Knitting & Hosiery

2020-07-01

Transaction completed - STOLL was transferred to KARL MAYER on 01.07.2020

With the so-called closing, the merger of the two world market leaders, KARL MAYER and STOLL, was officially completed on 1st July 2020. The relevant agreements were signed on 26th February 2020, thus, setting the course for the formation of a trans-technology global player, who changes the world of its customers and of the textile sector.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-06-03

SHIMA SEIKI releases more options for knitted masks

With continuing worldwide demand of surgical masks due to the spread of the CoVID-19 coronavirus infection, leading flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan has released knitting data for 14 more ver- sions of knitted masks to be produced on a variety of its computerized knitting machines. These are in addition to the various mask data the company has been releasing by the company since 19th March, bringing the total number of ver- sions of the masks to 33.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-05-28

Customer proximity despite social distancing

The KARL MAYER Academy goes online, in order to provide its customers with the necessary know-how, even in times of corona-caused travel restrictions. For the short-term start into the World Wide Web, the company’s own Qualification Center offers webinars lasting one hour and intended for not more than six to eight participants, because it relies on dialogue. „We don’t want any frontal teaching but interaction.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-05-27

SHIMA SEIKI produces knitted masks for schoolchildren

Leading Japanese flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. has produced 3D knitted masks for use at elementary schools and junior-high schools (primary and intermediate schools) in Wakayama Prefecture where the company is based.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-04-27

KARL MAYER enables the automated production of textile face masks in Germany

In many places, face masks are now an essential item on the agenda of the compulsory programme relating to the exit from the corona lockdown. These masks are required in large quantities, but they are scarce goods. In view of the massive shortage of masks, the textile machinery manufacturer KARL MAYER reacted quickly, and together with partners for production and testing, set up a highly efficient production in Germany for Germany in record time. One machine made by KARL MAYER enables the production of roughly a quarter of a million masks per month.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-04-22

Warp knitted power jersey for innerwear

Warp Knitting technology is one of the most versatile technologies in textile production. A wide range of machine gauges, yarns, and possible patterns facilitates the production of countless different textiles with special properties.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-04-22

In light of the recent worldwide shortage of surgical masks due to the spread of the CoVID-19 coronavirus infection, leading flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan has released additional knitting data for producing another type of 3D knit mask on its WHoLEGARMEnT® knitting machines.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-04-08

The protection of health is the current, top priority worldwide. STOLL also strives to provide you with the best possible know-how in these times.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-04-05

The coarsest metallic card clothing from Groz-Beckert, the interlocking 4 and 5 thread wires, cannot be compared with conventional card clothing. Their special feature is the large rib thickness of 5.08 mm (5 thread) and 6.35 mm (4 thread). This makes them the coarsest metallic card clothing in the Groz-Beckert product range and on the market as a whole. The thread number here shows how many rows the card clothing has per inch.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-04-02

As original equipment in sock machines from leading manufacturers, Gros-Beckert products are known in the market for their reliability and quality. To ensure that all product requirements are met and all aspects are taken into account, development and further development not only take place in consultation with machine builders, but also in dialog with end users who know their requirements best. The result is top class knitting tools that stand for efficiency and perfect product appearance. This is the only way to achieve uninterrupted production in light of the complex work steps involved in producing socks.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-04-02

The KARL MAYER success story has now reached China, thanks to the PRODYE indigo dyeing machine. The efficient warp preparation equipment for denim production is already a worldwide commercial success, and spring 2020 will see the commissioning of the first machine in China.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-04-01

KARL MAYER continuously develops not only its machines, but also well thought-out solutions to make operating them simpler and more efficient. In addition, the manufacturer continues to expand its WEBSHOP SPARE PARTS step by step.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-03-30

In light of the continuing worldwide shortage of surgical masks due to the increased spread of the COVID­19 coronavirus infection, leading flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan has released knitting data for another version of knitted mask to be produced on its computerized knitting machines. This is in addition to mask data released on two previous occasions on 19th and 25th March.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-03-19

Data is meant to be for cotton masks knitted on SWG041N2, SWG061N2 and SWG091N2, as well as on the rest ofSHIMA SEIKI’s compact WHOLEGARMENT® knitting machines also known as “WHOLEGARMENT® Mini” type machines thatare suited to production of small accessory items, in 15 gauge. Mask data is available for download from the SHIMASEIKI Users’ Site, an archive featuring over 10,000 knit samples for use by SHIMA SEIKI customers

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