Epson changes the game with amazing fabric printers

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Epson shows off the abilities of their amazing fabric printers with a fashion show for the media last August 14. The event, which featured creations  by Philippine fashion brands, wowed the audience with Epson’s latest direct-to-garment and dye sublimation printers. The printers, namely the Surecolor F2000 and F7170, enabled the designers to create fabrics the likes of which were never possible with fabric printers in the past.

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This is the first time that Epson showcased the company’s latest fabric printers in the Philippines. During the show, various models, including supermodel Ria Bolivar and Asia’s Next Top Model finalist Katarina Rodriguez, strutted on the runway to showcase stylish apparel — from avant-garde couture to sporty designs — that are all uniquely Filipino.

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The developments Epson brought is a massive shift from the old, labor-intensive methods used in the past, all while costing less to produce.

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Epson is at the forefront of the revolutionary adoption of fabric printers that has changed the fashion world. As far back as 2003, Epson has collaborated with Robustelli in Italy to make its first digital textile printer, the industry-changing Monna Lisa printer.
“The innovative fabric printers behind the fashion forward designs showcased today may even surpass its frontrunner because of Epson’s unique solution to develop the ink and hardware together. This has resulted in exceptional print quality and outstanding productivity,” explained Toshimitsu Tanaka, President/Country Manager of Epson Philippines.