The 30th edition of ANPIC will be held from February 26th – March 1st, 2005 at Poliforum Fairground, in the city of Leon, Mexico. Raw materials and fashion components will be exhibited, alongside advanced technology for footwear and leather goods .

Participating companies represent the following sectors: footwear machinery and equipment; tanning machinery; chemical products; hides and leathers; shoe components and accessories.

ANPIC 2005 will occupy a total area of 46,000 sq m and organizers expect to welcome more than 1,300 exhibitors including international pavilions from Germany, Brazil, Spain, Italy and the Czech Republic. The fair will also attract more than 22,000 buyers from 36 countries.

ANPIC 2005 will host three important new attractions including the renovated Fashion Hall which will present trends for autumn-winter 2005/2006, in addition to a fashion show and international fashion & technology conferences. For the first time ANPIC will include a technological innovation hall, exhibiting the newest developments in leather-footwear technology from specialized research and educational centers, offering fresh ideas for products, raw materials, production processes, machinery and equipment, as well as automation systems and software.

The industrial diversification hall also makes its debut, and will play host to a wide range of finished products offered by exhibitors from outside the footwear industry, comprising: furniture, living rooms, car upholstery, saddle chairs, balls, sports and gift articles.

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