Around thirty exhibitors – lace-makers and embroiderers, weavers and manufacturers, knit or accessories specialists – are returning after several sessions of absence or are joining the show for the first time this session.
Antares: launched in 1996, this producer of circular knits for intimates, swimwear and outerwear, offers a wide range of different weights (60 – 300 g) and materials: polyamide, polyester, cotton, viscose, Micromodal, wool and silk.
Bouvelle: French family firm, created in 1948, specializing in the production of 100% French rigid warp-knits for the lingerie sector (60% of activities). It offers polyamide type microfibres, polyester fibres with a special hand-feel and cottons.
ESF/Payen: founded in 1839, it invented the Pagastic® elastic yarn, developed in 1965. Payen designs, develops and sells a wide range of stretch fabrics under the ESF brand. ESF is at the cutting-edge of the world’s most technical and finest stretch fabrics.
Estilmar: created in 1981, this specialist in fabric for the swimwear (over 300 motifs) and intimates markets offers printed flat knits: digital, flat-bad and rotary screen printing. 100% Made in Spain production.
Seiren: this Japanese company, created in 1889, offers a variety of high-tech digital print solutions, including Viscotecs® which offers a range of graphic options and VISCOMAGIC™, a process which dissolves polyester in order to create different compression zones in a single fabric.
Wanjiali: specializing in knitted lace and knit fabrics since 2002, it produces 672,000 metres of warp knits, 652,000 metres of weft knits and 517,000 metres of lace each month, on Jacquardtronic, Textronic and chopper bar machines.