The 44th Expofil European Yarn Fair which took place on December 5-7 proved to be a record breaker. It was the biggest yet, occupying 5,200 square metres of the Espace Eiffel-Branly exhibition centre and fully justifying the move in June 200l to the Paris Nord complex on the outskirts of the city - and conveniently close to the main Paris airport at Roissy.