China Digital Textile Conference will open on April 2017
Organised by WTiN and co-organised by UBM China and Shanghai International Digital Printing Industry Fair (TPF), China Digital Textile Conference will be held on 18 April at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Pudong, Shanghai. It is the second cooperation between WTiN and TPF. The forum will attract more than 250 worldwide professionals on digital printing machinery and technology suppliers, end users of digital printing, and college experts, as well as designers.
China is the world’s biggest producer of digitally printed textiles. According to data from WTiN, 2015 saw a strong increase in the installed base of digital printing capacity in China, as well as in the number of domestically manufactured textile machines. By the end of 2016, almost 6,000 dedicated digital textile printers were recorded to be operating in the country, with a capacity to produce just over 191 million sqm of digitally printed fabric annually. In addition, there could be as many as 2,000 more adapted roll-to-roll or flatbed machines being used in textile and garment printing applications. All this activity adds up to substantial demand for both ink and transfer paper in the Chinese marketplace.
WTiN Professional Insights into Future Development
To be an open guest, Tansy Fall, editor digital textile of WTiN will explore the current size and shape of digital textile market. This speech will highlight where key growth markets are currently within the industry, forecasting growth areas for future. World Textile Information Network (WTIN) is a top Britain B2B media company, delivering unmatched intelligence and insight into the global textile manufacturing industry. More recently, WTiN have focused on the development of digital printing.
Digital Era Beckons More Opportunity for End-users
The rapid development of digital printing owns to the upgraded innovation and constant pursuit for new technology. The conference will feature sharing session for end-users specifically this year. Powerful guests from textile industry, dyeing industry and printing design industry will be invited to share the new era that digital printing opens, as well as the future direction and application advantages of digital printing. Walanwalan.com has confirmed their show-up and speech on the design trends in digital textile printing. Meanwhile, the roundtable discussion session will be focused on several topics of most attention of digital printing. As a result, suppliers can communicate with downstream users at close range and share the solutions of bottlenecks at the production proceed.
Perfect Combination of Fast Fashion and Digital Printing
Nowadays, it produces the booming of fast fashion while people pursue personalization. The feature of fast fashion is converting fashion designing on the T-stage into the commodities in stores, and putting in new products every month or in a shorter time. To meet the challenge, textile industry must optimize supply chain and adopt digital technique. Therefore, majority of latest digital printing machinery and technology will fully meet the demands of fast fashion with the characteristics of high flexibility, sustainable development and small batch production.
Under the theme of “Digital Textile Printing Technology Enabling Fast Fashion”, the conference will invite regional sales manager of SPGPrints B.V——Denis Jahic. He who will apply the life cycle inventory analysis to assess the environmental impact of digital printing technology compared to rotary screen printing. In addition, the problem on how to display the best colour effect on the fabric always bothers downstream users and designers. The international sales manager of Inèdit Software—Luca Sandron, and technical support manager in Asia—Kevin Liu will discuss the importance of colour management software and techniques of getting the perfect colour on the fabric.
Exploring Opportunities in China
China textile and dyeing industry are still top in the world. In 2016, China has stepped into Single-Pass era. The Chinese domestic market sales director of Hangzhou Hong Hua Digital Technology Ltd. (ATEXCO) will explore the Chinese opportunities and challenges in Single pass era.
In addition, experts will discuss the special performance criteria required in sublimation transfer papers for the latest generation of fast digital textile production printer. Before the end of DTC 2017, all the delegates will have the opportunities for group discussion and a half hour panel discussion. Attendees can interact with speakers and further understand several topics of digital printing industry, including industry development trends, obsession and solutions of end-users, advantages of digital printing in sustainable development, and its applications on fast fashion.
*The programme is subject to change. Please visit the conference website for details.
DTC 2017 Registration Link:http://www.ubmconlinereg.com/TPF17/en/
TPF Official Website:http://www.cstpf.com/en-us/index
James Wilson (WTiN)
Tel: +44 (0) 113 819 8155
Alex Cooke (WTiN)
Tel: +44 (0) 113 819 8155