Xiamen Liying Knitting, founded in 2010, is a lace specialist. The company employs 200 people and reports sales of around $13 million. Products include bands and trims, allovers, gallon, and eyelash as well as transparent laces, stretch and two-way stretch laces, and cotton-look laces for the lingerie market.
The company has 30 sets of machines, including Jacquardtronic and Raschel looms. The annual production rate is 25 million metres with capacity over 27 million metres. Storage capacity is 5 million metres. The minimum order requirement is 3,000 yards (2,750 metres) per colour and turnaround times are rapid.
Export represents 60 percent of Xiamen Liying Knitting’s activity with sales primarily in Europe. Clients include Etam, C&A, and Yamamay, to name just a few.