Many of the wide range of displayed textile applications on the Bordeaux stand were printed with the new Eden PG pigment ink. Eden PG ink can be used for all fabrics and in a single process with no need for post treatment.
Caldera demonstrated its dedicated fabric-printing suite for the first time in Europe at FESPA Digital 2016.
Sun Chemical presented the first worldwide showing of SunTex, its newly launched range of water-based inkjet inks developed to deliver optimum performance for digital textile and soft signage print applications.
The new systems are members of Kornit’s best-selling platform of Storm systems, which – in more than ten years – have earned a reputation as solid, robust and reliable industrial systems with high effective throughput.
Sawgrass launched its new SubliJet-HD Pro Photo XF inks for the Virtuoso 25” / 630 mm 8 Colour HD Product Decorating System, the first set of eight colour inks the company has developed for the Sawgrass VJ 628 printer.
New Zealand's Textiles Alive printers has launched a new look and fresh perspective on how it does business.
It has a new logo, a refreshed visual identity and a strengthened set of brand values that more closely align with its customer-focused ‘moving brands’ philosophy.
Kornit Digital has announced that it will be showing a new industrial-grade direct-to-garment printing system at FESPA Textile.
Durst will be showcasing the latest innovations and developments in the large format printing segment at FESPA Digital 2016 from March 8-11.
Bordeaux are reporting that their Velvet Jet inks passed the most rigorous level of testing and received the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) approval. GOTS is recognized as the world's leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibres and treatments.
Hollanders will showcase the ColorBooster DS Textile Printer, a one step double sided printer capable of printing with a precision of 0.07mm on 3.20m width on both sides. CEO Jacco Aartsen Tuijn said, 'A 100% double-sided print is not common at all nowadays and we have succeeded in developing it. The ColorBooster DS is now ready for its bigger market introduction at FESPA.'
One of Fisher Textiles’ most popular fabrics is now available at 125 inches wide. The new width allows for finished 10' graphics with ample room for sewing.
Kornit Digital announced a few weeks back that its flagship high-productivity system, the Avalanche 1000, was chosen for the on-demand production of promotional textiles as part of Amazon’s recently announced Merch by Amazon program.
Pigment.inc, a division of Impression Technology, has announced their new P40i Dye Sublimation Ink. The new P40i Dye Sub Inks join the family of inks from Pigment.inc, including the recently announced P60i Pigment Ink, all of which have been developed for the GoTx direct-to-textile digital printing systems.
With the most comprehensive showcase of digital textile print technologies and applications in Europe this year set to open in just two months, FESPA is pleased to announce its two strategic Textile partners: Kornit Digital as FESPA Textile Corporate Partner, and d.gen as Digital Textile Partner. These partnerships bring the benefit of the industry leader's combined knowledge to the FESPA visitor.
Mimaki has announced that light black ink will be added to the range of spot colours, offered by its SB410 genuine sublimation ink products. The light black ink will be available from February 2016.
Textile printing is proving to be one of the fastest growing sectors in the digital wide format print industry, and with technology a key driver for the changes, demand for education is high on the agenda for print service providers. At FESPA Textile 2016 (8-11 March), FESPA is supporting printers with a daily programme of unmissable seminars from industry professionals, and alongside these is also hosting a one-day Digital Textile Conference, with the objective of providing a comprehensive learning platform for anyone looking to develop in this area.
Ricoh has announced that the company has reached an agreement to buy US based AnaJet, a major player in the direct to garment (DTG) printing industry. This acquisition is the latest strategic investment by Ricoh, which they say is to strengthen its industrial inkjet business while enabling its customers to move forward new ideas and drive imaginative thinking.
The GJS Flex product range, for t-shirt and garment manufacturers, now includes a palette of soft pastel colours including pink, yellow, green, blue, skin, lilac, light gold, raspberry, caramel, tangerine, plum, apricot and apple green vinyl plus many more.
HFLEX 100P is a new premium solvent-free film for hot transfer applications. The 90µ premium opaque solvent-free cast polyurethane film is suitable for application onto pre-washed cotton, polyester and Lycra and is ideal for the printing of designs onto sportswear, T-shirts, hats and much more. It is also OEKO-TEX®-approved for children’s wear and babies’ clothes.
Mimaki Engineering in Japan has announced that it will launch the TS500P-3200 inkjet printer in February 2016. This 3.2-m wide roll-to-roll sublimation inkjet printer is a dedicated transfer paper printer for the textile printing industry.
La Meccanica S.p.A. manufactures inspection and packing machines for various types of fabrics. The company offers compact inspection machines, production inspection machines, packing machines for rolls and packs, machines for fabric predisposition, special machines, and ink-jet printers. Its primary applications are in the field of elastic fabric, Lycra, and knitted fabrics, as well as for woven fabrics and technical fabrics (PVC, polyuretans, and synthetic grass).