Bangladesh's knitted garments manufacturers targeting the
lucrative Japanese market are to take part in the sixth Knitwear Exposition
(KNITEXPO 2012) which will take place in Tokyo from 25-27 January 2012.
The sixth such exposition, KNITEXPO 2012 is being organised
by the Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association (BKMEA) in
an attempt to expand the market for Bangladeshi knitwear and knitted goods that
has recently opened up in Japan.
In a news release
The Met Office, the
UK's national weather service, has launched a range of weather related eco t-shirts
made by leading UK eco fashion brand Rapanui. The collection features a range
of bold weather related designs inspired by the imagery, science and history of
the Met Office and is made using eco fabrics in a wind powered factory in India.
Mart Drake-Knight co-founder and designer at Rapanui said: "The
Met Office is the international authority on climate change re
Huntsman Textile Effects (TE) and Sri Lanka's MAS Holdings
recently held a joint seminar that aims to address the tough challenges the
textiles industry is facing in meeting stricter regulations that govern both sustainable
and environmental business practice.
Besides advocating and encouraging greater economic and environmental
sustainability, the ‘Partnership Towards Sustainability' seminar held on 18
November at Taj Samudra, Colombo, also focused on partnership
According to an RTE News report this afternoon, leading
Irish knitwear manufacturing retailer Carraig Donn is creating 150 new jobs by
expanding its retail, online and manufacturing business units.
Carraig Donn, a craft and knitwear company based in
Westport, Co Mayo on the west coast of Ireland announced it was creating 150
jobs this afternoon in the presence of the Taoiseach (head of the Irish
government) Enda Kenny.
Mr Kenny attended the jobs announcement at the co
IntertechPira has announced the agenda for the 8th annual
Smart Fabrics 2012 conference which includes speakers from Adidas, M.I.T., Nike
and Philips Lighting.
The scheduled presenters for Smart Fabrics 2012 include:
· Dr. Vicki A. Barbur, VP Research and
Development, M-Segment, Cardinal Health
Burr, VP Wearable Sports Electronics, adidas
Klopp, Chairman, Cocona Fabric
New York headquartered Anvil Knitwear Inc., and Canadian company
Technosport have partnered to offer Anvil's Eco Collection in Canada. Technosport
will offer two of Anvil's eco-friendly product lines, AnvilOrganic and
AnvilSustainable products are made from post-consumer P.E.T.
polyester and combed ring-spun transitional cotton (or cotton in conversion).
These T-shirts support the recycling of plastic bottles and the conversion of
acreage from convent
Groz-Beckert has launched
a new app for for the iPad called myGrozBeckert for knitters, which the German
company says is a simple and comfortable way to access comprehensive
information on everything to do with Groz-Beckert.
The myGrozBeckert app aims to give users access to technical
information and will also allow them to benefit from the company's smart
calculation aids. Groz-Beckert says it will also allow users to stay completely
up to date with its product movies
Dong Xuan Knitting Co. Ltd. (Doximex), one of Vietnam's largest
knitted goods producers opened a new US$ 16 million knitting factory on 15
November 2011, which will manufacture premium quality garments for the Japanese
The new Doximex manufacturing unit in Vietnam's Northern
Province of Hung Yen has been built by the Vietnamese company in association
with Katakura Industries Company, its Japanese partner, and has an annual
production capacity of 10 million knitt
In this article ‘Insulating, storing, filtering - Knitted
wire mesh in the automotive industry' Groz-Beckert profiles its customer,
leading German engineering company DHD Technology and examines the use of
knitted wire mesh products in the automotive industry.
Whether in radiators or catalytic converters - knitted wire
fabric is used frequently in modern automobiles. DHD Technology, a leading
company in the process and environmental engineering sector
Despite the current global economic slowdown, the world's leading
textile machinery manufacturers are said to be still strongly attracted to the prospects
offered by China, the world's largest textile producer. This can be seen from
the overwhelming response received by the combined textile machinery show, ITMA
ASIA + CITME 2012, which will be held at the Shanghai New International Expo
Centre from 12 to 16 June 2012, organisers say.
At the close of space application,