TPF 2017: A sneak peek at the line-up of insightful concurrent programmes
To provide more opportunities for exhibitors to promote their high-quality products and new technologies, TPF 2017 has lined up several product and technical presentations. The 2017 Shanghai International Digital Printing Industry Fair (TPF 2017) will be held from April 19-21, 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC)
More than 230 companies will showcase their innovative new technologies and products at the fair. Workshops on different varied related topics will give attendees an opportunity to gain knowledge about digital printing and its development, as well as market insights and design trends. The focus will be on top trending topics of digital printing, such as applications of digital printing, ink technology, print head technology, design software and printing design trends. Industry specialists will share their viewpoints to help companies stay competitive.
Line-up of Concurrent Activities at TPF
April 19 begins with a speech by Tansy Fall, WTiN, Editor Digital Textile titled’ The Global Digital Textile Print Market’ the speech will focus on global market growth trends and key technologies driving the digital textile industry. It covers differences between regional markets and looks at 2017 growth predictions. This will be followed by a technical presentation by Lubrizol. A Digital Design Master Class will be organised by Walan College. This will focus on pattern Design and fashion industry and live painting communication by Chiara Caimi, Anteprima Disgeni Srl. Followed by ‘Chinese Pattern Designer Training and Practice and Live Painting Communication’ by Kim Namwon, Pattern Designer from Korea; Deputy General Manager & Creative Director, Zhejiang Walan Culture & Creative Co. Through this training students can experience the importance of creative hand-painted.
The next session will be on ‘Breaking the traditional concept, to achieve a multi-purpose digital application of new technology’ by Steven Zhou, MIMAKI, TA Sales Division Manager. This presentation would focus on achieving a multi-purpose digital printing technology through digital design and digital printing. This will be followed by a seminar ‘Reshape Pattern and Design New Future’ by Guoping Yu, GM, Zhejiang Walan Cultural Creativity Co Ltd.
On the same day at the technical presentation area (N5), Michele Riva, Sales & Marketing Director, EFI Reggiani will speak on ‘Drivers for change in textile’. This will be exploring the digital textile ecosystem. This will be followed by a talk on the topic ‘Filtration Knowledge You should Know in The Textile Ink’ by Mark Chen, Senior Sales Manager, Hangzhou Cobetter Filtration Equipment. This will help in answering queries such as: Do you know how to produce and check the pure water used in the textile ink and mill base; do you know the causation which causes the printing problem and the filtration solution; and do you know the basic filtration knowledge you should know when you design the ink jet printer ink root? Followed by Jim Lee, International Marketing Director, China Glaze Group Application speaking on Digital Textile Pigment Inks this will highlight major application areas of digital textile pigment inks.
Day-2 begins at the Technical Presentation Area (N5), with ‘Textile In-jet Printing Standard Implementing’ by National Standardization Technical Committees. It will comprise of Inkjet Ink for Digital Textile Printing in four parts – Part 1: Reactive Dye Ink by Guosheng Qin, Manager Director, Hongsam Digital Science & Technology, Part 2: Disperse Dye Ink by Yongzhong Tian, Manager Director, Zhuhai Print-Rite New Materials Corporation Ltd; Part 3: Acid Dye Ink by Chunxue Wang, Chairman, Shandong Limei Jetink Technology; and part 4: Pigment Ink by Guosheng Qin, Manager Director, Hongsam Digital Science & Technology.
This will be followed by workshop on the ‘The Technology of Digital Ink & Digital Print Head’ by Tim Philips, Managing Director, IMI Europe/Founder; Director, Catenary Solutions. The talk will review latest advances in inkjet technology from around the world which are being applied to digital textile printing. These include new generation advanced thin film print heads, single pass high speed printing systems, and pigmented inks. In each case, the challenges address by the technology will be reviewed, the technology advances from major vendors discussed and the opportunities that this opens up will be presented. It will be followed by panel discussion.
Simultaneously the workshop area (N4) will hold a workshop on demands & applications of digital textile printing by Tansy Fall, Editor Digital Textile, WTiN. Fall will talk about digital textile trends and applications. The workshop would focus on retail trends driving digital textile applications and would look at the potential for more technical finishes in relation to a drive for sustainability in the textile industry. A panel discussion will be hosted post this session with leaders from dying factories, designers, fabric manufactures, etc. There will also be digital textile printing software workshop.
TPF Shanghai International Digital Printing Industry Exhibition
The 8th Shanghai International Digital Printing Industry Exhibition, hosted by UBM China and Shanghai Longyang, will be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center for three consecutive days from April 19 to 21.
Highlights of TPF 2017
– About 230 leading exhibitors from the digital printing industry
– Connecting all important points in the supply chain
– Design Pavilion’ for the first time, to help accelerate development of original design
– China Digital Textile Conference (CDTC)
– Buyers Mission & Business Matching
– Workshop & Technical Presentation
– Insightful Concurrent Programmes
The exhibition will lay out the latest and perfect digital printing machines and matching ink, nozzles, software, and so on. Also on the agenda are numerous forums and one to one business negotiations, all not to be missed!