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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 20.12.13 Print
Friday, 20 December 2013


Chinese firm to build sock plant in US

One of China?s largest sock knitters is to open a new US$4 million production plant in the US state of Utah.

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New seamless venture from Tefron and Brandix

Seamless activewear specialist Tefron has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with ?total solutions? apparel developer and manufacturer Brandix to set up a joint company in the seamless knitting market.

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Knitting technology congress returns

The 47th International Federation of Knitting Technologists Congress, set to explore topics including innovations in knitting technology and knitting machines, new materials and fibres, fashion in knitting and clothing, and knitting marketing and management will be held next September in Turkey.

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Karl Mayer expands Rascheltronic gauge range

Warp knitting machine builder Karl Mayer has expanded the gauge range of its Rascheltronic machines, now also available in an E 32 gauge, increasing its machine range for underwear and delicate lace detailing manufacture.

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Mr Tiberio Lonati passes away

Mr Tiberio Lonati, CEO of Santoni and a pioneer in the seamless knitting industry has died.

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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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