BENSALEM, Pa. — December 28, 2020 — Pennsylvania-based textile manufacturer AKAS Tex has announced a significant increase in its knitting capacity.
Due to overwhelming demand of the fabrics that are used for face masks and surgical gowns, AKAS Tex has added five knitting machines in the year 2020.
Two machines are for double knits, such as its the ProCool® interlock; two machines are for its Zorb® Dimple spacer fabric; and one machine is for its TransWick® 1-Way Wicking fabric.
These five machines will add 200,300 pounds per year to the existing knitting capacity and generate much needed employment.
Posted December 28, 2020
Source: AKAS Tex