Natural fibre demand drives seamless growth This year?s Santoni Open House exhibition was notable for its emphasis not just on the technology available, but for the advances in knitting construction that are now achievable with the latest seamless knitting technology.
Austrian firm showcases ?next level? knits Trend Fashion Textil says it has developed the ?next level? of functional apparel using the latest ultrasonic bonding technologies and advanced knitting techniques
Chanel's 'supplier acquisition' strategy resuces Barrie Details of a rescue deal for Barrie Knitwear finally emerged this week with the company set top be acquired by French luxury group Chanel, one of the Scottish knitwear firm?s main clients.
It's a Breeze for Nilit Nilit will be exhibiting a range of its nylon 6.6 fibres at the upcoming Intertextile Shanghai 2012 tradeshow including Nilit Breeze, the specialty performance yarn that is said to cool wearers by almost one degree Celsius in comparison to fabrics knitted with standard fibres.
Asian manufacturers facing growing cashmere supply issues Lower prices and quality concerns are continuing to adversely affect the ?luxury? image of Chinese cashmere while the increasingly strict ethical production requirements of western countries is creating a barrier that is preventing many of the country?s cashmere brands from entering the international market.
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