Shima Seiki Delivers 100,000th Machine

Flat knitting machinery producer Shima Seiki Manufacturing Ltd., Japan, recently shipped its
100,000th machine — a 7-gauge NSSG122-SV that is to be installed at a plant owned by a Hong
Kong-based knitter that has installed more than 3,000 Shima Seiki computerized knitting machines.

The compact NSSG122-SV has a 48-inch knitting width and an ultra-compact double-system
carriage. The machine features the R2CARRIAGE® Rapid Response Carriage system; WideGauge® knitting
capability, which enables knitting of a wide range of gauges; and Shima Seiki’s DSCS® Digital
Stitch Control System, a standard feature that ensures production quality and consistency,
according to Shima Seiki.

March/April 2011