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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 18.07.16 Print
Monday, 18 July 2016


Shima Seiki launches new machine for shaping sector

Wakayama - Shima Seiki has developed a new version of its well-established SVR flat knitting technology which is equipped with a combination of the company's new loop presser bed and patented spring-type sinker which, together, open up a significantly wider range of knit patterns for the shaping sector.

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Erbé widens gauge range for 'intelligent' linking machine

Roanne – Erbé has widened the gauge possibilities for its automatic, multi-gauge linking machine which is designed to help knitting mills speed up post-knitting processes and reduce costs.

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Gildan outlines environmental efforts

Montreal - Gildan Activewear has released its 2015 corporate, social and environmental responsibility (CSR) report on which outlines the results of the company's environmental efforts over the last five years.

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Invista sponsors UK swimwear event

London - Collections from over sixty leading international brands will be on display when the London Swimwear Show opens its doors to buyers from major retailers, specialist swim stores and independent boutiques on July 17th.

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Lectra unveils knitwear sourcing software

Paris – Lectra has launched an updated version of its product development software which is widely used in the planning and sourcing of knitwear and other knitted apparel.

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HanesBrands completes acquisition of Pacific Brands

Winston-Salem - HanesBrands has completed the acquisition of Pacific Brands Limited, the major underwear and intimate apparel company in Australia.

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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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