SPONSORED CONTENT — Taiwanese textile firms are showcasing their latest innovations in technical textiles at Techtextil North America
Technical textiles are fabrics that have special properties or functions, such as protection, filtration, reinforcement, or insulation. They are widely used in various industries, such as medical, automotive, construction, aerospace, and sports. According to a report by Grand View Research, the global technical textile market size was valued at US$180.9 billion in 2021 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.7% from 2022 to 2030. North America is one of the major markets for technical textiles, owing to the high demand from end-user industries such as medical, agriculture, and construction.
Taiwan is one of the leading producers and exporters of technical textiles in the world, with a strong focus on innovation and quality. Taiwanese textile firms have been actively promoting their technical textile products in the North American market, by participating in trade shows, exhibitions, and business meetings. This year, under the guideline of Bureau of Foreign Trade, the Taiwan Textile Federation has organized Taiwan Pavilion at the Techtextil North America in Atlanta, Georgia, (5/10-12) to display the latest technology in technical textile from Taiwan. Companies including U-Long, Ge Technology, Asiatic, Honmyue, Yuang Hsian and Light Textile have exceptional products that can be used in medical gown, protective clothing and home textiles.
Established in 1983 as a core enterprise of Nam Liong Group, U-Long High-Tech Textile has devoted its resource in developing industrial fabrics. U-LONG’s latest development, HYPERBREEZE collection, is a chemical-free fabric with an outstanding performance in air and moisture permeability, UV-Cut, abrasion resistance and powerful stretch. HYPERBREEZE collection is globally patented and a top 10 winner of ISPO Textrends 2019. U-Long is an Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 (Class 1) and Bluesign® certified company.
Founded upon Clean Technologies in 2006, GE Technologies is an expert in the air and water filtration systems with activated carbons, ion exchange resins, nano-fabrics, electrostatic fabrics, and atom-level Silver/Copper/Titanium sputtering for Gas/Water Filtration and Sterilization. Ge Technology’s air and water filtration products receive world-wide popularity in consumer, household, automobile, industrial and high-tech industries.
Asiatic Fiber Corporation’s business is based on the research and development of special fiber and high-performance fiber products, with the main products being technical textiles for industrial use. Their products have dust-free, sterile, static prevention properties, and have applications in industrial protection and healthcare. With a solid foundation of producing cleanroom and conductive fabrics, Asiatic Fiber Corporation has obtained 32 domestic and international patents, and its products are sold in 62 countries worldwide.
Since 1970, Honmyue is a global advanced fabric supplier with more than fifty years of experience in functional and high value-added products. As one of the biggest woven fabric manufacturers in Taiwan, Honmyue fulfills its social responsibility and commitment to sustainable textile production through certifications such as bluesign®, GRS, GMP and ISO 9001.
Established in 1979, Yuang Hsian specializes in copper alloy wires includes brass wire, phosphor bronze wire, silicon bronze wire, nickel silver wire and EDM wire. Its copper alloy fiber has natural antibacterial and antifungal functions and has passed the inspection and certification of the Textile Technology Association of Japan (SEK) for its antibacterial effect.
Light textile focuses on the research and development and production of functional yarns. In 2021, the breakthrough product LIGHTEMIS® elastic reflective yarn has launched. With the combination of elastic and reflective yarns, LIGHTEMIS® can be integrated into various clothing and footwear products. Reflective material is no longer limited to performance or occupational use but integrated with fashion and our daily life.
The increasing demand for technical textiles across various industries is driving the global market's growth, with Taiwanese textile firms leading the way in innovation and quality. The Taiwan Pavilion at Techtextil North America provides a platform for North American companies to explore the latest products and technologies from Taiwanese textile firms, opening up opportunities for valuable partnerships and collaborations. Come visit our Pavilion at Georgia World Congress Center, Hall B booth #2631 for more insights.