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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.

Articles

Inside Technical Textiles: The Glen Raven Story (Premium Content)

This is the second of a series of articles by Senior Editor Cary Sherburne on technical textiles—how they fit in the industry, why they are important, and interesting new developments. In this installment in the series, Sherburne shares the Glen Raven story, a 138-year-old company that has almost completely reinvented itself.


Inside Technical Textiles: The Basics (Premium Content)

This is the first of a series of articles by Senior Editor Cary Sherburne on technical textiles—how they fit in the industry, why they are important, and interesting new developments. In this first installment in the series, Sherburne defines technical textiles and provides examples of how they are purpose-built for specific applications.


Coloro Markets New Color System for Fashion, Lifestyle, and Interiors (Premium Content)

Do we need another color system? Coloro thinks so. The company launched its color system last year, based on the 100-year-old Munsell system, and claims it to be the easiest to use and most logical system on the market. Senior Editor Cary Sherburne spoke with Coloro Managing Director Thorsten Traugott to learn more.


Purissimo from Devan Chemicals: A Textile Treatment Bringing Hope to Pet Allergy Sufferers (Premium Content)

Do you have a cat or a dog? Or would you like to, if only you or someone in your household weren’t sensitive to allergens shed by cats and dogs? Devan Chemicals has an answer that may help. The company recently launched a technology to make textiles free from allergens shed by cats and dogs. Purissimo™ is a probiotic-based solution and is completely natural. We spoke to the company to learn more.


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News

Apparel Industry Approaching the Next Level in Digital Transformation with New EFI Offerings at MAGIC

Abbott-Action Achieves G7® Master Qualification

Aaron Draplin Tapped to Speak at THREADX 2019

OKI Data Americas Looks Back at Successful AlphaGraphics National Event Held In Austin, Texas

IMI Europe Announces Digital Printing Conference Program

Daniel Liba Appointed CEO of bergertextiles

Mimaki USA Announces the Tiger-1800B MkII

Bolger & O’Hearn Products Now on ZDHC List of Approved Chemistries for Global Textile Industry Supply Chains

With OmniBloq™ Bolger & O’Hearn Ushers in Stormproof/Breathable™ -- a Revolutionary, New DWR Category

Devan Launches Natural Technology to Make Textiles Free from Pet Allergens

Garment Decorators Luncheon at the SGIA Expo Puts Innovation at the Forefront

Gabel Grows Export and Retail Business with First Major Investment in Durst Alpha Series

Utilize the Potentials of “Design Your T-Shirt” Revolution

Aurora Kicks Off Program Celebrating the Benefits of American Manufacturing with July 9 Picnic

Nazdar SourceOne Names Dan Zmuda Regional Sales Manager, Textile Business Unit

Twine Solutions Names First Beta Customer for Its Digital Selective Thread Dyeing System and Solutions

Pantone Introduces Polyester Standards, Expanding its Fashion, Home + Interiors Color Management System

Visitor Response to Print Make Wear Launch at FESPA Global Print Expo 2018 Reflects Growing Focus on Garment Printing in FESPA Community

Happypunt Delivers Fast Fashion by Implementing Gerber’s PLM and 3D Digital Solutions

Bentley Park Named New CEO of APJeT®

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Video

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.

 

Video preview: Speed Outweighs Cost in Textiles

Speed Outweighs Cost in Textiles

Published: July 16, 2018

Karsten Newbury, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Software for Gerber Technology, discusses the trends driving change in the textiles industry. Now more than ever, the industry is about speed with pressure on brands and manufacturers for faster time to market.

 

Video preview: LACorp Is a Jack-of-All-Trades in the Textile Industry

LACorp Is a Jack-of-All-Trades in the Textile Industry

Published: July 10, 2018

Jeoff Bodenhorst, Jr., President of LACorp, talks about his contract cut-and-sew company that offers a wide range of services to the garment industry. He talks about how automation will continue to improve this part of the manufacturing process, which can often be a labor-intensive bottleneck.

 

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Textiles Editor

Jennifer Matt

Cary Sherburne, Senior Editor
An expert in how digital printing technologies revolutionize the print, packaging and textile industries.

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