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DTG 2019 moves to ICCB with record exhibition scale

The 16th Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition (DTG), also known as DTG 2019, will run January 9-12 at ICCB in conjunction with the 16th Dhaka Int’l Textile & Apparel Accessories Exhibition (DitaTex) and the inaugural Bangladesh Int’l Sewing Machinery & Accessories Fair (BISMA) to showcase complete textile and garment supply chains covering different processing stages from spinning, weaving, knitting, dyeing and finishing to sewing and fabrics. The event is jointly organized by Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA) and Yorkers Trade and Marketing Service Co., Ltd.

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Figure: Bangladesh Textile Mills Association president Mohammad Ali Khokan (2nd from R) speaks at a press conference on a four-day international textile and garment machinery exhibition which will begin tomorrow at the ICCB, Dhaka, at the trade body’s office in Dhaka on Monday. Yorkers Trade & Marketing Services Co Ltd, Hong Kong president Judy Wang (R) and BTMA directors were present, among others.

In line with the exhibition scale expansion and to render better exhibition services and facilitate better visitor experiences, the show organizers have relocated DTG 2019 to International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) for the first time ever, with the new venue adjacent to an industrial zone to facilitate visits by industry professionals. The event comprises 11 exhibition halls, including four regular halls and seven temporary AC halls, with exhibits classified in accordance with textile and garment supply chains.

Global brands gathering to highlight internationalization advantage

DTG has annually kept bringing world-class professional brand suppliers for Bangladesh’s textile and garment industries, and has been likened to a “mini ITMA.” This year, the show boasts the largest scale in its 16-year history, with 1, 200 brands using 1,650 booths or 30,000 sqm in space to display their latest products, up 25% on year. The event gathers brand suppliers from 37 countries and regions, including Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and USA. The China Pavilion is located in Hall 3, Hall 4 and Hall 6, Hong Kong Pavilion in Hall 1A, Korea Pavilion and Turkey Pavilion in Hall 2, and Taiwan Pavilion in Hall 1 and Hall 7. DTG visitors can access diverse distinct exhibits and strong offerings from around the world, while also enjoying one-stop procurement exchanges at the best platform for seeking ideal suppliers on a comparison basis.

Whole industrial chains on display to support complete turnkey solutions

DTG exhibits fully cover machinery equipment and accessories needed in different stages of textile and garment industrial chains, including upstream spinning, midstream weaving and dyeing, and downstream garment manufacturing segments. There are many renowned brands from the segments participating in the event, including leading spinning equipment suppliers CTMTC, LMW, MURATA, RIETER, SAURER, and TRUETZSCHLER; iconic weaving equipment brands ITEMA, PICANOL, STAUBLI, and TOYOTA; top circular knitting machinery brands LISKY, MAYER & CIE, PAI LUNG, SANTONI, and TERRO, major flat knitting machinery brands CIXING, SHIMA SEIKI, and STOLL and famous warp knitting machinery specialist KARL MAYER; noted dyeing equipment suppliers ACME, BIANCO, FONG’S, MONFORTS, SON-TECH, and THIES; and printing machinery specialists EPSON, M&R, MIMAKI, MS, OZ, SULFET. Sewing machines and fabric materials are arranged at Hall 1, Hall 1A and Hall 3, where three major exhibitor groups from China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan as well as noted international brands are gathering to showcase a variety of exhibits, including cutting machines from IMA, KURIS, and RICHPEACE; sewing machines supplied by BROTHER, PEGASUS, SIRUBA, SHING LING, TYPICAL, and ZOJE; and embroidering machines from TAJIMA. Visitors seeking to source quality garment manufacture are advised to tour these three halls first.

Industrial upgrades driving Bangladesh to go upward further

Textile & garment industry has already become the most important sector of Bangladesh which account for over 80% of export turnover rate, making Bangladesh the second largest garment exporter of the world. According to the prediction, the amount of Bangladesh’s textile & garment export will reach USD$50 billion by 2021. As country’s textile & garment industry continues expansion, the demand for advanced machinery and technology is on the rise, several major sectors are ready to update its machinery and equipment for driving all relative industries to the next leading level.

Shuttle bus service: pre-register to get one more lucky draw ticket

Show organizers have arranged free shuttle buses from the Kuril Bishwaroad Bus Stand/ stoppage pick up to the ICCB entrance to facilitate visits to the showground. In addition, free shuttle buses running between the halls are also available in different halls, at an interval of 10 minutes and with three stops inside the ICCB. Visitors can complete online registration in advance and instantly get the latest exhibition information as well as one more lucky draw ticket onsite.

For more information about the event, please access: www.bangla-expo.com

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