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Shima promotes Wholegarment knitting in Peru

Shima Seiki will exhibit at the upcoming Expotextil Peru 2018 show, where it will display its SWG061N2 Wholegarment knitting machine.

1st November 2018

Knitting Industry
 |  Wakayama

Knitwear, Knitted Outerwear

Leading Japanese computerised flat knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki will exhibit at the upcoming Expotextil Peru 2018 show in Lima, Peru, where it will promote its Wholegarment knitting technology by displaying its SWG061N2 Wholegarment knitting machine.

As a compact entry level machine, the SWG-N2 series is perfect for knitting companies searching for ways to distinguish their services, the company reports. On demand knitting capability of Wholegarment combined with the great flexibility of SWG-N2 in producing a variety of items, such as gloves, socks, leggings, hats and mufflers, as well as childrenswear, provide new business opportunities as well.

SWG061N2 Wholegarment knitting machine. © Shima Seiki

The latest in conventional knitting is represented by the SVR122 computerised knitting machine, featuring Shima Seiki technology, such as the patented Digital Stitch Control System (DSCS), SpringType Sinker System, Stitch Presser, Yarn Gripper and Cutter and Takedown Comb. “Made in Japan quality, reliability, productivity, user-friendliness and cost-performance combine to satisfy the high standards expected by the fashion industry within Peru and beyond,” the manufacturer says.

Knit samples highlighting the cutting edge in computerised knitting technology will also be on display. Items produced on Shima Seiki’s flagship MACH2XS Wholegarment knitting machine, as well as samples knitted on SRY series and SVR-SP model featuring inlay technique that yield hybrid knit-weave fabrics, and new i-Plating technique will also be featured.

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

Also on display will be the SDS-ONE APEX3 3D design system. Key to Shima Seiki’s Total Fashion System concept, APEX3 integrates all stages of apparel production into one smooth and efficient workflow through comprehensive support from planning and design to production and sales promotion. With ultrarealistic product simulations, APEX3 is also capable of Virtual Sampling that helps minimise the costly time and resource consuming sample-making process. Combined with the on-demand capability of Wholegarment knitting machines, such new retail trends as mass customisation and eCommerce can be supported through a smart, speedy and sustainable production process.

Exhibition details

Name: Expotextil Peru 2018

Date: 8-11 November 2018

Location: Jockey Exhibition Center

Avenida Javier Prado Este 4200 Lima, Peru

Organiser: Plastic Concept S.A.C.

Tel: +51 (1) 7149558

Booth: E3, E4 (STT Peru Import Booth)

Exhibited technology

  • SWG061N2 10G Wholegarment knitting machine
  • SVR122SV 14G computerised flat knitting machine
  • SDS-ONE APEX3 3D design system

For more information please contact:

STT Peru Import

Tel: +51(1) 4739952

Email: [email protected]

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