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Circular Knitting


Italy eyes Vietnam as domestic market flourishes
Milan - With its domestic market flourishing, ACIMIT, the Italian association of textile machinery builders will be out in force at the upcoming Saigontex exhibition, an indication of the growing importance of Vietnam as an increasingly important garment manufacturing zone.
Gildan to increase capacity at Honduras knitting facility
Montreal - Gildan Activewear will invest approximately US$125 million in production capacity during the 2017 fiscal year with the Rio Nance 6 knitting facility in Honduras earmarked for expansion.
Teejay eyes further growth
Colombo - Sri Lanka's largest circular knitter Teejay, formerly know as Textured Jersey Lanka, has outlined regional growth plans aimed at underpinning its future growth.
New thread options for sportswear sector
Mount Holly - Two of the industry's major manufacturers of industrial and consumer sewing thread for the knitting sector have launched new products aimed at the sportswear and activewear sectors.
Milano Unica Pavilion returns to Intertextile Shanghai
Shanghai - Amongst the many high-quality offerings at the Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics’ premium SalonEurope area will be the Milano Unica Pavilion, which will feature again at the 2017 Spring Edition in March following a highly successful showing last October.
Guatemala aiming for pole position in Central America's knitting industry
Guatemala City - Guatemala’s knitting industry has been transformed in recent years with significant investment in new mills and equipment both from overseas and domestic sources.
Surat textile chiefs targeting knitwear hub
Surat - Textile chiefs in India's Gujarat region are hoping to replicate the success of their counterparts in Tirupur by establishing a new knitwear and knitted fabric manufacturing hub.
China's high-pile sector eyes international expansion
Shanghai - The circular knitting technology market is witnessing a growing number of machines designed for the high pile sector with Chinese manufacturers keen to look beyond their domestic markets for future growth.
Mayer & Cie targeting further investment
Albstadt - Mayer & Cie says it will make a sizable investment in its circular knitting machine production chain in 2017 aimed at improving the efficiency of its main plant in Albstadt and shortening lead times.
Gildan completes American Apparel purchase
Montreal - Gildan Activewear Inc. has completed the acquisition of the American Apparel brand and certain assets.
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