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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 09.05.16 Print
Monday, 09 May 2016


Italy to showcase latest technology in Iran

A group of 26 Italian textile machinery manufacturers will be taking part in a forthcoming roadshow in Iran where they hope to take advantage of the gradual elimination of international sanctions which could allow them to recover market shares lost in recent years.

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Gildan Activewear swoops for Alstyle Apparel

Gildan Activewear has swooped for yet another apparel manufacturer in a move that allow it to take advantage of preferential trade agreements that provide duty-free access to markets in South America.

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Mattress technology to prevent pressure sores

Researchers at the University of Bolton, in collaboration with Baltex Technical Textiles, have developed a new mattress ticking technology which incorporates a patented 3D fabric designed to prevent pressure sores.

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New Japan zone for Intertextile

Following strong enthusiasm within the Chinese market at the recent Spring edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, Messe Frankfurt's next Intertextile fair – Intertextile Pavilion at the Shenzhen International Trade Fair for Apparel Fabrics and Accessories 2016 – will provide the international apparel fabrics and accessories industry with further opportunities to benefit from, this time in South China.

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Brandix Lanka scoops export award

Brandix Lanka, owner of Textured Jersey, Sri Lanka's largest weft knit fabric manufacturer, has been ranked as the country's most valuable export brand in Brand Finance's 2016 ranking of the country's leading brands.

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Single jersey demand growing in Egypt

With the textile industry in Egypt experiencing something of resurgence, the demand for single jersey, fleece and interlock fabrics is on the rise.

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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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