Market Reports Live - Digital Textile Printing

19 September 2017

Novotel Barcelona City Hotel, Barcelona, Spain

Market Reports Live are half-day market & technology forums on important digital applications. The sessions offer market and technology forecasts from leading industry analysts, giving you the information you need to inform your business strategy.

Forum Presenters

John Scrimshaw, Head of Content, WTiN

Tansy Fall, Editor, Digital Textile Magazine

Mutlu Chaouch Orozco, Digital Innovation Analyst, WTiN Intelligence

Tuesday 19 September, 9:00-12:30

Digital textile printing is still considered by many to be “the next big thing” in digital printing and with some of the highest growth figures in the industry digital textile printing continues to offer opportunities to those looking to grow. With continued development comes uncertainty and mixed messages for those wanting a clear picture of what is really happening. What is the true growth within the market? What is the scope of digital textile printing in the future? What is really feasible today for printers and designers? Come and find out from WTiN experts John Scrimshaw, Tansy Fall and Mutlu Chaouch Orozco.

  • An overview of the leading factors driving the digital textile market forward and will they change
  • A structured view into where the maximum opportunities lie in the coming years and how the leading brands are positioning themselves to be successful
  • An assessment of the new technologies from ITMA and ITMA Asia and what impact they have had in the industry a year down the line
  • A discussion of what is still missing from the market and what can be done to bridge these gaps
  • A discussion on the future of digital textile printing and the technology developments needed to enable further growth

About WTiN

World Textile Information Network (WTiN) is an innovative B2B media company that lies at the heart of the global textile industry. Serving the textile value chain, from raw material to finished goods, through online, events and publications, WTiN provides the must-have information on manufacturing technology, environment and ethics, textile markets, finance, companies and events. The company has been working in the textile industry for 130 years with publishing and textile manufacturing knowledge. Our strengths include sector specialists, analysts and a key global contributor network all supplying valuable information into the market. With a global reach WTiN partners with a wide range of organisations including CEMATEX, CNTAC, INDA, CNITA, Messe Frankfurt, DnB & ITME across the industry both through events and publications.

About John Scrimshaw

John Scrimshaw is Head of Content at World Textile Information Network (WTiN), with oversight of the company’s entire portfolio of B2B textile industry magazines and online information services. He was Editor of Digital Textile magazine from its launch in 2003 until the end of 2016, when he stepped back from direct leadership of the publication to devote more energy to WTiN’s expanding series of market intelligence services, which include WTiN Intelligence: Digital Textiles. He remains editor of International Dyer magazine, which has a 130-year publishing history and is the only international B2B journal that focuses solely on textile coloration and chemical finishing.

About Tansy Fall

Tansy Fall is Editor for the b2b print publications Digital Textile magazine, which reports on the digital textile print sector, and IoTex magazine, which focuses on the digitalisation of the textile value chain. Tansy also provides content for the online Effects channel and is responsible for developing multimedia content for wtin.com. Tansy acted as Desk Editor for the ITMA Asia Show Daily newspaper, India ITME newspaper, and the IndoIntertex newspapers in 2016. Tansy has a Master’s degree in Literature from the University of Leeds, UK.

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About Mutlu Chaouch Orozco

Mutlu is the Digital Innovation Analyst for WTiN Intelligence and focuses on producing reliable analysis and high-value content for the digital textile industry. Mutlu started her career in a pigment paste manufacturing company as a laboratory manager. She went on to develop her career by specialising in market analysis, business development and strategic planning for a variety of public and private sector organisations. Her background and education have supported her transition into the digital textile printing industry where WTiN plays a key role, providing unmatched intelligence and insight into the global textile manufacturing industry. Mutlu holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and two master’s degrees in Data Analytics and Technical Management.