Knitting at the forefront of ITMA's sustainability drive
As at ITMA Milan, Knitting Trade Journal will once again be the only industry-specific magazine with a booth and additional distribution in ITMA's knitting hall. Please make sure to pay us a visit in Hall 5, booth C114. Our sister publication, Ecotextile News, will also be present at the show in the dyeing and finishing chapter - Hall 6, booth A114.
Lycra adds value and versatility to latest beachwear trends
The 2015 edition of Mare di Moda once again highlighted the strong bond that exists between Italy's textile producers and Lycra fibre with a range of new fabrics demonstrating the unique stretch, resistance and versatility that is required for high quality intimate wear, beachwear and sportswear.
Warp knitting machine builder Karl Mayer has released further details of the new technology it has on show at ITMA 2015 in Milan. The latest innovations include new machines for both the tricot and lace sectors, as well as the latest generation software developments and enhanced customer support packages.
Global Brands Group, one of Hong Kong's largest branded apparel, footwear, fashion accessories and lifestyle product companies, has acquired US-based PS Brands, the owner of the Planet Sox hosiery brand.
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.