ANEX to be Held in Taiwan Next Week

Over 300 exhibitors expected at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center

 The Asian Nonwovens Exhibition and Conference (ANEX 2024), jointly organized by the Asia Nonwoven Fabrics Association (ANFA) and the Taiwan Nonwoven Fabrics Industry Association (TNFIA), will make its debut at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from May 22 – 24. The exhibition has attracted more than 300 exhibitors from 18 countries and regions, with a total of 700 booths.

This exhibition gathers reputable companies and will focus on showcasing nonwoven-related raw materials, manufacturing equipment, and applications. At the same time, over a quarter of the world’s top 40 nonwoven companies will be present at ANEX 2024, including Freudenberg, Toray, Zhejiang Kingsafe, Fibertex Personal Care, Nan Liu, KNH, Jinjiang Xingtai, TOYOBO, UNITIKA, and DAIWABO.

Among the nonwoven manufacturing equipment manufacturers are Andritz, Reifenhäuser, A.Celli, SAMHWA, Art Logic Automation and Valmet AB.

In addition to raw materials and equipment, the exhibition will also present various application scenarios of nonwovens. To provide visitors with a better understanding of the wide-ranging applications of nonwovens, the Taiwan Nonwovens Industry Association will set up a “Sustainable Innovation Pavilion,” focusing on medical and health, household, automotive, and other three major themes, showcasing Taiwan’s nonwoven industry’s cross-domain applications and sustainable environmental protection technology innovation.

At the same time, to further promote the transformation of the textile industry towards net-zero sustainability in recent years, such as intelligence, low-carbon, circular sustainability, innovation research and development, etc., the pavilion will also set up a special area to promote the environmental sustainability and technological upgrades and achievements of Taiwan’s textile industry.

ANEX 2024 focuses on environmental protection and ESG issues under the theme “Sustainability Innovating with Nonwovens.” The exhibition will hold multiple thematic lectures and seminars, including the “ANEX Keynote Speech,” inviting Director Ms. Cynthia Kiang of the International Trade Bureau of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Chairman Dr. Kirk Hwang of the Taiwan Textile Federation and the Taiwan Pulp and Paper Industry Association, and Vice President Dr. Sheng-fu Chiu of the Textile Industry Institute, to bring different industry perspectives and analyses from the government, enterprises, and academia; the “Asia Nonwovens Conference” will invite international professional speakers, including Dr. Peter Tsai, the inventor of the N95 mask who assisted the association during the epidemic, Truetzschler, Shinih enterprise, Freudenberg, Berry, BASF, TEIJIN, and other well-known companies, to share insights on sustainable innovation, advanced technology research and development, and international trends in the industry; the “Global Nonwovens Forum (GNS)” will be shared by the Asia Nonwoven Fabrics Association (ANFA), the European Disposable and Nonwovens Association (EDANA), and the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) to discuss nonwoven market trends in various regions, and finally, representatives from Vietnam, India, Indonesia and Malaysia will hold discussions.

In addition, there will be an A-NEXT HUB innovation technology presentation session, where companies such as Sateri, ExxonMobil, TSRC, Henkel, YUHO, Logic Art automation, Kuraray, Dalian Huayang, as well as industry organizations such as the Hong Kong Nonwovens Association (HKNA) and the Industrial Delegation of Eskisehir Province, Turkey, will take turns to exchange technical ideas and explore cooperation opportunities with attending audiences.

Source: Nonwovens Industry – Breaking News

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