30 Mar

ASEAN’S largest international trade fair for textile and garment machineries and accessories set to take place

INDO INTERTEX 2016: One of the most influential textile events in Southeast Asia – Indo Intertex 2016 will be held at Jakarta International Expo, Indonesia from 27 (Wed) –  30 (Sat) April 2016 at the Jakarta International Expo, where more than 610 exhibitors are expected to utilize over 23,300 sqm of space. Products and solutions on display will include the latest in spinning, weaving, knitting, dyeing, printing, textile testing and measurement and control equipment, garment machineries and accessories, textile products as well as all kinds of dyestuff and pigments with expansion in the specialized digital garment printing area.

Huge response from international renowned textile and garment manufacturers are eager to tap into growth opportunities in Indonesia as the country continues its strategic push for quality value added products and higher productivity with sustainable technologies in response towards Asean Economic Community (AEC). 

The IndoIntertex 2016 will further act as a pioneer to lead the transformation and upgrading of the Indonesia textile industry by bringing a full array of product exhibits from all over the world with strong support from international trade bodies and government agencies to initiate Germany , Italy, China, Korea, Taiwan Pavilion followed by number of loyal exhibitors like PICANOL, JUKI, BROTHER, Groz-Beckert which will display the latest new needle generation and FONGS displaying dyeing machine which aimed to improve efficiency, energy saving and environmental friendly.

A strong feature of this year’s fair is the wide range of Chinese exhibitors taking part, which have been grouped by product category to ensure sourcing efficiency for buyers.

Presenting Flawless Combination of Textile Materials with Technology

In addition to a one-stop demonstration of textile machinery and equipment, Indo texprint 2016 concurrently presents manual screen printing demonstration area at Hall C2 to enable onsite visitors interact directly with our screen printing consultant while industry players could access the latest technology, first-hand information and development trends of the textile and clothing market.

Transformation and upgrade needed to meet challenges

Indonesia’s garment industry has several challenges that it needs to address, including the rising labor cost, and the increasing competition from other countries such as Vietnam and Cambodia. To secure sustainable business development in the world market over the long term, Indonesia should improve its export-oriented textile and readymade garments (RMG) sectors and offer more competitive pricings.  While boosting added value to products is one of the best countermeasures, it’s also highly imperative for Indonesia’s garment industry to upgrade its machinery and equipment to effectively meet market challenges.

Focus on industry sustainability: The theme of Indointertex 2016 is ‘Moving forward for ASEAN’s bright market’. The exhibition is not only a mega technology showcase; it also features initiatives underpinning the focus on sustainability.

IndoIntertex will provide an integral element for BizMatch app to assist buyers and sellers connect and facilitate necessary meetings, allowing them to maximize their networking opportunities at the event.

Apart from that, the Indonesian Textile Association will concurrently organize seminar under the theme “Energy Efficiency and conservation for textile and garment industry in Indonesia” where professional speakers highlight the potential energy conservation and sustainable industry development.

On the 2nd day, ANFA (Asia Non-woven Fabric Association) will bring up the prospect of developing applications for nonwovens in Indonesia while WTIN (World Textile Information Network) will create new conference platform for digital printing technologies which covers topic like:

-Tradition meets modernity for digital printing batik design,
-Introducing digital printing into traditional printing operations and
-The development of digital textile printing solutions as contribution to more sustainable manufacturing process.

Other highlights during the four days include the official National Congress of Indonesian Textile Association, on the 27th April. Also over 10 technical presentations will be given by companies highlighting their products and expertise.

The exhibition is expected to attract over 20.000 trade visitors and will be officially opened by Mr. Saleh Husin, Indonesian Ministry of Industry



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