Xaar, a world-leader in industrial inkjet printing, will introduce the Xaar 5601 printhead to the textiles market at ITMA 2019 in Barcelona from 20 to 26th June. Displaying on stand C205 in Hall H3 as part of Xaar’s range of printhead solutions for the textile sector, together with a variety of stunning textile samples, the Xaar 5601 will also be incorporated in a technology demonstration on the stand of a leading digital textile printer manufacturer – further details will be announced this month.

Digital Textile Printing offers the established print service provider an incredible opportunity for expansion, as the marketplace for digital textiles continues to grow at a phenomenal rate. CMYUK  talk about the exponential growth expected and why they are best placed to help your business discover a new marketplace.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) today announced that it has acquired privately held BDR Boya Kimya San. Tic. A.S. Based in Bursa, Turkey, BDR is a leading manufacturer of reactive inkjet inks for industrial digital textile printing.

Bliss Impex, an international manufacturer of synthetic textiles, printing fabrics and apparel fabrics, has invested in four Durst Alpha systems – three Alpha 190 Reactive machines and one Durst Alpha 180 printer for polyester work – in a digital revolution that will double business volumes and turnover within five years.

YPS is pleased to announce that Anthony Devine, Founder and Creative Director of Ministry of Upholstery and star of BBC's Money for Nothing programme, will be bringing his pioneering upholstery school to YPS on Stand E2 at this year’s Sign and Digital UK exhibition. Devine will be holding live workshops throughout each day to demonstrate how accessible upholstery production can be, with printed fabrics produced using Mimaki digital textile print technology.

Mimaki Europe, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, today announces it will be represented by its established partner Thebes International at Egy Stitch & Tex trade show in Cairo, Egypt (28 February-3 March 2019, Cairo International Convention and Exhibitions Center). Showcasing a range of market leading digital textile printers at the booth (Stand D1, Hall4), Thebes International will demonstrate how textile companies and print service providers interested in taking their first steps into the digital textile world can use Mimaki’s high-end dye-sublimation digital textile solutions to support increased revenues, address new markets and drive new application possibilities in textiles.

For the ninth time in a row, Heimtextil in Frankfurt am Main (8-11 January 2019) will see an increase in the number of exhibitors. ‘Despite the economic downturn, Heimtextil is continuing its extremely positive development. With 3,025 exhibitors from 65 countries, Heimtextil has a stronger and more international slant than it has had for 15 years’. It is thus further consolidating its position as the world’s leading trade fair for home and contract textiles’, says Detlef Braun, Member of the Executive Board of Messe Frankfurt.

CMYUK has announced the appointment of Brett Platt as Digital Textile Manager. The new position reflects the significant investment CMYUK is making in digital textiles across soft signage, home décor and fashion markets. With over 20 years of experience across every element of textiles, Platt is unique in his skillset and in this new role he promises to bring something special to the UK market that doesn’t currently exist.

Specialist print solutions manufacturer MTEX welcomed more than 60 business partners from around the globe to its annual summit in Porto, Portugal this month (3-4 October).

TTS (Texo Trade Services), the specialist in transfer print media and large-format printable textiles, has started on the construction of its new company premises. A doubling of the number of employees, a strongly-growing international client base, a quadrupling of turnover in the space of ten years and the desire to lead in service provision and innovation comprise the reason for the move. The modern, completely energy-neutral building of 6,000 m2 in size will be erected in the Gouwe Park industrial estate in Moordrecht, right in the bustling heart of the Randstad, and strategically situated at the Dutch A20/A12 intersection. After ten successful years at the Coenecoop business park in Waddinxveen, the expectation is that TTS will move in March 2019.

Mouvent – the Swiss start-up company focused exclusively on delivering the future of digital printing using pioneering digital technology – has today announced strategic partnerships with the principal distributors of textile printing solutions in Italy, Turkey, India and China.

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