Swimwear & Beachwear

myGrozBeckert App relaunches

23rd May 2014 0 comment
Groz-Beckert is relaunching its myGrozBeckert industry App at next month's ITMA ASIA + CITME in Shanghai with a new design and extra functions, which is now also available on Android.

Groz-Beckert highlights at Brazil’s Febratex

20th May 2014 0 comment
Febratex is due to be held in Blumenau, Brazil from 12 to 15 August 2014 and the international trade fair which covers all sectors of the textile industry can already look back at more than twenty editions. On display will be the latest machinery, materials and technologies and Groz-Beckert will be presenting its latest products and services on a one hundred square metre booth in sector 2, road 9, booth 89-91.

Interfiliere & Mode City Paris July 2014: bigger better closer ... Oh and you won't miss the football!

19th May 2014 0 comment
This July's editions of Interfilière and Mode City Paris will share a common entrance bringing the two shows closer together. Visitors will see expanded offerings to buyers across the value chain for the intimates, home wear and beachwear sectors.

Italian warp knitter named 'Beachwear Designer of the Year'

16th May 2014 0 comment
Interfilière Paris has selected the leading Italian warp knitter SITIP the Beachwear Designer of the Year. This year, for the first time, SITIP will present a collection of beachwear prints for Summer 2016. The first swatches were shown at Interfilière Hong Kong, and now the entire finished collection will be unveiled at Interfilière Paris that will be taking place from 5-7 July at the Paris Porte de Versailles. The collection includes on-trend prints and colours, using fabrics with exceptional recovery or chlorine resistant qualities, and microfibres made from recycled materials. This collection is exclusively Made in Italy.

German knitting machine builder Terrot takes over Pilotelli

16th May 2014 0 comment
Terrot GmbH, a leading German knitting machine builder has taken over the operational business of the insolvent Pilotelli Macchine Tessili S.r.l., based in Cazzago San Martino (Brescia), Italy, by signing a contract today at a notary in Milan with the insolvency receiver Dott. Flavio Rada.

Perfect pattern beams for warp knitting

14th May 2014 0 comment
Karl Mayer has developed a new PBW 130”/2 which produces long warping lengths and uniform package diameters. The new machine will be on show at next month’s ITMA Asia + CITME and in this article which has been republished from the company’s own magazine, we learn about the development and technical features of the machine.

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.

Lycra bio-derived spandex introduced

7th May 2014 0 comment
Invista, one of the largest integrated producers of polymers and fibres, and owner of the Lycra brand, has introduced the only commercial offering of a bio-derived spandex available globally and for use in a wide variety of apparel fabrics and garments. Arnaud Tandonnet, Invista Apparel Global Sustainability Director, said: “We are very aware that sustainability topics are becoming increasingly important in the textile and apparel value chain, with growing awareness and building education on the subject at the consumer, brand/retail and mill level.” “In our research facilities we have successfully produced the fibre and evaluated it in fabric applications. The production of commercial quantities is planned for the autumn/winter 2015 and spring/summer 2016 collections. We look forward to working with our customers throughout the value chain as we expand this new development.”

Underwear with heart and soul

29th April 2014 0 comment
Since the worldwide structural shift in the textile industry, only a handful of companies remain in the former textiles heartland of the Swabian Alps. One of these companies is the Albstadt based underwear manufacturer Comazo. Around 10 million items of underwear a year are sold by this fully integrated family business, and the entire range is certified in accordance with the human-ecological requirements of Oeko-Tex Standard 100.

India’s Galleria Intima set to grow

15th April 2014 0 comment
The 3rd edition of the Galleria Intima, India’s largest sourcing fair for intimate apparel professionals, organised by the Intimate Apparel Association of India, will this year take place from 18-19 August at the Grand Hyatt, Goa. Last year the show attracted more than 300 visiting brands and this year, the exhibition promises to get even bigger as the organisers expect over 600 brands and more than 75 exhibitors to visit the event.