Knitting & Hosiery

2020-08-05

Opening of the second construction section

STOLL, a new Business Unit of the KARL MAYER Group, will be moving with its premises from the site at Stollweg in Reutlingen to the Reutlingen-Betzingen industrial estate, where it will continue its activities under the new owner, as planned.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-08-03

Development work on JERSEY EVOLUTION continues

At Interfilière in Paris in January 2020, KARL MAYER launched its first series of warp knitted jersey articles, garnering great interest, especially among international lingerie brands. These supple, next-to-skin fabrics are called JERSEY EVOLUTION.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-07-29

Mahlo's Patcontrol PCS-20

Large, artistic graphics, timeless glen check or exact pinstripes – the choice of patterns for textiles knows no limits. More and more sophisticated materials are being used to this end, varying greatly in density or elasticity. This presents an increasing challenge for textile manufacturers to produce straight weft and straightened patterns. Here, the alignment according to the design often plays a greater role than the weft insertion. The German company Mahlo GmbH + Co KG solves this problem with its improved Patcontrol PCS-20 system for pattern recognition and warp control.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-07-08

SHIMA SEIKI announces new design software and web services

Leading flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan announces the release of its new subscription-based design software, as well as two other web services to enhance its user experience. The new set of products and services is intended to aid in the digital transformation of the fashion industry for supporting business in the post-CoVID19 era, in which new work styles and methods are being adopted including teleworking and telecom- muting. At the same time, they are geared toward streamlining and improving efficiency to achieve sustainability through reduced waste.

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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

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

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

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 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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