Leading computerized knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI of Wakayama, Japan is exhibiting at the 16th Dhaka International Textile & Garment Machinery Exhibition (DTG 2019 January 9-12, 2019) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in cooperation with its partner Pacific Associates Ltd. Operating in Bangladesh since 1996, this is the twelfth time the Japanese manufacturer will participate at DTG.
SHIMA SEIKI will be exhibiting its latest solutions to meet the current needs of the Bangladeshi market as well as advanced solutions for future market needs. As pioneer of WHOLEGARMENT® knitting technology whereby an entire garment can be produced in one piece on the machine without linking or sewing, SHIMA SEIKI will show a comprehensive lineup of WHOLEGARMENT® knitting machines. MACH2X features 4 needle beds and SHIMA SEIKI’s original SlideNeedle™, capable of producing high quality fine gauge WHOLEGARMENT® knitwear in all needles. MACH2S is a V bed machine that offers the flexibility of producing WHOLEGARMENT® knitwear using every other needle as well as conventional shaped knitwear using all needles. SWG091N2 provides opportunities in WHOLEGARMENT® knitting across a wide range of items in a compact, economical package. In conventional shaped knitting, SVR123SP and SVR093SP each feature a loop presser bed mounted above the rear needle bed and is capable of inlay technique for producing unique, valueadded hybrid knitweave fabrics. Each also features such SHIMA SEIKI innovations as DSCS® Digital Stitch Control System, springtype moveable sinker system, stitch presser, yarn gripper and cutter and takedown comb. Madein Japan quality, reliability, productivity, userfriendliness and costperformance all combine to satisfy the high expectations of the world’s fashion industry. SVR123SP at DTG furthermore features the new iPlating™ option, capable of alternating yarn colours in any pattern, producing jacquardlike designs using plain jersey stitch. Plating can be performed within the same course and for individual needles for even greater diversity in knit design.
SHIMA SEIKI will also show its allaround strength as textile machine manufacturer by displaying its PCAM series computerized multiply cutting machine and prototype PSPR2 automatic spreading machine as part of its Shima Cutting Solutions strategically developed for the Asian and South Asian markets.
Also shown will be the SDS ONE APEX3 3D design system. At the core of SHIMA SEIKI’s “Total Fashion System” concept, APEX3 integrates all stages of apparel production into one smooth and efficient workflow from planning and design to production and sales promotion. With ultrarealistic product simulations, APEX3 is also capable of Virtual Sampling that minimizes time, material and cost from the samplemaking process. Also demonstrated at DTG is Shima KnitPLM, specialized PLM software for the knitting industry that offers production planning, control and remote monitoring of machine status at multiple factory locations.