The 52nd edition of Filo, the international yarns and fibres exhibition, closed with positive results. The yarns and fibers Exhibition took place on 25-26 September 2019 at Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan.
Paolo Monfermoso, general manager of Filo, stated: “The 52nd edition of Filo has closed with positive outcome, that should be particularly appreciated since it has been reached in a not particularly favourable economic context. This edition registered 101 exhibitors and the number of visitors was in line with the edition held in September 2018.”
The 52nd edition focused on sustainability, as shown by the exhibitors’ proposals and by FiloFlow, the sustainability project of Filo. Mr. Monfermoso commented: “The number of exhibitors (35%) who participated in FiloFlow has exceeded our expectations, and this proves the attention of our exhibitors to the issue. We decided to launch FiloFlow to give visibility and enhance sustainable production processes and products carried out by Filo exhibitors. It is the market that requires, with constantly greater insistence, a sustainable and traceable textile-apparel supply chain. Sustainability, as we understand it, should be referred both to the environmental scope and the social and ethic one and it is a serious and continuous commitment. In addition, the responses of the companies to FiloFlow questionnaire allowed us to detect the points that can be improved and the work to continue in the future.”
Biella, october 9th 2019