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This section focuses on the digital transformation occurring in printing of textiles for fashion, fast fashion, home goods and more. Printing technologies, supporting workflow and other software, key suppliers to the industry and manufacturers using digital technologies will be covered, along with textile/fast fashion trends.


Exclusive Interview: EFI CEO Bill Muir and CFO Marc Olin Discuss Recently Announced Acquisition by Siris Capital Group (Premium Content)

A press release from EFI Monday morning caught the industry by surprise. The company announced a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Siris Capital Group LLC. Senior Editor Cary Sherburne spoke with CEO Bill Muir and CFO Marc Olin to get some background on the announcement.

SPESA President Explains Association’s Value to the Sewn Products Industry (Premium Content)

Are you a supplier to the sewn products industry? If so, are you a member of SPESA? And if you are not, this article from Senior Editor Cary Sherburne lays out why you should be. SPESA’s President Michael McDonald shares his thoughts on the association’s role in promoting and supporting the sewn products industry from the supplier’s perspective.

So Many Uses for Cotton! Who Knew? (Premium Content)

At TechTextil North America, Senior Editor Cary Sherburne stopped by the Cotton, Inc., booth to learn what’s new with this staple fiber (pardon the pun) and was amazed at all the uses cotton is being put to these days. It’s not just for T-shirts anymore!

Windigo Signs Takes Soft Signage to the Next Level (Premium Content)

Printed textiles are rapidly replacing vinyl and rigid materials for signage, and Tempe, Ariz.’s Next Level Signs has leapt into so-called “soft signage.” Founder Mark Baldwin has launched a sister company Windigo Signs to offer a robust, custom-made, and weather-resistant alternative for outdoor soft signage mounting.

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Kornit Digital Unveils the Kornit Presto System, a Breakthrough Single-Step Industrial Solution for Digital Direct-to-Fabric Printing

Durst Opens New Headquarters and Customer Experience Center

SGIA Supports Digital Print for Packaging and Digital Textile Printing US 2019

Innovate Textile & Apparel Europe Returns to Amsterdam This October

Summa America to Present New Soft Signage and Sportswear Cutting Solutions at ISA 2019

FESPA Global Print Expo 2020: “Where Color Comes Alive”

Kornit Digital Reinvents Industrial Polyester Printing with Breakthrough Innovation and Technology

Asia Print Expo Delivers Successful Event

Aurora Wins 2019 Sustainable Business Recognition Award from SGIA, the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association

Twine Solutions Unveils the World’s First Digital Thread Dyeing System

Textile Edition Spectro LFP qb – Measuring Textiles Made Easy and Accurate

Kornit Digital Americas Hosts Fashion/Tech Speakers to Celebrate Global Debut of the Industry’s First Polyester DTG Print System

Heat Transfer Films Market is Expected to Grow US$ 3,259.6 Million by 2028

Asia Print Expo Delivers Successful Event

FIT/Infor DTech Lab Partners with OnPoint Manufacturing to Launch FIT-Branded Lines of Apparel and Accessories

Unique.Fashion Launches Today in Collaboration with OnPoint Manufacturing and The Fashion Institute of Technology's FIT/Infor DTech Lab

Coloreel Returns to Texprocess with Their Revolutionary Instant Thread Coloring Unit

Kornit Digital Announces Thought-Provoking “Kornit Discover” Events Around the Globe

INX to Showcase Direct to Object and Textile Printing Inks at InPrint USA

Record Number of Fashion Brands Source More Sustainable Cotton Through the Better Cotton Initiative

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Video preview: Color ReaderPRO Helps Create Customized Fabric Designs

Color ReaderPRO Helps Create Customized Fabric Designs

Published: December 18, 2018

Thomas LaTempa and Oriol Martinez Riba announce the partnership of Datacolor and Inedit as they collaborate to bring Color ReaderPRO—a color-reading management device and associated mobile app—to the market.


Video preview: Textile Printing for Commercial Printers

Textile Printing for Commercial Printers

Published: November 6, 2018

Tim Check, Senior Product Manager for Epson America, talks about textile printing technologies and how commercial printers can use fabric printing to open up new business opportunities and offer more options to customers.


Video preview: New Enhancements Released in AccuMark Version 11

New Enhancements Released in AccuMark Version 11

Published: August 8, 2018

Mary McFadden, Executive Director of CAD Project Management for Gerber Technology, discusses the new enhancements to AccuMark Version 11. Gerber continues to make enhancements to this premier CAD system for the textiles and apparel industry.


Video preview: Customization is Key for Carriage House Printery

Customization is Key for Carriage House Printery

Published: August 1, 2018

Michael Frankhauser, Owner of Carriage House Printery, shares his inspiring personal story, from designing equipment for a manufacturing company to starting his own custom textile printing company.


Video preview: When Fads Fade

When Fads Fade

Published: July 31, 2018

Tim Brule, Vice President of Disruptive Technologies for Fanatics Inc., shares how this company has grown its business via online stores. From fast fashion and fad fashion, to micro moments, the world of fashion is rapidly changing.


Video preview: Spoonflower Celebrates 10 Years

Spoonflower Celebrates 10 Years

Published: July 26, 2018

Gart Davis, CEO of Spoonflower, takes us through the history of a company that has grown its business largely through digital textile printing and e-commerce and now celebrates its 10-year anniversary.


Video preview: The Advantages of EFI InNova Pigment Inks for Textiles

The Advantages of EFI InNova Pigment Inks for Textiles

Published: July 19, 2018

Paolo Torricella, Textiles Segment Manager for EFI Reggiani, describes the benefits of EFI InNova pigment inks for direct-to-fabric printing from vibrant colors to a lower impact on the environment.


Video preview: Champion Thread Company Brings Manufacturing Back to the U.S.

Champion Thread Company Brings Manufacturing Back to the U.S.

Published: July 18, 2018

Matt Poovey, President of Champion Thread Company, discusses the importance of automation in bringing textile and garment manufacturing back to the United States. This industrial sewing thread manufacturer is leading the way with a number of innovations.


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