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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 17.03.16 Print
Thursday, 17 March 2016


China buoyed by steady growth for knitting sector

China's sector reported encouraging growth in 2015 with the latest statistics showing a 3.7 per cent increase in total sales compared to the previous year, backed up by a 19 per cent increase in capital investment by the sector across the same period.

Cautious optimism as buyer found for Hawick Knitwear

A buyer has been found for Hawick Knitwear, which went into administration in January.

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Invista unveils new compression Lycra technology

Invista has launched a number of new products and initiative is aimed at widening the appeal and application of its Lycra fibre including a lifestyle compression offering – Lycra Energize powered by Fusion technology, and Lycra AcquaNRG technology, a new technology that would help reduce water and energy consumption.

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Shima Seiki to exhibit at Première Vision Istanbul

Computerized flat knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki will exhibit at the Première Vision show in Istanbul, Turkey later this month.

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Acquisitions drive Textured Jersey

Textured Jersey Lanka (TJL), Sri Lanka's largest knit fabric manufacturer, has delivered its strongest quarter ever, driven by the integration of its recent acquisitions, circular knitter Ocean India and Quenby Lanka Prints.

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Bekaert to acquire mattress ticking specialist

Bekaert Textiles, which describes itself as one of the technology leaders in the development and production of knitted mattress fabrics, and DesleeClama have reached an agreement under which Bekaert Textiles will acquire DesleeClama.

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Labelling Standards Specialist - Burberry

This role works within the raw materials and quality function to be the central point defining and upholding labelling requirements and standards.
The purpose of this role is to establish a competency within Burberry for effectively labelling our products with the right information in line with global regulations as well as localized requirements whilst maintaining Burberry's brand expectations.

Find out more and apply today at Careers in Textiles.



NEW ISSUE: The March-April 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.

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


The 2016 media kit for Knitting Trade Journal is now available. Email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for more information.