Fisher Textiles, the leading supplier of fabrics for digital printing, announces the opening of its new corporate headquarters in Matthews, NC. With the move, Fisher almost doubles its office and warehousing space, from a 42,000-square-foot building to an 82,000-square-foot state of the art facility.

Long-time EFI customer Imaged Advertising Creations (IAC), Toronto, is the first company in Canada to install the 17-foot wide EFI™ VUTEk® FabriVU® 520 dye-sublimation printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. IAC, which is a full-service visual communications company, will leverage the quality, productivity and expanded format of the printer to grow its dye-sublimation business into new markets and industries.

Something is stirring in Sheffield. It’s the sound of the wide-format print division of ProCo stepping beyond its litho and digital, small-format heritage into the wide-format print arena.

As the notorious beauty hall of luxury department store Harrods is currently having a face-lift of its own, Kendu has been working with high-end beauty brand Chantecaille to create an alternative pop-up space to sell their products in another part of the iconic Knightsbridge building.

CANAPA Paper Technologies, which participated in ITMA 2019 for the first time this year, introduced its range of sublimation papers developed and renewed in accordance with the requirements of textile manufacturers, to the visitors from all over the world.

A hotbed of innovation in textile and garment manufacturing, ITMA 2019 is a key event for the textile printing industry. Bringing together manufacturers and suppliers from across the supply chain, 2019’s event was the biggest yet with a 38% increase in the number of exhibitors compared with the previous show. For Sensient, it’s a must-attend show that gives us the opportunity to meet with customers and partners face-to-face, share ideas and explore the biggest trends.

Digital textile printing pioneer, Epson, has announced the two winners of its New Designers ‘Outstanding Use of Print in Textiles’ prize, awarded on the first day of the prestigious annual two- week New Designers Exhibition, held at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London (26-29 June & 3-6 July 2019).

Printable material manufacturer and distributor Soyang Europe is teaming up with Very Displays as they put on the Trade Displays Expo in Dublin, Ireland from 4 – 5 September 2019.

Eighteen months ago, Irish graphic design and print services provider Printroom, decided to become a house of Pongs, using the renowned German manufacturers materials for all its digital textile output. The company has not looked back.

Thinking of getting into textile? You’ve seen the numbers, so why wouldn’t you? To recap, a recent survey by Smithers Pira highlighted a predicted growth rate for digital textile printing at over 17.5% per annum over the next six years. In this period, the survey forecasts that the total available global market for digital textile printing will more than double from $1.73bn in 2018 to $3.bn in 2023. That’s a lot of opportunity - but where to begin? With CMYUK, is the obvious answer.

When Jodie Comer’s pop-art-pyjamaed character, Villanelle strode through suburbia in episode one of the hotly anticipated second season of the BBC’s Killing Eve, viewers took to social media in their droves to try to locate the design.

Chris Drury and Chris Melia, joint Managing Directors of Brook International, met with the FESPA (Federation of European Screen Printers Associations) UK team at the FESPA Global Print Expo 2019 in Munich, to discuss their vision for the future of Brook International.

Themed ‘Innovating the World of Textiles’, the 18th edition of ITMA, the world’s most established textile and garment technology exhibition, concluded successfully in Barcelona, Spain.

French RIP software specialist Caldera has announced a range of new technologies and product updates to be showcased at this year’s ITMA. The company will be exhibiting a new version of TextilePro, its production suite for textile printing, along with developments in the SportsFactory E2E web-to-workflow solution and Kit Builder custom clothing designer software, and will be demonstrating automation via Nexio. ITMA will take place in Barcelona, between 20 and 26 June, and Caldera will be in booth H3-B105.

Since its launch in 1951, ITMA has enjoyed wide industry recognition as the world’s largest textile and garment technology exhibition. This year’s exhibition in Barcelona sees its reputation solidify further with the largest gathering of exhibitors in its history. The record number of exhibitors totaling 1,717 from 45 countries has set a new milestone.

Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, has announced details of its presence at ITMA 2019 which is taking place in Barcelona, Spain, June 20-26, 2019.

Durst, manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, will be showcasing its proven Alpha comprehensive technology platform on Booth A210, Hall 3 at ITMA in Fira de Barcelona, Gran Via, Spain, from 20-26 June.

Parallax Digital Studios, a leading large format print provider, has invested in the first superwide HP Stitch S1000 dye sub production printer for textiles in the US, expanding its capacity to supply soft signage and décor items.

Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, "Epson") has opened a new textile solutions center called "TSC Asia" at its Fujimi Plant in Nagano prefecture. Designed to accelerate the global expansion of the digital textile printing business, TSC Asia is equipped to handle every step in the textile printing process, including textile pre- and post-treatment.

Datacolor®, a global leader in color management technology, announced today a collaboration with Adobe to launch a set of innovative tools to help streamline the process of digitally designing prints for fabrics. The collaboration pairs Datacolor’s professional color lookup tool, ColorReaderPRO, with Adobe’s newest plugin for Adobe Photoshop: Adobe Textile Designer. The integration of ColorReaderPRO with Adobe Textile Designer software allows designers to measure color inspiration in the real world and transfer the data to Photoshop automatically via Bluetooth connection. The Adobe Textile Designer solution and ColorReaderPRO will debut at ITMA in Barcelona from June 20-26.

Mogk Industries, based in Blumenau Brazil in the midst of the largest textile-producing region in South America, is pleased to announce the release of its new PTDA-1000 heat press.

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