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ITMA offers business opportunities with compelling print technologies

The rapid development of print technologies has transformed the textile printing industry, says CEMATEX the organiser of the ITMA 2015 textile machinery show.

30th June 2015

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Milan

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The rapid development of print technologies has transformed the textile printing industry, says CEMATEX the organiser of the ITMA 2015 textile machinery show.  The organisation is urging visitors to seize vibrant business opportunities by leveraging the latest trends, technologies, products and applications that are on show at ITMA 2015.

Drivers of growth in textile printing*

  • Steady shift towards prints rather than dyed fabric
  • Rapidly changing fashion trends
  • Technology advancements and innovations associated with inks and consumables, print heads, and printing machinery
  • Steady shift towards digital textile printing driven by the technology's ability to accelerate production speeds, and reduce coloration costs

*Global Industry Analysts, Inc.                   

ITMA 2015Source from leading providers

ITMA 2015 visitors will be able to explore the latest traditional and digital textile and garment printing technologies that enhance their competitiveness.

Why visit?

  • A dedicated printing chapter with innovative exhibits
  • More than 100 leading manufacturers
  • Over 10% of net exhibition space
  • Diverse range of inks, colorants and chemicals

Due to overwhelming response, the printing sector has expanded. Besides Hall 18, printing exhibits can be viewed in Halls 3 and 14. Please click here for the updated sector allocation plan.

For a list of exhibitors in the printing, colourant and chemical sectors, please click here.

Enhance your knowledge at these forums

Textile Colourant and Chemical Leaders Forum, 14 November 2015 Theme: Sustainable manufacturing on colourants and chemicals

Digital Textile Conference, 15 November 2015

Theme: Production Digital Printing of Textiles: The Next Phase

Organised by: Digital Textile magazine and World Textile Information Network

The ITMA Digital Textile Conference will examine the latest developments in digital printing of textiles, with a special focus on super-fast single-pass printing, which will be a major feature during the ITMA show. Speakers will also review market factors such as regional growth patterns, supply-chain benefits and personalisation. 

"ITMA is the world's leading trade fair for manufacturers of textile machinery. At ITMA 2015, machinery producers from around the world will be highlighting the latest machinery technology with a special focus on sustainable solutions. This has long been an important topic also for the ITMF.

In addition to new technologies that increase efficiency, environmental and social responsibility has become key for the future and long-term success of the entire textile industry. Therefore, the ITMF and its members are very much looking forward to the display of the newest textile machinery technology at ITMA 2015 in Milan,” says Dr. Christian Schindler, Director General of the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF)  


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