As sustainability and efficiency become priorities among screen printing and digital industry players, new themed areas meeting these burgeoning demands will debut at DS Printech China later this year. The fair, an influential platform dedicated to the screen printing and digital industry, will be held in South China after its inaugural edition in Shenzhen in 2020, and will be held from November 16 to 18, 2022 at China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou.
Growing awareness of sustainability in the market is propelling the digital textile printing industry to new heights, so much so that the Chinese market is expected to reach USD 457 million by 2027, after a CAGR of 13.7% compared to to 2020.. Meanwhile, the country’s e-commerce boom has spurred demands for efficient production, small print runs, and customization, further boosting the development of the industry.
Ms. Wendy Wen, Senior Managing Director of Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, explained, “To help exhibitors take advantage of the many opportunities presented by trends that are accelerating progress within the industry, DS Printech China will inaugurate two zones during the Guangzhou edition. . Conveniently structured areas can also help shoppers find the right products they are looking for, more efficiently. »
The areas making their first appearance at the Guangzhou show are as follows:
Textile Printing Zone: Recognizing the growing need for digitally printed textiles in the country, the zone will offer a wide range of related printing solutions, with the aim of promoting sustainable textile printing practices at the same time
Smart Manufacturing and Custom Printing Zone: will bring together major and emerging players in the custom printing market. Additionally, screen printing automation will be in the spotlight, especially as the pandemic has increased the use and demand for unmanned production.
200 exhibitors expected to unveil the success of South China
The alternation of locations to cover important regions for the digital and screen printing sector is part of the tradition of the event. After the first edition in Shenzhen in 2020 and the next in Shanghai, scheduled for May, DS Printech China will be held again in the south of the country in November. The new host city, Guangzhou, has long been a key business hub for domestic industry, which will provide an access point for international exhibitors to explore the full potential of the Chinese market.
To illustrate, around 200 overseas and domestic exhibitors are expected to showcase their technological advancements that cover the full spectrum of digital and screen printing supply chain at the show.
Mr. Denis Sun, Sales Manager of Stahls’ Trading (Shenzhen) Co Ltd, shared his experience of attending the 2020 Expo in Shenzhen: “Based in the United States, we are here to promote our heat transfer products and they have been well received by customers in general. The show has helped us seize the exciting opportunities in southern China, especially since we have always wanted to establish new sales channels in the leading textile and garment manufacturing province of Guangdong.
DS Printech China is the rebranding of two events: CSGIA and Textile Digital Printing China. The first edition in Shenzhen in 2020 attracted 200 connected exhibitors with 8,853 visitors, as well as over 130,000 online attendees.
The show is co-organized by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, China Screen Printing & Graphic Imaging Association (CSGIA) and Guangzhou Teyin Exhibition Service.
For more details on the show, please visit: www.dsprintech.com. Information on the international textile industry and on Messe Frankfurt textile fairs worldwide can be found at: www.texpertise-network.com.