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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 17.01.14 Print
Friday, 17 January 2014


Insulation yarn from Nilit

The latest development from Nilit is an insulation yarn that has been designed to be most effective when it is knitted as the inner layer of next-to-skin garments such as base layers, underwear, socks, legwear and sportswear.

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Lafuma approves takeover bid

Shareholders at French sportswear label Lafuma have approved Calida?s bid to secure a majority stake in the company.

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Calls grow for ?Made in Scotland? label

The managing director of the UK?s largest remaining fully-fashioned knitting mill has urged the Scottish government to create a country of origin label to protect manufacturers.

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Premiere Vision to launch Istanbul edition

In what is clearly a nod to the buoyant Turkish knitting sector, Premi?re Vision has teamed up with CNR Holding Inc. an organizer of trade shows in Turkey and manager of the CNR Expo Istanbul exhibition centre, to launch Premi?re Vision Istanbul.

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Obituary - Tiberio Lonati

A real entrepreneur, a charismatic leader, a genuine man with a great heart and an icon to the world of textile machinery.

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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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