News Release

New Year Greets ANDTEX 2019 with New Power

January 7, 2019

Bangkok (January 7, 2019) - The new year 2019 greets everyone with fresh challenges, hopeful expectations and new opportunities.  ANDTEX 2019, to be held May 15-17 in Bangkok, Thailand, is one for those seeking the opportunities in Southeast Asia’s nonwoven, industrial textile, and disposable hygiene market.

This unique exhibition and conference event is prepared to provide exhibitors and visitors, suppliers and buyers, the advantage of face-to-face meeting, exchanging, business matching and trading.

  • Strong Support from International and Thai Associations
    Recently the four nonwoven, industrial textile and disposable hygiene related associations in Thailand have joined forces with the international supporters in preparing the forthcoming ANDTEX 2019.

    International Associations

    Thai Associations

    Asia Nonwoven Fabrics Association (ANFA)

    Thailand Textile Institute (THTI)

    All Nippon Nonwovens Association (ANNA)

    National Metal and Materials Technology Center

    Korea Nonwoven Industry Cooperative (KNIC)

    Center of Excellence in Textile, Chulalongkorn University,

    Indonesian Nonwoven Association (INWA),

    Thai Man-Made Fiber Industries Association (TMFA)

    Taiwan Nonwoven Fabrics Industry Association (TNFIA)


    Hong Kong Nonwovens Association (HKNA)


    This supporting fleet of Thai organizations together with the international supporting associations will undoubtedly make the event integrate with local market, more attractive to visitors and buyers, eventually boosting the development of nonwoven industry in Southeast Asia.
  • ANDTEX 2019 Executive Advisory Committee First Meeting
    The ANDTEX 2019 Executive Advisory Committee summoned its first meeting on December 14th, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.   Most of the key associations in Thailand were present at the meeting.   The Advisory Committee is composed of experts, entrepreneurs, and officials engaged in the nonwoven and industrial textiles industry; and will offer their expertise in guiding the  event including the conference and attendee promotion.

    Picture of the First Meeting of ANDTEX 2019 Executive Advisory Committee on December 14th, 2018.

    In above photo from left to right: 1) Dr. Natthaphop Suwannamek, Senior Research Assistant, Textiles Laboratory, Polymers Research Unit,  National Metal and Materials Technology Center;   2) Ms. Tidarat Wiwattanachang,  Supervisor, Thailand Textile Institute;   3) Grace Mak,   Regional Director-Asia, EJK; 4) Chureerat Prahsarn, Ph.D., Principal Researcher, Lab Head/Textiles Laboratory, Polymers Research Unit, National Metal and Materials Technology Center;  5) Dr. Chanchai Sirikasemlert, Executive Director, Thailand Textile Institute;    6) Nao Kozuka, Managing Director, EJK Japan;  7) Associate Professor Pranut Potiyaraj, Ph.D., Director, Metallurgy & Materials Science Research Institute,  Chulalongkorn University;  8) Assistant Professor Sireerat Charuchinda, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Center of Excellence in Textiles;  9) Nuchada Tan, Director, Exposis.

  • Active International Participation with 9 Pavilions at ANDTEX 2019
    As of December 31, 2018, 9 pavilions confirmed from China, Europe, India, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia (led by Thailand and Indonesia), USA, Taiwan and Hong Kong regions.  These exhibitors will showcase both the latest high-technology and the most price competitive products.  They include: Nordson, Asten Johnson, Lenzing, Trützschler, Reifenhäuser, Optima, Grasim, Autotech, TEIJIN, Web-Pro, Nan Liu, KNH, Unique, CHTC Jiahua, Nanhai Beautiful, Kingsafe, Zlink, Hanwei Machinery, etc.