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Bangladesh keen to reverse knitwear slump
After a decade of spectacular growth, during which time it became the world?s sixth largest apparel exporter, alarm bells are beginning to ring in Bangladesh after growth levels of the country?s knitwear market slumped behind that of most of its competitors across Asia.

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Sock and hosiery sector gears up for FIMAST exhibition
Around 50 suppliers of machinery and other equipment for the hosiery and finishing industries have now signed up for September?s FIMAST exhibition.

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New device to measure knitwear comfort
One of the world?s largest knitted fabric producers is conducting the final tests for a new price of technology designed to determine the comfort rating for lightweight knitted sweaters and other garments.

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New patterning possibilities for spacer textiles
Warp-knitted spacer textiles are functional, versatile materials. The thinner types in particular are used in shoes and padded harnesses, jackets, backpacks and sports protectors, and for the side borders of mattresses and car seats, i.e. in those segments of the market that are particularly influenced by fashion trends.

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New developments in Classic Linking
Modifications to one Italian company's Classic Linking technique for single cylinder knitting machines has been designed to provide an improved and more reliable toe-closing process for sock knitting mills.

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Insider's Guide to Sustainable Cotton: NOW PUBLISHED
Published by MCL Global, producers of Ecotextile News, Sustainable Nonwovens and Knitting Trade Journal, this invaluable, 136 page A5 hndbook covers the ecological impact of cotton production and the environmental challenges that this presents going forward.

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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 includes a detailed preview of this summer's ITMA Asia + CITME exhibition. It also includes a close look at two European knitting mills currently blazing an innovative trail through the knitwear sector and the latest flat knitting technology developments aimed at increasing efficiency and reducing energy usage.

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