Mimaki Europe has announced that its brand-new hybrid digital textile printer, the Tx300P-1800 MkII, will headline their product line-up at FESPA 2020 (Madrid, Spain, 24-27 March, Stand 7-C20). Uniquely designed with versatility at its core, the new printer enables both direct-to-textile and transfer printing, with interchangeable platens and three different ink combinations – providing unrivalled flexibility within a single system and opening new doors for print service providers.

Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, announced that the company will be exhibiting at the upcoming Pure Origin event, taking place February 9-11 at the Olympia London. Hosted in conjunction with Pure London, Pure Origin is billed as “the UK’s only fashion sourcing show to bring every element of the fashion supply chain together in one location.”

Fisher Textiles, the leading supplier of fabrics for digital printing, now offers several black liner fabrics with no-bleed yarns that are 100% colorfast and do not bleed or fade when washed.

OKI Europe’s recently launched Pro9541WT, 5-colour Digital Transfer Media Printer, has won two industry awards. The printer received an Office Oscar from OEN Magazine and the Editor’s Choice Award from Print IT Reseller, for its innovative features and the value it can add to businesses.

Top Value Fabrics teamed up with valued customer Parallax Digital Studios to print high-profile graphics for Super Bowl LIII held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia on February 3rd, 2019.

Fisher Textiles, the leading supplier of fabrics for digital printing, announces the addition of DD 4420 Nirvana Purity® to its F7 Certified fabric lineup for direct sublimation printing.

Fisher Textiles, the leading supplier of fabrics for digital printing, has added five new apparel fabrics to its Digital Apparel lineup for dye sublimation printing. All styles are made in the USA and include a printable t-shirt, golf polo, light hoodie, fleece and a black poly/spandex blend for yoga pants and swimwear.

Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, announced that GEAR for Sports, a division of Hanesbrands Inc., has installed a Kornit Avalanche Poly Pro system to supplement previously-implemented Kornit Digital direct-to-garment (DTG) print systems within the company’s Lenexa, Kansas production facility.

For Sam Hill, everyday feels like Christmas since he achieved his boyhood dream this September of owning and running his own garage. But, this is no ordinary garage. Stradale Italia is a Ferrari and Maserati diagnostic, service and repair center, and Sam is there to give owners of these supercars the very best in personal service.

Confidence in the future of the industrial inkjet market is high, according to a new survey from FM Future and Strategic Partner Ricoh Europe. The Future of Inkjet Survey evaluates the attitudes and trends that are driving the adoption of inkjet, speaking to 129 participants from around the world. The survey and accompanying report are available for download here.

In the last eighteen months everything has come together very nicely for Pierre Pheiffer, the owner and managing Director at Xtreme Signs and Graphics. This Dublin-based digital wide format print provider has installed two new digital 3.2m production quality printers, and ditched his old preferred materials in favour of PONGS® Direct-Tex SoftImage Contrast Black Back textile.

When espoused entrepreneurs Michał and Ania Laskowski set upon a new venture to create a textile business serving the Polish craft community, they had little experience in the business of textiles and printing but possessed vital expertise in ecommerce and an astute vision.

Taylor Floortex is a floor graphic media with a unique, secure and durable slip resistant imaging surface based on a polyester fabric. This fabric does not contain any PVC and outperforms the traditional vinyl floor graphic stickers.

Textile solutions from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. are changing the way textile and apparel products are designed and produced, bring environmental sustainability to the industry in a big way. The EFI Reggiani ShanghaiTex tradeshow exhibit will feature sustainable solutions for direct-to-textile printing, denim dyeing and apparel design under the theme of Innovation in Green. The company’s 126 square metre exhibit showcases the future in innovation with EFI Reggiani superior-quality direct sublimation production along with EFI Mezzera DENIM technology, a highly sustainable breakthrough continuous indigo rope and warp dyeing and denim fabric finishing solution.

After a successful show at ITMA 2019, Colorjet India Ltd will be now exhibiting at Shanghaitex 2019 in China, which is an international trade show focused on future textile, fashion trends and innovations.

Sensient Imaging Technologies, the trusted partner for innovative digital inkjet technology, will promote its portfolio of digital inks and demonstrate its commitment to safer, more sustainable solutions for the textile industry, at stand W1A20 during ShanghaiTex 2019 (25th – 27th November, Shanghai). Visitors will be able to discover the environmental and performance benefits of ElvaJet® Coral - Sensient’s digital water-based sublimation ink for textiles - which will be showcased in China for the first time at the show.

Previously available in 3.20 metres, now also available in 5.05 metres - a white-front and black-blacked blockout material, paired with brilliant colours and print vibrancy.

For the 50th edition of Heimtextil (7-10 January 2020), the international trade fair for home and contract textiles will once again sparkle with the world’s largest product range for textile interiors and its unique presentation of the hottest trends. Around 3000 international exhibitors will present their innovations in Frankfurt.

You’ve heard about Squid and the unique way it dresses up windows, and now it’s available for latex ink technology, exclusively in the U.S. through LexJet.

Technology vs knowledge

November 14, 2019

After working for technology companies for the last 35+ years i decided to do it differently this time. I decided that sharing is better than keeping information to yourself. Specially in our printing industry and textile markets, knowledge is kept close to the heart. Just in case the competitor is looking, might steal my idea or whatever reasoning you would like to come up with.

Transforming the famed ballroom at Mayfair’s iconic Claridges hotel into an Italian Palazzo for a Greek couple’s wedding was a piece of cake for special events company Kudos AV.

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