Our staff

Chiharu Kiyohara, 3D-knit engineer

Kiyo has over 15 years of experience as a 3D-knit technical engineer at SHIMASEIKI in Japan.He has developed new generation 3D-knitting machine. He has been producing not only fashion products like sweaters, gloves or beanies, but also shoes, furniture and technical knitted products. He's been visiting knitting-factories all over the world for support and  training. He's been pasionate to motor sports for many years, but after moving to Norway he now enjoys both skiing, hiking and fishing. 

Indika Sanjeewa, 3D-knit engineer

Indika has over than 20 years of experience in 3D knitting and flat knitting. He had worked agency of SHIMASEIKI and worked largest apparel company in Sri Lankan. He has a windy knowledge of programming, machine maintenance and advanced materials, especially wearable technology, smart apparel, health, and wellness. In his free time, He enjoy playing cricket and watching football matches.

Yukiko Kiyohara, digital fabric creator

Yukiko has over 10 years of experience as a design system operator at SHIMASEIKI in Japan, where she specializes in creating digital knit and woven fabrics using the Design system called APEX4. This system aids in sustainable product planning and reducing lead times. She has provided support and training to apparel companies and fabric manufacturers worldwide. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and hopes to explore all that Norway has to offer.


Chiharu Kiyohara (Kiyo)                          Indika Sanjeewa                                             

E-mail kiyo@3dknitting.no                     E-mail indika@3dknitting.no                  

Mobile (+47) 904 73 912                            Mobile (+47) 480 44 103


Yukiko Kiyohara                                     Lill Therese Aurdal Fure - accounting  

E-mail yukiko@3dknitting.no                E-mail lill@skaparglede.no      

Mobile (+47) 958 71 108                          Mobile (+47) 900 55 923


Åsne Folstad - administration                 Lars Einar Riksheim - Chairman of the board

E-mail asne@skaparglede.no                    E-mail lars@amatec.no

Mobile (+47) 924 55 852                            Mobile (+47) 922 52 922