Santoni, the leading supplier of seamless circular knitting technology will transfer its SWD technology to Nippon Mayer. Nippon Mayer will take over the complete range of products including patents, the relevant manufacturing equipment as well as the entire stock of machines and spare parts.
The after sales service for the installed base of machines will be taken over by Nippon Mayer effective June 1, 2016. Santoni, has been active in seamless warp knitting since 2004. The company developed its own range of compact machines for the application of seamless garments, medical- and lately shoe-fabrics. It holds a number of patents for machine as well as textile technology. Santoni will now concentrate on and further develop its core business circular knitting.
Karl Mayer, the leader in warp knitting, will integrate the SWD technology into its double needle bar competence center at Nippon Mayer and extend the relevant product range.
Karl Mayer’s different business units offer various machine concepts and tailor-made solutions for warp knitting machines, technical textiles as well as warp preparation units for weaving and warp knitting. It has multiaxial and biaxial machines. Roughly 80 per cent of all installed tricot and raschel machines in India derive from Karl Mayer.