Mattress ticking specialist signals expansion plans Culp Inc., the US-based manufacturer of knitted mattress and upholstery fabrics has unveiled new expansion plans which will see the creation of 129 jobs and an investment of US$450,000 over the next four years at its site in Stokesdale, North Carolina.
Invista?s Lycra W for the US market Invista has now commercially launched its Lycra with W Technology in the North American market, a fibre which is said to offer a range of enhanced benefits for both warp and circular knitted intimate apparel.
Dawson succumbs to administration following pension problems Troubled Scottish cashmere firm Dawson International has gone into administration after the latest attempts to address its spiralling pension funds problems were rebuffed by the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
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.
Event: Rumi exhibition in Brescia Brescia - On the occasion of FIMAST 2012, Rumi will present an innovative line of sock knitting machines during a special exhibition at the AC Hotel Brescia Via Giulio Quinto Stefana, 3? 25156, Brescia. The event will take place on the 26, 27, 28 September from 9.00am to 6.00pm and on 29 September from 9am to 1pm. During this event, Rumi will exclusively present the new Seven TS (Breathing socks) machine which has the ability to knit selected terry all over the sock. The complete Rumi staff will be at your complete disposal throughout the event and the company would like to thank in advance all the people that will visit the event.
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