​Forecasting Firm Smithers Pira Predicts Strong Growth for Digital Textiles Segment

Worldwide supply chain and forecasting conglomerate Smithers Pira has come out with a bold prediction for the digital textiles industry; it has valued the current market share at approximately $1.2 billion in 2016 and predicted a year-by-year growth rate of 12 percent by 2021. This prediction, if it bears out, would have the digital textile…

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The Evolution of Digital Finishing Technology for Print Service Provider

UV Ink, the Driver for Innovation Innovations in the finishing industry came about after technological advances were made in the printing process that made printing on many substrates not only feasible but economical. This technology was UV printing—these inks are high quality and high fidelity and cure almost immediately when struck by UV light from…

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​​New Trends in Fabric Printing

Over the last few years, there have been significant technological advancements in fabrics, fabric coatings, printers, and inks. Today’s manufacturers are taking a more systematic approach by integrating ink chemistry, auxiliary equipment, printer hardware, and software. These technologies will offer a more cohesive method for printable fabrics.

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