The 5th International Digital Textile Congress to be held on September 27-28 in Belgium, will feature state-of-the-art developments, innovations, applications and future prospects concerning digital technologies for the textile and garment industries. The main theme of the congress is digital plug-in for the textile factory of the future.
“Participation in the congress offers visitors the opportunity to keep abreast of the latest developments in digital product and process technologies and to meet experts from these fields of research and from suppliers,” said Marc Van Parys, president, Unitex, in an interview with Fibre2Fashion.
Unitex, the organizer of the textile congress is a non-profit organisation for the textile industry with members in Belgium and neighbouring countries like the Netherlands, Germany, France and Italy.
Parys added that the congress will focus on core topic areas such as digital printing/finishing, fabrication principles and processes; developments in digital inks, new business strategies. ware, software and pre and post treatments of textiles; functional inks (electronic, OLED, hydrophobic); Lab2Fab; 3D printing; digital workflows – applications; designing, fashion; new business models, e-commerce.
Besides the bi-annual digital textile congress, Unitex also organises a bi-annual coating and laminating congress and a tri-annual carpet congress.