About ANTEX Asia

Market Trend

The non-woven fabrics market is experiencing significant global growth, with a projected increase from $51.31 billion in 2022 to $54.8 billion in 2023, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.8%. Furthermore, the market is expected to reach $73.13 billion in 2027, with a CAGR of 7.5%.

Southeast Asia's favorable demographics, economic conditions, and growing market penetration make it an attractive region for nonwovens growth. The presence of four global disposable hygiene product manufacturers in Southeast Asia further highlights its popularity as an export manufacturing base. Thailand stands out as a rapid-growth nucleus in the nonwoven market, with a strong 48% share, equivalent to 162,000 tons of capacity distributed among four major producers.2 Thailand is poised to house the largest concentration of spunbonded polypropylene capacity in Southeast Asia by 2023.

On the other hand, Thailand holds the distinction of being the largest automobile producer in Southeast Asia. In 2022, Thailand manufactured 1.88 million vehicles, highlighting its prowess in the automotive sector. With a concerted push towards the growth of the Electric Vehicle (EV) industry, experts project that annual vehicle production could surge beyond 1.9 million units.3 The application of nonwoven materials in automobile manufacturing underscores the substantial and burgeoning market in Thailand.

About the show

Asia Nonwovens Technology Expo (ANTEX Asia) serves as more than a mere display of the current state but also sheds light on the current market trends. A central focus on sustainability has come to the forefront, with manufacturers incorporating recycled or biodegradable materials, and adopting eco-friendly production processes, as well as technology and automation are elevating product quality, performance, and manufacturing efficiency.

Concurrent Event:
Future Fabric Summit

The premier summit that highlights the dynamic market trends and showcases the intersection of innovation & sustainability in the non-woven industry. Esteemed leaders and experts unveil the latest industry insights and technologies of new fabric materials which can achieve responsible production and bring sustainability to the industry. Let’s discover the future of non-woven fabrics and gain a competitive edge in this rapidly evolving market!

ANTEX Asia is a unique opportunity to explore the dynamic world of non-woven textiles, stay ahead of the curve, and be part of the industry's transformative journey.

About Organizers

Baobab Tree Event Management Company Limited

Founded in 2011 with its headquarters in Hong Kong, Baobab Tree Event Management Co., Ltd. (BTE) is the Professional Event Organizer for IAVC 2024. Specializing in the planning and management of premier events and exhibitions, BTE operates branches in Guangzhou, Shanghai and Beijing. With over 20 years of industry experience, the company delivers projects with exceptional professionalism. Committed to sustainability, BTE integrates ESG measures and promotes sustainable development Serving as a sales agent for nearly 20 international exhibitions annually, BTE also helps Chinese companies expand into global markets.

BTE organizes, manages and represents a number of the world’s leading trade shows and significant events, including:

– Integrated Systems Europe (Europe)

– InfoComm (USA)

– Beijing InfoComm China (China)

– InfoComm India (India)

– InfoComm Asia (Thailand)

– Integrate Expo (Australia)

– International Electronics Circuit Exhibition (Shenzhen) (China)

– Southern China Smart Manufacturing & Innotech Fair (SMF) (China)

– IAAPA Expo Asia (Asia)

– Cathay International Chinese New Year Night Parade (Hong Kong, China)

– Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival (Hong Kong, China)

– HSBC 150th Anniversary Banknote (Hong Kong, China)

– BOCHK Commemorative Banknote Collection (Hong Kong, China)

– BUSINESS GOVirtual Expo & Conference (Hong Kong, China)

– Vegetarian Food Asia (Hong Kong, China)

– ANTEX Asia (Thailand)

– Beyond Women Fest (Hong Kong, China)

and more……

Additionally, BTE acts as an agent for nearly 20 international professional exhibitions annually, helping Chinese companies expand into global markets. For more details, please visit the official website: www.baobab-tree-event.com.

MGT Expo Planning and Management Ltd

MGT Expo Planning and Management Ltd. (MGT) takes pride in its founding team of seasoned professionals who are passionate about optimizing business effectiveness and marketing performance, committing to exhibitions that inspire, engage, and connect business people. 

Grace Mak, founder of MGT, is well recognized in the exhibition industry with her 30 years of experience. Grace has a proven track record of success in developing and executing successful exhibition strategies in Asia, and is well connected with many professional trade associations globally. Grace has a deep understanding of the needs of exhibitors, trade buyers, and is knowledgeable to lead and develop holistic B2B event strategies.

Tradelink Co., Ltd


Tradelink Co., Ltd in Japan was founded by Nao Kozuka who has over 40 years of experience in organizing and managing B2B and B2C exhibitions, covering more than 10 different industries. Mr. Kozuka launched the first Nonwoven trade show in Asia 35 years ago and has been involved in various nonwoven events ever since.  His rich experience and expertise in the nonwoven industry is a truly valuable asset for the launch of Antex Asia. 

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