Shima Seiki at ITM Texpo Eurasia 2013


Shima Seiki at ITM Texpo Eurasia 2013

Japanese Shima Seiki will exhibit at ITM Texpo Eurasia 2013 (May 29 – June 1, 2013) in Istanbul, Turkey at Hall 12, Booth 1214, and we let you know what will be presented

The company will show its Total Fashion System which unifies the apparel supply chain, from planning and design, yarn selection, evaluation and production to sales promotion; all in one smooth and efficient workflow is possible with SDS-ONE APEX3 3D apparel design system and does not only apply to knitting, but also to a wide range of other fashion related industries.

In addition to the design systems and WholeGarment® knitting machines, Shima Seiki will exhibit a wide range of products to cater to the various requirements of the Turkish market: MACH2X  

MACH2X123                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SWG091


As well asSWG091 N  WholeGarment® knitting machines, SCG122SN 3G computerised coarse gauge knitting  machine, SIR122/123, NSSG122 and SSR112 computerised knitting machines, SFG1 fully automatic glove knitting machine and SDS-ONE APEX 3D apparel design system. 


As we all know, Turkey’s knitting industry is a provider of high quality and quick response for the European fashion market, however challenged by fierce competition from China and other Asian markets. It becomes important that Turkey sheds its image of a manufacturing base only and to attract more business by acquiring the capability for its own product planning and proposals as a key to its own future. Turkey is actually reporting rapid growth as an exporter and its economy is on an uptrend. A good performing economy offers the dilemma of its textile industry to increase wages, but in such a labour intensive industry it is difficult to remain competitive. Shima Seiki states that “its WholeGarment® technology is offering an alternative to labour intensive manufacturing, and by creating unprecedented knitwear with new forms of added value”.


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