The global production of printed textiles is projected to reach 32 billion square meters by the year 2015. Widespread acceptance of digital printing and technological improvements in areas including inks and consumables, printheads, and printing machinery are expected to infuse new demand for textile printing.
Textile printing has become a concept rather than just an embellishment on an outfit contributing to
the style and shape of the garment. Digital printing, the newest as well as the most potential textile printing means, is increasingly becoming more accessible for the textile printers around the world to enable the designers to produce innovative prints as per their imagination in the right color on the right fabric. Technological advancements in textile printing made the two aspects associated with textile printing - the designing and the printing, more interdependent. Today´s textile printing technology facilitates precise and exact placing of prints on a garment, enables the manufacturers to decrease or increase the size of the print, modify the background tones, produce optical illusions, print advanced graphics, and offer the best translation of every single design.
Asia Pacific represents the world´s largest as well as fastest growing region in textile printing production as stated by the new market research report on Textile Printing. Asia Pacific accounts for more than half of the world textile printing production with China and India, the two most populous countries in the world, leading from the front. By fabric type, Apparel represents the largest fabric segment, while interior/ furnishings represent the fastest growing and second largest fabric segment for textile printing. The digital printing market today is driven by technological advancements in inkjet printers such as direct-to-fabric sublimation printers. While, improvements in the printhead technology are leading to increased nozzle density, which implies increased number of nozzles in each row. In addition, the market is influenced by the developments in textile applications including apparel and soft signage.
This report analyzes the Worldwide markets for Textile Printing in million square meters by the following fabric types: Apparel, Interior/ Furnishings, and Industrial/Technical Textiles. Regional Textile Printing markets are analyzed as a consolidated whole with no granular level breakup offered for fabric type. The report provides separate analytics for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.
The report profiles 89 companies including many key and niche Textile Printing as well as Textile Printing Machinery players. Key players profiled under the Textile Fabrics arena include 3P InkJet Textiles AG, Dazian LLC, Fisher Textiles, Inc., Glen Raven, Inc., Dickson Coatings, and Mehler Texnologies GmbH. Major Textile Machinery players discussed and profiled in the report include Agfa Graphics, Brother International Corporation, d.gen, Inc., Hewlett-Packard Development Company L.P, Hollanders Printing Systems, Kornit Digital Ltd., Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd., Mutoh Europe NV, Roland DG Corporation, Seiko I Infotech, Inc., and Stork Prints BV. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.