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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 09.03.12 Print
Friday, 09 March 2012

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Karl Mayer celebrates 75 years
Warp knitting machine builder Karl Mayer will be celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. The celebrations will mark several milestones in the company?s history, particularly its rapid growth from the sale of its 1,000th warp knitting machine in 1954 to its 100,000th in 2010.

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Stoll restructures international Fashion & Technology centres
Responding to changes in international markets, flat knitting machine builder Stoll has made the decision to restructure its Fashion & Technology Centres.

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West Bengal buoyed by new hosiery park
West Bengal?s hosiery industry has received a welcome boost with the approval for a second hosiery and textile park in the region, with knitting mills expected to flock to the new site to take advantage of the latest training and production facilities.

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Sinterama and Miroglio create polyester alliance
Miroglio Group has struck a joint venture deal with Sinterama that will see the consolidation of the companies? polyester apparel yarn operations across Europe.

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Cotton prices spike after India export ban
Uncertainty has once again returned to the cotton market after India banned exports with immediate effect.

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Trade help for poorest countries, but safeguards for EU knitwear
High and upper-middle income countries should be taken off the EU's generalised trade preferences (GSP) list, so that more can be done to help developing countries most in need, while safeguards to prevent textile imports such as knitwear and knitted fabric from disrupting the EU market could also be stiffened.

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Advertising feature: Santoni gets technical with seamless knitwear
Following its continued investment in technical research and development, Italy?s Santoni has expanded its range from the production of knitting machines for underwear to the very latest cutting-edge developments for seamless knitwear, medical and sports outerwear.

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Sustainable cotton guide available 14 March
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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