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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 11.02.16 Print
Thursday, 11 February 2016

 




Flat knits find a niche in the sports equipment sector

Textile engineering company Fabdesigns, Inc., which specialises in engineering knitted fabrics for apparel and footwear, has developed the next generation of knitted textiles for the sports equipment sector using Stoll flat knitting machines.


Powering the textile revolution

Dr Masahiro Shima outlines how Shima Seiki's latest technological developments are 'breaking the shell' of conventional thinking in the global knitting industry.

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Karl Mayer to hold in-house exhibition in the U.S

Warp knitting machine builder Karl Mayer is to hold an in-house exhibition at its US subsidiary in Greensboro, North Carolina at the end of April.

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Hosiery market boosted by older and plus size consumers

The global hosiery industry is expected to reach US$37 billion by 2020, driven by a rise in demand for hosiery from older and plus size consumers, strong growth in sales from e-commerce and increasing demand for more comfortable and stylish hosiery.

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Unseasonable weather puts the brakes on Hanesbrands

Hanesbrands has reported a seven per cent drop in fourth quarter net sales, hurt by a slowdown in the retail sector across the United States, the company's key market.

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES FROM CAREERS IN TEXTILES

TECHNICAL DYER - WOOLTEX UK LTD.

UK textile manufacturer Wooltex are looking for a technical dyer with several years practical experience of dyeing wool and polyester yarns, following a multi-million pound investment in a new dyeing and finishing facility.

Find out more and apply today.


JOB OPPORTUNITIES FROM CAREERS IN TEXTILES

MATTRESS TICKING TECHNICIAN - BENTARA SINAR PRIMA

A leading producer of mattress ticking based in Indonesia is seeking to recruit an experienced mattress ticking technician, with excellent knowledge of circular knitting machinery.

Find out more and apply today.


 
 

LATEST ISSUE: The January-February 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 flat knitting technology from the industry's leading suppliers, including new machines as well as interviews, market trends and analysis.

There are also reports from some of the latest trade shows from our correspondents at key exhibitions, as well as a look at some of the latest innovations from the warp knitting sector.

This issue also looks back at some of the highlights from the November ITMA exhibition in Milan including some of the latest developments from the needle and sinker sectors.

The January-February issue of Knitting Trade Journal also features all the latest, and original, industry news, insight and new patent developments. 

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