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Leading flat knitting solutions provider Shima Seiki, of Wakayama, Japan, together with its Portuguese subsidiary Shima Seiki Portugal, Unipessoal, will participate in the third edition of the Maquishoes Machinery, Technology and Accessories for the Footwear Industry Fair in Matosinhos, Portugal, next month.

The global shoe industry is adopting various textile and material technologies in footwear applications, especially in the area of fit, comfort and functionality. Working off the recent trend in knitted shoe uppers in the athletic footwear market, Shima Seiki proposes knitted fabrics to the general footwear market as an alternative to the prevailing material in this field – leather.


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