taiwan pavilions. Specifically, the exhibition area of the Italian Pavilion is almost three times larger than their last participation. The exhibitors will jointly present high-efficiency, environmentally friendly technology and products to help industrial enterprises in transformation and upgrading.

In addition, in halls E3 and E4, a wide range of weaving machinery, special parts and accessories for textile machinery can be found.

Fabulous Concurrent Events Presenting a Flawless Combination of Textile Materials with Technology

In addition to a one-stop demonstration of textile machinery and equipment, ShanghaiTex 2013 concurrently presents "Textile Technology Zones" to enable industry players to access the latest technology, first-hand information and latest development trends of the textile market. For example, the "Digital Garment Printing Zone by Kornit Digital" in the new "Digital Printing Machinery Zone" enables digital printing exhibitors to showcase their one-stop service of machinery technology, software programs and printed products. Buyers can learn creative ideas and get technical guidance through visiting the zone and understanding the products and services in person. What's more, they can get special gifts at the exhibition.

"Knitting in Style – Home Decor Exhibition Tour", which is another highlight of the exhibition, is to promote the cooperation and exchange between the upstream and downstream sectors for home textile and home design. The organizer cooperated with a prestigious textile machinery agent – Chemtax Industrial Co., Ltd, and a well-known design workshop – Liu de Biolley, to build a 200m2 home environment to provide a full presentation of international textile innovation, creative home textile design and home environment arrangement art.

Lastly, the "Fashionable Yarns Showcase" presents the latest yarn material and knitting technology and demonstrates the production of garments using yarn or fiber at ShanghaiTex 2013.  The organizer collaborated with prestigious exhibitors and international textile brands to enable visitors to experience the latest textile technology and product advantages based on new technology.

Apart from that, the organizer concurrently organized over 20 seminars and forums, including "2014-2015 Sportswear Design & Trends Forum" and "A New Approach for Environmental Friendly Printing Solution by Kornit Digital", where professional speakers highlight popular textile technical trends and industry development trends.

Overwhelming Support from High-End Buyers and Domestic/Overseas Buyer Groups

Originating in 1984, ShanghaiTex is a textile exhibition with proprietary national brands and the longest history in China, and has received vigorous support from textile industrial associations of various provinces such as Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Fujian, Heilongjiang, Jiangxi, Anhui, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, Hunan, Henan, Shandong, Shanxi, Guizhou, Guangdong, Sichuan, Yunnan, Hubei and Shanghai. Through steady development over the past 30 years, ShanghaiTex has become the optimal channel to obtain market information and explore new technology, and is a preferable sourcing platform for global textile production enterprises, and an important platform for enterprises to promote and market their products and technology.

The estimated number of visitors for ShanghaiTex is around 60,000, including 6,000 overseas visitors. There are approximately 30 domestic and overseas visitor groups that have confirmed participation in this exhibition. Overseas visitor groups include Brazilian Textile Association, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong & Kowloon Spinning Weaving and Dyeing Trade Workers General Union and Industry and buyer groups from Brazil, India, Indonesia, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam. Domestic buyer groups are from Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Fujian, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, Henan, Shandong, Guangdong, Hubei, Hebei, etc.

Meanwhile, ShanghaiTex 2013 receives superb support from prestigious domestic and overseas textile enterprises. Those overseas enterprises include Crescent Textile (Pakistan), Tamishna Group (Bangladesh), Utah Group (Bangladesh), Dewhirst Group (Bangladesh), Sumiya (Bangladesh), ICS Group (Turkey), The Thai Silk (Thailand), Li & Fung (Singapore), TAL (Hong Kong), Tumi Asia (Hong Kong) and Vinexad Group (Vietnam) etc., and .over 500 prestigious textile and garment enterprises in China include Jiangsu Sunshine Group, Luthai Textile, Chang Shu Huamao Textile, Erdos Group, Ningbo MH, TianHai Lace, Toray Sakal Printing & Dyeing (Nantong), Esquel Group, Chang Shu Bing Lun, Hangzhou Hangmin Damei Dyeing, Shen Hong Group, Texhong Textile Group, Yama Ribbons & Bows, Xinao Textile, Qinghai Cashmere (Group), White Rabbit Textiles Group, Wanyu Knitting, H&M, etc.

ShanghaiTex is held biennially in the odd-numbered years in Shanghai, China, and is sponsored by Shangtex Holding Co Ltd, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai Sub-council, China Chamber of International Commerce and Shanghai Chamber of Commerce. ShanghaiTex 2013 is organized by Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd, Shanghai Textile Technology Service & Exhibition Center and Shanghai International Exhibition Co Ltd.

Interested parties please visit or for more information about ShanghaiTex 2013.

Shanghai Textile Technology Service & Exhibition Center
Mr. Hong Qizhen
Tel: (86) 21 62775353
Fax: (86) 21 62270002

Shanghai International Exhibition Co., Ltd.
Mr. Zhong Yi
Tel: (86) 21 6279 2828
Fax: (86) 21 6545 5124

Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd. 
Ms. Alice Tsang / Ms. Grace Lau 
Tel: (852) 2516 3340 / 2516 3363
Fax: (852) 2516 5024 

SOURCE Shanghai International Exhibition Co. Ltd.