"The autumn edition of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles will be held from August 28-31, 2019 in Shanghai. The exhibition, to be attended by over 1,000 exhibitors from 25 countries, will provide solutions for the contract business and whole-home sectors."
The autumn edition of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles will be held from August 28-31, 2019 in Shanghai. The exhibition, to be attended by over 1,000 exhibitors from 25 countries, will provide solutions for the contract business and whole-home sectors.
To be organsised by Messe Frankfurt (HK), the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT; and the China Home Textile Association (CHTA), Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles –Autumn Edition will offer products that satisfy all sourcing needs of its customers. These include: bed & bath, decorative, upholstery & window treatment fabrics, carpet & rugs, wall & interior decorations, editors, whole-home solutions, design studios and digital printing technology.
The finished product zone
The finished product zone will include a number of international suppliers such as:
• Denmark-based Fossflakes will offers products made of 100 per cent extended polyethylene polymers and so is naturally hypoallergenic, which makes it a suitable filling material for allergy and asthma sufferers. These new products are easy to maintain and longer lasting than similar synthetic products.
• Japan-based Fujishinkou will focus on manufacturing down comforter. The company partners with farms in Hungary and Poland to use high quality down.
• Australian company Jaspa Herington will offers a large variety of pillows, quilts, protectors, foam & wool underlays and more. They also provide products especially designed for allergy sufferers, and therapeutic use.
• Hungary-based Naturtex specialises in wool, feather and down processing as well as bedding product manufacturing, their products are made of pure down, pure feather and different functional synthetics. They also use Actigard™ technology to ensure the products are non-allergenic.
Return of Contract Business 360o concept
Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles will also introduce the Contract Business 360o concept with renowned contract upholstery exhibitors, editors and various information sessions, tours by industry experts and more ensuring a holistic offering for this fast-growing sector. Some of the upholstery fabrics suppliers participating this year include:
• Ateja Tritunggal PT (Indonesia): The fabrics offered by this company pass stringent tests for fire retardancy, abrasion and other technical requirements. It also provides special development teams are available for specific projects such as offices, auditoriums, hospitals, airports and hotels.
• Bestex (China): Bestex produces polyester and fiberglass screen fabrics, with Trevira screens as one of their product options. All their fabrics are flame retardant, and comply with Greenguard, Oeko-Tex and Reach Regulations.
• Culp Inc (USA): The LiveSmart fabrics of this company are produced exclusively with performance yarns that are encapsulated with a stain- and moisture-repellent finish for exceptional cleanability.
• Diaz Sunprotection NV (Belgium): Their Duette® Shades are designed to keep the heat out. The fabric is formed in a honey comb structure, which serves as an isolating layer in front of the window. During summer, this layer blocks the heat transmission from outside to inside, while during winter, this prevents warmth escaping through the glass.
• Elastron (Portugal): Elastron offers products specifically developed to satisfy demanding markets in the areas of contract, decoration and outdoor. The main features of their products include easy-to-clean, high-scratch resistance, fire-retardant and chemical solvents-free.
• Hangzhou Longshi Textile Co (China): Their blackout fabrics are fire-retardant, heat-insulative, and waterproof- and noise-reducing, and are ideal for household and hotel use.
• SIC Global Textiles (Poland): SIC Global Textiles offers a broad range of furniture and decorative fabrics for both domestic and contract sectors. Their blackout fabrics are especially useful for public places, such as hotels or restaurants.
The fair’s fringe programme will feature a number of zones and events related to these areas. This includes an IP licensing seminar for finished products, as well as a display area with IP products. And for contract business, seminars will focus on topics such as textiles for hotel, office and commercial space design. While a display area for contract business focusing on the practical utilisation of fabrics in commercial spaces has been developed in conjunction with a young local designer, Zhou You.