Choloma – A Honduran knitting mill is to construct a new US$120 million facility. Grupo Elcatex's new, fully integrated synthetic stretch apparel factory is making the headlines because it will be powered by a nearby US$130 million biomass plant, and will also taking energy from a new bio-gas facility to generate steam.
Yiwu - The 17th China Yiwu International Exhibition on Knitting & Hosiery Machinery concluded on 16 June with nearly 10,000 local and international trade visitors from 36 countries and regions passing through its doors.
Blumenau - Karl Mayer will be displaying a tricot machine for producing elastic lockknit fabric at the upcoming Febratex exhibition, which takes place in Blumenau, Brazil in August. The new HKS 2-SE exhibition machine will be working in a gauge of E32, an appropriate gauge for Latin America with the fabric applications including lingerie, outerwear, swimwear and sportswear.
Shima Seiki to exhibit at Première Vision New York
Wakayama - Shima Seiki will be at the Première Vision show in New York in July where it will participate as the sole machine technologist with a machine exhibit in the new “Manufacturing” area, which is dedicated to technical and logistical manufacturing solutions.
Winston-Salem - Hanesbrands Inc. has completed its purchase of Champion Europe, the division of the global activewear company that owns the trademark for the Champion brand in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
NEW ISSUE: The May-June 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 news from the circular knitting sector including new developments, as well as interviews, market trends and analysis.
There are also reports from some of the latest trade shows from our correspondents at key exhibitions, as well as a look at some of the latest innovations from the hosiery knitting sector and new developments from yarn and fibre suppliers.
The May-June issue of Knitting Trade Journal also features all the latest, and original, industry news, insight and new patent developments.