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TPS 2022 conference demands change from the industry for a cleaner and more sustainable future

During the first edition of the ESMA Textile Printing and Sustainability conference, 120 participants from 15 countries attended. The conference focused on all critical factors and global trends that are influencing the textile market whilst looking towards the future. This article offers a summary of the presentations that occured on day 2 as well as listing the key trends.

10-11-2022
Features

The Microfactory – A Future Opportunity for the Printing Industry

The concept of the microfractory may not be new, however it is more important than ever. Printers are in an ideal position at the forefront of this next transformation of industrial production.

01-11-2022
Tomorrow's World

Digital textile microfactories create resource efficiency

Dr Thomas Fischer, from DITF, Europe’s largest textile research centre, on analysing inputs and outputs for agile, sustainable, just-in-time fashion products.

21-10-2022
Tomorrow's World

Digital fashion and textiles: the next challenges

Alexandra De Raeve, at HOGENT University of Applied Sciences & Arts, on maintaining the garment printing industry’s innovation while tackling sustainability problems of the sector, through further digitising design and production processes.

21-10-2022
How to Guides

How to use 4D printing to create smart textile products

Katarina Winands of ITA Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University explains how fused deposition modelling can create ‘smart’ textiles.

21-10-2022
Features

ESMA TPS 2022 conference looks towards a sustainable future with the hope of transforming businesses

From 8th – 9th September 2022, the first edition of Textile Printing & Sustainability (TPS) conference took place in Dusseldorf. Participants came from all areas of the textile value chain and came from companies such as Avery Dennison, Fujifilm, Agfa, Epson, Marabu and FESPA. 120 participants from 15 countries attended.

05-10-2022
Podcasts

Paolo Crespi of Epson Italia Discusses the Digital Textile Industry

In this podcast with renown textile expert Paolo Crespi, DTF Sales & Marketing Director EMEAR and Americas presso EPSON Como Printing Technologies, we explore the industry, and together we discuss how recent events and market shifts have impacted the sector.

03-10-2022
Features

The Next Challenge for Digital Textile Printing – A review of FESPA keynote at TPS 2022

Debbie McKeegan shares key trends and market shifts that were featured in her presentation at the Digital Textile Printing and Sustainability 2022 conference held in Dusseldorf. Debbie details the importance for the print industry to incorporate sustainability into their business.

23-09-2022
Podcasts

Textile printing expert Stephen Thomas shares his vision for Industrial digital fabric printing

In today’s podcast we talk with Stephen Thomas. His long career spans mass production using analogue and rotary screen print and the advent of digital textile printing technologies.

20-09-2022
Features

Analysing the core advantages of sublimation print in textile work

Textile print has proved to be an incredibly popular and prosperous market for print service providers (PSPs) for a number of years, with many opting for sublimation printers to produce work. Rob Fletcher looks into the main reasons why this technology has proved so popular in this sector.

14-09-2022
Videos
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FESPA's Profit for Purpose inititaive reinvests into international community

Renowned for our global exhibitions, FESPA’s offering to the print community is much deeper. FESPA’s Profit for Purpose initiative is an international reinvestment programme that uses revenue from FESPA events to support the global speciality print community to achieve sustainable and profitable growth.

02-09-2022
FESPA's Profit for Purpose inititaive reinvests into international community
Features

High Speed Industrial Digital Textile Printing – Future Fashion (Pvt) Ltd. of Pakistan

Debbie McKeegan speaks to Future Fashion the largest digital textile printing company in Pakistan who utilises high speed industrial digial textile printing machines. There is a large home market in Pakistan which absorbs many 100’s of millions of metres of printed textiles for its own population, particularly fashion.

30-08-2022
Features

How Digital Technology Empowering the Creative: Interview with Textile Designer Jayne Branchflower

Debbie McKeegan interviews textile designer Jayne Branchflower. Based in Australia Jayne is a talented, multi-disciplinary creative. Having worked as a textile designer for many leading home furnishing brands across the globe.

29-08-2022
Features

How Digital Technology is Democratising the Textile Industry

Debbie McKeegan discusses the growth of designer brands and on-demand manufacturing across the Textile printing industry.

25-08-2022
Features

Innovations in textile printing: transparency and traceability

Speaking at the FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 in Berlin, Debbie McKeegan, FESPA’s Textile Ambassador, explains how new innovations and ways of thinking are helping Europe’s textile industry become more sustainable.

17-08-2022
Features

New and exciting products from FESPA Global Print Expo 2022

FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 in Berlin that took place from 31st May – 3rd June. The exhibition showcased a number of impressive new products to boost digital printing productivity.

15-08-2022
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FESPA member testimonials at FESPA 2022

During FESPA Global Print Expo 2022, FESPA took the opportunity to interview members from around the world. They shared their thoughts on what it means to them to be members of FESPA and the benefits they receive from being part of our global network.

12-08-2022
FESPA member testimonials at FESPA 2022
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FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 Exhibitor Testimonials

FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 returned to Berlin from 31st May - 3rd June at Messe Berlin. The exhibition was co-located with FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 and received 11,647 unique attendees with 15,969 visits from 126 countries. Watch testimonials from FESPA's exhibitors here.

27-07-2022
FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 Exhibitor Testimonials
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FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 Visitor Testimonials

FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 returned to Berlin from 31st May - 3rd June at Messe Berlin. The exhibition was co-located with FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 and received 11,647 unique attendees with 15,969 visits from 126 countries. Watch testimonials from FESPA's exhibitors here. Watch testimonials from FESPA's visitors here.

27-07-2022
FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 Visitor Testimonials