19 - 22 October 2021

Yarns, production machinery, technologies and finished product.
The B2B trade show for the hosiery and footwear production chains.


Fimast 2021

A unique event in Italy for the industry, FIMAST offers the latest technological and manufacturing innovations worldwide right in the heart of the Italian production districts of yarns, machinery, hosiery, socks and footwear.


4 days of meetings, appointments and business opportunities with the industry’s main players.


Fimast Connect, a new digital platform built to make new international contacts and to find the ideal solution for your business.


Schedule your meetings at the fair in the Meet&Match area or set up virtual meetings within the digital platform Fimast Connect.


A rich program of appointments with experts of international level dedicated to technological innovations, trends, sustainability and markets. Get up-to-date on the textile sector.

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The most recent innovations in the world of yarns. Whether made of synthetic, natural, recyclable or high-performance fibres, FIMAST exhibits the latest production systems for every manufacturing necessity, from socks to pantyhose, from sock-shoes to technical and medical applications.


The top producers of machinery for footwear will be exhibiting at FIMAST to present their latest technological innovations. From single and double-cylinder circular machinery to single and multiple tread, accessories, spare parts and complementary technologies for producing socks, footwear, technical and medical products.


The most reliable and innovative machinery and technologies at the service of the footwear supply chain, from product design to finishing, from accessories to bagging and packaging.


The top producers of socks, technical and medical products, innovative footwear. Manufacturing companies able to interpret and create products for brands and international distribution.



Joining FIMAST means taking part in a professional community that meets both physically and online. Increase contact opportunities, discover new markets, and gain visibility in a highly specialized environment.

fimast arena

FIMAST is, above all, a time for the entire mechano-textile and footwear sector to meet and be updated. The FIMAST Arena will be hosting conferences, seminars and events designed to inspire, look to the future and face the challenges of a constantly evolving market.


FIMAST puts the sustainability theme in priority place among current and future challenges for companies operating in the fashion and accessory industry. As of 2020, sustainability will therefore become a starting point for the trade show’s development, supporting the entire system in its struggle to meet the needs of an ever-wider global market and increasingly more aware and careful consumers.


Lonati Group: at the forefront of the Covid-19 emergency

Lonati Group: at the forefront of the Covid-19 emergency

The Lonati Group has closed all the companies belonging to it, from Alfa Acciai to Lonati, Santoni and Dinema.

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Sandonini presents the one-piece masks

Sandonini presents the one-piece masks

Sandonini Srl, a manufacturer of textile machinery for socks and knitwear, is pleased to collaborate in the fight against Coronavirus, and does so by putting disposes its own mechanical-textile technology in prevention and protection from Covid-19.

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Ileana socks: from yarns to masks

Ileana socks: from yarns to masks

The Brescia-based company has started producing protective devices to make up for their shortage for workers and health workers

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HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03: the antiviral fabric

HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03: the antiviral fabric

Released by HeiQ, the winner of the Swiss Technology Award and the Swiss Environmental Award, the Viroblock NPJ03 fabric was born as an antiviral and antimicrobial textile treatment and has been tested effective against the transmission of Covid-19.

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