Every 6 years, nonwoven exhibitions Asia Nonwovens Exhibition and Conference (ANEX) and Shanghai International Nonwovens Exhibition (SINCE) are held together. The next ANEX-SINCE 2021 will be held from July 22-24 in Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre (SWEECC), Shanghai, China. ANEX is generally held every 3 years and SINCE every 2 years.

ANEX-SINCE has formed an industry value chain covering from nonwovens raw materials, nonwovens production machinery & accessories, nonwovens roll goods, testing and inspection machinery to converted goods. The related industries covered are hygiene, filtration, fabrics & apparels, medical, automotive, wiping, home furnishings & upholstery etc.

SINCE 2019 had attracted almost 500 exhibitors from 25 countries and regions. Audience numbers also grew significantly with 26,866 professional viewers and buyers from around the world.

As a technical and trade platform of nonwovens industry, both ANEX and SINCE focus on the latest intellectual and development trends. In 2021, the Global Nonwovens Summit (GNS) launched by Asia Nonwoven Fabrics Association (ANFA), EDANA, INDA, will also be held on the exhibition site. At GNS, industry leaders will give speeches at the seminar and talk about the latest market trends, advanced technology and innovative applications of nonwoven materials.

ANEX-SINCE 2021 is expected to attract more than 600 exhibitors and 30,000 professional visitors with 35,000 square-metres display area.

ANFA is the only international trade association, which represents the nonwovens industry in Asia both in name and substances, to contribute to healthy growth of nonwovens-related industries in Asia. ANFA has more than 300 members companies, presenting the primary companies of global or Asian nonwovens industry from Japan, Mainland China, Taiwan, Korea, Hong Kong, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Pakistan, etc. countries and areas. Since the establishment, ANFA has made a great contribution to the sound growth of the nonwovens industry all over the Asia region. Besides, representing Asia, ANFA keeps a close linkage with INDA in North America and EDANA in Europe.

China Nonwovens Technical Association (CNTA) devotes to technical innovation and R&D in nonwovens, filtration; import and export of nonwovens (roll goods, converted products), filter media, and related raw materials, machine parts, equipments, chemical, instruments etc; consulting of investment, cooperation, trade, etc for foreign companies; organising international S&T exchange, conference and exhibition etc, promoting trade, cooperation, between Chinese companies and foreign partners.

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