Textiles

Current and aspiring digital DTG and dye sub textile print operations are invited to register for the US Digital Textile Printing 2020 expo, which is running online next month, on 9 and 10 December.

Innovative trade garment print business Vicon Transfers, which produces fine heat transfers on its self developed print system, has moved into new premises, doubling the size of its factory, as an increasing number of print businesses take up its services.

Digital textile printing solutions developer Kornit Digital has hired former Daimler executive Ilan Elad as incoming president of the company’s Asia-Pacific (KDAP) division, succeeding Andy Yarrow.

EFI is launching two new printers for the high-end, high productivity soft signage market, which it claims will help display graphics producers reach new heights in productivity and extend their capabilities.

The biggest print equipment deal of the year has just been signed, with online giant Amazon inking a contract for US$400m with digital direct to garment and textile inkjet print systems developer Kornit Digital.

Epson is launching its first-ever 76-inch large-format printer, the SureColor F10060, a dye-sublimation machine for textile production including soft signage, fashion, sportswear, home furnishings and décor.

Brother is launching the new GTXpro Pouch direct-to-garment desktop printer, which builds on Brother’s existing GTX technology by combining the advantages of the previous model, with an improved print head, and a whole range of other features.

Revenue at digital direct to textile print systems manufacturer Kornit slipped in the Covid quarter, but the company issued a bullish outlook for the full year.

Kornit Digital is acquiring Custom Gateway, an innovative technology provider of cloud-based software workflow solutions for on-demand production business models, in order to create an end-to-end web-to-print textile workflow.

It is easy to come a cropper with wide format printing, resulting in reprints and wastage, but a lot less likely if you follow the Top 20 Tips from John Buitenkamp at industry supplier Starleaton.

From humble beginnings, printing T-shirts on a single direct-to-garment machine at founder Jared Fullinfaw's home in 2011, the Print Bar has built a thriving fabric printing company, built on what it bills as ethical manufacturing. Print21 talks to the boss.

Sonja Angerer explains how you can add textile design to your market offering – and says why you should do so.

Michael Cunha, application specialist at Starleaton, says colour fidelity is achievable printing onto textiles, if you follow these ten simple steps.

When fabric printing business Mereton Textiles was in danger of collapsing under the weight of its unprofitable gravure arm as well as the impact of the GFC, owners Joe and Bindi Aliano bet the farm on digital – and won.

Digital garment printing is a hot market right now, and Jake Nelson has your guide to 
the two technologies that dominate the sector – and why you should consider them.


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Kornit Digital has a raft of ready-made solutions for print business owners looking to diversify out of the razor thin margins in commercial print into the high margin world of digital textile printing.