Flat knitting machine builder Steiger has been at the forefront of a European project aimed at expanding the use of composite fibre on an industrial scale, with two of the key aims being the development of more complex shapes and reduced production costs.
Nearly 1,000 new knitwear and hosiery producers were registered in Pakistan in 2013-14, with many companies taking advantage of budget rules that offer financial incentives for investments in new knitting technology as well as a reduction in duties for new machinery imports.
LATEST ISSUE - KNITTING TRADE JOURNAL - NOVEMBER - DECEMBER
The 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.