For the first time ever, Messe Frankfurt will present the Digital Textile Micro Factory in the digital print technology segment at the upcoming Heimtextil, a leading trade fair for home and contract textiles to be held from January 10-13 next year. As a part of this, the presentation that has been set up in collaboration with the German Institute for Textile and Fibre Research and in partnership with renowned representatives from the industry, a digital production chain will be showcased live on site.
With its new location in hall 6.0, the digital print technology segment will be given more space in a central area of the exhibition site, organisers said. Leading printer manufacturers from across the world will present their innovations and technologies for the textile segment here. With more exhibitors and more surface area than last year, this segment will grow for the fifth time in a row at the upcoming Heimtextil.
From design and digital printing to cutting and confection, visitors will experience completely networked production of textiles. The digital networking of the production steps within the Micro Factory ensures optimal material consumption, quicker processing time for orders and the highest level of flexibility to enable producers to react to market needs in a short space of time.
Following a specified path with various different stations portraying the manufacturing steps undertaken in textile production, visitors can walk through the Micro Factory. Experts would be on hand to explain technical details and answer questions.