Shima Seiki Italia S.p.A., the Italian subsidiary of Shima Seiki Mfg., Ltd., in conjunction with its Romanian sales agent Knit-Tex Rom S.R.L., will hold a private exhibition at the Hotel International Iasi in Iasi, Romania from October 10th to 12th.
On display will be a lineup of the company’s computerized flat knitting machines ranging from conventional shaping machines to the latest WholeGarment knitting machines. The flagship MACH2XS machine features original SlideNeedle on four needle beds and spring-loaded moveable sinkers for knitting a wide variety of high-quality fine gauge WholeGarment knitwear in all needles. The MACH2S is a versatile V-bed machine that supports production ranging from conventional shaped knitting in all needles to WholeGarment knitting using every other needle.
The SRY183LP computerized flat knitting machine features loop pressers capable of producing hybrid inlay fabrics with both knit and weave characteristics, and is also suited for the production of technical textiles. SIR machines represent the new reference standard in computerized flatbed shaped knitting technology ranging from coarse to ultrafine gauges. The SSR series features Shima Seiki benchmark technology in a compact, economical package.
The latest version of the 3D design system SDS-ONE APEX3 will also be demonstrated at the show. At the core of the company’s “Total Fashion System” concept, APEX3 provides comprehensive support throughout the production supply chain, integrating production into one smooth and efficient workflow from yarn development, product planning and design to production and even sales promotion. Especially effective is the way APEX3 improves on the design evaluation process with its ultra-realistic simulation capability, whereby virtual samples minimize the need for actual sample-making. This realizes significant savings in time, cost and material, contributing to smart, speedy and sustainable manufacturing.