Video: the new Santoni Mecmor circular knitting machine in action Santoni?s new compact version of its renowned Mec-Mor Variatex machine has been designed to offer knitting mills high-speed garment production combined with minimum material wastage. Watch the machine in action here.
Hanesbrands to sell unbranded apparel business Hanesbrands is to sell its European wholesale casualwear division to an affiliate of Dutch company Smartwares for US18.8 million and exit the private-label imageware sector in the US.
Italian yarn sector lifted by strong international demand Preliminary results for 2011 show a possible 16% increase in turnover for the Italian yarn industry, boosted by increases in average unit values of yarns for both imports and exports and a renewed interest in Italian yarns from international buyers.
Terrot to show jacquard strength at ITMA Asia + CITME ?The main focus for circular knitting machine builder Terrot at next month?s ITMA Asia + CITME exhibition will be on its latest jacquard technology.
Staying cool in Nilit?s breeze Nilit has developed a new nylon 6.6 performance yarn for temperature control across a range of sectors including the sportswear, hosiery, underwear, shapewear, socks, outerwear and workwear.
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