New sinker and carriage developments boost flat knitting productivity On offer at ITMA from Switzerland?s Steiger will be the company?s latest Aries flat knitting machine, with a particular focus on a variety of new technological modifications, such as new sinker and carriage systems, aimed at increasing the machine?s overall efficiency and patterning possibilities.
Invista makes sustainability pledge Invista, the maker of Lycra elastane and a range of other synthetic textile fibres has set ambitious targets to reduce its energy intensity 20% by 2020 in a bid to cut the amount of energy its uses to make per ton of product.
PV Brazil popularity prompts venue switch Recognised as a burgeoning market for the knitting sector, Brazilian trade visitors turned out in force for the fourth edition of Premi?re Brazil, prompting organisers to switch to a larger venue for 2012.
Vietnam knitters welcome Italian funding With exports growing at an unprecedented rate, knitted fabric and knitted garment manufacturers in Vietnam have welcomed a ?3 million scheme, funded by the Italian Government, to help improve the competitiveness of the country?s textile industry.
Stoll plots knitting machine history & future at ITMA Visitors to the Stoll stand at ITMA will be treated to a detailed journey made by the flat knitting machine builder from its nineteenth century beginnings to the present day.
NEW ISSUE OUT NOW; sign up to see a sample of the contents of the most recent magazine. The latest issue of Knitting Trade Journal includes exhibition previews of two major events ? Shanghaitex and this month?s Techtextil. We also talk exclusively to Ettore Lonati, president of Lonati Spa, and interview Mr. Gerhard Schaible, Managing Director Kern Liebers Textile. There is also a special feature on the latest developments in the circular knitting sector and a run down of the latest hosiery technology currently available on the market. In addition the latest issue has the latest industry news, exhibition news, fibre and yarn updates, patents and more.
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