With a wider range of consumers enjoying the challenges of the outdoors, the comfort factor has become more important than ever, says Debra Cobb.
APEX3 supports design and simulation in a variety of other industries such as circular knitting, weaving, pile weaving and printing.
The conference, hosted by Wuhan Textile University, will feature key speeches from seven recognised industry leaders.
Over 17,500 buyers from 27 countries and regions attended the fair organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) in Shenzhen last month.
Mayer & Cie's Relanit 3.2 S and MS 3.2, from its Smartline category of advanced circular knitting machines were shown for the first time in Indonesia this summer and according to the German company it was a smart move as they stole the show.
The portfolio of products at Texworld Istanbul will correspond with those of the parent fair in Paris and Texworld USA.
Together with co-located Texworld USA and Home Textiles Sourcing Expo, the shows welcomed 5,895 verified attendees, an 11% increase from last year.
The event was held under the Enjoy the Knit slogan, with more than 800 visitors attending the technology showcase.
The circular knitting machine manufacturer invites visitors to the exhibition where it will showcase its UCC572 open width frame machine model.
Divided into six themes, the new colours for swimwear and bodywear celebrate bright tones, Africa-inspired frenzy, clashing designs, and sculptural, romantic looks.