Südwolle Group, the German manufacturer of worsted yarns for the flat and circular knitting sectors is to acquire 100% of Safil and 80% of GTI, the two Italian yarn spinning operations controlled by the Savio family. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Beck to offer specialist circular knitting insight at ITMA
Visitors on the look out for specialist, bespoke circular machines will be drawn to the Beck stand during ITMA where the company will offer information on new and used machines as well as spare parts and other ancillary equipment.
Visitors to the recent Texworld Paris seemed suitably impressed by the exhibition's new layout and an expanded range of collections, with many visitors also impressed by the increasing number of exhibitors willing to accept orders for small quantities.
A weekly round up of some of the latest developments from the global knitting and hosiery sector including new Pakistan import duties, Calzedonia US expansion, recycled cotton for cellulosic production, and X-Temp from Hanesbrands.
BOLT THREADS - LEAD SCIENTIST/ENGINEER - FIBRE SPINNING
Bolt Threads is looking for a hands-on scientist or engineer to play a key role on a multi-disciplinary team leading process development, optimisation, and scale-up of its novel silk fibre spinning processes to manufacture novel silk protein fibres for the textiles and consumer apparel industry.