Hosiery & Seamless

Van de Velde reports half-year turnover up 9.1%

9th July 2014 0 comment
A 13.8% growth in wholesale turnover is driven by the successful launch of PrimaDonna Swim and the strong growth in lingerie, the company reports.

LGL Electronics to show advanced electronic yarn feeders at Febratex

7th July 2014 0 comment
LGL Electronics will be heading to Brazil in August where it will show its range of advanced electronic yarn feeders at Febratex which is being held in Blumenau-SC from 12-15 August 2014.

33% growth for Intertextile Pavilion at Shenzhen

4th July 2014 0 comment
A wide range of high-quality fabrics will be on display at the Intertextile Pavilion in Shenzhen that will welcome nearly 700 exhibitors next week.

FIMAST sees 20% increase in exhibitor registrations

4th July 2014 0 comment
FIMAST, the leading European exhibition for hosiery machinery is reporting a 20% increase in exhibitor registrations for this year's show which takes place in Brescia from 17-20 September.

Successful ITMA ASIA + CITME 2014

30th June 2014 0 comment
Around 100,000 visitors from 102 countries came to Shanghai to attend what appears to be the largest combined show for textile and textile machinery.

Santoni trending at Pitti Filati with Moda Futuribile project

23rd June 2014 0 comment
Italian seamlesswear knitting machine builder Santoni is taking part in the MODA FUTURIBILE project which is being showcased at next month’s Pitti Filati in Florence.

Gildan acquires Canadian hosiery manufacturer

20th June 2014 0 comment
Gildan Activewear, a leading supplier of branded basic family apparel, is to enter the ladies intimates category, as the company has just signed an agreement to acquire a Canadian hosiery manufacturer Doris for more than $100 million. According to industry experts, the company wants to boost its growth and maintain its market competitiveness.

China’s clothing retail market set to soar as government acts to offset falling export growth

2nd June 2014 0 comment
The competitiveness of the Chinese clothing industry is set to weaken over the next few years as costs rise. As a result, export growth could falter, according to according to a new report from the global business information company Textiles Intelligence – Prospects for the textile and clothing industry in China.

Santoni to show four machine ranges with new models in Shanghai

29th May 2014 1 comment
Nowadays, the textile industry is feeling the pressure to meet the criteria for high productivity combined with efficiency, cost savings, flexibility, lead time and low energy consumption for each garment. Santoni, the Italian seamless machine manufacturer, believes both brands and factories need to come up with innovative development and production ideas in order to address these problems. With its new Ever in Knit concept, the company is planning to demonstrate the company’s ability to stimulate the growth of the knitting industry at the ITMA ASIA show that is taking place in Shanghai next month...

LGL Electronics to show range of advanced electronic yarn feeders at ITMA Asia + CITME

7th May 2014 0 comment
Leading Italian producer of electronic yarn feeders for knitting machinery LGL Electronics will be showcasing a range of advanced sustainable yarn feeding solutions at ITMA Asia + CITME in Shanghai this June. The show will take place at SNIEC (Shanghai New International Exhibition Center) from 16th-20th June, where LGL can be found in Hall E5 at Booth D02. LGL produces a complete and innovative range of electronic yarn feeders for knitting machines from circular seamless to socks, as well as for large diameter circular and flat knitting machines, many of which can be seen on the company’s booth in Shanghai.