ITMA 39 99 Knitting

In this final series of preview articles on ITMA 99, ATI takes a look what some of the key
machinery manufacturers in the knitting area will show in Paris.A-CAP Knitting Elements Inc., Hall
7/3, Stand B 31, will show flat parts for large diameter circular knitting machines and panty
hose/socks machines.Briggs Shaffner Co., Winston-Salem, N.C., Hall 7/3, Stand C 43, will show
textile beams for fiber production, fabric weaving and warp knitting.Camber International Ltd.,
United Kingdom, Hall 7/2, Stand D 09, will show a range of single and double knit machines.
According to the company, it will show two of its latest machines, a single feed single jersey with
a complete preparation system and a double knit jersey mini jacquard machine. On the Memminger
stand, adjacent to the Camber stand, they will be showing a Quattro four color high speed
electronic stripper.Comez S.p.A., Italy, Hall 8, Stand B 32, will exhibit crochet knitting machines
and ancillary equipment.E-HEAG Eiele Apparate- und Geratebau GmbH, Germany, Hall 7/3, Stand C 45,
will show a conventional linking machine, an assembly system KMF 764/765, and the EAG 1000/1 sewing
unit for the processing of knits with machine pitch range from E5 to E14, and processing of facings
with widths from 20 to 180 mm.Groz-Beckert KG, Germany, will exhibit in Hall 1, Stand H 17a and
Hall 7/2, Stand C 10.Haase + Kuhn S.A., Switzerland, Hall 7/3, Stand A 7, will show knitting
needles and elements for industrial knitting machines.Hugo Kern und Liebers GmbHandCo., Germany,
Hall 7/2, Stand B 22, will exhibit elements and accessories for knitting, including jacks, sinkers
and selectors.L-MLiba Maschinenfabrik GmbH, Germany, Hall 7/2, Stand C 42, will show new types of
tricot machines, Raschel machines and weft insertion machines. The company will also display a
warping unit.Christoph Liebers GmbH, Germany, Hall 7/2, Stand C 20, will show sinkers and other
elements for large diameter knitting machines, including selectors, jacks, and sliders.Harry Lucas,
Germany, Hall 7/2, Stand D 29, will show circular knitting machines, warp knitting machines and
braiders. The company will show its RR2-Z-1-1 2s interlock machine for the production of gusset
material including a cutting device and rolling device for bands.The RME machine for the production
of orthopedic compression hosiery with full electronic control will also be shown. The RD-2s wire
knitting machine with electronic thread control, needle head breakage control and fabric control
will be shown.MayerandCie, Germany, will exhibit in Hall 7/2, Stand C 09.Mayer Industries Inc.,
Hall 7/2, Stand A 10, will show a new prototype development called Fiberknit. This machine is a
high production circular sliver knitting machine for high quality plush fabric in plain and full
Jacquard from all types of fiber. Weight ranges from 180 grams to 750 grams per square meter are
possible. The company will also introduce its latest line of circular sliver knitting machinery,
the SK18II and SK-18JII.Karl Mayer GmbH, Germany, Hall 5, Stand C 08 and Hall 7/2, Stand A 50, will
exhibit the their latest developments in the areas of warp knitting, stitch-bonding, warp
preparation/warp knitting and circular looms. The tricot and raschel machine are for a range of
apparel, home, household, technical and industrial uses.The tricot knitting machines on display
will be the HKS 2-3, the HKS 3-1 and the HKS 4. Among the Raschel machines on display are , the RSE
4-1, the MRPJ 25/1 and the RJPC 4 F-NE.M.C.M Srl, Italy, Hall 7/2, Stand B 15, will show knitting
machines of various sizes and cuts.Mec Mor Srl, Italy, Hall 7/2, Stand A 20, will show its Variatex
4000 circular machine for knitted outerwear (42-inch), integrated systems for knit tuck and miss or
selective transfer and reception.Memminger-Iro GmbH, Germany, Hall 7/2, Stand C 12, will show
several devices and yarn feeders including the MPF positive yarn feeder; the MER elastane roller;
the SFE/SFT storage feeder; the ITF stripper feeder and MJS VCL venti-Cleaner; FN FN-Cleaner;
Pulsonic pressure oiler; LMW fault detector; Decotex; Wesco yarn rate/length meter; LMT
