Knitwear business boosting workforce
A Shetland knitwear business said yesterday it was boosting production and adding to its workforce, thanks to a buoyant export market.
Laurence Odie Knitwear (LOK) added overseas sales of its products, which are made almost entirely from Shetland yarn, showed no signs of slowing down and the company needed to increase output.
The Sandwick-based business is buying nearly £220,000 of new machinery to help fulfil a steady stream of orders from as far afield as Japan and America.
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