Textiles

Print environmentalist analyst Laurel Brunner says there are serious ecological reasons that will drive the move into digital textile printing.

A New Zealand wide-format trade printer has seen a big boost to its quality and productivity after installing a new EFI Vutek FabriVu 340 UV-LED printer, supplied by Starleaton – a difference like “night and day”, says the team.

The wide-format digital textiles market is largely a four-cornered fight between different technologies: dye sublimation, UV, direct-to-textile, and Latex.

Research agency Smithers Pira says there are four major trends that are helping to grow the décor print market.

As digital technology advances into the textile printing market, however, the rise of direct-to-garment (DTG) solutions opened up new opportunities that commercial printers never had before –and now is a good time to jump aboard the bandwagon

Wild Format author Professor Paul Lindstrom says there are simple but necessary steps to ensure your digital textile printing is top notch.

Dye sublimation printing will continue to present exciting new business opportunities for print service providers in the textile segment across the next five years, according to the latest report from Smithers Pira.