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Sandonini to show latest technologies at FIMAST

The manufacturer will present its latest developments, including its machines for knitting 3D knitted shoe uppers.

14th September 2021

Knitting Industry
 |  Brescia, Italy


Hosiery machinery specialist Sandonini will be showing its latest offerings at the upcoming FIMAST show in Brescia, Italy.

The leading company, based in the Castel Goffredo hosiery district, specialises in rebuilding and reconditioning hosiery, socks, seamless and finishing machinery. With a professional and efficient technical support team, the company provides pre-sales and after sales assistance. The manufacturer also provides a spare parts service, offering mechanical parts and electronics for all machines that it sells, including high-quality knitting units, needles, and sinkers.

The manufacturer will present its latest developments, including the 3D knitted shoe uppers, at the upcoming FIMAST exhibition for hosiery and knitting machinery, which will open its doors from 19-22 October 2021 at Brixia Forum in Brescia.

The company, which developed its innovative ShoeSocks3D concept, created using an innovative, high-tech hosiery machine, a few years ago, says its ShoeSocks machines help cut production costs by reducing time and waste. The 3D knitted shoe uppers are made in one piece and are ready to fit on a form and be attached on any type of sole.

Manufactured during a quick, three-minute, and waste-free production process, and available in any colour or design, the flexible technology allows the creation of any type of knitting stitches, as well as fast change of style, model and size, according to the company.

ShoeSocks can also be ‘made to measure’ and are customisable, says company owner and CEO, Fiorenzo Sandonini. “They can be made in jersey jacquard fabric, terry fabric, mesh knit, net knit, rib knit jacquard, with waist single and double rib, and with a logo in a different colour. Both the inside and the outside of the ShoeSock can be created using any yarn, from polyester, nylon and polypropylene, to cotton, wool, viscose, Lycra, and more,” Mr Sandonini adds.

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