The export value of Taiwanese textile machinery from 2018 was $1.02 bn, which was up nearly 1 per cent when compared to 2017. Leading global brands such as Nike, Adidas, Uniqlo, use Taiwanese functional fabric that now represents 70 per cent of the world’s functional fabrics market. Seven Taiwanese textile machinery companies with TAITRA (Taiwan External Trade Development Council), showcased their intelligent/smart textile machinery and innovative solutions at ITMA 2019.