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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 07.02.13 Print
Thursday, 07 February 2013

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ISPO latest: Mec-Mor machine opens up sportswear possibilities

Santoni has produced a new take on sportswear thanks to its Mec-Mor CMP machine with this innovative seamless tracksuit top [pictured] made from recycled polyester that has been knitted in one piece. The zip was simply added later.

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Pretty Polly increases US business

Following a brisk programme of investment in knitting and finishing machinery at hosiery manufacturer Courtaulds, the company?s flagship Pretty Polly brand is continuing its growth in the US with a new initiative with womenswear brand alice + Olivia.

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New plant to boost Central America?s knitting sector

One of California?s largest commission knitters is about to begin operations at a new knitting mill in Central America as part of a strategy to help kick-start a new regional textile hub.

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Pollution mix-up concerns Chinese knitter

Chinese knitwear company Minerva Knitted Fashion Co., Ltd, which has sales of over US$10 million and supplies brands such as Gap and Ann Taylor, has been accidently identified as a polluting textile mill, after a mix-up by local Chinese government officials. John Mowbray reports.

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Forecasts remain stable as fabric and yarn output improves

Despite lower output in Europe, world fabric production increased in the third quarter of 2012, buoyed by increased production levels in Asia and South America, according to the latest report from the ITMF.

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Insider's Guide to Sustainable Cotton: NOW PUBLISHED
Published by MCL Global, producers of Ecotextile News, Sustainable Nonwovens and Knitting Trade Journal, this invaluable, 136 page A5 hndbook covers the ecological impact of cotton production and the environmental challenges that this presents going forward.

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Now six issues per year, the latest issue of Knitting Trade Journal includes the latest news, features and analysis on the most recent developments across the knitting and hosiery industries.

The January/February edition examines some of the latest developments from the flat knitting industry.

There is also a close look at the island of Mauritius whose knitting industry seems to be getting back on track following several years of uncertainty.

Also included is a detailed look at knitting machine and needle and ancillary equipment suppliers in Germany, a market renowned for its technical expertise and know-how, and the latest industry news, exhibition news,? patents and more.

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Commercial launch for new Stoll flat knitting machine