Invista, one of the world's largest integrated producers of polymers and fibres, and owner of the Lycra brand has announced the shortlisted candidates for the 6th edition of its Lycra Future Designers award.
Knitwear manufacturer and retail chain Carraig Donn has announced 30 new jobs at its knitwear manufacturing plant in Westport, Ireland. Recruitment for machinists, knitters, warehouse staff and management roles will reportedly begin immediately.
Registration has opened for visitors to ITMA 2015, billed as the world's largest textile and garment manufacturing technology showcase. The trade fair is expected to draw more than 100,000 visitors from around the world, according to organisers.
The January-February printed edition of Knitting Trade Journal, the leading technical magazine for the global knitting sector, includes new printing options for knitwear from Shima Seiki, a look back at 60 years of Italian spinner Safil, global business news, an insight into Vietnam as a sourcing location, and much more.
The Jan-Feb 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.