Solapur to host India's 1st Uniform & Garment Fair 2017

Solapur to host India’s 1st Uniform & Garment Fair 2017

India’s first ‘Uniform and Garment Manufacturer’s Fair 2017’ in Solapur is expected to be attended by over 6,000 retailers from India. It will take place from January 5-7 to help promote and facilitate the expansion of the garment manufacturing industry of Solapur. The event will also be promoted oversees to attract international buyers.

The fair is being organised by the ‘Shri Solapur Readymade Kapad Utpadak Sangh’ in association with the textile ministry of Maharashtra and Mafatlal Fabrics. The organisers have planned door-to-door visits to invite retailers from Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Goa and Maharashtra, and will be carrying out fashion shows at the event.

“The main purpose of the fair is to attract national and international investments in the garment sector of Solapur,” the organisers said.

Solapur has more than 1,200 garment manufacturing factories. There are a number of medium and small scale industries in the district and the textile sector is an important aspect of the economy. During the last decade, Solapur has witnessed major revamp with the growth of garments manufacturing sector.

The industry in Solapur already caters to the requirements of many institutions located in India and has direct garment export houses as well. It manufactures uniform wear, menswear & kids wear and offers good quality products at competitive prices.

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