The Fabric Graphics Association, a division of the Industrial Fabrics Association International, is presenting a one-day Fabric Graphics Conference, Jan. 29, at the Glen Raven Sunbrella Yarn Plant in Anderson, S.C.
Learn how to increase sales conversions and expand product offerings through conference programming that includes:
Digital Print Methods and Options, presented by Bill Shuford, Beaver Paper & Graphic Media Inc., and Mike VonWachenfeldt, Glen Raven Custom Fabrics LLC
This session is an introduction to print methods on wovens, knits and other types of fabric. Topics include direct print, solvents, eco solvents, UV printing, latex, transfer graphics, digitally printed film to fabric, and dye sublimation.
Engineering Fabric for Digital Printing, presented by Marty Gurian, Designtex
This session will teach the technical requirements and standards for printing substrates, including printed wall coverings and upholstery. Attendees will learn about unique textile tests and environmental features, and about specific printing and auxiliary equipment. Special challenges and their solutions will be presented based on Designtex performance standards.
Applications of Fabric Graphics, presented by Andy Graham, Designtex
This session will introduce best applications and equipment used for various types of fabric graphics.
The conference includes a tour of the Sunbrella Yarn Plant.
9:00-9:30 Digital Print Methods and Options
9:30-11:00 Engineering Fabric for Digital Printing
11:00-11:30 Applications of Fabric Graphics
11:30-1:00 Lunch/Tabletop displays
1:00-1:30 Breakout Small Group Discussion/Tabletop displays
1:30-3:00 Plant Tour
3:00-3:30 Coffee Break and Q&A Time
For more information and to register, visit the FGA webpage. IFAI/FGA members receive discounted pricing.