Mimaki Europe, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, announces today that Pakistani textile company, Moti Fabrics (Pvt) Ltd., is leveraging multiple Mimaki Tiger industrial textile printing units to take its business to the next level. As a result of on the outstanding performance and process optimisation delivered by the Mimaki digital printing equipment, the company has been able to adapt to changes in the textile industry and is now projected to reinforce its market position and expand its capabilities in high-quality textile production.

The PRINTING United Alliance annual Product of the Year competition showcases products that keep the printing industry moving forward. We are thrilled to announce that we won 9 Product of the Year Awards in 2020, nearly sweeping the Textile category.

More focused, more sustainable and, above all, safe: PSI, PromoTex Expo and viscom will be very special shows in 2021. The most important thing, however, is that, as matters stand, they will indeed be taking place. After a year’s social distancing, the three trade shows will bring the promotional product, textile and finishing industries back together again under one roof from 12th – 14th January 2021. This will not only provide an opportunity to meet up again at long last, the shows also signal the start of a long-awaited new financial year.

aleph, a leading Italian manufacturer of direct-to-fabric and dye-sublimation inkjet printers, announces that the company is showcasing its flagship digital printing solutions for the textile printing industry at Innovate Textile & Apparel Virtual Trade Show (15-30th October 2020). During the virtual trade show – organised by World Textile Information Network (WTiN) – aleph invites the show’s attendees to visit its virtual booth and see demonstrations of its cutting-edge printing platforms in action, while also offering the opportunity to book 1:1 meetings with the company’s management and partners to discuss about the latest market and technology trends.

Fisher Textiles is proud to announce that GF 33 Prime Backlit received a coveted PRINTING United Alliance 2020 Product of the Year Award for Textile - Media - Framing Systems (Backlit).

Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, is pleased to join the 2020 Innovate Textile & Apparel Virtual Trade Show, WTiN’s annual global exhibition highlighting the true innovators in technology, production, and value chain leadership for the textile and apparel industry.

EFI™ Reggiani, a leading developer and manufacturer of cutting-edge technologies and sustainable solutions for the textile industry, will take part in the World Textile Information Network (WTiN) Innovate Textile & Apparel Virtual Trade Show from October 15 to 30.

Mimaki Europe will create a virtual showcase of its latest textile solutions at this year’s Innovate Textile & Apparel Trade Show (15-30 October 2020). Mirroring the traditional trade show experience, virtual show attendees will be able to tour Mimaki’s booth, see the technology in action and speak to the team about the latest market trends and the solutions that are helping customers meet current demands. The company’s flagship dye-sublimation printer, TS55-1800, and the new hybrid printer, TX300P-1800 MkII, will take centre stage on Mimaki’s interactive virtual booth and visitors will benefit from several exclusive show promotions, including a special deal on the TS55-1800 and a chance to win an entry-level sublimation printer.

Roland DG will participate in the FuturePrint Virtual Summit taking place from 12th - 16th October, 2020. The event is free to join and brings together 120 speakers spanning 15 countries to discuss a range of hot topics across the industrial, wide format and commercial printing, packaging and labelling industries.

Beaver Paper, the leader in sublimation media for the dye-sub and digital print industry, is thrilled to announce the addition of TexPrint®Moda to its family of utility textile sublimation papers. A unique, lightweight sublimation transfer paper, Moda was created exclusively to meet the demands of the fast-fashion textile industry.

Digital textile printing technology pioneer, Epson has announced the ML-8000 – the entry model in the Monna Lisa series that combines performance and usability to meet the needs of the digital textile market for flexibility and sustainability. With its 8 latest PrecisionCore printheads, the ML-8000 reaches typical print speed of 155 square metres per hour (600x600 dpi – 2 pass*1).

Ricoh is responding to the needs of the modern garment decorator for heightened productivity, best-in-class operation and ease of use with the launch of the Ricoh Ri 2000 Direct to Garment (DTG) printer. The next generation system supports the production of promotional and personalised goods locally.

Roland DG EMEA today announces the new ZT-1900, its largest, most productive textile printer to date. The ZT-1900 1.9m wide high-production dye-sublimation printer offers fast ROI due to impressively low running costs and efficient ink performance. It delivers superb quality print on applications including; fashion, sportswear, personalised interior decoration and soft signage.

The next Heimtextil has been postponed from January and will now be held concurrently with Techtextil and Texprocess 2021 in Frankfurt from 4 to 7 May 2021. This will result in exciting synergistic effects for the sector.

Together with a design duo from Liverpool, personalised print specialist Identity Printing has launched a new luxury streetwear line using Ricoh direct-to-garment (DTG) technology.

CMYUK has appointed Susie Williamson as a key account manager for its Interiors, Fashion and Design range of specialist textiles for digital printing.

Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, announced the creation of a new Kornit Digital UK entity, devoted exclusively to serving the United Kingdom market, the industry’s largest market in the EMEA region. By focusing the company’s resources on supporting digital print fulfillers and brands in optimizing their end-to-end operations, this move reflects Kornit’s commitment to streamlining its logistics operation and ensuring a closer relationship with its customers.

TOMDOM founder, Vyacheslav Markov, explains how Mimaki’s digital printing technology makes designing and personalising interiors that much simpler.

Kornit’s Vulcan direct-to-garment print system was named a 2017 SGIA Product of the Year. Since that time, Kornit has learned a great deal from our customers’ experiences printing literally millions of shirts. That knowledge informed development of our new Vulcan Plus system, available globally upon its launch at Impressions Expo 2020, January 17-19 in Los Angeles.

YR is a UK fashion tech company working with global fashion brands and event organisers to deliver live customisation experiences to their customers - including Michael Kors, DKNY, Selfridges, Nike and Levi. Working on projects from product launches, retail pop-ups to exhibitions and global campaigns. With the latest venture being YR Masks.

The promotional goods market is creative and varied, covering everything from luxury corporate gifts to cheap-and-cheerful giveaways. But as the sector gets busier, and the events calendar recovers from a fallow period, it's essential that businesses in this market work smarter.

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