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“Innovative Solutions and Advanced Processing Technologies”

“JIAM 2016 OSAKA”, organized by Japan Sewing Machinery Manufactures Association (JASMA), will be held 6 (Wed) -9 (Sat) April, 2016 at INTEX OSAKA. Under the theme of “Innovative Solutions and Advanced Processing Technologies”, the 11th edition will run as Japan International Apparel Machinery & Textile Industry Trade Show to offer wider business solutions.

JIAM 2016, will be held in Osaka, Japan (Photo: tn- Archiv)

JIAM 2016, will be held in Osaka, Japan (Photo: tn- Archiv)


The exhibition space of the show has been occupied at a quick pace that the fair increased its available space by autumn in 2015. The show welcomes 204 exhibitors, of which 30 existing exhibitors (25 domestic, 5 overseas) are increasing its exhibition size. The number of first time exhibitor reached 59 (31 domestic, 28 overseas) and the total exhibition size has grown by 25.4%. Amongst JASMA, the show has seen a significant growth by 28.9% in addition to a 23.3% increase in the booth size amongst overseas exhibitors. This demonstrates a growing interest in the sewing machinery and its related equipment’s manufacturers from all over the world.

The show will welcome overseas exhibitors from13 countries /regions. Together with first-time exhibitor from Bangladesh, many companies and organization from countries including China, Czech Republic, Germany, India, Italy, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and U.S.A are joining. With a large-scale comeback, German pavilion anchored by VDMA Garment and Leather Technology will showcase the latest high-tech products. Among the Asian nations, China and Taiwan are gathering various leading companies respectively to join the show as a pavilion. Not only the exhibitors but quality buyers from all parts of the world centering Asia, are counting on JIAM 2016 OSAKA. The show will again become an international business platform and an indispensable destination.

The new “Print & Fashion” zone featuring printing, design software, embroidery printer and fashion at Hall 2. Over 30 companies are joining including new exhibitors. While digitalization in the fashion industry is becoming essential, this zone will contribute to offering multiple solutions through good synergy with the latest sewing technology and by responding to the needs for customization.

Exclusive Seminars and the Special Theme Zones

During the show, there will be various highlight events such as seminars and special exhibitions in the theme zone set at Zone B of Hall 5, introducing the latest textile processing technologies and trends.

Special Thema Zone

The special zone themed “Innovative Solutions and Advanced Processing Technologies” will present solution-offering technologies through exhibition of materials and finished products.

Various seminars, talk shows and fashion events will take place at the event stage in Hall 2. On the last day, April 9, a renowned fashion designer Mr. Yu Amatsu from A DEGREE FAHRENHEIT Hanae Mori manuscript and Ms. Olga from Etw.Vonneguet will hold a session titled “Talk show by digital fashion creators: Future of the textile industry”, discussing the perspectives of the fashion industry in terms of digitalization. The moderator is a well-known IT journalist Mr. Nobuyuki Hayashi and the session is expected to be a must-attend event. Another highlight will be the talk session held by a popular quilter, Ms. Kathy Nakajima and her son who is also a crafter, Mr. Yosuke Katsuno. Ms. Nakajima has a lot of followers in her field and Mr. Katsuno has just come back from his overseas studies in crafting from Paris and now builds a career as a couturier.

In addition, there will be a student fashion designer competition titled “OSAKA MODE GAKUEN ORIGINAL BRAND EXHIBITION SPRING AND SUMMER COLLECTION”, with a sub-theme of “innovative solutions” launched by Osaka Mode Gakuen. At this event, the students will demonstrate their works in a fashion run-way style. The prize will be awarded to the work which has the potential to be commercialized. In cooperation with the students, visitors can try out hair arrangements, make-ups, nail-polishing and other activities organized by them.