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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

Printfullness: A Digital State of Mind and Machine Spawning the Next Industrial Revolution (Premium Content)

We have a new word for you: “printfullness”! A digital state of mind and machine that is spawning the next industrial revolution. It’s a growth of design, process, production and demand. Learn more!


Making Masks and Other PPE to Help with the COVID-19 Pandemic

One thing about a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic is that it can bring people together to come up with creative ways to help. We are starting to hear stories about how players in the textiles and apparel industry are doing just that, converting operations to the production of much-needed masks and other PPE, and we wanted to share these inspiring stories with you.


Catalyst Fabric Solutions Leverages Automation for On-Demand Production of Home Décor (Premium Content)

The continued evolution of digital technologies, including printing, for textile-based products has opened the door to more reshoring of manufacturing as well as on-demand production, ease of customization and more. Florida-based Catalyst Fabric Solutions is taking advantage of all of these trends for business growth.


Designer Spotlight with Jie Ren: A New Generation of Sustainable Textile and Fashion Design (Premium Content)

Designers are quickly becoming aware of the new opportunities offered by digital technologies for the fashion and home décor industries. In this article, we focus in on Jie Ren and his Fashion Collections, reflecting a new era of fashion manufacturing.


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News

Kornit Digital Introduces NeoPigment™ Robusto Softener Solution for Fashion on Demand

Functional Apparel Market to Develop Rapidly by 2018 - 2026

Aurora Specialty Textiles Group Wins Award for Operational Excellence

Top Value Fabrics Coronavirus Update

Printful Introduces High-Quality Printing on 100% Polyester with Kornit Poly Pro Printer

Textiles Home Décor Are Taking the Industry by Storm: Here's Why

Mimaki Announces Innovative Virtual Event to Inspire, Inform and Engage with Customers and Prospects

THREADX Delivers Immersion of Industry and Culture for Apparel Decorator Community at Annual Event

Textile Adhesives Market Revenue Analyzed, Growth and Industry Forecast 2018 to 2028

Baldwin to Introduce TexCoat G4 Fabric Finishing System to US Textile Industry at Techtextil North America

Lecta Distribution Group, New Branding and Communication

Design Pool, LLC Partners with Museum L-A to Offer Reproductions of Historical Textile Designs 

Beaver Paper Launches New Line of Multi-Purpose Sublimation Papers

Fisher Textiles Broadens 16’ Fabric Line with DD 9919 Nirvana B.O.B.®

Organic Textile Market Size, Share, Trends and Analysis, Growth and Forecast 2019 to 2029

be.responsible - Sustainable Textiles from bergertextiles at Fespa 2020

Home Decor Textiles Market Insights with Key Company Profiles – Forecast to 2025

Roland DG Reveals Super-Fast T-shirt Printing with Texart XT-640S-DTG Launch

ALEPH @FESPA Global Print Expo 2020

Fashion Enter Closes UK’s Skills Gap with EFI Optitex 3D

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Video preview: The Signs Are Good for Signs of Success

The Signs Are Good for Signs of Success

Published: February 13, 2020

Curtis Metz talks to David Zwang about Signs of Success, a company that contracts with sign shops to do installations of major sign projects—analog and dynamic digital—and how the company is growing its digital business. The company also has a side business in embroidery and custom heat-transfer T-shirts.

 

Video preview: EFI’s Adele Genoni Identifies Today’s Textile Trends

EFI’s Adele Genoni Identifies Today’s Textile Trends

Published: February 3, 2020

Adele Genoni, Senior Vice President and General Manager of EFI Reggiani, talks to Cary Sherburne about the most important trends in textiles as the industry continues its analog to digital transformation—including sustainability, data management, and AI and technical textiles. She also provides an update on EFI BOLT installations.

 

Video preview: David Gross of Conde Systems Explains How Easy and Affordable It Is to Enter the Product Decoration Market with Heat Transfer Dye Sublimation

David Gross of Conde Systems Explains How Easy and Affordable It Is to Enter the Product Decoration Market with Heat Transfer Dye Sublimation

Published: January 16, 2020

David Gross of Conde Systems explains how his passion for heat transfer dye sublimation has grown into a highly diverse business that provides everything customers need to decorate just about any product, not only creating and producing items but helping them with marketing strategies as well. Users can enter this market with a minimal investment.

 

Video preview: Carolina Textile District Helps Match Entrepreneurs to Textile Manufacturing Resources

Carolina Textile District Helps Match Entrepreneurs to Textile Manufacturing Resources

Published: December 19, 2019

Tanya Wade explains how the Carolina Textile District acts as a matchmaker for companies and entrepreneurs interested in textile manufacturing in the U.S. to connect them with the necessary resources. Through an online application process, manufacturers, mills, pattern makers, and others can quickly review requests and determine whether to participate.

 

Video preview: American Color Imaging Adds Dye-Sub Products with Two HP Stitch Digital Textile Printers

American Color Imaging Adds Dye-Sub Products with Two HP Stitch Digital Textile Printers

Published: December 18, 2019

Mark Lane, President & CEO of American Color Imaging, describes the company's journey from a portrait photo studio and wet photo lab to a digital operation that includes two HP Stitch digital textile printers for production of personalized blankets and other textile-based photo products.

 

Video preview: Print. Make. Wear. An Expanded Presence Planned for FESPA 2020

Print. Make. Wear. An Expanded Presence Planned for FESPA 2020

Published: December 18, 2019

Debbie McKeegan, Textile Ambassador for FESPA and organizer of the event's Print. Make. Wear. exhibit, explains how the exhibit showcases technologies that are changing the future of manufacturing in textiles and apparel. She notes how the exhibit will be expanded for FESPA 2020 in Madrid.

 

Video preview: Adobe's Mike Scrutton Provides Updates on the Latest Adobe Textile Designer Developments and Adobe's New Design to Print Solution

Adobe's Mike Scrutton Provides Updates on the Latest Adobe Textile Designer Developments and Adobe's New Design to Print Solution

Published: December 17, 2019

Mike Scrutton, Adobe's Director of Print Technology and Strategy, brings our viewers up to date on the latest developments with Adobe Textile Designer. He also explains his participation in judging the SGIA Golden Image Awards, with entries including everything from banners, to signage, to prints, including full-color wedding invitations printed on slate! He also notes the launch of Adobe Design to Print, making it easier for designers to visualize how a design will actually look when manufactured.

 

Video preview: Can the

Can the "Last Mile" of Manufacturing—Sewing—Be More Automated? Frank Henderson Says Yes

Published: December 16, 2019

A third-generation family-owned company in business for 50 years, Henderson Sewing Machine Company has changed with the times, according to CEO Frank Henderson. With sewing—the "last mile" in textile manufacturing automation—still requiring significant manual labor, Henderson talks about the challenges of automating textile sewn products and the progress that is being made.

 

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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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