International Apparel Sourcing Show Remains Popular in New York Market

Aug 5, 2014

Sold Out Show Floor Features International Pavilions

Co-location with Texworld USA and Home Textiles Sourcing Expo Provides Full Spectrum of Sourcing Options

The fifth edition of the International Apparel Sourcing Show remains a must see event focusing on the production supply chain for contract manufacturing, original design manufacturing and private label development. The show returns to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center July 22 – 24, 2014 and is co-located with Texworld USA and the Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, creating one of the largest sourcing destinations in the U.S.

For the fifth year in a row, the International Apparel Sourcing Show has seen an increase in exhibitor participation and new country pavilions. The event will feature many of the world’s top apparel producing companies from around the globe including: Colombia, Mauritius, Pakistan, China, Guatemala, the United States and first time exhibitors from Mongolia. Messe Frankfurt, Inc. organizes the International Apparel Sourcing Show together with the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT TEX).

“We look forward to welcoming back our elite and new exhibitors to the International Apparel Sourcing Show. We sincerely appreciate our exhibitors and visitors for their continued support. An increase of 20% in exhibit space is proof that our event remains a vital sourcing event for the apparel industry,” commented Kristy Meade, Group Show Director, Messe Frankfurt, Inc.

Sold Out Show Floor Features International Pavilions

With a full capacity, sold out show floor containing over 180 exhibitors from around the globe, attendees will have more apparel sourcing options than ever. Returning national pavilions from Colombia and Mauritius will be showcasing their top suppliers along with first time pavlion participant, Guatemala. Focusing on woven and knitted garments, most exhibitors supply activewear, childrenswear, menswear and womenswear to the international markets. In addition, the companies offer a variety of customer-oriented services such as contract manufacturing, ODM (origin design manufacturing) and private label development.

Colombia Pavilion participants include:

Textiles Lafayette S.A.
Vertically integrated textiles company headquartered in Bogota Colombia with 1,600 employees and a production facility of approximately 900,000 square feet. Specialties include yarn manufacturing, weaving, knitting, dying, printing and finishing.

Vila S.A.S.
Specializes in the latest trends in women’s lingerie. Procuct line includes bra cups for swimwear and lingerie, hook and eye tape, apparel foam, dying and accessories.

Proexport Colombia, N.Y.
Provides business opportunities, clear information on requirements, strategies for expanding services and goods at an international level, participation in business fairs and assistance by experts for investors, exporters, and professionals that wish to come closer to their dreams.

Tejidos Gulfer
Founded 43 years ago with the goal of producing exclusive fabrics and innovative accessories for fashion sportswear and lingerie.

A diverisfied all-in-one supplier of brand identification solutions ranging from labels and heat transfers to hangtags and patches known world-wide for excellent quality, lead time and unparalleled personalized service.

Herrajes Dudi S.A.S.
Manufacturers of metal and plastic hardware, accessories, findings, and trims for lingerie, swimwear, jeans, sportswear and formal wear.

Mauritius Pavilion participants include:

Star Knitwear
Fully integreated vertical unit garment manufacturing company producing over 1,000,000 pieces per month for the European, South African and American markets.

VR Creations
Manufacturer of pullovers, cardigans, and shawls in various guages and yarn compositions. Company focus is on personalized customer service and quality assurance.

Fairy Textiles
Apparel manufacturer established in 1986. Current products include a wide range of pants, shorts, jeans, jackets and uniforms in various types of fabrics including denim, twill, Gabardine and canvas.

Craft Aid Ltd.
Non-profit marketing organization dedicated to the welfare of disabled people and is a member fo the WFTO (World Free Trade Organization). Their products are FLO (Fair Trade International) and GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) certified.

RT Knits & Richfield Tang
Vertically integrated circular knit garment manufacturer including printing, embroidery and garment washing and dyeing.

Firemont Group (Firemont + FM Denim)
Largest denim jeans manufacturer in the African region. Vertically integrated organization from sourcing cotton to producing finished garments utilzing the latest technologies.

