Web Exclusive | December 2016
Epson to open two new innovation hubs
Seiko Epson Corporation, a pioneer of digital textile printing, has announced two new innovation hubs, which will join Epson’s established Textile Solution Center in Como, Italy. With the opening of the new facilities, Epon, For. Tex and F.lli Robustelli have realised their vision to create a worldwide hub for the digital textile printing industry based in Italy.
The Innovation Research Lab, focusing on ink technology R&D, has been created by Epson together with For.Tex. The Printing Research Center, in collaboration with F.lli Robustelli, a major player in production engineering for textile printers and recently acquired by Epson, will aid future development of Epson inkjet core technology dedicated to textile printing.
Sunao Murata, COO, Epson’s Professional Printing Operations Division said that they are delighted to announce the establishment of the Innovation Research Lab and The Printing Research Center in Como. These state-of-the-art R&D facilities symbolise Epson's strong commitment to accelerating the development of digital textile inkjet printing both in the Como region and the rest of the world.