Warp Knitting & Crochet
Fifty gauge (E50) fabric makes a fine distinction when it comes to warp-knitted lingerie and sportswear fabrics. The finest warp-knitted fabric in the world produced on a machine fitted with 50 needles per inch, is the result of research work carried out by Karl Mayer and was available for viewing at the Interfilière trade fair for lingerie and swimwear in Hong Kong earlier this year.
German warp knitting machine builder Karl Mayer has launched new versions of its HKS 3-M and HKS 3-S tricot machines with completely new features
Leading Indian specialty warp knitted fabric manufacturer Goyal Knitfab Pvt Ltd has developed a range of polyamide hook and loop fabrics which will be used as an industrial raw material in the manufacture of abrasive discs.
Knitting machine manufacturers have historically been well represented at ShanghaiTex and Karl Mayer is no exception - the leading warp knitting machine manufacturer will be showcasing some of its latest innovations at the June show in Shanghai.
Karl Mayer’s longstanding managing partner, Fritz P. Mayer, will retire from the company on 30th June 2013 and from the 1st July 2013, he will represent the Mayer family on the Supervisory Board, together with Suzanne Forker. Mayer will be replaced by Arno Gärtner who joined the Management Board of Karl Mayer Holding on 1st March 2013.
More than 300 technical experts and decision makers from the Indonesian textile industry met with almost 100 delegates from the German textile machinery industry and their agents at a two day conference in Jakarta on the 16th and 17th April, organised by Germany’s VDMA Textile Machinery Association.
This video was made by Robert Newton a TV documentary producer whose family were in textiles in North Carolina for generations. Newton got the idea for the documentary after he found himself constantly correcting people who said that the textiles industry in NC state was dead. It’s a full blown TV documentary which lasts 30 minutes but its well worth watching.
Eurojersey, the leading Italian warp knitter behind the innovative, patented Sensitive Fabrics concept, has launched a new fabric called Sensitive Sculpt, which it says offers innovative and exclusive functional qualities and numerous benefits for users.
Horticulture in the Netherlands is big business. Not only is the country an international leader in flowers, plants, bulbs, and food products; it is also in innovator in solutions for greenhouse horticulture. According to the NL Agency, a division of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Dutch greenhouses cover an area of more than 10560 km2, with a focus on technologies that facilitate energy efficiency and adaptability to climate change.
Karl Mayer will be presenting two new innovations at Techtextil 2013, which takes place from 11 to 13 June in Frankfurt. The German company’s Warp Knitting Business Unit has developed acoustic-damping warp-knitted spacer fabrics which will be integrated into its stand at the exhibition.