Market sectors of digital textile printing in Hong Kong

E. Newton, John Haozhong Xin, C.K. Chan, Y.M. Lam

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Textile printing has a long history. The development of digital textile printing changes the current textile printing business model. The introduction of digital textile printing increases in flexibility for short runs production and provides quick response to the changing market demands. The trend in digital textile printing development is to link up computer-aided design system, image scanning system, colour match prediction system and wide-format printer into an integrated system. The purpose of this study is to discuss the position of digital textile printing in textile and apparel industries. The current worldwide textile printing market was reviewed. The customers’ expectation on textile printing products and the possible market sectors of digital textile printing were stated. The future developments and limitations of digital textile printing were mentioned.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication[Missing Source Name from PIRA]
Publication statusPublished - 2001
EventAsian Textile Conference [ATC] -
Duration: 1 Jan 2001 → …


ConferenceAsian Textile Conference [ATC]
Period1/01/01 → …


  • Digital textile printing
  • Rotary screen printing
  • Ink jet printing
  • Customerization
  • Agile manufacturing


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