Taiwan anticipates 2012 production boost The production value of Taiwan's textile industry is likely to exceed US$16.89 billion in 2012, after recording a 10-year high in textile exports last year with recent investments in the knitting sector expected to boost output significantly.
Shima Seiki lay foundations for smart textile lab Shima Sheiki is supplying three knitting machines and 16 SDS-ONE APEX3 workstations, all backed up with a host of research and development support, to a new smart textile research laboratory at Drexel University in Philadelphia, USA.
Shapewear sales lift Delta Galil Seamlesswear and sock manufacturer Delta Galil has reported a sharp increase in fourth quarter sales, boosted by recent investment in its seamless shapewear business, a successful sock program with Nike, and bra programs developed for several leading global brands.
Benetton family rules out offer increase Edizione Srl, the Benetton family's holding company, has indicated it will not raise its offer for the remaining shares in the Benetton Group SpA that it doesn't already own.
Advertising feature: Santoni gets technical with seamless knitwear Following its continued investment in technical research and development, Italy?s Santoni has expanded its range from the production of knitting machines for underwear to the very latest cutting-edge developments for seamless knitwear, medical and sports outerwear.
Sustainable cotton guide available 14 March The Insiders Guide to Cotton and Sustainability, written by Simon Ferrigno and edited by John Mowbray, will be available for purchase from January 2012. Published by MCL Global, producers of Ecotextile News and Knitting Trade Journal, the 100 page booklet covers the ecological impact of cotton production and the environmental challenges that this presents.
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