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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 13.12.13 Print
Friday, 13 December 2013

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Multibar lace output increases 50%

With demand for its Multibar Lace machines from countries such as Turkey and Indonesia steadily increasing Karl Mayer has incorporated a new working width into its ML range, creating the right conditions for increasing the production output by as much as 50 per cent.

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Chinese textile giant to buy Pakistan knitting mill

Chinese textile giant Shandong Ruyi Technology Group is to buy a 52 per cent stake in Pakistan- based Masood Textile Mills Ltd, a key supplier to the JC Penney group and a major user of some of the latest circular knitting technology available on the market from suppliers such as Mayer & Cie, Terrot and Fukuhara.?

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Courtaulds eyes US market for further growth

Courtaulds is looking to increase its presence in the valuable US market with the launch of its lingerie and sleepwear collections in the country from the beginning of 2014.

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Chinese knitters look to enzyme technology

The China Knitting Industry Association has signed a strategic partnership with bio-innovation company Novozymes aimed at jointly promoting sustainable development in the Chinese textile industry by using enzyme technology to lower energy use during production and improve waste water treatment.

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Wolford to cull swimwear business

Luxury legwear firm Wolford has reacted to a disappointing first half performance with a decision to exit its swimwear business and instead focus on its core hosiery business. The company also intends to ramp up its online business.

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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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KNITTING TRADE JOURNAL - NOVEMBER/DECEMBER ISSUE

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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