Hollanders will showcase the ColorBooster DS Textile Printer, a one step double sided printer capable of printing with a precision of 0.07mm on 3.20m width on both sides. CEO Jacco Aartsen Tuijn said, 'A 100% double-sided print is not common at all nowadays and we have succeeded in developing it. The ColorBooster DS is now ready for its bigger market introduction at FESPA.'
One of Fisher Textiles’ most popular fabrics is now available at 125 inches wide. The new width allows for finished 10' graphics with ample room for sewing.
Kornit Digital announced a few weeks back that its flagship high-productivity system, the Avalanche 1000, was chosen for the on-demand production of promotional textiles as part of Amazon’s recently announced Merch by Amazon program.
Pigment.inc, a division of Impression Technology, has announced their new P40i Dye Sublimation Ink. The new P40i Dye Sub Inks join the family of inks from Pigment.inc, including the recently announced P60i Pigment Ink, all of which have been developed for the GoTx direct-to-textile digital printing systems.
With the most comprehensive showcase of digital textile print technologies and applications in Europe this year set to open in just two months, FESPA is pleased to announce its two strategic Textile partners: Kornit Digital as FESPA Textile Corporate Partner, and d.gen as Digital Textile Partner. These partnerships bring the benefit of the industry leader's combined knowledge to the FESPA visitor.
Mimaki has announced that light black ink will be added to the range of spot colours, offered by its SB410 genuine sublimation ink products. The light black ink will be available from February 2016.
Textile printing is proving to be one of the fastest growing sectors in the digital wide format print industry, and with technology a key driver for the changes, demand for education is high on the agenda for print service providers. At FESPA Textile 2016 (8-11 March), FESPA is supporting printers with a daily programme of unmissable seminars from industry professionals, and alongside these is also hosting a one-day Digital Textile Conference, with the objective of providing a comprehensive learning platform for anyone looking to develop in this area.
Ricoh has announced that the company has reached an agreement to buy US based AnaJet, a major player in the direct to garment (DTG) printing industry. This acquisition is the latest strategic investment by Ricoh, which they say is to strengthen its industrial inkjet business while enabling its customers to move forward new ideas and drive imaginative thinking.
The GJS Flex product range, for t-shirt and garment manufacturers, now includes a palette of soft pastel colours including pink, yellow, green, blue, skin, lilac, light gold, raspberry, caramel, tangerine, plum, apricot and apple green vinyl plus many more.
HFLEX 100P is a new premium solvent-free film for hot transfer applications. The 90µ premium opaque solvent-free cast polyurethane film is suitable for application onto pre-washed cotton, polyester and Lycra and is ideal for the printing of designs onto sportswear, T-shirts, hats and much more. It is also OEKO-TEX®-approved for children’s wear and babies’ clothes.
Mimaki Engineering in Japan has announced that it will launch the TS500P-3200 inkjet printer in February 2016. This 3.2-m wide roll-to-roll sublimation inkjet printer is a dedicated transfer paper printer for the textile printing industry.
La Meccanica S.p.A. manufactures inspection and packing machines for various types of fabrics. The company offers compact inspection machines, production inspection machines, packing machines for rolls and packs, machines for fabric predisposition, special machines, and ink-jet printers. Its primary applications are in the field of elastic fabric, Lycra, and knitted fabrics, as well as for woven fabrics and technical fabrics (PVC, polyuretans, and synthetic grass).
Heimtextile which opens its doors on the 12-15th January 2016 in Frankfurt is becoming a major show for all things textile.
Making its debut appearance at the show is Velvet Jet, a Bordeaux Digital PrintInk division for textile printing inks, developed the industry’s first pigment ink that prints on all fabrics with one simple process.
Kornit Digital has announced details of its participation in Heimtextil 2016. Kornit will present actual furniture samples that were produced with fabrics from its roll-to-roll system Allegro, based on designs from Turnowsky, a fashion-led and trend-conscious international design house.
GJS have announced the exclusive availability of SubliCotton, a solution that enables users to expand their product offering to print onto white or light cotton garments using your existing sublimation printer and standard sublimation inks.
Caldera launches TextilePro software, a new print software solution dedicated to industrial textile printing
The software offers companies creating long runs of functional or patterned fabrics using digital print technology and a powerful, streamlined production suite that guarantees consistency of output despite rapid turnaround.
JK Group SPA, owner of the Kiian Digital, J-Teck 3, and Sawgrass Industrial brands has announced today that it will be acquired by Dover Engineering Systems(“DES”) in the US, a business segment of Dover Corporation. It will operate as a stand-alone operating company within DES Printing & Identification platform.
E. L. Hatton Sales Co. of Ohio have introduced the new Banner Ups TexTape, a tape designed to make hems on woven and knitted textile banner media without sewing.
Croation company Azon has launched the Mirage which they say represents the ideal solution for high volume, 600x800 mm format printing requirements.
Designed for low-cost production of high-value digital textile applications, the TS300P-1800 1,8m wide roll-to-roll sublimation inkjet printer is a dedicated transfer paper printer, offering new levels of quality and productivity.
Sawgrass’ SubliJet-HD sublimation inks for Virtuoso SG800 printers have been named 2015 Digital Inks Product of the Year by the Specialty Graphics and Imaging Association.