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Digital Textile Printing and Sustainable Fashion - Cape Town

As people continue to show interest in more eco-friendly products, digital printing onto natural fabrics has become a popular solution for creating ranges of products from fashion textiles to interior design, appealing to those living a greener life.

Cotton lawn fabrics by @thejoinerysa eco digital printing by @imaterial_textiles

Sustainability is trending, as buyers are demanding sustainable production and processes.

At the latest London Textile Fair, the hot topic throughout the show was the interest in sustainable alternatives and the curiosity for natural fabrics.

Notably, sustainable cotton was a key talking point, as people searched for sustainability and greener alternatives. The influence of sustainability is waking up retailers and will soon be a commercial concern as the power sustainability holds and develops in this field.

Cotton lawn fabrics by @thejoinerysa eco digital printing by @imaterial_textiles

Eco-friendly Digital Textile Printing

It’s clear that people worldwide have recognized the importance of sustainable awareness, and Imaterial is at the forefront of blending printing technology and green practices.

Imaterial’s unique textile facility puts emphasis on low energy consumption and zero waste.

Now, with two Industrial Digital Printing machines, our digital printing technology produces designs with efficiency and quality, while ensuring very little waste of fabric, ink, water or electricity.

Cotton lawn fabrics by @thejoinerysa eco digital printing by @imaterial_textiles

Eco-friendly Water-Based Inks

Additionally, we use eco-friendly, water-based inks, and no additional harmful chemicals. Digital printing can be done on popular ladies and menswear fabrics, such as our cotton lawn, cotton poplin, viscose, and thin linens, to name but a few.

*All are carried in stock and ready for print.

Cotton lawn fabrics by @thejoinerysa eco digital printing by @imaterial_textiles

Imaterial – Digital Printing Cape Town

Utilizing digital printing will allow you keep up to date with the worlds latest and finest textile technology as Cape Town continues to position itself as a global city with international trends.

During the 2018 World Travel Awards, Cape Town continued to get international attention as it was named the World’s Leading Festival and Events Destination. Attracting international events to Cape Town’s shores, and providing support to local events, enables Cape Town to create an environment where people can invest in beautiful, diverse and sustainable products.

For more information about our digital printing services and available fabrics, please contact us.


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