Textured Jersey Lanka (TJL) has now fully integrated its recent acquisitions, circular knitter Ocean India (OCI) and Quenby Lanka Prints (QLP) into its operations, a move which the company says will provide a strong platform for further growth.
New WHOLEGARMENT technology offers more waste reduction possibilities
Among the new developments on the Shima Seiki stand at ITMA was a new prototype version of the MACH2XS WHOLEGARMENT flat knitting machine which, with the addition of a second take-down comb, virtually eliminates the production of waste fabric on short-sleeve knitwear.
An interesting development could be found on the Keum Yong stand at ITMA where the Korean circular knitting machine builder has produced a jacquard model made specifically for the production of footwear.
Scottish knitwear firm Peter Scott has outlined a restructuring plan that will see it increase its presence in the cashmere sector but may also involve redundancies. The restructuring plan is aimed at ensuring the longevity company's manufacturing business in the Borders region.
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