As the excitement and buzz of the SGIA Expo’s opening day continued into Saturday, October 19, the garment decoration community came together to spark a conversation of their own at the Garment Decorators Luncheon.Read More
Textile printing is different than other types of printing, as are the workflows that support them all. While screen printing and rotary screen printing have been the stable main print technologies, the workflow elements have evolved continuously to support the needs of brands and designers, and the adoption of digital innovations.
In our last blog post, we discussed the different components of the digital textile workflow, but we must also understand the business side of these operations, and how they are impacted in the process.
The Business of Digital Textile Printing
There are many cost models related to digital print production. First, your equipment will have a different operating profile from your conventional devices, so you should carefully consider how you amortize your equipment and your maintenance expenses. Digital devices should be run every day, even if you do not have paid work, so building in costs associated with running the machine and consumables to support those print runs should be part of the calculations.Read More
Textile printing is different than other types of printing, as are the workflows that support them all. While screen printing and rotary screen printing have been the stable main print technologies, the workflow elements have evolved continuously to support the needs of brands and designers.Read More
May 30, 2018
The roll-to-roll digital textile printing market is experiencing substantial growth. As different elements of the production process improve, it makes digital printing a more viable and attractive method.Read More
May 14, 2018
Innovations are constantly changing the way we live our lives. The emergence of new technologies, which make production more efficient, has disrupted everything from the way we work to the way we shop. This is especially true in the fashion industry, where digital textile printing equipment has allowed retailers of fashion apparel to produce with faster and more sustainable methods.
This revolution resulted in the growth of fast fashion, where digital equipment created a quicker way to evaluate and produce clothing and deliver it to the market. Companies like H&M and Zara jumped on the trend and enticed millennials and trendsetters by creating appealing, low-cost garments that mimicked styles that mimicked high-fashion designs.Read More