Call for Picturesque and economical Images to drive the demand for Digital Textile Printing Equipment
Published On : Jul 19, 2021
The global digital textile printing equipment market is estimated to grow at the rate of 15.4% between 2021 and 2031.
Digital textile Printing Equipment Market Dynamics
The global digital textile printing equipment market, by type of printing, spans direct to garment and direct to fabric. By consumable ink, it’s reactive, sublimation, acid, and pigment. Application-wise, it’s industrial & technical textile, consumer clothing, sportswear, and soft signage. By fabric, it’s non-woven, knit, and woven. By sales channel, it’s offline and online sales/shops. By printing process, it’s DTG and Roll to Roll.
Out of these, industrial & technical textile vertical holds more than 30% of the market share. Also, with the onset of sports events like Tokyo Olympics, sportswear vertical is expected to be the second-in-command.
Besides, the fact that digital textile printing equipment process, on the whole, consumes less water as compared to screen printing. For instance – for 1 meter of cloth, digital textile printing uses 10 litres of water, whereas screen printing consumes 50-60 litres. It has also been observed that consumption of electricity gets lessened by close to 60%.
These days, promotional campaigns by personal care product manufacturers, pharmaceuticals, and food & beverage companies make use of digital textile printing equipment as they prove to be economical on the whole. Also, the quality of images rendered is unparalleled.
With the Competitive Sword
The key players in digital textile printing equipment market include Seiko Epson Corporation, DCC Print Vision LLP, Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd., Kornit Digital Ltd., Konica Minolta, Inc., Mutoh Holdings Co., Ltd., Dover Corporation, SPGPrints B.V., Electronics For Imaging, Inc., HGS Machines, Shenzen HOMER Textile Tech Co., Ltd., and others.
On the developments front, Epson, in January 2018, did table its “High Performance SureColor F2100 direct-to-garment printer” to render improved performance and increased print quality and reliability. Also, Kornit caters to photo-realism, proper color gamut, and superlative color matching.
The way the Market will Move on the Region-wise Grounds
Europe holds the largest market share due to recovery of economy and proliferation of printing vertical. As such, quicker turnaround times are being facilitated herein. North America has already reached stability in this regard. However, in future, the Asia-Pacific is expected to create ripples in the digital textile printing equipment market.
China has been at the forefront over here since the last 30 years. Plus, investments in shuttleless looms is expected to keep the hopes high for the Asia-Pacific in the years to come.
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