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‘Print Make Wear’ line-up announced

Fespa has revealed the line-up for its ‘Print Make Wear’ feature at Fespa Global, 14-17 May, Munich.
The products highlighted within the micro factory will be provided by 19 exhibitors and will be presented within two separate tours - one focused on roll-to-roll technologies, the other on garment decoration. The technology demonstrations will be supported by talks and catwalks. The roll-to-roll tour will be split into two separate workflows - one on pigment printing and the other on dye-sublimation printing. The pigment printing workflow route will include: - Design software from Adobe Creative Suite and EFI Fiery DesignPro with Adobe CS - Fabrics provided by Premier Textiles - EFI Optitex pattern design and marker making - Pre-press production files from EFI Fiery - Rip and pigment printing inks from Mimaki - A Klieverik dryer - Cutting solution from Gemini The dye-sublimation printing workflow will include: - Adobe Creative Suite design software - Fabrics provided by Premier Textiles - A selection of transfer paper from CANAPA - Gemini will supply its product design and decoration software, Gemini CAD pre-press production files and a cutting solution - Rip and dye-sublimation inks from HP - Klieverik heat transfer machine The garment decoration tour includes: - Grafco colour separation technology and inks for the Vastex manual screen printing press - FairTrade fabric garments provided by Neutral - A Chiossi e Cavazzuti dryer - Folding and packaging system by Thermotron - Easiway screen reclamation - An MHM automatic screen printing press - Magna Colours’ inks for the automatic screen printing press - A manual screen printing carousel from Vastex and a Vastex Little Red dryer - A Tesoma tunner dryer will be used for the automatic screen printing - A Stahls heat press will be used for hot foil decoration Print Make Wear will also feature daily ‘fireside chats’ at 1pm from experts on key industry topics including: - ‘The Micro Factory and Customisation’ moderated by Jenny Holloway from Fashion Capital and including speakers from EFI, Mimaki, HP and Gemini. - ‘Sustainability and Efficient Manufacturing’ hosted by Elissa Decker of Moss Inc., and Lars Bech, CEO of Neutral, featuring speakers from Premier Textiles and Magna Colours. - ‘Automating the Production Workflow’ with speakers from Gemini, EFI and HP. - ‘Designing for Digital Print and Colour Management’, to include speakers from Adobe, AVA and EFI The full schedule for the Print Make Wear tours, catwalks and fireside chats can be viewed at: www.fespaglobalprintexpo.com/features/print-make-wear

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