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Busi reorganises machine range for easier customer selection

The family-run socks knitting machine builder sells in 63 countries around the world (90% export) through a network of partners that provide distribution and service.

26th January 2021

Knitting Industry
 |  Botticino, (BS), Italy

Hosiery/​Socks

Leading Italian socks knitting machine manufacturer Busi Giovanni has divided its range of machines into three distinctive lines, to make it easier for customers to select the correct machine for their needs.

“We have divided our full range of machines into three distinctive separate lines: Gold, Platinum and Medical, in order to help customers when it comes to decide the type of machine needed for their socks,” Paola Claudia Baldracchi, Commercial & Marketing Director told Knitting Industry.

Gold

- Busi’s Gold line Includes its unique sock-knitting machines for first-class socks for babies, children, and adults (both women and men) positioned in the premium market segment.

- Busi claims the following advantages for its Gold line, versus other machines in the market:

- Dial needles system that can guarantee very high precision when knitting true rib, which is recognized as the most amazing true rib worldwide

- Fully automatic switch between terry and plain fabric, i.e., without any mechanical setup (zero labour costs)

- No need to adjust the gauge and machine’s centre periodically, i.e. zero labour costs

- Toe-closing unit Rimaglio 3.0 can be applied onto all BUSI machines up to gauge 26

- High gauges with terry (selected terry for model J TERRY) and true rib

- Top quality raw materials, solid steel and aluminium alloys used, i.e. no plastics parts

No gap in the pattern when switching from welt to the leg during transfer phase (see picture below)

Platinum

The Platinum line Includes Busi’s unique sock-knitting machines that can make any kind of sophisticated socks of the highest quality and are positioned in the premium market segment. Platinum machines have the following additional advantages compares to the Gold line.

- Broad rib socks with or without terry and 4 pattern colours (models: Doppio, Doppio Terry and 500 Doppio)

- Two layers socks with selected terry, true rib and 5 pattern colours (model Twin Layer)

Medical

Busi’s Medical line machines are for the production of certified compression medical socks in classes 1, 2, 3. The line includes the company’s unique medical sock-knitting positioned in the premium market segment. Busi claims the following advantages for its medical machines versus medical machines available in the market:

- True rib

- Up to 5 pattern colours plus ground colour

- Can knit plating; competitors’ machines cannot knit any type of plating

- Both sandwich terry and selected terry

- Rimaglio 3.0 automatic stich-by-stich toe-closing device, up to gauge 26

Since 1958 Busi Giovanni has specialised in the design and construction of single-cylinder machines with rib needles in the dial for the production of high-quality stockings, socks and tights. The company is a supplier to the most important producers of stockings, socks and tights, for the men's, women's and children's markets - classic, patterned, sports, technical-sports, as well as medical, with special solutions for graduated compression.

The family-run company sells in 63 countries around the world (90% export) through a network of partners that provide distribution and service.

Busi Website

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