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Digital printing machinery zone to expand at ShanghaiTex
Feb '15
The 17th International Exhibition on Textile Industry or ShanghaiTex 2015 begins at the Shanghai New International Expo Center from June 15-18, 2015.

This edition will see expansion of the ‘Digital Printing Machinery Zone’ and will have the latest digital printing technology and create a trendsetting direction for low carbon and green future.

According to the organisers, to meet the market trend on energy saving and emission reduction, digital printing has witnessed a booming growth in recent years.

This has come due to its edge over traditional printing in environment-friendly production, product diversity, small batch production and product customization.

As an emerging high-tech industry in international market, digital textile printing promises extensive applications.

According to a forecast by PIRA between 2014 and 2015, global digital printing output is expected to reach 10 per cent of total textile printing output and the installation base for digital printing equipment will hit 50,000 machines.

Exhibitors in the zone include Epson, Zimmer, Mimaki, Homer, Printpretti, MS Printing, Kornit Digital, Fujifilm, Reggiani, Toshin, Pirovano, Stork, Honghua, Human, Textalk, Jinhengfeng, Runtianzhi, etc.

ShanghaiTex 2015 will also collaborate with DTS and organise ‘Digital Printing Forum’ to highlight the latest development trend in digital printing, solve dilemmas and investigate on how to optimise production capacity.

The three-day forum includes activities such as technical seminars, a fashion show and product showcase, where visitors may experience the business potential of digital printing from multiple perspectives.

ShanghaiTex is also cooperating with Shanghai University of Engineering Science and hold a textile design contest.

Utilising the latest digital printing technology, young designers’ conception and ideas will be actualized and young designers will also be able to experience power of the most advanced digital printing technology. (AR)

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

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