SHIMA SEIKI to Exhibit at Expotextil Peru 2017

Leading Japanese computerized flat knitting machine manufacturer SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. will exhibit at the upcoming Expotextil Peru 2017 (October 19-21,2017;V6 (STT PERU IMPORT Booth)) show in Lima, Peru.

At Expotextil SHIMA SEIKI will promote its WHOLEGARMENT® knitting technology for the first time in Peru, by displaying its SWG061N2 WHOLEGARMENT® knitting machine. As a compact entry-level machine, the SWG-N2 series is perfect for knit- ting companies searching to distinguish their services from others in a competitive market. Without the need for post-pro- duction 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 computerized 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 stan- dards expected by the fashion industry within Peru and beyond.

Aside from the SWG-N2 series and SVR machines mentioned above, knit samples highlighting the cutting-edge in computerized 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 minimizes 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-customization and e- Commerce can be supported.