Knitting & Hosiery


Premium exhibitors at YiwuTex 2017

Presenting socks at YiwuTex 2016 (c) 2017 YiwuTex
The 18th YiwuTex will be held from 13-15 June 2017 at Yiwu International Expo Centre, Zhejiang Province, PR China. One of the three thematic zones, "Knitting & Hosiery Machinery Zone", will gather top-notch knitting and hosiery enterprises including BUSI GIOVANNI (medical hosiery machinery manufacturer) and WuYang Textile Machinery (smart wrap knitting expert) etc.
BUSI GIOVANNI - Expert in High Quality Compression Socks

BUSI GIOVANNI S.r.l. is a first-time exhibitor at YiwuTex. It's an Italian manufacturer of high-end hosiery machinery with over 50 years' history and recognized worldwide as one of the most prestigious producers of machines for high-performance and high-tech socks. Since 1958, BUSI GIOVANNI has specialized 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. 

As hosiery products tend to incorporate healthcare and fitness, BUSI also developed medical sock machines (See left photo) and will display relevant machinery at YiwuTex (Booth No.: A1D18) in coming June. As a matter of fact, BUSI has already displayed its J-Terry and Medical Terry Pantyhose machines at ITMA Asia in last October.

In 2015, BUSI GIOVANNI announced its new model Twin Layer that is a high production single cylinder sock machine with latch needles in the dial that enable it producing technical sport socks with twin fabric. The two fabrics that form the sock are knitted contemporarily and can be joined at whish, they merge in one only fabric at the welt at the heel and at the toe of the sock, thus ensuring a better comfort and a perfect wearing. This BUSI Twin Layer has a wide range of applications:

1. Professional sports socks - Protective socks or elbow pad
2. Injury treatment - Ice pack socks/ protective equipment
3. Professional healthcare - Magnetic therapy socks
4. Thermal socks - Different fabrics for each layer

WuYang Textile Machinery - Innovative Smart Wrap Knitting

Yiwutex says that one of their premium exhibitors is WuYang Textile Machinery. The manufacturer of double needle bed machine is specialized in producing wrap knitting machines and intelligent full-fashioned apparel. In YiwuTex 2017, WuYang will showcase its patented GE2396-90 intelligent full-fashioned apparel warp knitting machine  at booth A1C11.

Other than the above two exhibitors, "Knitting & Hosiery Machinery Zone" will also showcase the latest machineries tailored for functional hosiery & knitwear, knitting & hosiery, seamless underwear, flat & warp knitting, setting & packaging, yarns/fibers/lace & accessories, etc. Industry players will gather to exchange and present their insight on the current textile industry trends and novel technology on intelligent production equipment.

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