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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.
The ECO STORIES Textile challenge to feature at GREEN GRADS London
The GREEN GRADS Textile Challenge is proud to present ECO STORIES told in pattern on cloth by breakthrough UK talent. Sponsored by Epson, FESPA, Prinfab and Imageco ltd new graduates from art schools across the country were invited by GREEN GRADS to submit a portfolio with patterns that reflect their environmental concerns and/or love of the natural world, taking into account eco-friendly textiles, dyes, and methods of production.
Analysing the opportunities for growth in 3D print
Are there opportunities for traditional printing companies in the 3D print market, and if so, how should they go about taking on such work? Rob Fletcher speaks with some of the leading names in this sector to find out.
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.
A printers guide to car wrapping
Vehicle Wrapping is a growing segment within the digital printing industry. However, this sector tends to be ignored by some printers since significant specialist knowledge is required. Sonja Angerer provides a car wrapping guide and shares the top 10 key questions.
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.
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.
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.
Climate and energy – planning for tomorrow
Clare Taylor discusses the strategy for fighting climate change, reducing carbon emissions and ensuring energy use is efficient.
Analysing the benefits of automation in screen printing for textiles
With competition for work in the textile print market increasing, Rob Fletcher looks at how automation with screen printing can help print service providers (PSPs) gain an advantage in this sector.
Exploring the Power of Print at Printeriors Berlin 2022
Debbie McKeegan shares the products that were featured and showcased at Printeriors during FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 in Berlin in June. Sponsors included Drytac, HP, Brother, Kornit Digital, Mimaki and Durst.
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.
Leading the way with lamination
Offering much more than simply protecting printed work, Rob Fletcher takes a closer look at lamination and the latest technological developments in this area.
The relevance of printing in the war in Ukraine
During times of war and conflict, the printing industry can play a very important role. Printing can help build public support and boost morale. A recent example of this is the print industry in the current war in Ukraine.
Artificial Intelligence in Digital Printing
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a major topic in today´s technology and media industry. Sonja Angerer explores how important Artificial Intelligence is for printers today.
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.
Matching the right media for wide format printing
There’s a very wide choice of substrates suitable for wide format printing but its important to match the media to the requirements of the particular job. Nessan Cleary details the requirements in this article.
Innovative Car Wrapping Trends - what to consider when creating a car wrap design
Vinyl car wrapping has been around since the 1920s, and the industry trends have changed a lot since then. James Gatica shares a few innovative car wrapping trends and what to consider when creating a car wrap design.
The Impact of Rising Costs and Global Textile Supply Chain Instability
Debbie McKeegan discusses the rising costs and the current instability within the global textile supply chain.