Fukuhara to showcase double-fleece circular knitting machine
Among the circular knitting machines on show from Japan?s Fukuhara at this month?s ITMA Asia + CITME exhibition will be a model that is suited for the production of jacquard knit fleece and new options such as double fleece fabrics.
With 850 registered exhibitors, organisers of this September?s Texworld exhibition in Paris say the event is now fully booked with the knits section reporting a requests for more space and larger stands.
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Warp knitting for winter sports
Warp knitting applications in winter sports are continuing to advance with German firm Falke, traditionally known as a hosiery manufacturer, using some of the latest technology in its latest insulation underwear for skiers.
Latest figures from the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) show shipments of large-diameter circular knitting machines remained at near record levels, whereas shipments of flat knitting machines suffered a 24 per cent drop.