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Textile Printing

Features

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
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
Podcasts

Chris Govier of Kornit Digital on Digital Disruption, Market Trends and the Future of Printed Textil

In this podcast we take a deep dive into digital disruption with Chris Govier, the President of EMEA KDEU at Kornit Digital. Chris explains more on the new UK entity for Kornit formed last year.

01/03/2021
Features

Market Trends - the vibrant future for Digital Textile Pinting

Debbie McKeegan discusses the affect of the global pandemic on the industry and the future for digital textile printing. The future looks promising.

26/02/2021
Tomorrow's World

A post-COVID boom in industrial printing?

Peter Buttiens of ESMA looks at future opportunities for printers in post-COVID markets and new inroads in biomedical printing and textiles.  

23/02/2021
Podcasts

Lenzing Fibres, the future of sustainable fibres

In this podcast we discuss Lenzing’s fibre innovations, the future development of fibres as a whole, alongside circularity and collaboration.

08/02/2021
Industry

R A Smart expands with specialist Large Format Division

R A Smart expands their product range and expertise with the new appointment of a partner, Adam Booth who will lead their Large Format Division. This new partnership will allow the business to reach new customers in various areas of the industry.

25/01/2021
Features

How suppliers are ready for a New World... and what printers can learn from them

Industry suppliers are bracing themselves for the future after COVID-19. Sonja Angerer shares 4 important key business strategies that printers can incorporate to their businesses which will allow them to thrive during and after COVID-19.

21/01/2021
Features

How will digital and rotary technologies be utilised in this new decade?

As we advance into a new decade, the growth of the Textile sector shows no sign of abating. In fact, as the world’s population continues to swell the growth of printed textile production and the availability of printed products is set for accelerated growth in-line with increasing demand.

11/01/2021
Podcasts

Jos Notermans: SPG Prints

SPG PRINTS has a long history in textile printing, founded in 1947 and originally known as Stork Prints the company first entered the textile market in 1953 with a flat-bed textile printing machine. In 1963 SPG Prints launched the ground breaking RD-1, together with the world’s first seamless circular screen.

21/12/2020
Blog

Together through tough times: there’s power in community

FESPA’s CEO, Neil Felton discusses the impact COVID-19 has had on FESPA’s community, how it has coped, the importance of adapting and embracing the change and moving forwards.

17/12/2020
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
Features

Designing for the South African Market and leveraging Digital Print Technologies

As the digital textile marketplace expands worldwide it strategically fills the gaps where analogue industrial production was once the key player. The high-volume rotary production of the past has been replaced in some instances by hybrid supply or has ceased entirely to exist in its previous volume meterage. Digital textile technology now enables customised production at any volume.

07/12/2020
People in Print

An opulent performance

Torbjorn Johansson and Eva Théen-Johansson of Swedish digital textile specialist Tobex explain how the firm won gold in the roll-to-roll printed textile category at the 2020 FESPA Awards.

24/11/2020
People in Print

Slowing down fast fashion

As the founder and CEO of London-based not-for-profit garment manufacturer, Fashion Enter, Jenny Holloway wanted to do things differently. Now, with COVID and Brexit reshaping the commercial landscape, her ideas have never been more relevant.

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
People in Print

Roll-to-roll branding at the ANOC World Beach Games

The Look Company won a 2020 FESPA Gold Award in the roll-to-roll printed textiles category with this event branding project for the ANOC World Beach Games, and also won the Best in Show Digital Award. We spoke to Jacob Burke, President of the Look Company Middle East, about his double success.

05/11/2020
People in Print

New heights in t-shirt design

Elixir Unlimited in India won a 2020 FESPA Gold Award in the special effect on t-shirt, garments and other textiles category. We spoke to the firm’s owner, Pradeep Periwal.

02/11/2020
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

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