Hanesbrands expands knitting operations home and away
Hanesbrands continues to expand its manufacturing operation with news that its is adding 75 jobs to its sock knitting operation in Mount Airy, USA, while also opening a third major plant in Vietnam, primarily for underwear production, and increasing its operations in El Salvador.
Gildan Activewear will invest up to US$400 million in the 2015 fiscal year with most of the expenditure covering new yarn spinning facilities as well as further investment in the the Rio Nance VI and Costa Rica knitting plants.
NEW ISSUE - KNITTING TRADE JOURNAL - NOVEMBER - DECEMBER
The NEW November-December printed edition of Knitting Trade Journal, the leading technical magazine for the global knitting sector, includes a report from our visit to Italian sock knitting machine builder Busi Giovanni, FIMAST show review, global underwear market analysis, and an insight into new Karl Mayer technology.
The November-December issue also features all the latest, and original, industry news, insight, new patent developments as well as show reports from our correspondents at key exhibitions.