The biennial premiere textile event, the 15th International Exhibition on Textile Industry (ShanghaiTex 2011) opens today at Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Pudong, Shanghai. The 4-day show will open from June 14th to 17th, 2011 and is expected to attract 50,000 trade visitors, including 6,000 overseas visitors from all over the world. More than 20 buyer groups organized by local & overseas associations and corporations will source at the exhibition. Textile Industry's Glamorous Platform for 1,000 High Quality Exhibitors and Global Visitors
Being one of the most important industries in China, the textile industry has been listed as one of the prioritized areas for transformation by the Chinese Government in the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015) in order to enhance, optimize and upgrade the production capacity and support textile waste recycling. Having the responsibility to comply with the policy, ShanghaiTex 2011 has provided a perfect platform for industry players to demonstrate their latest innovation on energy saving and low carbon emission technology and users to renew their production facilities. ShanghaiTex 2011 has gathered more than 1,000 exhibitors from 23 countries and regions including Austria, Bangladesh, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Holland, Pakistan, Mainland China, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom and the USA.
Occupying 8 exhibition halls, ShanghaiTex 2011 has an exhibition area of 92,000 sqm. Among the exhibitors, near 400 enterprises come from knitting, dyeing and finishing sectors, accounting for over 50% of the total exhibiting area. Green and innovative exhibits are one of the highlights, which meet the needs of enterprises for transformation and upgrading.
Overseas and local renowned exhibitors include: China Hi-Tech Group, Pacific Mechatronic Group, Italy's Santoni, BTSR, Germany's H. Stoll, Groz-Becker, Karl Mayer, Terrort, Japan's Shima Seiki, Hong Kong's Nan Sing, Ning Bo Cixing, Ning Bo Yuren, Switzerland's Santex, Hong Kong's Fong's, Gofront, Germany's Thies, U.S.A's X-rite, Italy's Brazzoli, Korea's IL Sung, Itema Savio, Truetzschler, Marzuoli, Uster, Italy's SEIT, Lamiflex, Switzerland's Jakob Mueller, Runyuan, Barudan, Qingfang, CMT-Hicorp, Beijing Chonglee, Tianmen, Shannxi Baocheng, RIFA, Ningbo Dechang, Changshu Jinlong, Zhejiang Feihu, Hangzhou Honghua, Shandong Companion Group, Fujian Xingang, Changzhou Diba, Changshu, Yantai S&S, Shanghai Keycheng, Lianyungang Yingyou, Huangshi, Shanghai Juxin, Zhongshan Hung Jyi, Jilong, Sanyou Holding Group, etc.
"The 2nd China Textile Industry Summit" on Jun 13 for in-depth industry exchange
"The 2nd China Textile Industry Summit" was successfully held on June 13, 2011 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre, which was one day prior to the opening of ShanghaiTex 2011. The summit's keynote speakers discussed the topic on "Strategic Transformation – Build Up a Strong Nation for Textile Industry". The summit focused on the analysis and interpretation of the 12th Five-Year Plan at different perspectives. It was widely recognized to be beneficial to textile enterprises who would like to undergo transformation and upgrade their production capacity.
The Summit was supported by China Textile Industry Association, Shanghai Textile Association and sponsored by Shanghai Textile Holding (Group) Corporation, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai Sub-council and China Chamber of International Commerce Shanghai Chamber of Commerce. It was organized by Shanghai International Exhibition Co., Ltd, Shanghai Textile Technology Service & Exhibition Centre and Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd and co-organized by China Textile News.
A Series of Splendid Activities at ShanghaiTex 2011 to build up a communication platform
Benefited from the strong global market demand and its established reputation for almost 30 years, ShanghaiTex 2011 has brought together a group of textile experts to share and discuss the latest technology by delivering various sparkling concurrent events that excite visitors.
Highlighted seminars include a technical seminar on "New Dye & Finishing Technique and Eco-friendly Chemicals" and a professional seminar on "The Latest Technology, Equipments and Products of Weaving Industry". A series of seminars including topic "Innovation and Prospect of Modern Carding Machine" etc will be organized during the 4-day exhibition.
Key exhibitors such as Stoll, Karl Mayer, Santoni, Aotu, Cixing, Chemtax and Shima Seiki, Pacific Mechatronic (Group), Truetzschler Textile Machinery etc will demonstrate their latest technology by participating at various technical networking events.
