Industry Talk

Shima Seiki presents latest knitting machinery at Advanced Textiles Expo

22nd September 2014 0 comment
The new SRY123LP computerised knitting machine is opening opportunities for expansion into markets for wovens, according to the manufacturer.

Art and design exposition at Nottingham Trent University gives insight into the future

19th September 2014 0 comment
This exhibition is part of a year-long celebration of 170 years of art and design history at Nottingham Trent University, says Dean of the School of Art & Design.

World’s largest Tencel factory opens its doors in Austria

18th September 2014 0 comment
This new factory in Lenzing features a single production line with an annual nominal capacity of 67,000 tons.

Première Vision introduces new brand policy and renames all six shows

17th September 2014 0 comment
With this new brand policy, Première Vision aims to strengthen the international appeal and help make visits more efficient by optimising visitor traffic.

Digital printing of knitwear to gain traction in Europe

17th September 2014 2 comments
Shima Seiki Europe has set up a brand new and fully operational ‘digital printing for knitwear’ demonstration facility at its Castle Donington showrooms.

‘Source it’ area at Texprocess to spotlight alternative production regions

17th September 2014 0 comment
The Source it will be located near the Texprocess Forum that will also provide information about topical sourcing questions.

Fifth Knitwear Solutions show opens in Paris

16th September 2014 0 comment
As Premiere Vision kicks of in Paris this morning, knitwear designers, developers and manufacturers will be showing their wares at the show's 5th Knitwear Solutions exhibition.

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.