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ShanghaiTex 2017(updated October 23, 2017)

27. November 2017 - 30. November 2017

November 27 – 30, 2017 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai Pudong, China

Knitting in Lifestyle – Knitting technology is always evolving in accordance to our ever-changing lifestyle. Thus it penetrates our lives with diverse appearances, functions and applications. In view of our different lifestyles, ShanghaiTex 2017 November 27-30, 2017 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre in Shanghai Pudong,China, will explore the cutting-edge knitting technology and application to stimulate innovation and inspiration among textile manufacturers

The 18th Shanghai International Textile Machinery Exhibition (ShanghaiTex 2017) focuses on the world’s latest innovative textile technology, high-growth application sectors and cross-border technology, thereby assisting industry to overcome challenges and spark new opportunities on the way to industry 4.0.

The expectations

In response to the “Customization” trend, ShanghaiTex 2017 contributes to the progressive realization of industry 4.0 through promotion of advancement in production, digitalization, sustainability and servitization, to breathe new dynamics and value to the industry and assist Chinese textile to rank among the world’s manufacturing powers.

High Performance Textiles

Emerging technology of functional fibre processing levelled-up the properties of knitwear, such as elasticity, air permeability, softness, and anti-wrinkle etc. The combination of fashion and function has delivered excellent performance and aesthetics of apparel.

Yet a lot more value -added properties are to be considered in developing functional wear:

  • Waterproof and UV resistant
  • Thermal Balance
  • Moisture Wicking
  • Radiation Protection
  • High Tensile Strength

Buyers can explore the latest technologies of different functions at ShanghaiTex 2017.

The Floor Plan






















Smart Textile and Wearable Technology

With the development of textile technology, apparel industry has made some breakthroughs in terms of comfort and warmth retaining. The revolutionary integration of electronics and textiles has enabled Smart Textiles to sense and react to changing environment, which has triggered a revolutionary change in the industry.

ShanghaiTex 2017 will unveil the aims and challenges behind smart textile, bringing topics such as conductive fabrics and soft batteries under the spotlight.

Gateway to Fastest Growing Market: NEW Sports Textiles Technology Zone         

The emphasis on versatility, convenience, fashion and comfort is generating a strong demand for sports and fitness textiles. This segment is expected to garner the fastest growth.

The newly launched “Sports Textiles Technology Zone” at ShanghaiTex 2017 will highlight the technology and equipment used in sports textile. A series of conferences and activities in this field will also explore cutting-edge design and trends for sportswear, footwear, fashion, smart fabric developers and other industry professionals.

The Textile Secrets in Automobile

With the new automotive textiles technology theme zone at ShanghaiTex 2017, “The Textile Secrets in Automobile” endeavors to bring the automotive textile a brighter future. Professional seminars will be concurrently held to gather industry elites to talk and explore the latest automotive textile trends and technology with visitors.

Asia is now the world’s fastest growing region for automobile, where textiles are widely applied on automotive production such as seat cover, carpets, roof, heat/sound absorption materials, etc.

Together with the stricter requirement on technology, professionalism and customization from automobile manufacturers, ShanghaiTex 2017 will focus on the latest fiber and technology with a wide range of production solutions to assist industry players in grasping the opportunities under this growing market.

Enjoy Exclusive Business Matching Service at ShanghaiTex 2017

The 18th International Exhibition on Textile Industry (hereinafter as “ShanghaiTex 2017”) will be grandly held at Shanghai New Expo Centre on 27-30 November 2017. In order to provide a better experience to industry players, on-site business matching service will be set up to line up buyers with machinery manufacturers, traders, brands or OEMs based on their purchasing needs, creating enormous business opportunities for both parties

Buyers will have an excellent experience through our Business Matching Service, grasping the latest market trends, meeting the prefect exhibitors and most importantly expanding their business network. They’ll also enjoy following buyer privileges:

  1. Free VIP Admission Badge
  2. Free Daily Lunch Coupons
  3. Complimentary Copy of Exhibition Catalogue
  4. Express Show Admission
  5. Exclusive Use of VIP Lounge

Click here for the partial exhibitor list. For any questions or to apply, please send your details to agnestai@adsale.com.hk. Our Business Matching Team will be glad to assist you through every step of your application process.


ShanghaiTex 2017 Unveiling the Heyday of Digital Printing Technology
Being the combination of technology and art, digital printing is going to lead the future trend of product development. The continuous improvement of digital printing technology has brought new concepts to textile printing. And the advanced production mechanism provides unprecedented opportunities for the whole industry. With gradual dissemination, digital printing products are getting more and more popular, and will become an inevitable trend of future printing and dyeing industry.

Focusing on the characterics short production cycle, low-volume and on-demand production of digital printing, ShanghaiTex 2017 (November 27-30,  2017 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre) will unleash the latest digital printing technology and application under the “customization” trend, bringing itsgreat development potential towards industry 4.0.

Spinning Industry players party  

China is the world’s largest country for textile producers, consumers and exporters with the most complete range of textile industry chain; it has the obvious advantage and solid foundation towards the global market. With the development of science technology and the arrival of Internet plus era, the future of textile industry will open to a new pattern.

ShanghaiTex 2017 (27-30 November 2017 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre) will cover 5 thematic zones including Spinning & Techtextile Machinery, Weaving Machinery, Knitting & Hosiery Machinery, Printing/Dyeing/Finishing/Digital Printing Machinery, and Spare Parts & Accessories. The Spinning & Techtextile Machinery Zone, covering Hall E1 and E2, will gather industry elites to showcase their latest technologies. Let’s have a quick glance at the exhibitors and technology to be showcased at the show floor.


Pre-Registration is now open and can be made here


27. November 2017
30. November 2017
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