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    1. 1. Dr. Chi-Chung Bai Vice President China Textile Institute Taiwan, R.O.C. December, 2002 "Functional textiles -- key to a new era for Asian textile industries"
    2. 2. Content <ul><li>Trend of global textile industry development </li></ul><ul><li>Trend of functional textile technology and market development </li></ul><ul><li>Applying function to functional textiles </li></ul><ul><li>Trend of functional textile technology development shown in patent map </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges to functional textiles </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
    3. 3. Trend of global textile industry development
    4. 4. Leading exporters of textiles, 2000 (Billion dollars and percentage)
    5. 5. Leading exporters of clothing, 2000 (Billion dollars and percentage)
    6. 6. Leading importers of textiles, 2000 (Billion dollars and percentage)
    7. 7. Leading importers of clothing, 2000 (Billion dollars and percentage)
    8. 8. Source:2001 IAF Seminar
    9. 9. Source:2001 IAF Seminar
    10. 10. Source:2001 IAF Seminar
    11. 11. Gap between Capacity and Demand will be 8.2 million tons in 2005 Consumption 31.6 Supply/Demand of Synthetic Fibers million tons Over Capacity 8.2 mill. Production   33.3 Capacity 39.8 Over Supply 1.7mill . 6.5 mill. Idle Capacity Source:World Synthetic Fiber Seminar,2002 25 30 35 40
    12. 12. <ul><ul><li>Demand and supply imbalanced </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Asia is the major textile products and garment exporting area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multidirectional development of textile market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Heavy competing in textile product market </li></ul></ul>Present status of global textile market
    13. 13. <ul><li>Great impact is expected in global textile trade as China enters WTO 。 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower tariff, non tariff barrier such as importing limitation could be lifted 。 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Free trade of textile product in 2005 。 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quota system will be lifted gradually, and finally reaches total free trade 。 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The non price related competing such as quality, design and marketing is becoming more and more fierce in global textile </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Speed up the reorganization of international collaboration structure in textile industry 。 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The high production cost in developed countries and the generalization of technology force them to move toward high-tech and high value added product </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The developing countries take advantage of low production cost, and through collaboration in process to expand their exports. It estimated that developing countries will account 80% of world textile production after 2000 。 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From fashion oriented R/D to function oriented R/D ; From apparel oriented R&D to non-apparel oriented R&D </li></ul>Trend of global textile industry
    14. 14. Development focus of textile industry in developed countries Source:CTI R&D program ‧ Develop fashion design for small and proper amount production - focusing on design and brand image;delicate processing technology ‧ High-tech textile machinery France 、 Italy ‧ Emphasizing on speed, safety, quality and network high-tech textile machinery/integrating functional textile ‧ High-tech textile design and manufacturing technology Germany ‧ Singosei material- Hybridized ‧ Composite functional fiber material , technical textile Japan ‧ use bio-tech to develop new fiber ‧ new fiber processing technology - high speed 、 stable ‧ High functional fiber material R/D and innovation USA Focusing items country
    15. 15. Matrix structure of Japanese comfort material Three new appeals for textile product Light weight Medical application sensitivity Wicking Composite function Soil resistance De-odor Thermo insulation Anti bacteria Elasticity Thermal resistance resistant Anti static Health Safety Comfort + + Environmental friendly Basic function
    16. 16. <ul><li>The developing focus of each European country is as follows: Italy and France are focusing on innovation ; emphasizing high quality and superior brand image; Germany and Switzerland are focusing on high-tech technical textile and textile equipments . Besides, every country pays attention on environmental friendly textile, clothing science ( i.e. establishes new evaluation system or new standard )… etc, and emphasizes on high value added product or personalized product. </li></ul><ul><li>The recent research focus of textile technology lay in the application of nano technology in textile , the application of biotech in textile, high-tech integrated smart wear (wearable motherboard), application of PCM, smart textiles, …etc 。 </li></ul>R&D trend of textile industry in developed countries - Developing focus of EU
    17. 17. TIFE 2002, Textile International Forum and Exhibition 2002, November 4~6,2002 Asia Role…
