The trade show, held Sept. 25 to 27 at the Milano-Rho fairgrounds, highlighted the Italian tanneries’ abilities to adjust to markets’ demands.
The trade fair will join a cluster of shows headed by Texworld due to present Sept. 17 to 20.
Biodegradable fabrics and sustainable materials with performance properties taken from nature are also among directions shaping the industry’s future.
The biofabrication pioneer talked to WWD about the company’s experiments with lab-grown materials headed to the luxury market.
Sustainability remained a pivotal talking point at trade show Milano Unica, which closed on Thursday.
The international textile trade show will run in Milan this week.
For many Italian spinners, 2018 kicked off on a high note, boosted by exportations that overall grew 5.5 percent in the first quarter.
The increasing cost of raw fibers, currency fluctuations and U.S. import tariffs won’t stop spinners’ positive approach to the textile trade show.
Visitor numbers fell to 1,400 at the two-day event, held at the Parc Floral de Paris.