The capability of the UK digital textile printing sector has been ramped up with the launch a new manufacturing business in Leicestershire which is making use of the latest SIP-160F3 technology from Shima Seiki.
Starting with materials, unconventional production processes are giving birth to new creative solutions for the knitting sector. Angela Cavalca reports from the latest edition of the hugely influential European yarn exhibition.
Nike switches to recycled yarns for knitted footwear
Sportswear giant Nike has switched to recycled polyester yarn for its Flyknit footwear which, knitted using the latest flat knitting techniques, ensures that support and structure are knitted right into upper, which helps reduce seams, weight and areas of friction and keeps the shoe lightweight.
Lenzing has an opportunity for a Business Development Manager to focus on its apparel business and develop its supply chain with retailers/brands including value positioning, branding and future development.