SPGPrints expands inkjet ink production capacity as part of digital textile printing leadership strategy
10 July 2017: SPGPrints strengthens its commitment to the textile
printing industry by doubling the size of its digital ink production facility at
its Boxmeer, Netherlands, headquarters for the second time in two years. Scheduled
to open in the final quarter of 2017, the expanded 1000m2 production
facility is part of an €8 million capital investment programme. This will also
include the building of the new Experience Center, dedicated to driving
innovation in digital textile printing.
global leader in the production of digital textile printing systems, the
company manufactures reactive, acid, disperse and sublimation inks for use with
digital inkjet printers, covering the full range of textile applications.
expanded facility is in close proximity to both SPGPrints’ research and
development laboratories, and the corporate headquarters so that communication
chains are short and decisions can be made quickly. When the facility is completed,
at least ten new positions per shift will be created, providing an employment
boost for the local economy.
investment in the ink plant expansion is another step towards SPGPrints’ goal
of making digital the mainstream printing technology for textile applications.
For more than 30 years, the company has, through its innovation, led the
textile industry in digital technologies, and is poised to continue that commitment.
subsidiary company, Veco B.V., of Eerbeek, Netherlands, develops precision
metal parts for a wide range of markets, including the design and production of
nozzle plates for inkjet print heads. The synergy enabled by the relationships with
the major suppliers for print heads in the textile market means that inks and
print heads can be designed to work optimally, and deliver the best
technologies to the customer.
combination of research and development, print head expertise, close relations
with print head suppliers, and our ink manufacturing capability gives SPGPrints
a unique position in the textile market,” said Jos Notermans, commercial
manager digital textiles at SPGPrints. “The increase in the volume of our ink
production means that we will continue to be able to serve the expanding digital
textile printing market that we have helped to build over the last three
global retail markets are now in a position to take advantage of the benefits
of digital printing as it moves into the mainstream as a production method,” he
said. “SPGPrints will ensure that printers and inks are available to allow our
customers to ride the digital wave.”
“SPGPrints’ new digital ink production
facility under construction at the company’s headquarters in Boxmeer, The