Founded in 2000, Asia Nonwoven Fabrics Association (ANFA) is the only international trade association, which represents the nonwovens industry in Asia. At present, ANFA has more than 300 members companies, presenting the primary companies of Asian nonwovens industry from Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Hong Kong, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Pakistan, etc. countries and areas.
Since the establishment, ANFA has made a great contribution to the sound growth of the nonwovens industry all over the Asia regions. Besides, representing Asia, ANFA keeps a close linkage with INDA in North America and EDANA in Europe. With the ongoing globalization, Asian regions are center of worldwide attention in the point of view the highest increase in production volume of nonwovens and the market extending. The production volume has already gone beyond the scale comparable with North America and Europe, and share about 40% or more in the world.
After a successful first ANEX2000 (Asia Nonwovens Exhibition & Conference) was held in Osaka in May 2000, ANEX2003, -2006, -2012 and -2015 were respectively held in Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul and Shanghai, every three years, and next ANEX2018 will be held at Tokyo Big Sight in spring in 2018. This global event is held annually rotating with North America (IDEA by INDA), Europe (INDEX by EDANA) and Asia. ANFA hosts this event in a joint promotional drive with INDA and EDANA.
On the other hand, ANF Nonwovens Conference 2014 was held in Osaka from Nov. 25 to 27 in Osaka, Japan, and next ANFA Nonwovens Conference 2016 will be held from Nov. 27 to 30 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
ANFA will surely give you a help hand in sourcing your requirements from Asia and in marketing your products into Asia.