WTiN European Digital Textile Conference
Conference theme: Digital printing in the functionalisation and decoration of technical fabrics
Date: 10 May 2017
Time: 09:00 am - 4:30 pm
Venue: Hall 4.0, Saal Europa, Messe Frankfurt
Digital textile printing began in fashion fabrics, but has always had a strong niche in technical areas such as sportswear and automotive products. Coloration of these products often has special technical requirements, especially in the areas of light, washing and chlorine fastness (swimwear). More recently, some application developers have focused on the sustainability and efficiency advantages of applying functional chemical finishes by inkjet. Areas of interest include anti-soil, antimicrobial and flame-retardant treatments, as well as military camouflage in the visible and infra-red spectra.
With these topics high on the agenda, WTiN, in association with Techtextil and Texprocess, the international trade fairs that cover the entire value chain in the fields of technical textiles, nonwovens, apparel textiles and apparel and textile technology, will organise the WTiN European Digital Textile Conference – focusing on the product development, advantages of using digital printing technology for functionalisation and decoration of technical fabrics.