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ITMA 2015


Karl Mayer

New tricot machine with low energy option

Among the new warp knitting machines on the Karl Mayer stand at next month's ITMA exhibition will be a brand new, high-speed version of the company's best-selling tricot technology equipped with a low energy usage option.

Shima Seiki

Shima Seiki to present latest WHOLEGARMENT technology

Twenty years after the last ITMA Milan, computerized flat knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki returns to Italy's fashion capital to mark the 20th anniversary of its revolutionary WHOLEGARMENT technology.

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Nagata Seiki

Nagata Seiki ceases production of sock knitting machines

Nagata Seiki, Japan's sole surviving major manufacturer of sock-knitting technology, is to exit the textile machinery business.

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New Lycra type for shapewear sector

Invista has officially launched the latest platform for its Lycra brand - Lycra Beauty Cooling technology, which has been designed in response to consumer needs for increased sophistication and comfort performance in the shapewear category.

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Premiere Vision

Premiere Vision postpones Brazil show

This autumn's edition of Premiere Vision São Paul has been postponed amid concerns over the economic problems currently being experienced by textile sector across Brazil. Originally scheduled for November 4-5, 2015 , no alternative date for the show has been put forward.

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Planet Textiles

Countdown on for Planet Textiles

There are now less than two weeks to go until this year's Planet Textiles conference.

High profile speakers from adidas, the ZHDC Group, VF Corp, bluesign and IPE China are all lined-up for what promises to be a thought-provoking, timely show, particularly given the seismic changes currently taking place in China's textile industry where new laws are finally cracking down on textile polluters

Reserve your place today.

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Knitting Trade Journal

 NEW ISSUE: The September-October 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.

There are also reports from some of the latest trade shows from our correspondents at key exhibitions as well a look at some of the latest innovations from the circular knitting sector.

This issue also celebrates the 20th anniversary of Shima Seiki's WHOLEGARMENT technology and includes a visit to a high-end knitwear manufacturer to see the production processes in action.

This issue also includes a comprehensive preview of this November's ITMA exhibition, which takes place in Milan.

In the preview we focus on the new knitting technology and ancillary equipment that is likely to be on display from some of the industry's leading manufacturers.

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


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