    18. 18. 11/04/2002 ~ 11/06/2002 TIFE Agenda <ul><li>KeyNote Speech Special Topic Speech “ Management of Japanese Textile Industry,Mr. Hiroyuki Iimuro </li></ul><ul><li>Theme - Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Development and Investment Strategy of Vietnam Textile Industry in 2000- 2010 Period ,Ministry of industry of Vietnam,Senior Official of Planning and Investment Department,Ms. Nguyen Thu Ngan 【 Vietnam 】 </li></ul><ul><li>The Strategy of Korean Textile Industry -- The Vision and Strategy of Textile and Fashion Industry , Advisor to Mayor of Daegu city for textile policy, Mr. Hyun-Woo Moon 【 Korea 】 </li></ul><ul><li>Development Strategy Of Mainland China Textile & Apparel Industry , Hong Kong Polytechnic University,Dr. Zhi-Ming Zhang 【 Hong Kong 】 </li></ul><ul><li>Investment Strategy of Thailand Textile Industry ,Secretary-general e of Thailand Board of Investment,Mr. Somphong Wanapha 【 Thailand 】 </li></ul><ul><li>Investment Strategy Of Malaysian Textile Industry ,Malaysia Industrial Development Authority,Director of Textile and Mineral Industry Division,Mr. P.Kalaiyappan 【 Malaysia 】 </li></ul><ul><li>Development Strategy of Indonesian Textile Industry to Face Global Market ,Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT),Director for Directorate of Textile Industry, Ms. Luky Hartini 【 Indonesia 】 </li></ul>
    19. 19. 11/04/2002 ~ 11/06/2002 TIFE Agenda <ul><li>Theme - Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Development and Plan of Nano Technology of National Project in Japan, Tokyo Institute of Technology,Professor Takeshi Kikutani 【 Japan 】 </li></ul><ul><li>Controllable Technology of Size, Structure, and Shape of Nano-Materials Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor Fang-Qiong Tang 【 China 】 </li></ul><ul><li>Technology and Latest Marketing of Functional Fibers,Hiroshima University,Professor Michikage Matsui 【 Japan 】 </li></ul><ul><li>The Technology and Marketing of Technical Textiles in Korea, Yeungnam University , Professor Seung Jin Kim 【 Korea 】 </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing Trend and R&D of Eco-Textile Technology,Ohtsuma Women’s University,Professor Kanji Kajiwara, Technical Adviser of Teijin Fibers Ltd., Nobuya Okumura 【 Japan 】 </li></ul>
    20. 20. 11/04/2002 ~ 11/06/2002 TIFE Agenda <ul><li>Forum </li></ul><ul><li>Main Topic </li></ul><ul><li>Create the technology interchanging mechanism to enhance the competing advantage of Asian textiles in the global market. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Issue One </li></ul><ul><li>Establish an electronic data interchanging system to promote regional cooperation as well as to create potential marketing through information sharing. </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion of Issue One </li></ul><ul><li>1.Invite all TIFE forum speakers to be website consultants. </li></ul><ul><li>2.Initially, TIFE Executive Committee will invite all speakers to recommend textile related websites in Asia so that website communication and information sharing could be achieved. </li></ul><ul><li>3.To continue the communication of textile technology, TIFE Executive Committee will configure an original prototype of the website ( and focus on constructing an information platform for technologies, markets and products. </li></ul>
    21. 21. 11/04/2002 ~ 11/06/2002 TIFE Agenda <ul><li>Issue Two </li></ul><ul><li>Through close cooperation of textile-related organization to enhance the technology exchanging of nanotextiles, advocate green design and clean production, and propel certification system for technical and green textiles. </li></ul><ul><li>  Conclusion of Issue Two </li></ul><ul><li>1.Strengthen the establishment and communication of the inspection technologies and standards for the technical and green textiles </li></ul><ul><li>2.TIFE seminars and forums shall focus on nanotextiles, green textiles, and the </li></ul><ul><li>certification of functional and technical textiles in the coming 3-5 years </li></ul><ul><li>3.Urge Asian governments and their related affiliation to pay attention to the R&D and legislation of nanotechnolgy, green design and clean production. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Promote the interaction between the TIFE and relevant affiliation in Asia, so that Asian textile R&D alliances could be established based on current basis. It is hoped that this action could provide R&D innovation and new products to enhance the competitive ability of Asia textile products in international market. </li></ul>
    22. 22. Trend of Functional textile technology and market development
    23. 23. Present status of functional textile market Source:CTI R&D program
    24. 24. Applying function to functional textiles
    25. 25. Functional classification of functional textiles source : New sensory and new functional fiber,TCR , 1996
    26. 26. Functional application of functional textiles for g arment materials Source: CTI R&D program,1996
    27. 27. Technology integration of functional textiles New functional textiles Polymer technology Synthetic fiber Spinning 、 Weaving 、 Post processing Quality feeling:characteristic function
