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World Markets For Textile Machinery: part 2—Fabric Manufacture, January 2016

World Markets For Textile Machinery: part 2—Fabric Manufacture, January 2016

This report examines general trends and provides analyses of the international fabric machinery market. 2014 was a mixed year for producers of fabric machinery. Shipments of double jersey circular knitting machinery reached their highest level on record, and shipments of electronic flatbed knitting machinery also increased. However, there was a significant decline in shipments of single jersey circular knitting machinery, and there was a fall in shipments of hand knitting and semi-automatic flat knitting machinery to their lowest level on record. Furthermore, shipments of shuttleless looms also declined and were lower than their annual average over the ten years to 2014.


  • SUMMARY
  • GENERAL TRENDS
    • Weaving
    • Knitting
      • Circular knitting
    • Flat knitting
  • WEAVING MACHINERY
    • Shuttleless looms
      • Table Breakdown of shuttleless weaving machinery shipments by type and region, 2014
    • Shuttleless looms: regional markets
      • Table Shipments of shuttleless looms by region and leading countries of destination, 2013 and 2014
    • Shuttleless looms: individual country markets
      • Table Installed capacity of shuttleless loomsa by region and leading countries, 2013 and 2014
      • Table Cumulative shipments of shuttleless and shuttle looms by region and leading countries of destination, 2005-14
  • CIRCULAR KNITTING MACHINERY
    • Table Breakdown of circular knitting machinery shipments by type and region, 2014
    • Single jersey circular knitting machinery
    • Single jersey circular knitting machinery: regional markets
    • Single jersey circular knitting machinery: individual country markets
      • Table Shipments of single jersey circular knitting machinery by region and leading countries of destination, 2013 and 2014
    • Double jersey circular knitting machinery
      • Table Cumulative shipments of circular knitting machinery by type, region and leading countries of destination, 2005-14
      • Table Shipments of double jersey circular knitting machinery by region and leading countries of destination, 2013 and 2014
    • Double jersey circular knitting machinery: regional markets
    • Double jersey circular knitting machinery: individual country markets
  • FLAT KNITTING MACHINERY
    • Table Breakdown of flat knitting machinery shipments by type and region, 2014
    • Electronic flatbed knitting machinery
      • Table Shipments of flatbed knitting machinery by region and leading countries of destination, 2013 and 2014
    • Electronic flatbed knitting machinery: regional markets
    • Electronic flatbed knitting machinery: individual country markets
      • Table Cumulative shipments of flat knitting and trimming machinery by type, region and leading countries of destination, 2005-14
    • Hand knitting and semi-automatic flat knitting machinery
    • Hand knitting and semi-automatic flat knitting machinery: regional markets
      • Table Shipments of hand-knitting and semi-automatic flat knitting machinery by region and leading countries of destination, 2013 and 2014
    • Hand knitting and semi-automatic flat knitting machinery: individual country markets
  • STATISTICAL APPENDIX
    • Table Installed capacity and shipments of weaving machinery by type, region and selected country, 2005-14

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