The 18th International Exhibition on Textile Industry (ShanghaiTex 2017), began on November 27th at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in Shanghai, China.
Based on the sound achievements accumulated in previous editions, ShanghaiTex 2017 extends its success to some cross-boundary technology segments. The show consolidates traditional textile manufacturing industry, as well as leveraging the innovative textile technology for buyers to preview the future industry trend. A series of technical seminars, product display and design competition are being held concurrently to facilitate industry players to grasp the opportunities lying in the textile industry.
ShanghaiTex 2017 covers nine exhibition halls with an exhibition area exceeding 100,000 m2, accommodating over 1,200 exhibitors from 26 countries and regions to present world-class textile machinery and the latest technology. The exhibition hall was crowded with visitors from around the world on the first day. Over 60,000 professional trade visitors and buyers are expected to attend this fruitful textile feast this year.
ShanghaiTex 2017 covers seven theme zones, including the Knitting & Hosiery Machinery Zone, Printing, Dyeing & Finishing Machinery Zone, Spinning & Techtextile Machinery Zone, Weaving Machinery Zone, Spare Parts and Accessories for Textile Machinery Zone, etc. with a full range of professional exhibits. Visitors can explore wide applications from the view of different lifestyles, stimulating innovation and inspiration on textile products, technology applications as well as production solutions.
Other than the traditional Knitting and Hosiery Machinery Zone, a special Sports Textiles Technology Zone is also located in halls W1 and W2, in response to the fitness boom and to explore high value addition brought by the expanding sportswear market. Leading Chinese and international enterprises including Groz-Beckert, Santoni, XinGang, JinLong, etc. are aiming to bring the latest industry development and market opportunities to all industry buyers.
The Printing, Dyeing & Finishing Machinery Zone and Digital Printing Machinery Zone, located in halls W3, W4 & W5, also gathers industry leading exhibitors, including Fong’s National Engineering, Mouvent, Reggiani, Atexco, JiLong, Yoantion, YingYou, etc. Focusing on small batch production in the customization trend, this sector will unleash green and sustainable solutions for flexible production.
The Spinning & Techtextile Machinery Zone, located in halls E1 and E2, brings together industry leaders, such as Murata, China Textile Machinery, Savio, Trützschler, the Pacific Mechatronic Group, HaoChang, etc.
The Spare Parts and Accessories for Textile Machinery, Testing and Auxiliary Equipment Zone, located in halls E3 and E4, have also gathered representative exhibitors, such as Guangye, Jingda, Bosch Rexroth, Contitech, Changshu Textile, YongXuSheng, etc.