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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

What’s the Dresscode? Smart and Savvy CashCuff® Wearables! (Premium Content)

As the market for wearable technology continues to evolve, UK-based Dresscode has taken a unique approach with CashCuff, the world’s first smart payment shirt. See what founder and CEO Andy Boothman has to say about the origin of the company and its strategy for the future.


Creatives Push Digital Textile Print to The Max (Premium Content)

The push and pull between creatives and production professionals occurs in just about every industry, including textiles. Creatives want bold designs that enhance their portfolios and bring beauty to the world. Production folks just want something that they can produce! Helping bridge that gap is the topic of today’s article by WhatTheyThink contributor and textiles expert Debbie McKeegan.


Pang-Wangling to Fashion Success (Premium Content)

To pang-wangle is to live or go along cheerfully in spite of minor misfortunes. That’s exactly what Jennifer John is doing with her Pang Wangle fashion business, creating sustainable fashion ideal for hot, buggy climates such as is experienced in her home state of Louisiana. We spoke to Jennifer to learn more about her background, her growing business, and the challenges she faced finding just the exact right fabric for her unique creations.


The Sourcing Group Brings Technology Expertise to Corporate Clients (Premium Content)

At the recent EFI Connect 2020 conference, Lynn Smith from The Sourcing Group spoke on the customer panel, sharing The Sourcing Group’s unique story. We followed up with her afterward to get more details on this print-related Business Process Optimization (BPO) company.


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News

Expressions Expands into North American Banner & Retail Soft Signage Market

Home Decor Textiles Market to Develop Rapidly by 2018 - 2025

High-Productive Summa Laser Cutters Acknowledged by HP

Smart Fabrics And Interactive Textiles Market to Expand with Significant CAGR during 2020 - 2028

Global Smart Sports Textile Market Future Scope, Segments, Key Players and Forecast to 2028

Industrial Polyester Yarn Market Estimated to Record Highest CAGR by 2019 - 2024

Sportswear Pro 2020 to Showcase Latest Solutions for the Global Sportswear Manufacturing Market

Screenworks Socks It

Aurora’s Marcia Ayala to Speak at IFAI’s Women In Textiles Summit

Touchpoint Textile: First Special Show for Digital Textile Printing at drupa 2020

Textile Colourant Market size Survey On Product Awareness 2025

Mimaki’s New Hybrid Textile Printer to Headline 15-Strong Product Lineup at FESPA 2020

Sappi North America Releases Educational Materials for Creatives and Marketers in Fashion Industry

Kornit Digital Brings On-Demand Eco-Fashion Technology to Pure Origin

Market-Changing OKI Pro9541WT, A3+ Digital Transfer Media Printer for Textile Wins Multiple Awards

Fisher Textiles Now Offers No-Bleed Black Liner Fabrics

Textile Dyestuff Market Expected to Secure Notable Revenue Share During 2018-2026

Digital Textile Printing Equipment (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, Middle East And Africa) Market 2026

Technical Textiles Market Conveying Valuable Data By 2025

Fisher Textiles Boosts F7 Lineup with Nirvana Purity ® Innovative Soft Signage Fabric

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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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