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

關於主辦單位 柏堡活動策劃有限公司

柏堡活動策劃(BTE)在 2011 年成立,總部設於香港,是一家跨領域的活動策劃管理及展會組織公司,在廣州、北京及上 海均設有分公司。BTE 是從事大型活動及展覽的策劃管理、展位銷售、市場營銷推廣,以及現場營運的專家。BTE 每年承辦或主辦超過 20個大型活動及展覽項目,其團隊對活動策劃和展覽會充滿熱情,骨幹成員擁有超過 20年行業經驗, 時刻以專業態度和無比專注打造最有效益的項目,是活動及展覽業中的最佳戰略夥伴。

BTE 主辦及承辦多個世界最頂尖的貿易展覽和大型活動,包括:

  • 亞洲首屆一指的專業視聽和集成體驗商貿展會 – InfoComm China (www.infocomm-china.com) ;
  • 全球最大的PCB和EA展覽會 – HKPCA國際電子電路展覽會 (www.hkpcashow.org);
  • 推動素食及健康綠色生活的亞洲素食展 (www.vegfoodasia.com);
  • 香港及大灣區領先數碼科技專業展會 – 虛擬經濟會議及博覽會 Business GOVirtual Expo & Conference (www.govirtualexpohk.com);
  • 亞太區年度最大規模戶外美酒美食盛典 – 香港美酒佳餚巡禮;
  • 香港最受公眾歡迎的節慶活動 – 香港新春國際匯演之夜 (花車巡遊) (www.discoverhongkong.com)

同時, BTE 每年代理全球近 20 個國際專業展會,為中國企業開拓環球市場。詳情請瀏覽官方網站: www.baobab-tree-event.com

About the Organizer – Baobab Tree Event Management Co., Ltd.

Since its establishment in Hong Kong in 2011, Baobab Tree Event (BTE) has developed into a leading company that specializes in planning and managing a wide array of events and exhibitions. With branches in major cities like Guangzhou, Beijing, and Shanghai, BTE is renowned for its expertise in large-scale event planning, booth sales, marketing promotion, and operational management on-site. The team at BTE is driven by a passion for event organization and boasts core members with over 20 years of experience in the industry. They are dedicated to delivering highly professional and focused services to create the most beneficial outcomes for their partners.

BTE is responsible for organizing and managing several of the world’s leading trade shows and significant events, including:

  • InfoComm China, Asia’s top trade show for professional audiovisual and integrated experience (www.infocomm-china.com);
  • International Electronics Circuit Exhibition (Shenzhen), the world’s largest exhibition for PCB and EA (www.hkpcashow.org);
  • Vegetarian Food Asia, which promotes a vegetarian and healthy green lifestyle (www.vegfoodasia.com);
  • BUSINESS GOVirtual Expo & Conference, a premier digital technology exhibition in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area (www.govirtualexpohk.com);
  • The Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival, the biggest annual outdoor food and wine event in the Asia-Pacific region;
  • The Hong Kong Chinese New Year International Performance Night, an immensely popular public festival featuring a parade (www.discoverhongkong.com).

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 their 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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