Stoll and Shima Seiki samples draw TITAS crowds The benefits of Stoll and Shima Seiki flat knitting technology played a key role at this week?s Taipei Innovative Textile Application Show where samples created on Stoll?s multi-gauge knitting machines and Shima?s WholeGarment technology combined to form an exceptional knitwear display from members of the Taiwan Sweater Industry Association, writes Haydn Davis in Taipei.
Adidas nudges ahead in knitted shoe wrangle Adidas may be able to sell its Adizero Primeknit running shoe in Germany from next month after a court ruled a temporary injunction brought by rival Nike cannot be sustained.
Terrot sees trend towards larger diameters The demand for different specification circular knitting machines in terms of diameter and gauges are often very different country-wise and application-wise. With Germany?s Terrot continuing to see an overall trend towards bigger diameters and finer gauges, the company says it has put particular effort into optimising its products in these segments.
Hanesbrands boosted by innerwear sales Hanesbrands has reported a 3 per cent increase in third-quarter net sales, boosted by growth in both its innerwear and outerwear businesses while overall earnings were helped by an easing of raw material prices.
New sock knitting models from Da Kong Da Kong has unveiled two new sock knitting machines including a new four feed machine and a single cylinder model for the production of pelerine socks, a growing market across China and South East Asia.
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