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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 03.03.16 Print
Thursday, 03 March 2016

 



New UK digital print capability for luxury knits

The capability of the UK digital textile printing sector has been ramped up with the launch a new manufacturing business in Leicestershire which is making use of the latest SIP-160F3 technology from Shima Seiki.


Pitti Filati is a matter of materiality

Starting with materials, unconventional production processes are giving birth to new creative solutions for the knitting sector. Angela Cavalca reports from the latest edition of the hugely influential European yarn exhibition.

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Nike switches to recycled yarns for knitted footwear

Sportswear giant Nike has switched to recycled polyester yarn for its Flyknit footwear which, knitted using the latest flat knitting techniques, ensures that support and structure are knitted right into upper, which helps reduce seams, weight and areas of friction and keeps the shoe lightweight.

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Finer gauge tulle warp knits in demand

The new tulle constructions produced on a finer gauge version of Karl Mayer's HKS 3-M continue to attract attention, the warp knitting machine builder says.

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Asia's machine builders looking to explore new markets

Several of South East Asia's circular knitting machine builders have been expanding their portfolios over the last 12 months with a particular focus on the jacquard and interlock markets.

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NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - LENZING

Lenzing has an opportunity for a Business Development Manager to focus on its apparel business and develop its supply chain with retailers/brands including value positioning, branding and future development. 

Find out more and apply today.


NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY

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. 

READ A PREVIOUS ISSUE OF KNITTING TRADE JOURNAL, or SUBSCRIBE HERE TODAY.

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