The Cinte Techtextil China 2018 edition saw 485 exhibitors take part.
The Cinte Techtextil China 2018 edition saw 485 exhibitors take part.

The 14th edition of Cinte Techtextil China will take place from 2-4 September, 2020 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in halls N2 - N4.

Recognising the important role the technical textiles and nonwovens sector has played in combating the COVID-19 pandemic and new opportunities in future for suppliers, a Medical and Protective Zone will be debuted.

The Medical and Protective Zone is a special display area dedicated to textile products and technologies focused on epidemic prevention. Suppliers can utilise this zone to showcase their abilities in producing PPE and other medical and protective equipment, connect with potential partners for future collaboration.

“We would like to give these suppliers as much visibility as possible to showcase their expertise and capabilities at an Asia’s leading fair,” Ms Wendy Wen, Senior General Manager of Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd commented.

On the other hand, China’s technical textiles and nonwovens sector has shown growth for a number of years, especially for nonwovens. Annual output of nonwoven fabrics of large-scale Chinese companies in 2019 reached 5.03 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 9.9%.

40 international economists polled by Reuters in February did predict a contraction in the economy in quarter one, but were optimistic that the economy would bounce back in the second quarter. The global demand soaring for products made from nonwovens, including face masks, antibacterial wet wipes, protective apparel and more.

The 2018 edition saw 485 exhibitors take part, nearly 40% of which were international brands, while the fair recorded 13,203 visits from 55 countries & regions.