The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) will be showcasing the country’s leading sustainable textiles and performance fabrics during the Taiwan Smart & Functional Textiles Press Conference at the Functional Fabric Fair in Portland, Ore. On Tuesday, October 22 from 2-3 p.m, attendees will have the opportunity to listen to industry leaders discuss the latest trends in eco-textiles, how choosing the right fabric can reduce a company’s carbon footprint and more in the Oregon Convention Center’s conference room C123 .
Singtex Industrial Company, Ltd. (Booth No. 620) is one of Taiwan’s most prominent fabric manufacturers. Since its founding in 1989, Singtex has placed an emphasis on the continuous R&D of new fashion, functional and environment-friendly fabrics. Having several patented technologies, Singtex provides water repellent and breathable fabric, which is widely used by many well-known outdoor brands. Singtex also developed the odor-controlling S.Café® yarn, which is made from coffee grounds and recycled bottles.
Men-Chuen Fibre Industry Co., Ltd. (Booth No. 105) is a renowned textile knitting and dyeing & finishing manufacturer, as well as an important importer and exporter of textiles. Headquartered in Taipei City, Men-Chuen has provided fashionable yet functional woven goods to international markets since its founding in 1987. With a focus on innovation and R&D, Men-Chuen quickly responds to the requirements of the market and its clients —including the world’s leading sports brands—with top-of-the-line, green textiles.
Hyperbola (Booth No. 308) is a young and creative textile company, which has grown rapidly to become one of The Four Textile Dragons in Taiwan. Founded in 2001, Hyperbola’s vision is to present functional fashion ideas and never restrain itself with traditional thinking. Run by a team with diverse educational backgrounds and strengths, the company continues to position itself as an innovative, industry-leading textile company that integrates design and performance fabrics.