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New circular and flat machines from Harry Lucas

Harry Lucas GmbH has added a new, high speed machine to its RR2 range for the production of cylindrical, conical and curved tubular knitted fabrics for knee, ankle and elbow support and has also developed a new flat knitting machine which can handle stainless steel and copper wires.

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Baltex offers recycled spacer knits

UK technical textiles business, Baltex, is showcasing a new, knitted spacer 3D fabric at Techtextil which, made entirely from recycled polyester yarns, is expected to make in-roads into the mattress market. Brett Mathews reports from Frankfurt.

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Body monitoring application for Shima Seiki technology

Applications for intelligent knits are continuing to expand with one of the latest developments looking at the production of fabrics using knitted in body sensors using the latest Shima Seiki design technology.

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Italian entrepreneur swoops for La Perla

A Luxembourg-based investment firm has beaten off competition from both Calzedonia and Delta Galil to acquire Italian luxury underwear maker La Perla.

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Sun European halts sale of DBApparel

Sun European Partners has shelved the sale of its DBApparel business, the parent company French lingerie and hosiery manufacturer Dim, due to a lack of interest.

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Planet Textiles logo Planet Textiles date confirmed

This year's Planet Textiles Conference is to be held 22nd October 2013 in Shanghai. Jointly organised by Ecotextile News and Messe Frankfurt, Planet Textiles tackles the crucial issues of sustainability in the global textiles sector. Early-bird sponsorship opportunities and VIP packages are now available - for?enquiries?please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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NEW ISSUE: sign up to see a sample of the contents of the most recent magazine.
Now six issues per year, the May-June issue of Knitting Trade Journal includes the latest news, features and analysis on the most recent developments across the knitting and hosiery industries.

The timing of this issue is particularly interesting and has given us the opportunity to publish previews of three major exhibitions coming up over the next month.

Inside you?ll find details of just some of the latest knitting technology that will be on show at ITM Texpo Eurasia, Techtextil and Shanghaitex.

There are also knitting mill profiles including one of Germany?s most forward thinking producers of technical textiles as well as well the latest industry news, exhibition news, patents and more.

Call us on: +44 1977 708488 for a sample copy or click the link below to subscribe

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Commercial launch for new Stoll flat knitting machine

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