06/03/2019 – Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics — auf Deutsch lesen

New sustainable and functional fabrics

Over 3,000 exhibitors from more than 20 countries and regions will join the Spring Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics from 12–14 March.


The Forum Space at last year’s All About Sustainability Zone proved popular. © messe frankfurt


The exhibitors are spanning a huge range of textile product categories, from fashion to technical innovation. Comprehensive product zones will reflect demand for different products such as sustainable solutions, functional fabrics, digital printing, accessories and denim that never goes out of style. With the added element of the fringe programme, which will include seminars held by exhibitors, the fair offers a versatile experience for visitors with opportunities to learn more about the latest industry opinions and regulations.

All About Sustainability zone

The product zone, which features Chinese and European exhibitors, is regarded as a must-see destination for those seeking environmentally-friendly textile products and innovations. At the Spring Edition, this will include Foshan Chicley Textile’s sustainable fashion fabrics – a range of organic linen and cotton, Lenzing Ecovero, Modal and Tencel, as well as digital print fabrics. The zone also houses exhibitors who provide testing and certification services for example Hohenstein Textile Testing and Testex

Functional Lab

While sustainability has been a frequently discussed topic in the industry for years, the demand for apparel with added modern technology also shows no signs of dwindling. Functional Lab continues to bring fresh innovation to the fair, with new sourcing options including Nano Mintex Technology, who will display functional yarns and fabrics with thermal insulation, and Paradise Textiles, who will show synthetic, natural and functional knit fabrics.

Chori will display wearable biometric monitoring fabrics – made with silver fibres, this comfortable fabric can monitor the wearer’s ECG, heart rate and daily activity logs. Artex Textiles will offer woven fabrics, made of 100 percent polyester and mixtures with viscose, nylon, cotton, linen and elastane. Changshu Baofeng Special Fiber will bring their flame-resistant MeltArmor collection, as well as their ArcArmor collection, which offers electric and flash fire protection that performs in a variety of climates, with lightweight options.

Digital Printing Zone

Another highlight of the fair is the Digital Printing Zone, which includes onsite demonstrations of direct-to-garment digital inkjet printing solutions from leading exhibitors like MS Printing Solutions, who return after last year’s success, and Machine Elements (Fujian) Smart Print Technology, who are new to the zone.

Beyond Denim

Beyond Denim will house over 110 domestic and overseas exhibitors this edition, from China, Pakistan, Turkey, Vietnam and more nationalities. Visitors can meet Denim International who offer garment production and denim wash expertise, and Jomu Textiles Vietnam who provide made-to-order denim and greige woven fabrics.

Accessories Vision

Meanwhile, Accessories Vision will comprise of over 450 domestic and overseas exhibitors, from countries & regions including China, Hong Kong, Italy, Korea, Thailand and the UK, including 13 new international exhibitors.

Held from 12–14 March at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre (Shanghai), the Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics will be held concurrently with Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles, Yarn Expo Spring, PH Value and Chic.