DuPont Ink Jet announced the partnership of its DuPont Artistri technology for digital textile printing with the Ichinose Toshin Kogyo Co. Ltd. Ichinose 2020. Together, they comprise the first fully-integrated, production-capable digital textile printing solution for the apparel industry.
The system will provide new opportunities and enhance operations for companies in the printed textile industry and will reduce the design-to-production cycle from weeks to days as compared to existing screen-printing methods. The four popular ink chemistries – acid dye, reactive dye, disperse dye and pigment – will all be available for the 2020 printer.
The partnership was unveiled at the Japan International Apparel Machinery (JIAM) 2002 trade show. The system will be commercially available in fall 2002.
“The system will open up new ways of creating and marketing prints in the textile and apparel industry,” said
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