In recent years Fespa has hosted a growing number of textile printers of all shapes and sizes aimed at everything from soft signage to garment production, which has reflected the chaotic state of this emerging market.
Mouvent, which is effectively the inkjet subsidiary of Bobst, has signed a number of strategic partnerships with the principal distributors of textile printing solutions in Italy, Turkey, India and China. Continue reading “Mouvent strengthens textiles position”
EFI has shown off a new variation of its Vutek FabriVu 340 dye sublimation printer that’s aimed at producing soft signage. The new FabriVu 340i gains inline fixation. Continue reading “EFI FabriVu gains inline fixation”
The Italian company NoeCha has shown off its new inkjet textile printer, the NoeCha Roll2 Sublimation at the Fespa show, here in Berlin. Continue reading “NoeCha Roll2 debuts at Fespa”
Kornit will introduce a new Storm HD6 garment printer at next week’s Fespa show, effectively updating the Storm platform with the HD technology. Continue reading “Kornit adds HD printing to Storm series”
Mimaki Europe has solidified its relationship with its Italian distributor, Bompan, by setting up a joint venture, Mimaki Bompan Textile, albeit with Mimaki owning 51 percent of the new company. Continue reading “Mimaki joint textile venture with Bompan”
EFI Reggiani has launched a new textile printer called Reggiani Colors, which has been shown off at this week’s ITM textile exhibition in Istanbul. Continue reading “EFI shows new 12-colour Reggiani textile printer”
Epson, or at least its Italian subsidiary For.Tex, has launched a new textile pre-treatment formula for printing to fabrics with pigment inks. Pregen PCC gives those fabrics a grade 4 rating for resistance to rubbing in both dry and wet tests. Continue reading “Epson announces new treatment for textile printing”
Sabur, which specialises in supplying digital textile solutions, is to distribute the South Korean DGI FT-1604 sublimation printer in the UK. The company already supplies a number of other DGI printers. Continue reading “Sabur offers cheaper dye sub printer”
The short answer is, probably not, but it’s a little more complicated than that so you’ll have to read on for the longer version.