The 9th Shanghai International Digital Printing Industry Exhibition TPF 2018 will be held in Shanghai New International Expo Center from April 19 to 21, 2018. The exhibition will be held by UBM China and Shanghai Long Yang Convention and Exhibition co-sponsored exhibition area of 23,000 square meters.
As one of the most influential international digital printing exhibitions in Asia, TPF 2018 is expected to welcome over 9500+ domestic and overseas viewers and 16,000+ visitors. Visitors from India, Japan, South Korea, the United States, Vietnam, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Thailand, Italy, Turkey, Brazil and more than 50 countries.
PF 2018 will join with Fibre2Fashion (F2F) to promote it in countries including India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Vietnam, Myanmar and other textile countries. With the help of F2F’s headquarters in India, TPF 2018 will be the first to be launched in India. The key areas in India are textile and printing and dyeing industries such as Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Gujarat. In addition, the Indian Buyer Group organized by F2F will make a collective appearance of TPF 2018 to provide exhibitors an opportunity to meet directly with quality buyers in India.
India is a diverse country with rich embroidery and printing technologies. In the very early days, cotton weaving and dyeing technology developed very well, and then further developed on silk. There are many printing technologies in India, of which screen printing is an important one, with the main benefits of being highly cost-effective and suitable for mass production. Another handmade woodcut printing is a well-known works of art, it is handed down from generation to generation. The important trade center for such printed textiles is Ahmedabad. There are also several well-known cotton product printing centers in the south. Early in the printing and dyeing industry in Rajasthan, woodcut printing was more common in Gujarat at the time, providing rich and vivid colours, so it became more popular and the process of creating colours was simple. Madhya Pradesh also has a different typographic style that reflects its culture. When the digital printing technology into and development, India’s printing technology has also gradually changed the pattern.
With the “Belt and Road” and “the Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar Economic Corridor,” its radiation will drive the joint development of the three major economic sectors of South Asia, Southeast Asia and East Asia and bring about new opportunities for foreign trade cooperation. Southwest China, eastern India, Myanmar and Bangladesh are relatively underdeveloped, with limited cooperation at the state and provincial levels. The “economic corridor” will be built up to the national level and the linkage between the three most important economic regions in Asia will be promoted through the extension of the four countries.
In recent years, many domestic enterprises have responded positively to the “One Belt and One Road”, stepped up the overseas market expansion and accelerated the “Made in China” going global. TPF 2018 has a global perspective and aims to bring more overseas buyers to China through numerous overseas media and host UBM overseas networks and resources so that exhibitors can meet with multinational buyers face to face and reach cooperation without going abroad. More trade show pavilions at the scene, for the exhibitors and visitors to build a one-on-one discussion platform to promote the industry in-depth exchanges to help exhibitors understand the real needs of different buyers, resulting in higher added value.