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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 09.12.11 Print
Friday, 09 December 2011

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Groz Beckert launches new app for knitting mills
Groz Beckert has developed a new app for the iPad which offers technical and smart calculation aids for knitting mills such as determining yarn gauge conversions or calculating yarn consumption.

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Knitting mill highlights environmental performance
A major Hong Kong-based circular knitter has released a report showing how its latest production processes have helped it achieve significant carbon and water savings during its fabric manufacturing process.

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Lejaby attracts a single bidder
Administrators acting for Lejaby have received only a single, ?1 bid for the troubled French lingerie maker.

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Steiger demonstrates its 'dynamic' progress
Visitors to the Steiger stand at ITMA, which the company shared with its parent company, Cixing, were able to get a first glimpse of the company?s latest Dynamic Sinker modification for improving patterning possibilities on flat knitting machines.

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Italian firms to resurrect XLA fibre
News that a new Italian joint venture is to resurrect production of XLA elastomeric fibre, nearly 15 months after the Dow Chemical Company announced it was ceasing production of the stretch fibre, will come as a welcome boost to the increasing number of circular and warp knitters and swimwear manufacturers that have been introducing the fibre to their collections over the last few of years.

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Sustainable cotton guide launch draws closer
The Insiders Guide to Cotton and Sustainability, written by Simon Ferrigno and edited by John Mowbray, will be available for purchase from January 2012. Published by MCL Global, producers of Ecotextile News and Knitting Trade Journal, the 100 page booklet covers the ecological impact of cotton production and the environmental challenges that this presents.

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