Shima Seiki set to partake at Expotextil Peru 2017

YarnsandFibers News Bureau 2017-10-16 15:00:00 – Lima

Leading Japanese computerized flat knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. is set to partake at the upcoming Expotextil Peru 2017 show, an international suppliers fair for the textile and clothing industry. Shima Seiki will promote its WHOLEGARMENT knitting technology for the first time.by displaying its SWG061N2 WHOLEGARMENT knitting machine.

As a compact entry-level machine, the SWG-N2 series is perfect for knitting companies searching to distinguish their services from others in a competitive market. Without the need for post-production sewing, the on-demand knitting capbility of WHOLEGARMENT knitting offers new business opportunities. SWG-N2 offers great flexibility with the capability to produce a variety of items such as gloves, socks, leggings, hats and mufflers as well as childrenswear.

The latest in conventional knitting is represented by the SVR122 computerised knitting machine. SVR122 becomes the new reference standard in shaped knitting by inheriting proven SHIMA SEIKI technology such as the patented Digital Stitch Control System (DSCS), Spring-Type Sinker System, Stitch Presser, Yarn Gripper, and Cutter and Takedown Comb.

Made-in-Japan quality, reliability, productivity, user-friendliness, and cost-performance combine to satisfy the high standards expected by the fashion industry within Peru and beyond.

Besides the SWG-N2 series and SVR machines mentioned, knit samples highlighting the cutting-edge in computerised knitting technology will also be on display. Items produced on Shima Seiki’s flagship MACH2XS Wholegarment knitting machine as well as samples knitted on SRY series and SVR-SP model featuring inlay technique that yield hybrid knit-weave fabrics, and new i-Plating technique will also be featured.

Also, on display will be the SDS-ONE APEX3 3D design system. Key to Shima Seiki’s “Total Fashion System” concept, APEX3 integrates all stages of apparel production into one smooth and efficient workflow through comprehensive support from planning and design to production and sales promotion. With ultra-realistic product simulations, APEX3 is also capable of virtual sampling that minimises the costly time- and resource-consuming sample-making process. Combined with the on-demand capability of Wholegarment knitting machines, such new retail trends as mass-customisation and ecommerce can be supported. (GK)

The Expotextil Peru 2017 show, to be held from October 18 to 21, 2017, at Ciudad Ferial Costa Verde - Circuito de Playas, San Miguel, Lima, Peru,

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