Joann acquires US digital printing textile platform WeaveUp

WeaveUp, the US-based software platform that enables customers to realize the potential of digital textile printing, has been acquired by Joann, the national fabric and sewing category leader. Joann has been a WeaveUp customer since 2017, and it was clear that the companies shared a common vision of the promise of digital printing technologies.

Joann first invested in WeaveUp in 2019 and now believes there is an opportunity to create even more value by partnering even more closely with the WeaveUp team. WeaveUp’s SaaS platform helps companies realize the benefits of digital textile printing. Its comprehensive suite of product modules includes design upload, design management, product customization, design licensing, commission management, print room automation and provisioning solutions. rotary/digital hybrids. The WeaveUp platform enables the rapid prototyping, sampling and short-term production that the textile industry lacked to evolve into a digital future, the company said in a press release.

Ownership of Joann means WeaveUp will have greater resources to provide better service and provide faster feature releases and new product development for our SaaS customers. Planned enhancements include: additional ways to upload and customize designs, a new, more flexible way to integrate our platform with your website, and a new platform for businesses that want to streamline and speed up product development. .

WeaveUp, the US-based software platform that enables customers to realize the potential of digital textile printing, has been acquired by Joann, the national fabric and sewing category leader. Joann has been a WeaveUp customer since 2017, and it was clear that the companies shared a common vision of the promise of digital printing technologies.

“It’s been a great partnership from the start. The last five years have shown me that Joann’s team has the vision, the commitment and the resources to propel digitally printed textiles into the mainstream. This acquisition allows us to accelerate the speed of development of our platform and continue to drive innovation in the area of ​​on-demand products,” Flint Davis, President of WeaveUpsaid in a statement.

“We are excited to continue to build Joann’s capabilities in digital textile printing and look forward to delivering print-on-demand products with the best available technologies. We believe WeaveUp’s powerful platform services will take Joann’s fabric offerings into a new realm and we are proud to announce this investment,” Wade Miquelon, President and CEO of Joannsaid.

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