MOA expo puts garment, leather textile industries in the spotlight

The Philippines’s garment, leather, and textile industries will take center stage at the “Philippine Garment, Leather Goods and Fabric Expo” set from December 5 to 8, 2019, at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.

Now in its second year, the expo will gather manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, and stakeholders to help boost the country’s potential in producing garments, leather goods and textiles for export. With exports amounting to $1.02 billion in 2017, the textile, garments, and other wearable industries have predicted a combined 20- percent growth this year to $1.22 billion, proving that the Philippine economy is set to grow in these areas with continued investment.

Endorsed by the Philippine Board of Investment and the Confederation of Wearable Exporters of the Philippines, a variety of garment machinery and parts, textile machinery, nonwoven machinery, dye machinery and chemicals, industry 4.0/factory automation, quality control, design and computer-aided tools and software, and many more will be showcased at the event.

Last year, Philippine Garment, Leather Goods and Fabric Expo, brought over 81 exhibitors from nine countries, namely China, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Pakistan, Singapore, Taiwan, Vietnam, and Philippines, and 4,800 trade visitors.

Among the local companies participating in this year’s event are Armena Embroideries, D & A Edge Polymer Philippines Inc., Golden Island Fashion Accessories, Kelin Graphics System Corp., Printway Marketing and Services, Shanghai Global Corp. and Testex Philippines Representative Office.

The expo is organized by CP Exhibition Ltd., a company that was established in Hong Kong in 1976 and has representative offices in Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, UK, US and Vietnam. CP Exhibition has organized trade exhibitions in different areas, such as textile/garment/fabric, aviation, transport, railway/subway, oil/gas, coal, electricity and others.

Coorganized by Philippine Exhibition and Trade Corp., the Philippine Garment, Leather Goods and Fabric Expo is supported by Textile Producers Association of the Philippines, LGU Marikina/Marikina Shoe Industry Development Office, Garment Manufacturers Association of the Philippines, Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Textile Research Institute, and DOST-National Capital Region.

Interested exhibitors or visitors may contact +63 2 8329304 / 8329305 or e-mail Nina Guillergan at [email protected] or Joy Fojas at [email protected] for details.

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