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Smart production for industry transformation

Delegation at YiwuTex 2017: Support from Associations and Industry Enterprises
Unveiled 13th of June at Yiwu International Expo Centre, Zhejiang Province, PR China, the 18th China Yiwu International Exhibition on Textile Machinery (YiwuTex 2017) covers an exhibition area of over 13,200 sqm and attracted more than 160 textile machinery exhibitors to showcase their latest machinery and technology on knitting, hosiery, sewing, garment and digital printing.

The 3-day show (until 15 Jun) received enthusiastic responses from industry buyers and attracted about 20 associations and over 50 corporate delegations to visit.

New Technologies Lead Way to High-End Smart Production

With special focus on intelligent production, smart management and high-end technology, YiwuTex 2017 features 3 theme zones: "Functional Knitting Machinery Zone", "Smart Apparel Machinery Zone" and "Digital Printing Machinery Zone". Advanced technologies and equipment are showcased with the aim to help industry players with their transition from traditional production to high-end smart production.

Participating famous knitting and hosiery machinery exhibitors include: Lonati (Italy), Santoni (Italy), Chemtex (Hong Kong), Best Yield (Hong Kong), BTSR (Italy), Groz-Beckert (Germany), Busi Giovanni (Italy), Merz (Germany), Kern Liebers, L.G.L. (Italy), Memmingger-Iro, Jilong and Wuyang, etc.

Star exhibitors of automatic sewing and garment machinery include: Topcut Bullmer (Germany), JACK, Brother, Yamato (Japan), KANSAI (Japan), MEGASEW (Taiwan), Kingtex (Taiwan), Auri-tech, Euratex, OSHIMA, SHING RAY, Baoyu, Shing Ling, PEGASUS, SIRUBR, HORSE, MAQI, CHINKI and BRUCE, etc.

Concurrent Events Explore Trends and Opportunities

The latest development trends of the knitting industry are covered in a series of on-site symposiums, in which solutions are shared to bring industry players more insights. Seminar topics include: “The Commonly-used Compression Stockings in China and the Newest Pressure Testing Standard”, "High-end Customized Single Needle Socks Machine Made in Italy", "DRYARN®, the Unique Fibre for Every Sport" and "Running of the Smart Production Line" (which will be held on 14 Jun). The well praised Knitwear Display Zone will also continue to showcase the latest knitting techniques, fabric technologies and printing patterns, offering buyers a rewarding experience to understand the applications of the above-mentioned items.

Enthusiastic Responses from Industry Buyers

As always, YiwuTex 2017 has gained wide support from professional buyers in the textile industry. About 20 industry associations have confirmed to attend, including Zhejiang Seamless Weaving Industry Association, China Textile Commerce Association Undergarment Committee, Dongyang Knitting Industry Association, Dongyang Garment Industry Association, and Haining Socks Association, etc. Over 50 leading knitting, hosiery and garment enterprises have also formed groups to visit YiwuTex 2017, visiting companies include: Zhejiang Mengna Socks & Hosiery Corp., Zhejiang Bonas Hoses Industry Co., Ltd, Naining Nai'er Sock Industry Co., Ltd., Heng Yuan Xiang Socks Co., Ltd, and Zhejiang Manzi Knitting Co., Ltd., etc.

There are two days to go before the event ends, buyers could grasp the last chance to register on-site for show visit and sourcing opportunities. Find more information on official website

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