Vietnam is not only a big but also a growing apparel manufacturing destination. However, it lacks the import of domestically produced yarns, fabrics and trims. To bring the vendors to garment manufacturers, Vietnam International Textile and Garment Industry Exhibition (VTG) organizes an exhibition every year that attracts hundreds of exhibitors from across the globe. At the current show (16th edition), slated to be held from 23-26 November 2016, about 250 exhibitors at 550 booths from 15 countries will showcase their products.
VTG 2016 will witness participation from around 250 exhibitors from 15 countries showcasing their products and innovations.
Organized with support from Vietnam National Trade Fair & Advertising Joint-stock Company (VINEXAD), Yorkers Trade & Marketing Service Co. Ltd., Chan Chao International Co. Ltd., and co-organized by Ministry of Industry & Trade Vietnam, Hong Kong Apparel Machinery Association, Guandong Sewing Equipment Chamber of Commerce and Paper Communication Exhibition Services, the exhibition is expected to attract more than 12,000 visitors this year.
Among the 250 exhibitors, most of them will be from China followed by 24 from India including 15 companies from yarn and fabric segment which TEXPROCIL, a trade association, will be bringing to showcase their products at VTG.
The companies are very excited to be in Vietnam…“We have our entire range of woven shirting fabrics on offer, in 100% cotton, linen, mélange, grindle, PC, CVC, polyester and different varieties of intimate blended yarns like tencel cotton, excel cotton, cotton slub, excel linen, cotton linen, etc. We will be showcasing our unique collection in yarn-dyed checks, stripes, jacquard, dobby, solid piece-dyed dobby, and print on double cloth and dobby,” shares Aneesh Nair, Logistics Manager, Olive Tex Silk Mills Pvt. Ltd.
Another company with unique set of products is Texperts India… “Through our participation, we are looking to feed the Vietnamese market with key products such as knitted fleece fabrics in polyester, cotton and cotton blends, polyester knits sportswear fabrics, polyester knits functional wear fabrics with moisture management finish, fashion fabrics for ladies’ apparel and outerwear jacket fabrics in 100% polyester,” avers Sharad Sahghai, Director, Texperts India Pvt. Ltd.
VTG has become one of the most influential and comprehensive exhibitions for textile and garment industry of the country by providing a platform to the Vietnamese textile and clothing manufacturers to show their innovations and capabilities.
This year again, the fair will focus on segments like spinning machinery and accessories, looms, yarn processing machinery and accessories, weaving machinery and accessories, bleaching and washing machines, chemicals and dyes, embroidery equipment, knitting machinery, testing equipment, textile screen printing machinery, etc. Such wide ranging exhibits show how much Vietnamese textile and garment sector has to offer to the world.
At the event, HIKARI, a Chinese company, will exhibit sewing machines specifically for knits, all of which work on a direct-drive motor and are equipped with an auto-trimmer and are computerized. The H8800E-7C model by the company is a high-speed lockstitch machine with a built-in control box and an inner auto foot lifter. Another machine by HIKARI – HX6914T-03, is a high-speed 4-thread overlock machine with a cylinder-bed and a pneumatic side-suction auto-trimmer that makes it easy for extra thread to be removed from the finished seam. Along with these, the company will display more versions of its overlock, flatlock, bar-tacking and buttoning machines, with a new version of their 13-needle chainstitch machine.
“Vietnam is among the top three largest garment markets in Asia and thanks to the good policies and support from its Government, garment industry in the country is booming which helps attract more foreign investment and opens up more opportunities for sewing machinery manufacturers,” said Kyle Lee, HIKARI (Shanghai) Precise Machinery Science and Technology Co. Ltd.
Over the course of time, the four-day show has seen a gradual increase in footfall each year as interest in textile, garment, and accessories firms has also been on the rise in Vietnam… And the 2016 edition of VTG will also continue with the aim to attract trade visitors, buyers, and executives from textile and apparel companies and regional research institutions worldwide.