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Knitting sector benefits from burgeoning Cambodia market

The number of knitting mills and other garment and footwear factories in Cambodia increased by more than 20 per cent between the end of 2013 and March 2015, allaying fears that increased minimum wages for workers would lead to a decline of the sector and drop in investment in the industry.


Sportswear brand looks to warp knits

Italian warp knitter Carvico has developed a new range of sportswear fabrics making use of the Lycra Sport fibre.

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Knitting yarns

New eco-treatment for knitting yarns

Südwolle Group, the world's largest spinner of pure wool and wool blend worsted yarns for the circular and flat knitting sectors, has developed a new, environmentally friendly treatment technology which the company says delivers fibres with the same strength, the same or better pilling performance, and improved ability to absorb moisture than conventionally processed yarns.

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'Successful' textile technology show ShanghaiTex

A new business matching programme hosted at textile machinery exhibition ShanghaiTex 2015 last month included buyers from Decathlon, C&A, New Balance, and H&M, according to organisers.

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Karl Mayer

Karl Mayer to unveil seven new warp knitting machines

Karl Mayer has confirmed it will unveil no fewer than seven new warp knitting machines at ITMA Milan, which takes place from 12 to 19 November, 2015.

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Hosiery market

Sheer hosiery making a comeback

The total US hosiery market, which includes sheer hosiery, tights, and socks, grew 3 per cent to $7.3 billion in the 12 months ending May 2015.

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Knitting Trade Journal

The July-August printed edition of Knitting Trade Journal, the leading technical magazine for the global knitting sector, is now available.

This issue includes a round up of the latest knitting technology and ancillary equipment, market trends and analysis.

This issue includes a feature on the current trend towards re-shoring in the United States, a detailed look at the latest warp knitting technology now available as well as profiles of leading knitting mills.

This issue also explores technical textiles with reports on the latest innovations and new products in this increasingly popular sector from both the European edition of Techtextil and Techtextil USA.

There are also reports from some of the latest trade shows from our correspondents at key exhibitions, including the latest yarns trends from Pitti Filati as well as look at some of the latest news from the dyeing and finishing sector.

The July-August issue also features all the latest, and original, industry news, insight, new patent developments.



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