The inaugural Textile Printing & Sustainability Conference (TPS), organised by ESMA, looked at all critical factors and global trends which influence the textile market condition today and in the nearest future: customer-made fashion, responsible businesses, quality concerns, customisation and personalisation. ESMA Chief ExecutivePeter Buttiens talks about the key takeaways from TPS 2020 and how textile printing will change in the days to come.
Digital technology is key to unleashing creativity, answering the call for more sustainability, more precisely and cost-effectively answering consumer demands, and providing the process digitisation necessary to make onshoring/nearshoring profitable and eliminate unnecessary supply chain complexity and risk, says Ronen Samuel, the Chief Executive Officer at Kornit Digital. A texfash.com Special.
The curtains came down on FESPA 22 wrapping up a successful four-day showcase of innovations across industries spanning apparel, sportswear, home décor, accessories, custom fabrics, and other diverse, high-fashion textiles. A texfash.com wrap-up with some of the notable displays.
The European Association of Screen-printing Equipment Manufacturers (ESMA) promotes adoption and correct use of specialist printing processes. It supports its members, representing machinery, equipment and software in the textile sector among several others, with business trends and solutions, legislation and industry standards knowhow. Peter Buttiens, the CEO of ESMA, elaborates.
Much of the change that is taking place or has already transpired in the 3D world are more in the R&D space than in retail. If something can’t be seen does not mean that it does not exist. texfash.com explores.
Berlin is where all the action seems to be happening. This week it is FESPA 2022 which has key industry suppliers coming together to showcase the latest developments in wide format, digital, offset, textile, and direct-to-garment printing, as well as embroidery, signage and much more. texfash.com gets the whole blob for you.
The textiles industry faces accelerated change throughout the entire supply chain in the years ahead, driven by trends including sustainability and near-shoring. Print is just a small part of the complete textile supply chain but, at each stage, transformation is afoot and evolving at a fast pace worldwide. Michael Ryan, Head of FESPA Global Print Expo, tells texfash.com what it will be like to be at the four-day event at Berlin, beginning 31 May, and how the interplay between the printing segment and others in the value chain is expected to play out.