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Biopolymer fibre for seamless outerwear
DuPont Biomaterials has announced several new fibre developments for its Sorona technology including new applications for seamless outerwear and activewear.

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Eco accreditation for knitting machine equipment
LGL Electronics, a supplier of ancillary equipment for the knitting machinery industry, has received the ACIMIT Green Label for its Compact Feeder, a yarn feeder that offers smaller dimensions and reduced weight compared to previous models, something which LGL says is important on machines with a high number of feeders.

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Carlyle Group acquires stake in Turkish hosiery firm
Private equity firm The Carlyle Group has added to its growing hosiery sector portfolio with the acquisition of a significant minority stake in Turkey-based Penti, a vertically integrated hosiery manufacturer and retailer of women?s hosiery, lingerie and swimwear.

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Lenzing shows its true colours
Lenzing has outlined the latest developments for its Modal and Tencel fibres including the presentation of its new Lenzing Modal Color at this week?s textile trade fairs in Paris and the increasing use of Tencel in knitted fabrics by Austria?s L?ffler.

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Cashmere firm chasing unpaid bills
Administrators at Dawson International are working to recover up to ?2 million in unpaid invoices from some of the cashmere firm?s highest profile customers.

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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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Santoni warp knitting technology in action
Santoni?s latest warp knitting technology, the SWD will be a key attraction at the company?s Open House event later this month. Watch the machine in action here.

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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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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 as details of some of the latest technology on show at this summer's ITMA Asia + CITME exhibition, this issue also contains a preview of September's FIMAST exhibition as well as profiles of two of the main organisers.
It also includes a close look at the latest circular knitting machine developments as well as detailed country reports profiling up and coming manufacturing hubs for the global knitting industry. In addition, the latest issue has the latest industry news, exhibition news, fibre and yarn updates, patents and more.

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