Jacquard knits gaining ground in intimates and swimwear sectors
Pride of place at this season's Interfiliere exhibition was handed to the jacquard sector with both circular and flat knits featuring alongside woven fabrics to highlight the latest cutting edge possibilities for this fast-growing market.
Among Terrot's latest circular knitting machine developments are two machines aimed at customers looking to gain traction in the jacquard market across both the fashion and the mattress ticking sectors.
Outdoorwear specialist Gore-Tex was honoured at the recent ISPO exhibition after scooping the Gold Winner Ski award for its Milan jacket which is made using the latest C-Knit backer technology, a 3-layer fabric, one of which is an extremely fine gauge nylon circular knit.
Organisers buoyant over exhibitor numbers for ITMA Asia + CITME
With the the Chinese textile sector continuing to focus on industrial transformation and upgrading, organisers of this year's ITMA Asia + CITME are confident that the October show will attract the industry's leading knitting machine and equipment suppliers who are keen to tap into the market opportunities in China
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.