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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 22.11.13 Print
Friday, 22 November 2013



Textured Jersey outlines growth plans

Already considered the Rolls Royce of Sri Lanka's knitting sector, Textured Jersey Lanka has announced a number of significant investments and initiatives to add capacity and modernize its plant.

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SGL develops stretch-broken carbon fibre yarn

SGL Group, the Carbon Company has started production of stretch-broken carbon fibre yarn, which has several applications for the knitting industry, at its facility in Muir of Ord, Scotland.

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The Hosiery Association to close

The Hosiery Association is to close at the end of the year after 108 years of service to the industry.

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Double cylinder developments from Lonati

Sock knitting machine builder Lonati is continuing the development of its latest double cylinder technology which, manufactured for sale at a competitive price-point, includes both toe-closing SbyS and non-SbyS models.

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Bhiwandi to host textile machinery exhibition

Bhiwandi in western India, regarded as booming hub of activity in the textile machinery sector, will host a new exhibition for the sector in January 2014.

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Eco-Textile Labelling Guide 2014 - Published May 2014

The?publishers of?Knitting Trade Journal?will publish a new, updated and improved?version of the Eco-Textile Labelling Guide in May 2014.

The printed ETLG is a 100 + page ?A5 booklet designed for manufacturers, retailers and?buyers who are committed to reducing the impact of textiles on the environment and?lists all the labels and environmental standards relevant to the global textile and clothing supply chain.

As well as covering raw materials, the 2014 edition of?
ETLG will offer information on social criteria, such as Fairtrade, Fair labour, SA8000 etc., and textile processing?standards.

New additions will also include information on water standards,
?energy use,?and sections on disposal and biodegradability.

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In this issue we analyse the latest hosiery market developments, looking specifically at trends and new technology in the medical and compression sector, and offer?a special focus on the latest ancillary equipment developments which include the latest technology for improving knitting machine efficiency.

With a raft of new investments, we also analyse the current state of manufacturing in the US.

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

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