More about us, our LABS
KNITWEAR LAB is a young fast-growing company with a head office in Almere, The Netherlands and a production LAB in Istanbul, Turkey. Over the years our LABs have expanded, and now hold a variety of STOLL multi-gauge flat-bed knitting machines, including 3 of the latest and most advanced STOLL ADF machines. The multi-gauge of our machines range from 3,5gg to 18gg.
KNITWEAR LAB – Almere is our leading LAB, where we focus on research, design and product development. Our knitwear specialists combine material research with latest knitwear technologies, which results in development of smart knitwear solutions. We are specialized in sustainable production methods, recycled yarns, smart textiles and 3D knitting techniques.
At our LAB in Almere our team of programmers and designers develop swatches, prototypes and run small scale productions on the 5 multi-gauge STOLL machines. They range from CMS 530 Ki BC E6.2 and CMS 530 Ki BC E3,5.2 machines to advanced STOLL ADF machines, including ADF 530-16 Ki BCW E18, CMS ADF 16 BW E7.2 and CMS ADF 16 CW E7.2.
Since the opening in 2021, our branch office KNITWEAR LAB – Istanbul has become our production LAB, which is specialised in running high-quality productions in small quantities. Our experienced production team uses their exceptional craftsmanship to create specialized knitwear. With our experience in the industry and extended network, the Istanbul LAB runs productions on a range of 4 various STOLL machines. Besides the coarse-gauge CMS 530 Ki BC E3,5.2 machine, there are two ADF 530-16 Ki BCW E7.2 machines, an ADF 530-16 Ki BCW E18, and our latest addition – ADF 530-32 Ki BCW E18.
Located in the heart of Turkish textile industry, KNITWEAR LAB – Istanbul has a lot of possibilities to offer. Through our partner companies, we can make jersey fabrics, along with a variety of additional textile options, such as embroidery, print, dies and trims. Garments with bespoke fits and fabrics can be produced in low quantities.