Shima Seiki introduces two new machines at 50th celebration Flat knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki held a gala event to celebrate its 50th Anniversary, a celebration which included the launch of two new machines including one which is capable of knitting inlay patterns for all-needles which will allow users to explore applications for non-elastic knits outside the realm of fashion.
Mayer & Cie: 'breaking the limits' AT ITME in Mumbai, India, circular knitting machine builder Mayer & Cie will be showing its latest ultra-high speed single jersey fabric machines as well as its advanced OVJA 1.6 EM for mattress tickings, which runs at speeds of 28 rpm in 38 ins diameter thanks to its 1.6 feeders per inch set-up.
Chanel brings fashion show to Scotland Following its recent acquisition of Hawick-based Barrie Knitwear, luxury goods label Chanel is to stage its annual fashion show within the ruins of Linlithgow Palace in Scotland next month where head designer Karl Lagerfeld will showcase Scottish tweed and cashmere.
Invista and Exim collaborate on stretch garments Invista has teamed up with India-based Exim Knits to develop fabrics with using Lycra fibre that possess the dual qualities of excellent recovery and enhanced elongation, key requirements for customers looking to buy stretch garments.
Circular knitter joins Better Cotton Initiative Yesim Tekstil, One of Turkey?s largest circular knitters, has ramped up its commitment to sustainability after becoming a member of the global Better Cotton Initiative.
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