The 54th edition of Filo, the international exhibition of yarns and fibres, closed with positive results, despite the difficult situation the textile industry is facing. Mr. Paolo Monfermoso, general manager of Filo, commented: “The 54th edition of Filo hosted a higher than expected number of visitors, and foreign buyers too visited the exhibition.”
Mr. Monfermoso added “For the yarns’ industry, the 54th edition of Filo represented the first chance to come back to the “fair in attendance” and it affirmed the will of companies to re-start, the desire to meet each other again and to get back to growth’s path together. Filo has confirmed that virtual fairs are not enough to show the great creativity of our companies, their work of continuous research and their ability to customise solutions, finding the most adequate one for each client: all this is achieved only through the crucial moment of a physical fair. The autumn edition of Filo has also been the first to take place at Mi-Co, Milan Convention Centre: the choice of the new venue enabled us to enlarge the spaces, giving more visibility to the Trend Area, and to comply with the rules on social distancing, ensuring to exhibitors and visitors a total safe presence at Filo. FiloFlow, the sustainability project of Filo, continues to attract great success. The number of participating exhibitors is constantly increasing from one edition to the next, and now the project involves the most part of the exhibiting companies. The two days of the 54th edition of Filo were intense, animated by the passion of our companies: they have shown a real will to restart, based on the enhancement of unique production, that is the result of experience and the unmistakable workmanship that is the trademark of the Italian textile manufacture.”
A more detailed comment from Mr Monfermoso is available – in Italian – at the following link filo.it/en/paolo-monfermoso-general-manager-filo.
The 55th edition of Filo is scheduled on the 24th and 25th of February 2021 at MiCo.
Biella, October 21 2020