    28. 28. Applying function to functional textiles <ul><li>Creation of comfort and sensitivity </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful color and luster </li></ul><ul><li>Requirement on light weight and thermal insulation </li></ul><ul><li>Clean garment and comfortable environment </li></ul><ul><li>Protection of skin </li></ul><ul><li>Safety and protection </li></ul><ul><li>Sport and leisure </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental friendly </li></ul>
    29. 29. Trend of functional textile technology development shown in patent map
    30. 30. Changes of number of patent filed in Japanese functional textile technology Hollow & full of holes Ultra fine & water repellant Far IR thermo insulation Photo catalyst de-odor 20 years 33657 patent 資料來源 : 日本特許局 2001
    31. 31. Number of patent filed in Japanese functional textile processing technology Source: Japan patent bureau 2001
    32. 32. Challenges to functional textiles <ul><li>Multifunction composite material </li></ul><ul><li>Use of nano technology/material </li></ul><ul><li>Testing and certification of functional textiles </li></ul><ul><li>International collaboration and R&D alliance </li></ul>
    33. 33. ■ multifunction textile product is future trend and the key point for Asia textile to enhance competing ability ■ segmenting market based on technology level ■ Dream fiber in functional fiber-multifunction integration Challenge one Multifunction composite material
    34. 34. source: Japan patent bureau Application of multifunction composite material
    35. 35. ( nano technology and market ) High performance dyestuff/pigment  high fastness/color yield  high brilliant dyestuff  light penetration stability Product value of nano-fiber/textile will worth 150 billion in coming 2-3 years  nano particle modification tech  blending/distribution/stability control tech of nano particle and high performance resin  tech of nano scale organic synthesis  control tech of size distribution/size of nano particle  stability and compounding tech of nano particle  tech of synthesis & modification of nano polymer  Electrospinning  tech of nano powder size/shape/distribution control  compatibilization tech of organic & inorganic materials  compounding tech of functional nano particle Nano composite fiber  anti bacteria/stink/dust  anti melting,flame retardant, few smoke  UV or radiant wave absorption  Far-IR 、 health seeking  inductive, electricity restrain/induction Nano coating textiles  EM wave absorption  ultra durl hydrophobic/hydrophilic interface  nano coating products Nano scale fiber  intelligent nano fiber  high strength PET, nylon fiber  high performance absorptive filter  nano carbon tube,biology intimation Challenge two use of nano technology/material Source:ITRI,CTI R&D program Source:CTI R&D program
    36. 36. Through NANO-CARE™ technology, nano-whiskers are attached to individual cotton fibers. The whiskers cause liquids to roll off the fabric. (Nano-Tex) Nano water repellence Water proof textiles
    37. 37. Clay
    38. 38. Nano-Finish
    39. 39. Challenge three Testing and certification of functional textiles ■ Testing and certification is the key point to success necessary condition for continuous operation inform consumer the function of functional textiles establish a trustable platform between buyer and vendor ■ It is urgent to build large scale of state-of-art testing and certification set up of equipment and technology are all required
    40. 40. Textile certificated label has became the required condition for entering international market such as USA and EU market
    41. 41. <ul><li>Speed up international collaboration in textile industry </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In responding to the formation of regional economic, textile industry must be globalize to breakthrough the protection of economic segment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional collaboration : Each Asian country should collaborate based on it’s strong points in supply chain to gain relative superiority in global competing environment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Establish Asia textile R&D alliance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on APEC model to promote interaction between each affiliation or expert in Asian country, to bring R&D innovation and develop new product to enhance competing ability of Asia textile s </li></ul></ul>Challenge four International collaboration and R&D alliance
    42. 42. Future Aspect <ul><li>Function + Fashion->create high added value </li></ul><ul><li>R&D innovation + brand & channel-> Recreate Asia textile future prosperity </li></ul>
    43. 43. Conclusion <ul><li>Asia has become world textile manufacturing and supplying center </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration between Asia countries based on supply chain role and exploring international market is the most urgent mission </li></ul><ul><li>To establish international R&D alliance, and reach integration and collaboration is the win-win strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Functional textiles, whether it is for garment, house decoration or technical textiles will be future profit point in textiles </li></ul><ul><li>Based on APEC model to promote interaction between each affiliation or expert in Asian country, to bring R&D innovation and develop new product to enhance competing ability of Asia textiles </li></ul>
    44. 44. THANK YOU!