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Opportunities and innovations for printed Industrial textiles with FUJIFILM
Debbie McKeegan discusses the opportunities and challenges across printed industrial textiles. Debbie speaks to Rachel Li, Segment Marketing Manager - Textile, Sign & Display and Industrial at FUJIFILM Ink Solutions Group.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.