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The Evolution of High Production Digital Textile Printers and Single Pass Printing

Debbie McKeegan looks at the history of digital textile printing and the currrent digital textile techologies available today.

31/03/2021
Business Advice

Bright future for bio inks

Daniele Uboldi of EPTA Inks on how bio inks improve upon existing technologies.

26/03/2021
Business Advice

A preview of FESPA’s Technical Guides: an introduction to ink

We take a look at ink in this preview of the second edition of the FESPA introductory Technical Guides.

26/03/2021
Features

What are the best inkjet inks for textile printing?

Textile applications are a key sector in the digital printing industry. Then, why is it so difficult to find the right technology? Sonja Angerer offers a beginner´s guide to textile printing.

17/03/2021
Features

Packaging inks support Covid-19 fightback

Coding, marking and printing technologies specialist Domino Printing Sciences has announced details of a new development, whereby an ink initially created for use in food packaging work has also been established as a tool in the fight against Covid-19.

04/03/2021
Features

Digital Printers adapt to the New Normal

Due to the ongoing pandemic the print industry has not been able to showcase their innovations at trade shows and exhibitions. The latest digital printing innovations from EFI, HP, Mimaki and Mutoh are fine-tuned for the current situation.

16/02/2021
Features

Analysing the latest developments in inkjet print

While some businesses may have been forced to stand still in 2020, work in the inkjet print sector continued on exciting new developments. Rob Fletcher takes a look at what is new in this sector.

03/02/2021
Features

OEM vs. Third-Party – which wide-format ink is right for you?

Diving into a debate that has raged on for many years, FESPA.com takes a look at the key differences between original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and third-party wide-format inks.

21/12/2020
Press Releases

FESPA postpones 2021 Global Print Expo in Amsterdam to October 2021

FESPA has postponed its 2021 Global Print Expo and the co-located European Sign Expo from March until October 2021, while remaining at the same venue, the RAI exhibition centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

08/12/2020
How to Guides

How to achieve unlimited special effects with water-based inks

Beppe Quaglia, CEO of Virus Inks, talks about how water-based inks are a match for plastisol or silicone.  

24/11/2020
Press Releases

Exhibitor community lines up for FESPA Global Print Expo 2021 in Amsterdam

FESPA Global Print Expo and European Sign Expo 2021 (9-12 March 2021, RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands) are attracting a growing line-up of exhibitors, all enthusiastic to engage with customers and prospects face-to-face after a year reliant on digital platforms to communicate and share product news.

09/11/2020
Features

Inks for textile printing

Nessan Cleary discusses the numerous types of textiles, from natural materials to synthetics, all of which require different types of inks and treatment.

27/10/2020
How to Guides

How to make the switch from plastisol to water-based inks

It’s now easier than ever for printers to introduce environmentally friendly inks into their usual processes, and gain an edge over competitors.

24/10/2020
Features

CottonBee, a print on demand success story driving sustainable production on demand

As the Textile Industry shifts further towards a sustainable future the growth of print on demand is accelerating at an unprecedented pace. Digital technologies have democratized the print space – enabling an explosion of entrepreneurial growth within the marketplace. In our most recent interview, Michał Laskowski

30/09/2020
Features

Realising the value of going green

With a rising amount of printers moving to a more environmentally friendly way of working, FESPA.com looks at some of the major benefits of going green and how these can help businesses improve.

23/09/2020
Blog

Inkjet industry remains resilient during COVID-19

Stephen Buchanan, Business Development Manager at Kao Collins discusses the resilience of the inkjet industry during COVID-19.

04/09/2020
Features

Koenig & Bauer Durst to begin beta testing for VariJET 106

Koenig & Bauer Durst is to commence beta testing of its new VariJET 106 this autumn, with plans to make the single-pass digital printing press commercially available from the middle of next year.

14/08/2020
Podcasts

Simon Daplyn of Sensient Technologies (now Sun Chemical a member of the DIC Group)

Simon Daplyn is the Global head of marketing for Sensient Technologies (now Sun Chemical a member of the DIC Group). With a PHD in Digital Textiles, Simons experience and knowledge of the Digital Textile industry spans the sectors development. In today’s podcast we discuss a wide range of topics from the crucial benefits of Digital printing, to ink formulation, sustainable chemistry, market applications and various printing techniques.

02/07/2020
Features

Sustainable Certification for The Digital Textile Printing Supply Chain Chapter 3: Inks and Chemical

“When it comes to Textile Inks and Chemicals, there is a substantial framework enforcing and verifying sustainability and safety within production and usage within the sector”

10/06/2020

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