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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 27.06.16 Print
Monday, 27 June 2016


Asia drives yarn production as fabric falters

Global yarn production increased by 20 per cent in the first quarter of 2016, boosted by an increase in output across Asia and South America while global fabric production dipped by eight per cent.

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Lonati seals €40m knitting machine deal with Uzbek firm

Italian hosiery knitting machine builder Lonati has secured a €40 million with a textile firm based in Uzbekistan. The deal will see the Brescia-based firm supply 1,024 sock knitting machines to Uztex, a company which, founded in 2007, is primarily known as a cotton yarn spinner.

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ITMA ASIA + CITME 2016 online visitor registration opens

ITMA Asia + CITME 2016, the fifth edition of the combined textile machinery show, is expected to attract around 100,000 trade visitors from around the world.

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Shima Seiki to exhibit at Pitti Filati

Shima Seiki Italia, the Italian subsidiary of Japanese computerized knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki will exhibit at the 79th edition of the Pitti Immagine Filati exhibition in Florence, Italy.

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Premiere Vision launches new pre-show event

Responding to the needs of a constantly changing fashion market, Première Vision is to launch a new event, Blossom Première Vision, an exclusive show concept - held biannually in July and December - dedicated to the launch of the season’s collections.

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UK designers debut at Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen

Scheduled from 7 – 9 July, the 2016 edition of Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen is entering its final preparation stages with the show set to welcome new design studios from the UK.

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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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