Palmar (Knits + Woven)
Knitted and woven garment manufacturer offering full package production combined with innovation and excellent reliability.

Corona Clothing
Manufacturer of beautifully crafted apparel using traditional tailoring techniques to create moden and innovative garments for the luxury market.

One of the leading, veritically integrated garment manufacturers in the world. They are headquartered in Mauritius with design and marketing offices in in U.K., France and South Africa focusing on contemporary fashion designs.

Enterprise Mauritius
Professional organization promoting companies within Mauritius by organizing trade shows, providing market intelligence and industry surveys.

Guatemala Pavilion participants include:

Guatemala’s textile and apparel association that promotes business domestically and internationally, representing more than 140 apparel manufacturers, 29 textile mills and 250 finishing and trim companies.

Established in 1994, this full package service provider offers fabric and trim development, apparel manufacturing and program management. Their specialities include polo shirts and uniforms.

Divino Seas
Established in 2013 as the first swimwear brand in Guatemala and Central America. They produce swimwear for men, women and children and donate 5% of their profits to charities associated with environmental education issues affecting bodies of water including lakes, rivers, streams and oceans.

B. Frog
Clothing and apparel company founded with a dual purpose: to create fashionable clothing using distinct textiles and to donate a portion of profits from every sale to charties benefiting children and families in need.

Tejidos Corporativos
High capacity garment manufacturer producing over 1 million yards per month specializing in weaving and circular and warp knitting.

Textiles Del Sol
Manufacturer of active sportwear, swimwear and underwear. Full package service provider that is able to offer quick response for small orders as well as replenishment programs.

Hilos De La Coina
Children’s wear manufacturer specializing in sleepwear, t-shirts, hoodies, bibs and caps.

Textile mill focused on producing Tricot, jersey, mesh, tulle and dazzle fabrics. Technologically advanced machinery allows them to create custom fabrics from raw materials.

Elasticos Textiles
One of the largest producers of elastics in Central America. In business for more than 20 years, this is a full service provider covering the entire process from product development, to production to shipping.

Nylontex, Booth
Seamless and hoseiry manufacturer with 50 years of experience within Central America, Mexico and the United States markets. Their specialities include seamless shapewear, men’s and women’s sportswear and high-end hosiery products.

Full service apparel manufacturer specialized in sportswear, activewear and knit garments for children.

Co-location with Texworld USA and Home Textiles Sourcing Expo Provides Full Spectrum of Sourcing Options

The International Apparel Sourcing Show is once again co-located with Texworld USA, the largest apparel fabrics show in North America, and Home Textile Sourcing Expo, which focuses on finished soft goods for the home. In July 2013, the three co-located events drew 730 exhibitors and more than 5,200 attendees.

The co-location of three shows provides attendees endless sourcing options from apparel textiles and production to finished soft goods for home. Additional highlights include three separate Trend Areas and an expansive seminar program organized by Lenzing Fibers.

The International Apparel Sourcing Show July 2014
The International Apparel Sourcing Show is New York’s apparel sourcing event focused on the production supply chain for contract manufacturing, private label, and ODM - original design manufacturing. The next edition of the International Apparel Sourcing Show will take place July 22 - 24, 2014 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, co-located with Texworld USA and Home Textiles Sourcing Expo.

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Messe Frankfurt is one of the world's leading trade show organisers with around 543* million euros in sales and 2,026* employees worldwide. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries and approx. 50 international Sales Partners, giving it a presence for its customers in more than 150 countries. Events “made by Messe Frankfurt” take place at more than 30 locations around the globe. In 2013, Messe Frankfurt organised 114* trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany.

Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Messe Frankfurt North America produces nine shows within the United States, Canada and Mexico. The portfolio of events include Canadian Waste & Recycling, Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, International Apparel Sourcing Show (January & July), PAACE Automechanika Mexico City, Techtextil North America, Texprocess Americas and Texworld USA (January & July).

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