Show organisers open visitor’s registration with the recent confirmation of FESPA Global Print Expo– the global federation of national associations for digital printing, screen printing, and textile printing community! FESPA 2021 is all set to gear up for its first running after since May 2019 with the live audiences and exhibitors keen to return this autumn from 22nd September to 24th September. Recently, FESPA conducted a survey amongst its audiences that revealed a strong appetite for the live event. The survey stated, 73 per cent of respondents considering the FESPA trade show as an essential and central platform for exploring and making future product purchases. The theme for 2021 called ‘Bringing Colour Back’ will crucially focus on supporting the speciality print communities that have sustained business recovery following the past year’s challenges.
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The show will occupy a total of six exhibition halls at the RAI, wherein 300+ suppliers are expected to exhibit from various sectors of the industry. Features like Printeriors and World Wrap Masters will be returning at the European Sign Expo for visual communications and non-printed signage. Entry to the FESPA trade show 2021 is free for members of a Fespa national association. However, the entry cost for non-Fespa members registering before 12th October 2021 will be is €50 (£43).
Moving forward, since the establishment of FESPA, the objectives described were, sharing the knowledge of screen-printing, the establishment of close collaboration between screen-printers and traders and promotion of screen-printing in Europe. Since then, these objectives have remained unchanged till the present date. The FESPA Council encompasses representatives of the affiliated national associations with one voting ambassador for every hundred members. Generally, the council met is held once a year and this year, the entire industry is keenly waiting to discover the latest printing technologies at FESPA Global Print Expo.
FESPA Global Print Expo Embracing Printing Technologies
Textile printing crosses various disciplines since it’s a sector drenched in the knowledge that has passed down over the generations via leading textile professionals. For the last 20 years, textile printing practitioners have united to reform the latest technology utilized in this sector. The digital textile printing sector is expected to reach $266.38 billion by 2023 that is parallel to 2.17 billion metres of the printed textile. Moreover, the prominent advantages of digital textile printing are production agility and resource efficiency. In addition, digital textile printing presents benefit like carbon emissions reduced by as much as 80 per cent.
The digital printing sector is expected to value at a CAGR of 6.45 per cent over the forecast period of 2021 – 2026 because digital printing is one of the fastest emerging sectors of the signage and printing industry. Its advancement is seen in the far-fetched size of what is produced now. The radical technology of digital printing comprises the use of mild solvents and considerably less harmful chemicals than those of conventional printing technologies like solid ink and offset printing. Therefore, the digital printing sector is highly focusing on green printing and cost-effective production- an ideal approach for digital printing solutions developing in the printed electronics market.
Screen printing is moving into a next-level phase of growth similar to its acceleration in printing textiles and small and large format graphics. The ongoing surge of its implementation is seen in applications where it is used to deposit controlled films of material over specifically defined areas. Speaking in detail, screen printing is an engineering process that is manageable, quantifiable and reliable. Over the past few years, it has been used significantly as a graphics production process technique which makes it ideal for processes that are essential to the development and production in progressive manufacturing.
It clearly shows the sheer advancement in the printing industry. To explore and learn more about the new advancements made in the printing industry, so participate in the FESPA trade show.