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Pitti Filati 2021 MiC + Shima Seiki-head

Manifattura Italiana Cucirini Spa and Shima Seiki together for the capsule collection by Vittorio Branchizio

Shima Seiki Italy, with its headquarters Shima Seiki MFG., LTD, in Japan – Wakayama, is a world leader in the sale of straight knitwear machines.

Shima Seiki Italia has three Showrooms in the country, to be visited by designers from all over the world and where experimentations about new trends in fashion take place.

SSI also this year participated in the edition of PITTI IMMAGINE FILATI, from 28 to 30 June, at Stazione Leopolda – Florence, presenting its collection.


In this new edition, Vittorio Branchizio, Art Director of Shima Seiki Italia, presented his Capsule Collection, entirely experimental, developed also with unconventional yarns, especially yarns for knitwear.

And it is precisely in the search for innovative yarns that Shima Seiki found in Manifattura Italiana Cucirini Spa a unique partner for creativity and attention to detail.


EXTE’  2.2  BLACK       0010      1 F

EXTE’  2.2  YELLOW     8695     1 F

EXTE’  2.2  LIGHT BLUE  5150     1 F

EXTE’  2.2  WHITE    0204     1 F

The coat was made on machine SRY 183 LP SV F14.

The MIC yarn was used inside in jacquard:




MIC Spa is a company of Verona (Italy) that boasts a history of over 40 years in the production of sewing threads for fashion, footwear and furniture. Specialized in ground-breaking solutions designed for each specific production sector in line with the most advanced production technologies, the company started its roadmap to sustainability few years ago that has allowed the production of recycled yarn, yarn fibers derived from controlled forests, biodegradable nylon yarn and organic cotton.

In the collection of Branchizio stands out a dress made entirely with yarn Exté of MIC Spa, on the machine FIRST 124 F21, unique in the world for the fineness 21 in knitting machines.

Increasingly used and requested, the elastic thread has become part of the MIC Spa collections that cater to customers of the mid-high-end, interested in having crimping or other details finished in the same color of the fabric or combined in a sophisticated way to it. The wide choice of colors has made the Exté collection a strong point for the company and the best solution in the field of knitwear.

MIC – Manifattura Italiana Cucirini SPA

Manifattura Italiana Cucirini Spa is the expression of an entrepreneurial history in textiles of over 100 years, specialized since the second half of the 1900s in the production of yarns for the clothing industry for the entire fashion and clothing field.

With a growing international presence, particularly in Europe and North Africa, the group has expanded its product range and successfully supplying the knitwear, tannery and footwear, and furniture sectors, offering items with special characteristics for each sector, where uniqueness requires specific solutions. Quality and sustainability are an integral part of MIC’s mission which boasts Oeko-Tex 100, GOTS 2008-060 certifications for organic yarns, GRS 2019-210 for recycled yarns, in compliance with REACH specifications, cutting-edge production and logistics, to low environmental impact.

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