David Savastano, Editor07.28.19
Digital printing has made significant inroads in numerous markets and textiles have the potential to be the largest of them all.
Grand View Research, Inc. estimated the global textiles market at $830 billion in 2015, projecting it to grow to
$1.2 trillion by 2025.
A large majority of textile production is not printed. It is thought that printed textiles are perhaps 20% of the overall segment, and of that, only 2% of that total is printed by inkjet.
Estimates of the digital textile printing market suggest a billion-dollar industry that is growing fast. According to MarketsandMarkets’ “Digital Textile Printing Market by Printing Process (Roll to Roll, DTG), Ink Type (Sublimation, Pigment, Reactive, Acid), Application (Textile & Decor, Industrial, Soft Signage, Direct to Garment), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2023,” sales for the digital textile printing segment were estimated to be $1.76 billion in 2018. MarketsandMarkets projects sales in this segment
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