HONG KONG --(ASIA TODAY)- With around 200 exhibitors already confirmed to participate, the Spring Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles is set to return to the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai from 15 – 17 March. The fair stands out as the leading trading event for finished products in China as it is held during the country’s peak sourcing time for such products including duvets, pillows, bedding and towelling. The latest figures reflect steady growth in demand for finished products in China, with Q1 2016 domestic sales of towels and bedding products increasing 8.1% and 6.8% respectively compared to Q1 2015.
CCI debut and Lenzing return to the Spring Edition
The presence of Lenzing, Cotton Council International (CCI) and the India Pavilion is the highlight of the overseas offerings this edition. Lenzing, the world leader in botanic cellulosic fibre technology and manufacturing will feature their leading brands, such as TENCEL®, Lenzing Modal®, MicroModal®, ProModal®, Lenzing Viscose® and LenzingTM FR, as well as introduce the company’s new developments for the hotel business. CCI will also join the Spring Edition for the first time to connect buyers and sellers along the entire supply chain through its COTTON USA Sourcing and Sourcing USA programmes. In addition, the debut India Pavilion organised by the Powerloom Development & Export Promotion Council (PDEXCIL) will lead the 10 pavilion members in demonstrating their powerloom bedding and bath products.
As a dedicated exhibition for finished products, the fair accommodates the foremost bedding companies in China as well as distributors of overseas brands, providing buyers with a range of quality products. These include Anhui Honren, Grace Textile, Heng Yuan Xiang, Hexin, Jiangyin Hongliu, Jihua 3542, Jinbaili, Mercury, Pacific Home Fashion, Shanghai Luolai (the distributor of Sheridan from Australia), Sunvim Group, Yueda and Yuyue Home Textile.
The Spring Edition is held concurrently with four other textile events: Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition, Yarn Expo Spring, CHIC and PH Value. Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles – Spring & Autumn Editions are organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd; the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT; and the China Home Textile Association (CHTA).