Exactly half way between ITMA 2011 in Barcelona and ITMA 2015 in Milan, leading warp knitting machine builder Karl Mayer will be presenting its latest machine developments during two open house event to be held simultaneously on 25th September 2013.
A decade ago, few leaders in the apparel industry would have predicted the high level of technical expertise, quality, and design sophistication we are seeing in China’s knitwear business. While opinion once held that Italian and British knitwear were unsurpassed, recession in the West and compressed supply chains have resulted in a more level playing field. Today we are seeing exciting new alliances and collaborations between Chinese spinners and their European counterparts, which will serve growing Asian markets as well as the West.
DyStar has announced that the inaugural winners of the annual CEO ‘Caring for the Future’ Award are its Wuxi Production Site, which executed the best sustainable production practices while continuing to deliver high value products and DyStar China’s sales offices and laboratory, which implemented several programs that have reduced their consumption of electricity and water, on a continuing basis.
Sustainability at DyStar is driven by the integration of sustainable practices into its daily operations and value chain. An annual award scheme linked to its Company-wide Sustainability Program, ‘Caring for the Future’, was introduced in 2011 to motivate all production site and offices to uphold this core brand value.
I spent the last two months working part time at the Royal College helping the second year knitwear students with their collections. I must admit I was quite impressed by how calm and collected everybody was around this time of the year, I certainly wasn’t!
A Nottingham Trent University fashion knitwear design and knitted textiles student has won the top knitwear design award at Graduate Fashion Week. Thea Sanders was presented with the Stuart Peters Visionary Knitwear Award at last night’s prestigious event in London.
Groz-Beckert relaunched its website (www.groz-beckert.com ) on 1st May with a new fresh design and expanded content and functionality.
In this article, SPINEXPO, the show for ready-to-wear brand manufacturers with collections of flat-bed and circular knits, wovens, hosiery and new warp seamless knits, focuses on sustainability in textiles and apparel supply chains and previews its forthcoming New York (16-18 July) edition. The exhibition features fibres and yarns for knitwear, weaving and hosiery, as well as knitwear collections from the leading international knitwear manufacturers.
The annual Knitwear Fashion Show at the Mira Hong Kong showcased 20 collections of four outfits from 20 graduating students of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)'s Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) majoring in knitwear design last week.
Invista, owner of Lycra brand, is teaming up with the WGSN Global Fashion Awards to find the fashion industry’s newest design star. This year in its 5th edition, the Lycra Future Designers Awards’ winner will be announced at a glamorous awards event on 30 October at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum.
Cariaggi Fine Yarns Collection, a leading manufacturer of high-end yarns from Italy’s Marche region, continues with its strategy of investing in technology with two important new projects - Filato Digitale and the eBiz initiative.