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26th September 2017, Wakayama

Shima to hold knitting seminar in Los Angeles

Shima Seiki U.S.A., the US subsidiary of leading Japanese flat knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki, will hold the fourth edition of its Global 3D (G3D) Knitting Seminar & Workshop at its Showroom and Training Center situated in the California Market Center in Los Angeles, CA, next month.

On display will be the cutting edge in computerised flat knitting technology, represented by the latest WHOLEGARMENT machines, computerised flat knitting machines, and 3D apparel design system.

MACH2XS123 15L WHOLEGARMENT knitting machine. © Shima Seiki

Focus will be placed on Shima Seiki’s Total Fashion System featuring its MACH2XS WHOLEGARMENT knitting machine and SDS-ONE APEX3 3D design system at its core. Special emphasis is placed upon applications in eCommerce, taking advantage of on-demand manufacturing and just-in-time inventory made possible with on-demand knitting capability of MACH2XS and virtual sampling capability on APEX3.

New applications

The seminar and workshop will not be limited to knit fashion however, but will also include a wide range of new applications in knitting technology, including sports apparel, aerospace and the IT industry. Keynote speakers will again highlight the event, while proposals for quick product planning and execution are made for each of these fields through the combination of MACH2XS and APEX3.

SVR123SP-SV 14G Computerised flat knitting machine. © Shima Seiki

Other notable displays include the compact SWG091N2 WHOLEGARMENT knitting machine offers flexible production as well as the capability for producing technical textiles for sports, medical and other industrial applications.

SDS-ONE APEX3 3D design system. © Shima Seiki

The SRY183LP computerised flat knitting machine features two loop presser beds with inlay capability, offering new and exciting possibilities in hybrid knit-weave textiles. The SVR123SP computerised flat knitting machine also features a single loop presser bed for producing hybrid textiles. The SSR112 workhorse machine features innovations such as digital stitch control system (DSCS) and spring-type moveable sinker system in a compact, economical package.


Exhibition: 4th Global 3D Knitting Seminar & Workshop

Date: Tuesday, 3 ~ Wednesday, 4 October, 2017

Hours: 9:00AM ~ 4:30PM

Venue: California Market Center

Suite #AL3, 110 East 9th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90079 U.S.A.

Tel: +1 (213) 630-3600

Exhibited technology

  • MACH2XS123 15L WHOLEGARMENT knitting machine
  • MACH2XS153 8L WHOLEGARMENT knitting machine
  • SWG091N2 10G WHOLEGARMENT knitting machine
  • SRY183LP 12G Computerised flat knitting machine
  • SVR123SP-SV 14G Computerised flat knitting machine
  • SSR112-SV 7G Computerised flat knitting machine
  • SDS-ONE APEX3 3D design system

For more information please contact:

Shima Seiki U.S.A. Inc.

Tel: +1 609-655-4788

Email: [email protected]


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