SHIMA SEIKI

The Global Standard

The Global Standard

Always at the forefront of knitting technology,
SHIMA SEIKI computerized flat knitting machines are the global standard of the industry.

User Testimonial

Andari Fashion

The world's largest consumer of knitted products: the United States. In the state California, knitwear manufacturer Andari Fashion produces high-end knitwear for major American department stores and specialty retailers. Having installed WHOLEGARMENT knitting machines, Andari Fashion not only breaks from the convention of labor-intensive production, but also significantly reduces lead time, successfully manufacturing consistent, high-quality, high-value-added knit products that are Made in the USA. WHOLEGARMENT is the key to overcoming the challenges associated with conventional knit manufacturing.

Historically Speaking
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Historically Speaking

SHIMA SEIKI entered the flat knitting machine
industry in 1967.
Total number of machines sold: 200,000
Total number of WHOLEGARMENT knitting machines sold: 10,000
Total number of patents: 4,500

State-of-the-art technology produced by SHIMA SEIKI
will continue to support the future of knitting.

Why Choose SHIMA SEIKI?

Why Choose SHIMA SEIKI?

High cost performance

  • High knitting efficiency, stability in mass production, low defect rate
  • Low running cost
  • Quick creation of knitting program
  • Power savings

Consistent quality

  • MADE IN JAPAN
  • Long-lasting reliability without machine defects
  • Stable production of quality knit fabrics

Sustainability

  • Elimination of wasted labor and material
  • Reduced fabric loss due to stable production
  • Integration with SDS-ONE APEX series design system

Multiple-variety, small-lot production

  • Support of small lots and on-demand production
  • Mass customization

Quick response

  • Support of JIT (Just In Time) production
  • Short delivery time due to efficient knitting and reduced post-production

Sincere support

  • Large number of service bases
  • Highly responsive support staff
  • Comprehensive training support
  • Long-term parts supply
Product lineup

Product Introduction

SHIMA SEIKI offers a wide variety of
knitting machines in its lineup,
as well as consultation for choosing
the right model to fit each customer's needs.

About WHOLEGARMENT

WHOLEGARMENT

WHOLEGARMENT is innovative knitwear produced
in one entire piece, without the need for sewing.
Find out how you can realize sustainable manufacturing
and mass customization with WHOLEGARMENT.

TOTAL FASHION SYSTEM

Revolutionizing the Supply Chain

Taking advantage of the various solutions offered by SHIMA SEIKI,
a revolutionary change in the supply chain
from planning to production and sales is achieved.

Maximizing throughput while minimizing leadtimes,
the ideal smart factory realizes mass customization
and on-demand production.

TOTAL FASHION SYSTEM TOTAL FASHION SYSTEM
planning Sales Production

User Support by SHIMA SEIKI

Service & Maintenance

Service & Maintenance

SHIMA SEIKI has established a user support system worldwide. Customers can use our products with reassurance from a comprehensive maintenance program, training programs suited to each customer's needs, and a steady, long-term supply of genuine parts.

SHIMA online

SHIMA online

A portal site for online services provided by SHIMA SEIKI.
We support SHIMA SEIKI users
at all stages through fashion information services,
PLM systems, archives of original knit samples, and content
that is useful for product utilization and learning.

We will propose optimal products, services, and solutions according to your situation.
Please feel free to contact us.

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