Industry Talk

Knitwear Pavilion completes global solution at SPINEXPO Shanghai

15th September 2014 0 comment
Globalisation was the theme at SPINEXPO, where the Main Trend Area showcased a larger than ever number of exhibiting partner companies.

Gildan listed in sustainability index for second year running

15th September 2014 0 comment
Gildan Activewear has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for a second consecutive year.

Correction regarding Hanesbrands article

12th September 2014 0 comment
Yesterday on Knitting Industry we published an article titled ‘Hanesbrands to axe thousands of jobs in US and Central America’. The article was removed shortly after publication as the story was found to be completely incorrect and based on misinformation from a US source.

Rapanui celebrates launch of new collection with sustainability action

12th September 2014 0 comment
Rapanui’s dedicated site will allow customers to free post their old products back to the fashion brand in return for five pounds.

Expofil gets ready to welcome increasing exhibitors

12th September 2014 0 comment
Each season, the international show exhibits a broad and diversified offer of fibres and yarns for weaving and circular knits.

Re.Verso launches responsible innovations in Paris

11th September 2014 0 comment
The presentation in Paris is the result of a two year long collaboration between three protagonists: Gucci, C.L.A.S.S. and Re.Verso.

World C.L.A.S.S. Tour joins forces with Tessile e Salute

10th September 2014 0 comment
C.L.A.S.S. introduces Tessile e Salute, an organisation dedicated to a better awareness for healthier material standards in fashion.

Warp knitted upright velour – as perfect as an English lawn

10th September 2014 0 comment
In this article, leading German warp knitting machine builder Karl Mayer explains the art of producing good quality warp knitted velour fabrics, using a unique combination of knitting and finishing technology and know-how.

Expanded FIMAST 2014 gets ready to open doors

10th September 2014 0 comment
FIMAST 2014 hopes to prove that the Italian and European hosiery machine building industry is still a dynamic force to be reckoned with.

High tech meets folklore in burnout warp knits

9th September 2014 0 comment
Woven and warp knitted textiles are suitable for processing by the burnout technique, which is similar to screen printing, Karl Mayer reports.