Knitting & Hosiery

2020-09-16

21st century knitwear to benefit from smartphone made-to-measure technology for the very first-time

Swiss retail technology company meepl - the 3D smartphone body scanning clothes shopping companion - has announced it has partnered with STOLL - the leader in flat knitting machine technology - to offer bespoke made-to-measure knitwear for the fashion industry on a global scale.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-09-10

Shima Seiki selects Archroma’s ‘Color Atlas’ library system for their new design software

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, today announced that the 4,320 color references of its Color Atlas library have been selected by Shima Seiki and integrated into their ‘SDS-ONE APEX’ series of software for the design, planning and virtual sampling of textile and apparel.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-09-03

SHIMA SEIKI announces opening of digital yarn sourcing website

Following its earlier announcement last month, leading flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan announces the launch of its “yarnbank™” yarn sourcing web service. yarnbank™ is the world’s first online web service for searching and viewing the latest yarns, developed with cooperation from yarn companies from around the world. Registered users have free access to the yarnbank™ archive of yarn information and digital yarn data.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-09-03

KARL MAYER presents one-stop-shop for the business success of its customers

Solutions for business successes that secure futures – KARL MAYER will be taking no more and no less to the WTiN Virtual Trade Show from 15 to 30 October 2020. The innovative market leader's participation in the trade show organised by the information network for the textile industry represents not just one but two firsts. The KARL MAYER Group will be making its debut at an online trade show, and it will also be presenting itself to a wide industry audience together with its new STOLL business unit for the first time.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-08-19

Name extension for KARL MAYER companies after the merger with STOLL

KARL MAYER acquired STOLL on 26th February 2020. The merger of the two world market leaders was officially completed with the closing on 1st July 2020.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-08-13

One bodysuit for every occasion

As can be seen with the strapless eye-catcher on this page, KARL MAYER has developed a garment that can be worn universally and is also extremely efficient to produce. Half bodysuit, half swimsuit, the chic one-piece cuts a good figure both when sunbathing and when strolling around town. The fabric for this street & beachwear is produced on an ML 41 in E 28.

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Knitting & Hosiery

2020-08-05

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

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

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

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

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

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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