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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 13.06.16 Print
Monday, 13 June 2016


No buyers on the horizon for troubled Courtaulds

Two weeks after it went into administration there is very little sign of a rescue package for troubled UK hosiery firm Courtaulds. Administrators RSM Restructuring Advisory have said they are not hopeful about finding a buyer for the business.

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Asian markets drive China's knitting sector growth

China's knitting sector exported US$98.44 billion worth of fabrics and garments in 2015, up 8.3 per cent compared to 2011, driven by the rapid growth of markets in Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia.

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Pitti Filati preparing to 'Feel the Yarn'

The latest staging of Pitti Filati's Feel the Yarn competition is expected to be stronger than ever when the knitting yarn exhibition reconvenes at the end of the month.

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Buhler develops a seamless partnership

Cotton yarn specialist Buhler has teamed up with a California-based activewear and women’s fashion brand to create a new signature line of luxury seamless knits.

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New developments from Piave Maitex

Italian warp and weft knitter, Piave Maitex will present a number of new developments at the next session of Interfilière, including a microfibre fabric with a bacteriostatic and hydrophilic treatment and a new fabric that uses Invista Cooling Technology for moisture-wicking and ventilation.

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Continued growth for US hosiery and sock imports

The United States imported US$4.49 billion worth of socks and hosiery in 2015, up by 6%, making it the world's largest market for the global sock manufacturing industry, according to a new report.

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NEW ISSUE: The May-June 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 news from the circular knitting sector including new developments, 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 hosiery knitting sector and new developments from yarn and fibre suppliers.

The May-June 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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