Hanesbrands plots new knitting machine investment HanesBrands is to invest US$1.6 million in a bank of new knitting machines as part of an expansion plan that will add 50 jobs to its operation in Patrick County, Virginia and increase its production capacity of underwear and outerwear.
BTSR revolutionises yarn control market Knitting Trade Journal talks to Angelo Rizzo, Sales General Manager at Milan, Italy-based BTSR about the company?s latest yarn storage feeding technology for the circular, sock and pantyhose knitting sectors.
Trade event to showcase African textiles The African textile industry has been given a welcome boost with the launch of a major textiles and apparel trade fair in Cape Town, South Africa. The event will take place 9?12 April 2013 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre and provide regional and international buyers with an opportunity to explore Africa?s sourcing opportunities.
Machinery tour to highlight CO2 savings Dyeing and finishing equipment supplier Br?ckner has embarked on an ?Eco Tour of India? in a bid to help the country?s knitwear? manufacturers reduce their overall CO2 emissions.
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