SHIMA SEIKI, a leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer of Wakayama, together with its Italian subsidiary SHIMA SEIKI Italia S.p.A., is geared up to participate in the upcoming Techtextil exhibition, in Frankfurt, Germany this May.
On display will be the company’s latest technological contributions aimed at promoting knitted applications in the field of technical textiles, designed and produced on SHIMA SEIKI’s line-up of advanced computer design systems and computerized flat knitting machines. MACH2XS123 15L WHOLEGARMENT knitting machine, SVR123SP-SV 14G computerized flat knitting machine and SDS-ONE APEX3 3D design system will be the products on display during the 4-day event.
According to the company, knitting offers great potential for technical textiles with its inherent characteristics; stretch and compression hence SHIMA SEIKI’s Flat knitting provides further potential as the only textile production method that can shape fabric on the machine.
Since SHIMA SEIKI’s new SVR123SP-SV 14G flat knitting machine has gained particular attention in knitted technical textiles with its capability to produce a hybrid knit-weave pattern, the company will be looking to enhance its market reach through this international trade show.