Sinker innovation opens up flat knitting possibilities
Shima Seiki's latest flagship machine, the MACH2XS123, which features the company's original SlideNeedle on four needle beds for high-quality WHOLEGARMENT production in all needles, is now equipped with a new spring-type moveable sinker system which features for the first time in a 4-needlebed machine.
Luxury lingerie firm Van De Velde has begun the year on a positive note, announcing a 5.7 per cent increase in turnover for 2015, despite a slowdown in sales at its former Intimacy brand, which is now known as Rigby & Peller USA.
MCL Global, publisher of Knitting Trade Journal, and the European Outdoor Group have launched launch a unique, easy-to-use on-line resource that details over 70 textile sustainability labels, regulation and standards, in a bid to cut through the confusion surrounding environmental and social compliance in the global textile industry.
UK textile manufacturer Wooltex are looking for a technical dyer with several years practical experience of dyeing wool and polyester yarns, following a multi-million pound investment in a new dyeing and finishing facility.
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LATEST ISSUE: The November-December 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, market trends and analysis.
There are 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 knitting sector.
The issue includes insight into sustainable yarns and fibres gaining traction across the knitting industry, news snippets from ITMA Milan, a look at Südwolle's move for two Italian yarn spinners, and more.
The November-December issue also features all the latest, and original, industry news, insight and new patent developments.