Asia Pacific has the largest market share for textile printing
The latest report by Persistence Market Research, “Textile Printing Market: Global Industry analysis and Forecast to 2020”, revealed that Asia Pacific has the largest market share for textile printing, followed by Europe and North America. Digital printing is also expected to witness highest growth in the forecasted period.
Europe is expected to witness marginal growth in the coming future. The Asia-Pacific region is expected to witness the highest growth and maintain its dominance in the forecasted period.
China and India alone hold the largest market share for textile printing globally. Due to domestic demands, India and China are major regions for the increasing demand for textile printing technology in the Asia-Pacific region.
Advancements in technology paired with increasing method of printing is driving the global textile printing market. Additionally, with increasing disposable incomes, customers are able to afford designer ware with attractive designs on the fabric; this is again driving the global textile printing market. The increased demand for digital printing on traditional sarees and dress materials is further expected to increase the textile printing technology to some extent.
The main objective of textile printing is to produce fabric with an attractive design and defined pattern. On the bases of technology the global market for textile printing can be bifurcated into direct printing, discharge printing (white and colour discharge) and resist painting (white and colour resist).
Other methods of printing include block printing, roller printing, duplex printing, screen printing, stencil printing, transfer printing, blotch printing, jet spray printing, electrostatic printing and digital printing. Digital printing is expected to witness highest growth in the forecasted period.