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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 27.08.15 Print
Thursday, 27 August 2015


New knit finishing technology from Santex

Santex Textile Division has developed the Santasynpact, the latest addition to the Santex family of finishing machines for knitted fabrics.

Lenzing benefits from greater viscose demand

Austrian fibre specialist Lenzing has announced a 6.2 per cent increase in revenue to €955.4 million for the first half of the year, helped by greater demand for viscose and the launch of a new strand of the Tencel for knitwear.

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Interlock demand drives Taiwanese circular knitting machine builder

Taiwanese machine builder Su Da is continuing to see a growing demand for its latest interlock circular knitting machines, technology that will feature widely at this autumn's ITMA exhibition.

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Gore to invest $15M in water repellency solutions

W.L. Gore & Associates, whose recent developments include the circular knitted, C-Knit Backer Technology, plans to invest more than US$15 million over the next five years, to explore alternative durable water repellent (DWR) solutions.

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Sock knitters anticipate Da Kong's toe-closing technology

Visitors to the Da Kong stand at this year's ITMA will be keen to see the sock knitting machine builder's new toe-closing technology.

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Planet Textiles - Sponsorship opportunities available

Sustainability conference Planet Textiles, to be held 14 October 2015 in Shanghai, China, will tackle crucial issues on sustainability in the global textile industry. Held alongside Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, confirmed speakers include Sean Cady, VP product stewardship and sustainability, VF Corporation, Nick Smith, head of textiles, Bayer Materials Science, and Phillip Courtenay, senior VP, apparel sourcing, adidas.

Sponsorship opportunites include pre–show and on–site branding, as well as lead generation opportunities.
Interested? Take a look at our media kit today.


The July-August printed edition of Knitting Trade Journal, the leading technical magazine for the global knitting sector, is now available.

This issue includes a round up of the latest knitting technology and ancillary equipment, market trends and analysis.

This issue includes a feature on the current trend towards re-shoring in the United States, a detailed look at the latest warp knitting technology now available as well as profiles of leading knitting mills.

This issue also explores technical textiles with reports on the latest innovations and new products in this increasingly popular sector from both the European edition of Techtextil and Techtextil USA.

There are also reports from some of the latest trade shows from our correspondents at key exhibitions, including the latest yarns trends from Pitti Filati as well as look at some of the latest news from the dyeing and finishing sector.

The July-August issue also features all the latest, and original, industry news, insight, new patent developments.