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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 11.07.14 Print
Friday, 11 July 2014


New creora for finer gauge fabrics

Elastane manufacturer Hyosung has launched a new, environmentally friendly version of its creora family of fibres which is said to help knitting mills producing particularly fine gauge knitted fabrics reduce water usage and improve quality.

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Pitti Filati: optimism, quality and creative inspirations

The recent Pitti Filati exhibition offered a range of interesting new yarns for experimental knitwear structures and combinations. Angela Cavalca reports from Florence.

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Gildan closes deal for Canadian hosiery maker

Gildan Activewear has completed its CDN $110 million (US$101.4m) acquisition of Doris Inc., the Canadian market leader for branded sheer hosiery, legwear and shapewear products.

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Updated: Polartec files patent infringement complaint

Polartec, the manufacturer of technical and functional fleece and other knitted fabrics for the outdoor sector, has filed a patent infringement complaint with the German District Court, Duesseldorf against Italian fabric maker, Pontetorto SPA.

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UK and France cater to premium market at Intertextile

A diverse world of apparel fabrics and accessories will be on display at this year?s Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics ? Autumn Edition 2014, scheduled for 20 to 23 October at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre.

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?The May-June printed edition of Knitting Trade Journal, the leading technical magazine for the global knitting sector, includes a comprehensive preview of June?s ITMA Asia + CITME Exhibition.

?This latest issue also includes an exclusive, in-depth interview with Andreas Schellhammer, the new chief executive of flat knitting machine builder Stoll.

?There is a feature looking at some of the latest developments in the footwear sector, particularly knitted football boots.

?The May-June 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.

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