Trade Talk | December 2016
Groundbreaking opening of ShanghaiTex 2017
The bi-annual signature event of the textile industry in China - the 18th International Exhibition on Textile Industry (hereinafter as ShanghaiTex 2017) will be held at Shanghai New International Expo Center, Pudong, Shanghai, PR China on November 27-30, 2017. Based on the sound achievement accumulated in the previous editions, ShanghaiTex 2017 will extend its success to the brand new smart factory segment. The show consolidates traditional textile manufacturing industry as well as leveraging the innovative textile technology to create breakthroughs.
ShanghaiTex 2017 will unveil a parade of ?Textile for Smarter Future? with foothold on China and global vision. Except for high tech machineries showcase, ShanghaiTex 2017 promises to present a high-end innovation feast integrating the textile and cross-boundary technology for buyers to preview the future technology and trend of the industry.
The show covers nine halls of Shanghai New International Expo Center (Pudong) with the total size of more than 1,00,000 square meters. Over 1,200 exhibitors are anticipated. More than 60,000 professional buyers are expected to participate in the show for commercial procurement.
Major themed zones:
- Sports textile technology
- Technology for automotive textiles
- Knitting & hosiery machinery
- New materials, technology & designs
- Printing, dyeing & finishing machinery & textile chemicals
- Digital printing machinery
- Spinning & technical textile machinery
- Spare parts and accessories for textile
- Weaving machinery
C2M Smart Factory Experience Zone
In line with the main theme of ShanghaiTex 2017, Textile for Smarter Future, the show focuses on hot topics such as Sports Textiles Technology and Technology for Automotive Textiles in order to pave ways for industry peers to achieve their own Industry 4.0 by exploring a breakthrough based on textile-related cross boundary technology and applications.
To exhibit the top-notch manufacturing technology in the world, a professional team of domestic and overseas experts proudly presents to the buyers a C2M Smart Factory Experience Zone in which they can obtain the first-hand experience of the future manufacturing process from ordering to producing.
The professional team will resolve buyers? questions about Industry 4.0 and demonstrate the step-by-step formula towards Industry 4.0. It helps the industry players enhance their productivity to cater the ever-changing market trends, thus, to maximise competitiveness and profit.
Featuring the smart textile and cross boundary integration, a Technology for Automotive Textiles Zone exhibiting the high-end automotive and industrial textiles is established as an open gateway for the buyers to troop into the blue ocean market.
Smart textile related concurrent events and forums will update buyers with the latest market news and provide a glance through the trend of cross boundary integration, 3D scanning and 3D printing technologies. With a prism defusing the latest market spectrum, buyers would be able to grasp every opportunity in time.
Latest sports textile technology
A revolutionary and dynamic Sports Arena will be architected at ShanghaiTex 2017 as a venue for daily performance or contests to demonstrate the up-to-the-minute textile sports equipment and contemporary sportswear (including underclothes). Interactive contest platforms await the buyers to show their talents and enjoy the fun of smart sports and lifestyles of health.
In response to the customisation trend, ShanghaiTex 2017 contributes to the progressive realisation of Industry 4.0 through promotion of advancement in production, digitalisation, sustainability and servitisation to breathe new dynamics and value to the industry and assist Chinese textile to rank among the world?s manufacturing powers.
ShanghaiTex is sponsored by Shangtex Holding Co Ltd, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai Sub-council and China Chamber of International Commerce Shanghai Chamber of Commerce; and is organised by Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd, Shanghai Textile Technology Service & Exhibition Center and Shanghai International Exhibition Co Ltd.