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Hosiery Knitting


Hosiery market to top $40b by 2025
New York - The global hosiery market was valued at US$29.73 billion in 2016, and is projected to reach $43.42 billion by 2025, according to a new report.
Giovanni Busi, 1926-2017; Gianmario Busi, 1960-2017
Giovanni Busi, the founder of Busi Giovanni Srl and his son Gianmario Busi have passed away. Giovanni's daughter Catina and the family’s next generation will now ensure the future success of the Brescia-based hosiery and sock knitting machine manufacturer.
Chinese sock maker signs Invista licence
Hangzhou - Zhejiang Orient Befit Socks has entered into a licensing agreement with Invista, a deal that will allow the sock manufacturer to use Invista's trademark for manufacturing, marketing, advertising, promotion, sale and distribution of licensed products through online global channels, and through offline channels in China.
Private equity takes stake in US hosiery firm
Mt. Airy - US hosiery manufacturer Nester Hosiery has welcomed an investment in the business from private equity firms Aiglon Capital Management and Merit Capital Partners, a move that is expected to help drive growth in its Farm to Feet brand and help it expand its private label business.
Invista hosts hosiery forum in China
Yiwu - The recent Lycra fibre Legwear Seminar in Yiwu, China, the unofficial capital of the Chinese hosiery knitting sector, offered delegates the opportunity to hear about the sector’s latest technological developments as well as discover Invista's new promotional campaign aimed specifically at the Chinese market.
New yarn technology for cotton socks
Lima - A South American hosiery manufacturer has launched a new yarn technology offering odour-fighting, quick drying properties for the cotton athletic sock sector.
Yiwu aims to bring new insights to hosiery production
Yiwu - The 18th edition of YiwuTex will be held during 13-15 June 2017 at Yiwu International Expo Centre, Zhejiang Province, PR China.
Busi to present two toe-closing knitting machines at Yiwu
Brescia - Italy's Busi Giovanni will be showcasing its latest Medical Terry Pantyhose and Twin-Layer knitting machines, both equipped with the latest version of Rimaglio, the automatic stitch-by-stitch toe-closing device,at the upcoming Yiwu exhibition in China.
Weyco Group signs hosiery licence deal
North Carolina - Weyco Group has signed licensing agreements with Implus for the latter to produce and distribute Stacy Adams and Florsheim hosiery. A previous agreement with another licensee was not renewed.
AAFA launches testing guidelines for hosiery sector
Washington - The American Apparel & Footwear Association, in collaboration with the Manufacturing Solutions Center (MSC), has released industry guidelines establishing testing standards for legwear, hosiery, and socks.
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