SHIMA SEIKI is a listed company established in 1962 and has provided end-to-end solutions for global users ranging from planning and design to manufacturing in the textile industry.

We have 17 overseas subsidiaries and branches all around the world and offer products and services that are essential to the textile industry, including computerized flat knitting machines and design systems through more than 100 local bases.

Currently, there are approximately 2,000 staff throughout the group, with sales of 71.8 billion yen.

SHIMA SEIKI will continue its challenge to support new forms of manufacturing that are required by rapidly changing conditions in the apparel industry.

About Shima KnitPLM

Globalization and diversification of markets in the fashion industry are requiring faster and shorter production cycles.

In order to grasp various consumer needs and realize sustainable growth in such an environment, how to carry out the process from planning to sales without waste and at high speed is of utmost importance.


Shima KnitPLM was born as a solution to renew conventional processes in such a manner.

We offer complete support of the planning stage with our trend forecasting web service as well as our 3D design system that supports product design, simulation, and production data programming as well.


In addition, by connecting the customer's ERP, SCM, and other core systems with our production control system, we guarantee the provision of traceability and improvement in productivity among all processes. Moreover, seamless data link between these systems eliminates the need for data input processing for each process, realizing workflow automation and labor savings.

With abundant experience and performance record, SHIMA SEIKI proposes optimal solutions that contribute to customer success regardless of business type, business content, region, etc.