Shanghai -- The floor covering industry will meet in Shanghai again to see the newest products and innovations in the world of flooring at Domotex Asia/ChinaFloor, March 26-28. This year's show has attracted more than 1,500 exhibitors from 40 countries exhibiting in 15 halls covering a total gross exhibition area of more than 1.8 million square feet.
InnovAction will hold its seventh edition, covering new products from 18 companies which will compete to win one of the 2019 Best Products Awards. Other professional forums include events such as the World Flooring Forum, Luxury Brands Carpet Show, Chinese Original Carpet Design Show and MaterialDistrict. One day before the official opening, the organizers of Domotex Asia/ChinaFloor along with China National Forestry Industry Association are hosting the international Wood Flooring Forum 2019. The forum will give wood flooring manufacturers, buyers and associations an overview of the opportunities and obstacles in the international wood flooring market addressing topics such as legal, trade and environmental issues affecting the flooring industry.
The dedicated international buyer delegations underline the show's international importance in the global flooring industry. An Australian delegation will be hosted for the second time; a hosted buyer program for wood and bamboo flooring will bring professionals from all around the world to conduct business-to-business meetings with exhibiting manufacturers; just as importantly, co-organized by Treniq international interiors network, the international crew of 20 flooring buyers will tour the carpet and wood halls.
The wood flooring sector will present the latest innovations in solid wood, engineered wood, laminate, cork, bamboo, and WPC flooring in Halls E1-E4. International companies like Swiss Krono, Classen, Kaindl, Faus, Parador, Alsapan, Balterio, Berry Alloc, Quickstep, Granorte, Home Legend are gathering in Halls E1 and E3 to expand their business in Asia Pacific. At the same time, Nature, the domestic wood flooring brand, returns to the Shanghai show, and the solid wood heating flooring pavilion will have famous brands such as Teclic, Bloor, Yanni, Jinyi, Linchang, Minghe, Nuogao, Moganshan, and Jinxiang in its premiere appearance.
The country pavilions from Iran, Turkey and India are returning to the show with a significantly increased space in halls W1-W5. In addition, the Afghanistan pavilion outstandingly expands from 171 to 355 square meters. Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands also come back to the show to present a large variety of products including machine-made carpets and rugs.
In 2019, the resilient sector is expanding to a total of 5 Halls (E6-E7/N3-N5) with international brands like Gerflor, Armstrong and LG Hausys returning to the show. The SPC flooring market continues to grow with even more attending exhibitors compared to last year's show. Another highlight of Domotex asia/ChinaFloor will be E7 that was specifically created for sports flooring, presenting all kinds of new products. WPC indoor and outdoor flooring has become another new trend in resilient flooring.
The Floortech Asia display area (Halls E5-E6) has more than doubled in size and will occupy over 21,000 square meters this year. In Hall E5 specifically, domestic companies such as Qingsu, Zhisheng Machinery and JWELL will be launching their newest products at the exhibition.
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