Knitting machine investment boosts Turkish exports The latest figures suggest that there are now 60,000 circular knitting machines in operation in Turkey, a figure that is expected to rise in 2012 as the country looks to cement its position as one of the world?s leading three countries in terms of investment in circular knitting technology.
Premiere Vision launches flat knitting initiative Premiere Vision has signalled its intent to strengthen the offer at its next Paris event with the addition of a new initiative and dedicated platform for flat-bed knits.
Mixed fortunes for global yarn and fabric sectors Estimates for yarn and fabric production in the fourth quarter of last year remain mixed with the majority of producers in Asia expecting increases when the results are released, while those in North and South America and Europe, with the exception of Turkey, are somewhat more sceptical, expecting lower output levels.
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 launch draws closer 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.
NEW ISSUE: sign up to see a sample of the contents of the most recent magazine. Out now, the latest issue of Knitting Trade Journal includes the latest news, features and analysis on the most recent developments across the knitting and hosiery industries. As well of details of all the latest knitting technology currently available on the market, this issue explores the rise of seamless knitwear in the sportswear industries. It also includes a detailed look at German technology suppliers including an interview with Heinz Peter Stoll, managing director of H. Stoll GmbH & Co. Knitting Trade Journal also meets the people behind a new UK-based? knitwear manufacturing venture.
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