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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 28.04.16 Print
Thursday, 28 April 2016


Hanesbrands swoops for Australian underwear label

Hanesbrands has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pacific Brands Limited, one of best known underwear and intimate apparel companies in Australia.

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Istanbul prepares for record ITM exhibition

The ITM 2016 International Textile Machinery exhibition and HIGHTEX 2016, the International Technical Textile & Nonwoven trade fair, are expected to attract 1200 exhibitors and more than 60,000 visitors from 72 countries.

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Record edition for Yarn Expo Spring

The latest edition of Yarn Expo Spring concluded last month with a new record number of exhibitors. This increased 23% compared to 2015 to 309 exhibitors from 11 countries and regions, with the exhibition area also up 40% to accommodate this extra demand.

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American & Efird outlines sustainability achievements

American & Efird (A&E), a major supplier of industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread, and technical textiles, to the knitting sector, has released its 2015-2016 sustainability report.

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Planet Textiles confirms final line up

Swiss textile manufacturer Remei AG, which runs the bioRe organic cotton projects in Tanzania and India and the CanopyStyle Initiative featuring H&M and Birla round out an impressive Planet Textiles 2016 line-up, which now has less than 40 tickets available at the 400 capacity Copenhagen Concert Hall venue on Wednesday 11th May.

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Contactless scanning for knitted fabrics

Germany's Setex has developed a new contactless fabric scanning system for knitted fabrics.

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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.
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