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Flat Knitting


Flat knits find a niche in the sports equipment sector
Los Angeles - Textile engineering company Fabdesigns, Inc., which specialises in engineering knitted fabrics for apparel and footwear, has developed the next generation of knitted textiles for the sports equipment sector using Stoll flat knitting machines.
Powering the textile revolution
Wakayama - Dr Masahiro Shima outlines how Shima Seiki's latest technological developments are 'breaking the shell' of conventional thinking in the global knitting industry.
Organisers buoyant over exhibitor numbers for ITMA Asia + CITME
Shanghai – With the the Chinese textile sector continuing to focus on industrial transformation and upgrading, organisers of this year's ITMA Asia + CITME are confident that the October show will attract the industry's leading knitting machine and equipment suppliers who are keen to tap into the market opportunities in China.
Sinker innovation opens up flat knitting possibilities
Wakayama - Shima Seiki's latest flagship machine, the MACH2XS123, which features the company's original SlideNeedle on four needle beds for high-quality WHOLEGARMENT production in all needles, is now equipped with a new spring-type moveable sinker system which features for the first time in a 4-needlebed machine.
Shima Seiki to exhibit at ISPO and PV New York
Wakayama - Computerized knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki will begin 2016 with attendance at two key exhibitions.
Hawick Knitwear in administration
Hawick - Renowned Scottish knitwear specialist, Hawick Knitwear Limited has gone into administration with the loss of 123 jobs.
Stoll offers new compact flat knitting option
Reutlingen - Flat knitting machine builder Stoll has launched a new compact model with a working width of just 24 ins that has application possibilities in both the fashion and technical textiles sectors.
New design tool for Nike's knitted footwear
Beaverton - Sportswear giant Nike has filed a patent for a new system that would enable users to design their own customized versions of the company's Flyknit knitted footwear.
Shima Seiki celebrates 30 years in the UK
Wakayama - Flat knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki Mfg, together with its U.K. subsidiary Shima Seiki Europe LTD. will hold a private exhibition commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the subsidiary’s openingat its offices in Derbyshire this month.
Stoll highlights wider applications for ADF knitting technology
Milan - Stoll's stand at ITMA was designed to showcase the merits of the company's ADF technology which offers users endless flexibility and diversity when it comes to pattern and colour variations.
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