Dhaka, Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Garmentech Bangladesh-2019 concludes successfully with record visitors turnout

2019-02-02
Garmentech Bangladesh-2019 concludes successfully with record visitors turnout

Staff Correspondent: Four International Tradeshows with participation of nearly 510 companies from more than 24 countries spread over 10 halls showcased latest in Apparel Manufacturing Technology, Yarn and Fabrics, Garment Accessories & Packaging, Printing Technology & Machinery under-one-roof drawing record number of visitors from the RMG sector of the country. The 4 days tradeshow concluded successfully with a record 17,451 visitors attending the show which included factory owners, decision makers, heads of procurement and technical team apart from trade.

A Pavillion by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry from India was the highlight of the event.

The event was organized between January 17-20, 2019 at International Convention Centre Bashundhara, Dhaka.

Industries Minister Mr. Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun was the Chief Guest at the inauguration function along with Md. Shafiul Islam (Mohiuddin), President, FBCCI and other industry leaders.

Zakaria Trade & Fair International, ASK Trade & Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd. and Bangladesh Garment Accessories & Packaging Manufacturers & Exporters Association (BGAPMEA) organized 18th edition of GARMENTECH Bangladesh 2019 – International Apparel Machinery & Allied Products Tradeshow, 10th edition of International Yarn & Fabrics Sourcing Fair, 10th edition of GAP Expo-2018 International Garment Accessories, Packaging Show and 2nd edition of Bangladesh PRINTING & PACKAGING International Expo Printing, Packaging Machinery & Technology Expo all under a roof.

GARMENTECH Bangladesh 2019, in its 18th edition, showcased the latest in Sewing, Knitting, embroidery, Laundry, Finishing, Dyeing, CAD/CAM, Printing, Cutting, Spreading machinery from leading companies from across the world. Technology solutions on display at the show addressed the pressing concerns of the industry viz., Safety, Compliance, Productivity, Efficiency, Value-Addition. Current edition saw increase in participation amongst the technology companies where the emphasis was on machinery and solutions aiding higher production, value-addition and product diversification.

Into its 10th edition International Yarn & Fabrics Sourcing Fair had the latest collection of natural and synthetic yarn and fabric and its blends both for woven and knit sectors showcased by overseas companies. In the quest for value added garments sourcing newer and innovative blends of natural and synthetic fabrics showcased for the benefit of those visiting the show.

10th edition of GAP Expo-2019 Co-organized with BGAPMEA had largest collection of garment accessories and packaging used by the RMG industry showcased by leading companies from Bangladesh as well as from overseas. Participation was higher in this edition with exhibitors showcasing Garment Accessories, Packaging and related machinery including Labels, Zippers, Tags, Tapes, Thread, Ribbon, Buttons, Rivets, Laces, hooks, Transfer Film, paper, ink etc.

2nd edition of Bangladesh PRINTING & PACKAGING International Expo 2019 - the international Printing, Packaging Machinery & Allied Products Tradeshow showcased machinery & technology related to Printing & Packaging from leading international companies. Visitor feedback on this latest addition was extremely positive with scope for expansion in the future with more machinery on display.

Organizer Quote:

“As the RMG sector is on fast track to reach the target of $50 billion of exports by 2021, increasing factory efficiency and adopting practices that allow for the manufacturing of smaller production runs without significantly increasing costs are areas that was addressed in depth at the show. We hope it will prepare the sector to reduce lead-times, will greatly enhance the appeal of Bangladesh to higher end labels.

GARMENTECH Bangladesh-2019 with four concurrent sourcing shows related to Machinery, Yarn & Fabrics, Garment Accessories, Packaging and Printing Packaging Technology & Machinery under one roof is positioned as a complete sourcing forum for all stake holders in the RMG sector,” informed Mr. Tipu Sultan Bhuiyan, CEO, Zakaria Trade & Fair International, the organizer of the fair.

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