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21, 22, 23 September 2017
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Yarnex&TexIndia 2016 - Premier Yarn, Fabrics and Accessories Twin Trade Shows A Grand Success

Exhibitors Delighted at the Response Visitors Throng the Event to Take a Closer Look at the Wide Variety on Display

The 9th edition of Yarnex - India International Yarn Exhibition was held concurrently with the 5th edition of TexIndia - Fabrics, Accessories, Jobwork from 16th to 18th September 2016 at the IKF Complex in Tiruppur. The event brought together manufacturers and buyers from different parts of the country and from abroad and offered a platform for increased coordination and exchange of ideas across the textile value chain.

Organized by SS Textile Media, the organization behind the immensely successful Fabrics & Accessories Trade Show in Bangalore and Delhi, Yarnexand TexIndia2016 was met with high praise from industry insiders. The event saw 92 firms from across the country showcase their latest range of products. A total of 5467 visitors attended the event, as the halls were packed with CMD’s, Managing Directors, CEO’s, Partners, Proprietors, Senior Merchandisers, Designers and Executives of textile and garment companies.

Among the notable exhibitors were Reliance Industries, Cotton USA, Trident Limited, Pallavaa Group, Vardhman Textiles Limited, RSWM Limited, Arvind Limited, Nandan Denim Limited, The Lakshmi Mills Company Limited, Richa Industries Limited, G.M.S. Processors (P) Ltd. andShyamIndofab (P) Ltd., to mention only some.

The event was inaugurated by Mr. Raja M. Shanmugam, President of the Tiruppur Exporters Association (TEA).

Addressing the media on the occasion, Mr. Shanmugam said “The apparel industry in Tiruppur alone contributed Rs. 24,000 crore in foreign exchange to the country’s exchequer last year. This year, we are confident of touching the 30,000 crore mark. Events such as Yarnex are definitely going to play a part in this growth story.”

Offering his thoughts on the event, Mr. Shanmugam added “A wide variety of yarns – galaxy yarns, neps yarns, mélange yarns, recycled yarns, space dyed yarns, slub space dyed yarns, and many more are on display at the event. All top companies such as Reliance, Birla, Indo Rama, and Vardhman are here. It is heartening to see that out of the 92 participants, a significant percentage – 42 exhibitors – are first-time participants, which shows the rising popularity of the event. These companies would have made their decision to attend Yarnex/TexIndia 2016 come only after making a thorough study of the event.”

The stalls at the event showcased the latest in natural, man-made, specialty, and other fibers, a wide range of yarns including natural, blended, man-made, elastic, fancy, and specialty, and apparel fabrics, trims, and embellishments. Firms that specialize in contracting (job work) and other related services were also present at the event.

The show attracted exhibitors from all over the country. It indicates the event’s growing popularity and also goes to show that the people who participate are likely to do so again, as they realize that there is no better platform to showcase their products and services to people from across the industry spectrum. Exhibitorshad come from a number of cities including Mumbai, Surat, Delhi, Ludhiana, Ahmedabad, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Erode, Hyderabad, and Bangalore. Almost every exhibitor waxed eloquent on the excellent organization of the event.

Mr. R.P. Tiwari, Asst. Vice President & Operation Head, Indian Rayon (A Unit of Aditya Birla Nuvo Limited), Gujarat said: “At the outset let me congratulate the organizers for the excellent organization of the event. People get a chance to see whatever new products that have come into the market and manufacturers get a chance to display new kinds of yarns, which is a good thing. Last year, we had launched a new brand called ‘Ray One’, which is doing very well in the market. We have also brought in a new technology called spool spun yarn technology, which is used for manufacturing high quality superfine denier viscose filament yarn. Now, we are trying to consolidate our presence in the knitting segment. Yarnex 2016 being held in Tiruppur, the knitwear capital of the country will help us do that. The event will definitely give our business a boost.”

Mr. Ashwani Sharma, General Manager (Marketing), RSWM Ltd, Tiruppur noted: “We have been taking part at Yarnex/TexIndia for the past seven years. Over the years, we have seen the event grow bigger – the footfalls have increased, the conversion rates have increased, and the fair has grown popular. We have displayed our range of yarns here. We specialize in value added products, which is the need of the hour in the industry.”

Sharing similar views, Mr. Chanraj, Sales Manager, Amarjothi Spinning Mills (P) Ltd, Tiruppur said: “We are regular participants at Yarnex Tiruppur. We have also participated in Yarnex event in Delhi in the past. We are satisfied with the way the event is managed. We have showcased our range of color mélange and fancy yarns and got a satisfactory response from the visitors. We are always on the lookout for new customers and have made a lot of business contacts over the last three days.”

