Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki of Wakayama, Japan has announced it will exhibit at ITM Texpo Eurasia 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey, which takes place from 29th May to 1st June.
This video was made by Robert Newton a TV documentary producer whose family were in textiles in North Carolina for generations. Newton got the idea for the documentary after he found himself constantly correcting people who said that the textiles industry in NC state was dead. It’s a full blown TV documentary which lasts 30 minutes but its well worth watching.
If the turnout at last month’s Private Show at Shima Seiki Italia is anything to go by, then the Italian knitwear industry is in fine shape and looking to invest in the very latest knitting technology to help it maintain its competitive advantage over other global knitwear manufacturing centres.
Under the slogan ‘Three Degrees of Natural Motion’ Nike is introducing three special edition shoes which will be available this week in Europe - the Nike Flyknit Racer, Flyknit Trainer HTM, both of which incorporate the company’s revolutionary Flyknit seamless flat knitted uppers, and the Inneva Woven a lightweight shoe with a woven upper.
Caerlee Mills Ltd, the company which runs Scotland’s oldest continually operating knitwear mill has gone into provisional liquidation after a drop in orders has left the company in financial difficulty.
The following interview with Gerald Rosner, CEO of warmX GmbH, conducted by Groz-Beckert and published in its e-newsletter, investigates the history, function, applications and technical challenges faced by the German flat knitter which is becoming a force in heatable garments.
At the 21st edition of Spinexpo Shanghai, a new Knitwear Pavilion is bringing together the best and the brightest of Asia’s new generation of knitwear producers. These young entrepreneurs defy old stereotypes with the latest equipment, dedication to design, and willingness to engage in an open exchange with their partner customers from traditional as well as new markets. It’s a new way of doing business, bringing fresh ideas to stimulate customer thinking, and resulting in differentiated product that reflects the trends yet is tailored to the needs of the customer.
Leading Japanese computerised flat knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki will be showcasing its latest high technology design system at next month’s Preview in Daegu in Korea. On show will be the latest version of the SDS-ONE APEX3 3D which will be demonstrating its comprehensive support of the entire process of knitwear production from planning and production to sales promotion.
Already catering to German, English and Chinese speakers, the historic Reutlingen, Germany based company Stoll is now launching its website, www.stoll.com , in Russian.
SHIMA SEIKI's Total Design Center (TDC), plans, designs and produces original knit samples for consideration by its customers. From basic sweaters to WHOLEGARMENT ensembles, each monthly collection features a collection of the latest samples available from TDC.
Click on the image to view Shima’s collections for January & February 2013