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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 01.04.16 Print
Friday, 01 April 2016


Knitted fabric makers join European Outdoor Group

PrimaLoft, whose portfolio includes technical knitted fabrics for activewear and outdoor apparel, and W.L Gore, which is constantly expanding its range of technical knits, have joined the European Outdoor Group.

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New developments in mattress ticking sector

As knitted mattress cover fabrics continue to grow in popularity, technology suppliers are keeping pace with demand by developing faster, more advanced machines.

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Shima Seiki to exhibit in Argentina

Computerized knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki will participate in the SIMATEX exhibition in Argentina this April with new proposals in seam-free WHOLEGARMENT knitting technology that offer an alternative to labour-intensive manufacturing in the South American market.

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Exhibitors flock to ITMA Asia + CITME

Textile machinery manufacturers have been booking space at this year's ITMA Asia + CITME exhibition at a brisk pace with over 90 per cent of the 180,000 square metres of exhibition space now sold.

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Nike kits featuring latest knit technology

The latest major international kit releases from sportswear giant Nike feature a combination of single and double knit technology based on the company's Flyknit range of knitted footwear.

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Places limited for Planet Textiles

Sustainable textiles conference Planet Textiles will be held next month in Copenhagen.

Confirmed speakers include Rick Ridgeway, environmentalist and vice-president, environmental affairs, Patagonia, Jason Kibbey, CEO, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, and Marcus Gover, director, European Clothing Action Plan.

Get your ticket today.


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.