Turkey proving strong market for tricot machines Indications of a resurgent knitting sector in Turkey look set to continue with warp knitting machine builder Karl Mayer confirming it has sold more than 100 of its three-bar high-speed tricot machines in the country last year.
Woolmark developments for innovative knitwear The Woolmark Company has developed a series of new Merino wool innovations such as a new technique for producing washed-out effects in wool garments that is achievable for both flat-bed knitwear, as well as circular knits.
Hosiery supplier sues Victoria's Secret Victoria's Secret Stores, Inc. and its parent company Limited Brands, Inc. have been accused of breaching a 2001 agreement, and deliberately selling cheaper "knockoffs" to unsuspecting consumers, in a US$15 million lawsuit filed by one of the retail chain's former major hosiery suppliers.
Ahead of the game UK-based circular knitting machine builder Monarch says that its MXC series of single jersey machines is leading the way when it comes to environmentally friendly knitted fabric production.
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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