elastane/yarn content analyzer; Cadratex special fabric spreader; its side-creel systems:
Combicreel, Fancreel and Filtercreel 2; EFS electronic yarn feeder; Novaknit storage feeder; and
Elan positive yarn feeder.Monarch Knitting Machinery Corp., Flushing, N.Y., Hall 7/2, Stand C 22,
will have on display eight knitting machines. These include the V-7E00 30×20, V-SECPLT 30×20 (26
Feed True 3 Height Sinker Loop Machine), V-LPJ3B 30×20, V-LEC6 30×28, V-LEC4D 30×20, VX-SEC4Y
30×28, VX-SEC7ME (Mesh) 30×28 and VX-RDSY 30×28. The company will also show machinery at both of
the Memminger stands.O-ROrizio Paolo S.p.A., Italy, Hall 7/2, Stand C 01, will show its model PLE
single knit circular machine and its model MJD/CE double knit circular machine. The PLE is a single
knit machine for the production of jacquard synthetic fur fabrics with needle-by-needle electronic
selection. The model MJD/CE double knit machine has electronic needle-by-needle selection in three
technical ways on the cylinder and swing cams on the dial. It is equipped with an electronic
take-down system.Valentin Rius Clapers SA, Spain, Hall 5, Stand D 22, will special fast knit
braiders, electronic trimming machines, electronic knitting machines, a high speed crochet machine
and a twisted cord machine. Other products to be exhibited include fast knit braiders, bandage
making machines, spooling machines, chainette machine, electronic sectional warper, small size
electronic direct warper, automatic winding machines for sewing machines, automatic cutting machine
for narrow fabrics and cord, and trimming machines.S-TSaxonia-Frenche of America Inc., Spartanburg,
S.C., Hall 7/3, Stand A 48, will show blades for warp knitting. Other products to be exhibited
include blades for circular knitting and weaving.Scomar A.R.M.I. Srl, Italy, Hall 7/3, Stand C 31,
will show an electronic flat knitting machine, Digiuit + ATSU device. Other products to be
exhibited include flat knitting machines model: Digiuit 160, A-80 Export CE, Super Jumo 36 2T, and
BC 36 2T.Stoll GmbHandCo., Germany, Hall 7/3, Stand E 21, will show its entire line of knitting
machines on its over 1,000-square-meter stand. The company will present its new machine in the
compact class, the CMS 330 TC 4. This machines features include an unlimited width of narrowings
for double-sided knits through two permanently-mounted additional beds and high productivity
through three full-quality knitting systems. It is especially suited for producing intarsia
patterns.Terrot Strickmaschinen GmbH, Germany, will exhibit in Hall 7/2, Stand B 30. Tritex
International, United Kingdom, Hall 7/2, Stand D 20a, will show six knitting machines, five of
which are new. The sixth machine has never been shown at an exhibition but has been available for
commercial use for two years. These include the HS950 shaped/striped hockey sock machine; the PS100
pot scourer machine; the CW200 electronic circular warp knit machine; the CD 2 circular knit
braider machine; the Wrp V flat warp knitting machine and the LT101 laboratory sampling
machine.U-VUniwave Inc., Farmingdale, N.Y., Hall 7/2, Stand B 01, will show the Accu-spray knitting
machine lubricator, pulse lubricator, and lint control system. Other products to be exhibited
include a lint blowing Roll-Kleen fan, and a central monitor for production monitoring.Vanguard
Supreme (Monarch Knitting), Hall 7/2, Stand C 22, will exhibit four knitting machine. A four
raceway single jersey machine in three feeds per inch, Model KS/A3R, a terry / velour machine in
1.5 feeds per inch, Model KS/1.5L, a two track rib machine in two feeds per inch, Model 2SR2/v and
a four raceway single jersey machine in four feed per inch, Model 4SJ4/HAC.Vignoni Srl, Italy, Hall
7/2, Stand B 15, will show knitting machines and related equipment. These include: the VENIS-E
60-inch, single jersey large diameter full Jacquard; the VENIS-E 17-inch, body size full Jacquard,
the VENIS-Open 30-inch single-jersey mini-Jacquard open fabric rolling system, the FLORENS-E
30-inch double-jersey full Jacquard and the QUADRO 36-inch double-jersey for rib-based fabric.

May 1999