Our Process

WELCOME IN OUR WORKSHOPS!

1. THE LABORATORY

The materials

We offer global expertise on materials.

Weight, volume, cleaning, colour and washing fastness... We provide all ranges of local and international spinning in our workshops, and offer a seasonal sourcing service: new fibres and suppliers are frequently added to enrich our archives.

The innovation

We place product development at the heart of our investment policy.

More than a mere demand, the mastery of knitting machines and new techniques is the driving force of the group. The creative possibilities and productive potential are expanded with digital technology. Combined with our skilled and traditional craftsmanship, this technology lends itself to innovative and original projects.

The prototypes

A unique resource centre at your disposal.

Our seasoned and versatile teams will accompany you every step of the way for the realization of the prototypes.

2. THE PRODUCTION

The machine park

Behind the scenes: top quality production facilities.
On 3 production sites: Metaphor Group possesses a flexible and diversified tool, magnified by new acquisitions. Stoll, Shima, Cizing... The latest generation of machines stands alongside traditional knitting machines, to satisfy orders of any kind (prototypes, volume and price). The result, A rare and extensive range of gauges.

The production cycle

The 9 steps of a rigorous organisation
1.   Knitting tests to select the right choice of yarn and stitch
2. Creation of the prototype according to the client's sketch
3. Pattern-making and internal programming
4. Replicas for the showroom
5. Production of the PPS
6. Checks on size development and raw material by an accredited laboratory
7. Production launch
8. Quality control
9. Delivery

3. THE QUALITY

THE QUALITY CONTROL

The products manufactured in our workshops are subject to systematic monitoring and close scrutiny performed by our staff.

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