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Knitting Trade Journal e-bulletin 01.08.16 Print
Monday, 01 August 2016


Jacquard technology to feature at Mayer & Cie ITMA Asia booth

Albstadt - Germany’s Mayer & Cie will have two key machines on show at this year's ITMA Asia, both of which account for two different competence areas that the circular knitting machine manufacturer successfully serves in the Asian market.

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Specialist seminar on 3D knits

California - Textile engineering company Fabdesigns, Inc., which specialises in engineering knitted fabrics for apparel and footwear, is to hold a three-day event aimed at exploring the technical innovations and future potential of knitting technology.

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Latest yarn and storage feeder technology from Memminger

Dornstetten - Germany's Memminger will have a range of its yarn feeding, control systems and lubrication technology for knitting machines on display at ITMA Asia. The company's latest storage feeder, the MSF 3 ATC, is based on the MSF 3 CAN with 57V DC and is fitted with the Active Tension Control (ATC) sensor for controlling yarn tension. Used together with the GTN controller unit it enables the central setting of the yarn tension on single units, groups of units or on all the units together.

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Stronger sales drive Textured Jersey

Colombo – Textured Jersey, Sri Lanka's largest circular knitter, has posted a 63 per cent increase in profits after tax, boosted by increases in turnover from its recent acquisitions. Total profit after tax was 2.2 billion rupees in the year to March on the back of a 30 per cent increase in turnover to 17.8 billion rupees.

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Gildan to acquire Peds Legwear

Montreal – Gildan Activewear Inc. is to pay US$55 million to acquire 100 per cent of Peds Legwear. Peds is a Montreal-based marketer of high-end socks and legwear products, including ladies no-show liners, socks and sheer, and therapeutic hosiery sold mainly under the Peds and MediPeds brands to US and Canadian retailers. 

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Exhibitor offering grows at Texworld

Paris - Texworld Paris will be continuing its dynamic offering of materials and components for fashion professionals next month with exhibitor numbers up five per cent for its September edition. Registrations to date confirm the central role of Paris in the fashion industry, and Texworld Paris says it is perfectly positioned to be a leading player there. For its 39th edition, Texworld Paris is expected to be more attractive than ever, with a participation of nearly 950 exhibitors from 24 countries, an increase of 5% compared to September 2015.

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NEW ISSUE: The July-August printed edition of Knitting Trade Journal, the leading technical magazine for the global knitting sector, is now available.

The July-August 2016 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 warp 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 and some of the latest developments from the fabrics
and fashion sectors.

The July-August 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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