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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 17.04.14 Print
Thursday, 17 April 2014



Trailer: Hawick Knitwear and the ?New Troubleshooter?

Hawick Knitwear will feature in a BBC television documentary this evening, featuring Lord Digby Jones challenging the luxury knitwear manufacturer on branding, exporting and developing new, emerging markets.

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US sock maker mulls knitting plant expansion

Darn Tough Vermont, the manufacturer of performance socks, has hinted it may expand its US-based manufacturing operation after posting record first quarter results.

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Turkey's knitwear market continues to grow

The knitwear export sector in Turkey continues to perform well with the country selling more than US$2.45 billion worth of knitted apparel and accessories during the first three months of this year.

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: Knitwear Overlocker & Knitwear Linker ? Dublin, Ireland

This knitwear manufacturer based in Dublin produces high quality knitwear for their own label, using only natural materials such as merino wool, cotton and cashmere.

For more information on these opportunities,?click here.

New Textronic machine for lace production

Warp knitting machine builder Karl Mayer has launched the MT 51/1/32 which, described as the flagship of the new Multibar Textronic Lace series, could give new impetus to the lace market, both economically and technically.?

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Shima Seiki to demonstrate ?breakthrough technology?

Japanese flat knitting technologist Shima Seiki will have a comprehensive selection of its machines and other systems and services on display at this summer?s ITMA Asia + CITME exhibition under the theme ?Breakthrough Technology?.

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?The March-April printed edition of?Knitting Trade Journal, the leading technical magazine for the global knitting sector, includes a look at some of the latest options available to warp knitting mills.

This latest issue also includes a close look at the Italian knitting machine building sector as well as some of the latest technology available from key flat knitting equipment suppliers.

For circular knitting mills, there is a rundown of the latest available technology for the mattress ticking sector.

The January-February issue also includes all the latest, and original, industry news, insight, new patent developments as well as show reports from our correspondents at key exhibitions such as Pitti Filati, Premiere Vision and ISPO.

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