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Knitting giant gains ?Eco Factory? accreditation
Four production sites operated by Crystal Group, one of the largest knitwear manufacturers in the world, have been certified by Marks & Spencer as ?Plan A Eco Factories?.

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Karl Mayer

Warp knitted seamless hosiery from Karl Mayer
Until now, producing hosiery with a dense surface has been dominated by weft knitting. Karl Mayer has now developed a new process on its RDPJ and DJ machine series to produce smooth, seamless and ladderproof warp-knitted hosiery.

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Tefron swings to a profit as China talks continue
Tefron has swung to a profit in its second quarter, lifted by strong sales in its seamless apparel business and confirmed that it is still in negotiations with a Chinese partner to establish and expand the company's supply and production resources across Asia.

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Knitwear suppliers keen to explore UK market
Knitwear manufacturers from across Eastern Europe will converge in London next month to meet retailers and wholesale buyers keen to source reliable and high-quality clothing from new suppliers.

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Brighter prospects for Japanese hosiery market
Although the Japanese hosiery market is expected to perform poorly over the next four years, with a prediction that the market will shrink by 1%, new research suggest that the market losses will narrow compared to previous years.

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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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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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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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