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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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®
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.