First-time participant at Yarnex, Mr. Peush Narang, Representative, India &Sri Lanka, Cotton Council International, Cotton USA, Ahmedabad stated: “We are participating for the first time in Yarnex and I must say I am very impressed with the organization of the event. As you know, South India is the main market for textiles. 45% of spinning happens in Tamil Nadu, mainly in the Coimbatore – Tiruppur cluster. More and more people here are looking towards imported cotton. We are very happy to say that we have got around 10 to 12 new mills who want to try out our cotton. We want to come here again and again.”

Mr. S.P. Kaushik, G.M. (Marketing), Nandan Denim Ltd., Ahmedabad said: “We are the flagship company of the Chiripal Group. We have exhibited 100% cotton indigo dyed yarn in cone form, which needs no introduction in the industry. This is the first time we are participating at Yarnex and we are impressed with the way the event has been managed. We are also impressed with the number and quality of the visitors Yarnex 2016 has drawn. We will definitely be participating in the next year’s event too and we also hope to increase the scale of our participation.”

One of the key factors behind the popularity and success of Yarnex and TexIndia has been the quality of visitors. A glance at the event’s past history shows that the fair always attracts serious decision makers from India and abroad, who are interested in the latest offerings and trends from the yarn, fabrics, and accessories segments. It was no different this year, as top executives, merchandisers, and designers from states across India and countries like Malaysia, Ukraine, Germany, and USA attended the event.

The show received overwhelming response from every stakeholder in the textile industry, who made it a point to visit the event and see the latest offerings in yarns, fabrics, and accessories showcased at the show. There was almost unanimous approval about the variety of products on display. The live feedback received from the visitors revealed that over 95% of them were able to find the product they were looking for at the fair.

Mr. Roman Panasyuk, Imports Manager, Arber Fashion Group, Ukraine said: “I am happy to have attended Yarnex 2016. I really like the event’s energy. I am looking to source high quality yarn and have talked to a number of exhibitors.”

A regular at Yarnex events, Mr. Balaji Manikandan, Head – Product Development, Eastman Exports, Tiruppur, said: “I have been regularly visiting Yarnex events in Tiruppur. I have seen the growth and progression of the event over the years and am very impressed. I am looking to source viscose and have made a number of business contacts here. My experience this year, as in the past, has been positive. I will be in attendance for the next year too.”

Sharing his views on the event, Mr. Anubhav Tibrewal, CMO,Jagannath Textiles, as established name in the textile industry, said: “I have been a regular visitor at Yarnex and TexIndia events. I am primarily interested in seeing the latest trends in mélange yarn. The event organizers have done a very good job.”

Impressed with the exhibit range, Ms. K. Priyadarshini, Executive – Design, Brandis Manufacturing and Marketing (P) Ltd, Bangalore said: “We are actually garment manufacturers. This is our first time at a Yarnex/TexIndia event. We came here to take a look at the fabrics on display. We are into active wear and sportswear for men and women. We are interested in fabrics like polyester and spandex. There is a lot of interesting stuff on display and we wanted to take a look at the latest trends and new products and technologies. We got a chance to meet with people who are into sublimation printing, which is another one of the reasons we came here for.”

Dato’ Dr. Najmil Faiz, Managing Director, Malaysia stated: “I have to say that Yarnex/TexIndia 2016 is one of the best managed events I have attended so far. I am impressed with the quality of the products displayed at the event. Overall, it has been a very satisfactory experience for me.”

The successful conduct of the twin shows is yet another feather in the cap of the organizers – SS Textile Media. A happy Mr. Krishnamurthy - CEO& Executive Director, SS Textile Media – said: “It has always been our endeavor to provide the right kind of platform for positive interaction between the buyers and sellers. Our team is always on the lookout for suggestions for further improvement. We welcome constructive criticism, for it will help us improve the standard of the event further. It is this kind of approach that has enabled Yarnex events to become the premier trade shows for sourcing and business networking over the years. I thank all the exhibitors and visitors for making the event a grand success.”

For further details contact
Mr. P Krishnamurthy - CEO & Executive Director
S S Textile Media Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore
Tel: 25214711 / 41151841 Mobile: +91 9845446570 / 9342566532
E-mail: sstm@fnashow.in; sstm@textilefairsindia.com; URL: www.textilefairsindia.com

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