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Shima Seiki to hold private show in Italy
Carpi - Following on from the success of its show in Segrate, Milan this March, Shima Seiki Italia, the subsidiary of Japanese flat knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki will hold a private exhibition at its Carpi office this month.
Greener knitting technology driving growth
London - The global textile machinery market will grow at an annual compound growth rate of14.02 per cent between 2014 and 2018 with the much of the growth in the knitting sector stemming from rising demand for machines that offer more environmentally friendly production techniques.
Shima Seiki to host private UK exhibition
Castle Doningtown - Flat knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki Europe, together with its U.K. subsidiary Shima Seiki Europe, will hold a private exhibition at their revamped showroom this month.
Delta Apparel to shift fabric production off-shore
North Carolina - Delta Apparel is consolidating its fabric production for its basic, blank tee shirt business, a strategy which will involve shifting some US-based manufacturing operations to its facility in Honduras.
Gildan CSR report outlines traceable cotton initiative
Montreal - Gildan Activewear has released an updated version of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) website,, presenting the company's CSR programs and achievements for the 2013 fiscal year.
Knitting sector drives Yiwu growth
Yiwu - The Zhejiang Province in China, home to the Yiwu exhibition, produced 1.86 billion knitted items in 2013, accounting for nearly 16 per cent of the country’s total output.
Fukuhara to showcase double-fleece circular knitting machine
Osaka - Among the circular knitting machines on show from Japan’s Fukuhara at this month’s ITMA Asia + CITME exhibition will be a model that is suited for the production of jacquard knit fleece and new options such as double fleece fabrics.
Texworld Paris sold out
Paris - With 850 registered exhibitors, organisers of this September’s Texworld exhibition in Paris say the event is now fully booked with the knits section reporting a requests for more space and larger stands.
Warp knitting for winter sports
Schmallenberg - Warp knitting applications in winter sports are continuing to advance with German firm Falke, traditionally known as a hosiery manufacturer, using some of the latest technology in its latest insulation underwear for skiers.
Circular knitting machines lead shipment figures
ZURICH–Latest figures from the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) show shipments of large-diameter circular knitting machines remained at near record levels, whereas shipments of flat knitting machines suffered a 24 per cent drop.
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