Overwhelming Support from Overseas and Local Associations and Industry Players
ShanghaiTex is the most historical textile exhibition in China and has become a precious national brand. Over the past 27 years, ShanghaiTex has been growing & developing with the China textile industry, and the show has been striving to provide a professional business platform for textile machinery manufacturers and buyers as well as users.
This year, it is expected that the total number of trade visitors will reach 50,000, in which 6,000 visitors will come from overseas. More than 20 overseas and local trade delegations have confirmed to visit and source at ShanghaiTex 2011, including Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC), visiting groups from India, Indonesia, Korea, Pakistan, Thailand, Turkey, Mauritius and Morocco as well as sourcing groups from China Foshan Zhang Cha, Shantou, Liang Ying, Li Shui, Nan Hai, Shenzhen, Pujiang, Zuji, Quanzhou, Changle, Xinjiang, Shandong Lutai, Jiangsu Sunshine, Shenhong Group, etc.
Highlighted networking events
Jun 14 pm: Press Conference on Fujian Changle Latest Development Plan
Led by Fujian Province Changle City Deputy Mayor, a group combined by Changle Textile Bureau, Changle Economic and Trade Bureau, Changle Warp-Knitting industry Association, Cotton Textile Association, Chemical Fiber and Textile Association, Dyeing and Finishing Association and more than 130 experts and entrepreneurs will gather together by chartering a flight to visit ShanghaiTex 2011.
A press conference with theme "The 12th Five Year Plan" Development in the Fujian Changle City Textile Industry and Technical Transformation Plan" will be held in the afternoon on Jun 14 concurrently at ShanghaiTex 2011. The event will introduce the investment project of RMB 65 billion on the cotton textile industry, dyeing and finishing industry, chemical fiber industry, warp knitting industry. The textile players from different regions have good expectations on this high profile event.
Jun 15 pm: Key Exhibitors and Visitors Business Networking Session
In the afternoon on Jun 15, a networking session for key exhibitors and overseas buyers will be dedicatedly held by the organizers. 20 high quality manufacturers, traders, importers and some retail brands from various countries such as India, Mauritius, Morocco etc which are in the knitting, dyeing and finishing industries are invited by the organizer. These genuine buyers will meet with more than 30 key exhibitors for direct face-to-face business matching.
Besides, ShanghaiTex 2011 has received strong support and sponsorship from the textile associations of various provinces, cities and autonomous regions such as Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Fujian, Helongjiang, Jiangxi, Anhui, Xinjiang, Hunan, Henan, Shandong, Shanxi, Guizhou, Guangdong, Sichuan, Yunnan, Hubei.
What's more, large scale and renowned textile enterprises from different parts of the world will visit ShanghaiTex 2011 too. For example, Crescent Textile Mills(Pakistan), Maruthi Clothing Company(India), Brandix Lanka (Sri Lanka), Cotton USA (USA), The Thai Silk (Thailand), Sumiya Cottage(Bangladesh), P&G (U.S.A), Asahi Kasei Fibers (Japan), H&M (Hong Kong), Texwood & Apple (Hong Kong), Li & Fung(Hong Kong) and many more.
Many of the top 500 Chinese textile enterprises, such as Guangdong Xinhui Meida Nylon, Toray Sakai Weaving & Dyeing (Nantong), Shijiazhuang Changshan Textile Group, Yunfu Group, ShanXi Greenland Textile, Jiaozuo Hai Hua Textile, Sunvim Group, Zhejiang Spring Textile, Yantai Spandex, Dupont China Holding, Jiangsu Textile Group, Xinjiang Snow-lotus-mountain Cashmere, Wuhan Yudahua Group, Shandong Euro-America Home Textile, Hai Ning Guo Da Warp Knitting, Nantong Twelfth Cotton Textile, Jiangsu Kaili Carpet, Kunshan Dahmei Weaving, etc. have confirmed their visit to ShanghaiTex 2011.
Starting from 1984, ShanghaiTex is being held biennially in the odd-numbered years in Shanghai, PR China. ShanghaiTex 2011 is sponsored by Shanghai Textile Holding (Group) Corporation, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai Sub-council and China Chamber of International Commerce Shanghai Chamber of Commerce, ShanghaiTex 2011 is organized by Shanghai International Exhibition Co Ltd., Shanghai Textile Technology Service & Exhibition Centre and Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd.