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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 11.10.13 Print
Friday, 11 October 2013




This year's?Planet Textiles Conference?is to be held 22 October 2013 in Shanghai.?

Jointly organised by the publishers of Knitting Trade Journal?and Messe Frankfurt, Planet Textiles tackles the crucial issues of sustainability in the global textile sector.

See the full Planet Textiles 2013 programme here.??

Speakers include?VF Corp., Otto Group, Marks & Spencer, Esprit, ZDHC, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, and more.

Reserve your place now.

German knitter sets sights on a lucrative niche

As both a warp and weft knitter, German manufacturer Willy Hermann is well placed to meet the growing demand for superfine fabrics.

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New investment deal averts Dogi bankruptcy

Spanish textile firm Dogi looks to have avoided the spectre of bankruptcy proceedings following a private equity firm investment offer.

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Shima Seiki?s grand design

Knitting Trade Journal travels to Japan to explore the origins of flat knitting machine builder Shima Seiki and how the company?s latest design system is a realisation of its vision of the best practise workings of the industry.

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CAREER OPPORTUNITY: Consultant for Clean by Design Initiative ? Natural Resources Defense Council

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), one of the nation?s largest and most effective environmental organizations, is seeking a consultant to work in its Clean by Design initiative in close coordination with the Council of Fashion Designers (CFDA). ?Clean by Design addresses the environmental impacts of the apparel/fashion industry, with particular emphasis on the environmental impacts of textile dyeing and finishing abroad.

For more information and the opportunity to apply, visit?Careers in Textiles.

Stoll joins VDMA?s sustainability program

Stoll has joined the VDMA?s Blue Competence Sustainability Initiative, further underlining the flat knitting machine builder?s commitment to environmentally sound knitwear production.

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