Market Reports Live

29 November, 2016

Novotel Amsterdam City Hotel, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Market Reports Live are half-day market & technology briefings on important digital applications - vital information in an easily-digestible form. The sessions offer market and technology forecasts from leading industry analysts, plus the opportunity to ask questions.

Digital Textile Printing

James Rankin, Market Intelligence Analyst, WTiN

John Scrimshaw, Editor, WTiN

Tuesday 29 November, 13:30-17:00

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 James Rankin and John Scrimshaw!

  • 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 what technology needs to develop to enable further growth and mainstream applications

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 James Rankin

While James's involvement in the Digital Textile market is relatively recent his experience as a market analyst and consultant within the technology and printing industry have brought him a wealth of knowledge in understanding how markets can change and where opportunities for growth lie. James's work at WTiN is focused on bringing increased knowledge and analysis to the fast moving world of digital textile printing that continues to show increasing potential.

About John Scrimshaw

John is the editor of Digital Textile Magazine, the leading global magazine for the digital textile dyeing, printing and finishing industry which launched in 2004 as a dedicated news source for the global industry. He also edits the related International Dyer magazine. In addition, he acts as editor of ITMA Daily News/Textile Daily News, published at the ITMA and ITMA Asia + CITME shows, and of the IMPACT Special Reports on sustainability in the textile industry, and he regularly contributes textile industry news and analysis to the textile-business-intelligence portal.