Global Digital Textile Printing Market Size, Share Analysis Report, 2024-2032
Global Digital Textile Printing Market Size, Share Analysis Report, 2024-2032

Digital Textile Printing Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Printing Process (Direct to Garment (D2G), Dye Sublimation, Direct to Fabric (D2F)); By Ink; By Substrate; By End Use; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2024 - 2032

  • Published Date:Jan-2024
  • Pages: 117
  • Format: PDF
  • Report ID: PM3710
  • Base Year: 2023
  • Historical Data: 2019-2022

Report Outlook

The global digital textile printing market was valued at USD 2.79 billion in 2023 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.10% during the forecast period.

Continuous advancements in digital printing technology have significantly improved the quality, speed, and versatility of digital textile printing. Innovations such as high-resolution printers, advanced color management systems, and eco-friendly inks have made digital printing a viable and attractive option for textile manufacturers. These technological advancements drive the adoption of digital textile printing and fuel market growth. In addition to these technological advancements, the introduction of the Kornit Atlas MAX Poly system by Kornit Digital is also driving significant growth in the market. This system is the industry's first direct-to-garment (DTG) solution specifically designed for polyester and poly-blended apparel, revolutionizing the possibilities of digital decoration. This system delivers superior-quality digital prints with vibrant and colorful designs, meeting the increasing demand for high-quality printing on these fabric types.

Digital Textile Printing Market Size

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Industry Dynamics

Growth Drivers

Booming Indian textile and apparel industry is responsible for the growth of the market

The growth of the digital textile printing market is being driven by the thriving Indian textile and apparel industry, which holds a significant market value of over US$ 100 billion. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) predicts that the Indian textile industry will reach a production value of US$ 250 billion by FY25, with a compound annual growth rate of 12% between FY22 and FY25. Additionally, the textile industry is forecasted to experience a substantial increase in exports, with estimates indicating a value of US$ 185 billion by FY25.

This surge in exports is expected to result in India doubling its share of the global textile trade, reaching an impressive 10%. Within this context, digital textile printing plays a crucial role in meeting the evolving demands of the industry. The adoption of digital printing technology enables manufacturers to efficiently produce customized and on-demand textile products, meeting the requirements of a growing consumer base seeking personalized and unique designs. As a result, the growth of the Indian textile industry and the increasing demand for textile products contribute to the expansion of the global market.

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Report Segmentation

The market is primarily segmented based on printing process, ink, substrate, end use and region.

By Printing Process

By Ink

By Substrate

By End Use

By Region

  •  Direct To Garment (D2G)
  • Dye Sublimation
  • Direct To Fabric (D2F)


  • Sublimation
  • Reactive
  • Acid
  • Direct Disperse
  • Pigment



  • Digital Cotton Printing
  • Digital Silk Printing
  • Digital Rayon Printing
  • Digital Linen Printing
  • Digital Polyester Printing
  • Others
  • Clothing
  • Households
  • Displays
  • Technical Textiles



  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Europe (France, Germany, UK, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia. South Korea)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina)
  • Middle East & Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, South Africa)

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By Printing Process Analysis

Dye Sublimation segment is expected to witness fastest growth during forecast period

Dye sublimation segment is expected to have faster growth for the market. This printing offers exceptional print quality with vibrant colors, sharp details, and smooth gradients. It enables high-resolution prints with excellent color accuracy and consistency, meeting the demands of industries such as fashion, apparel, and home textiles. The ability to produce visually appealing and eye-catching designs has fueled the adoption of dye sublimation printing. This is compatible with a wide range of fabric types, especially polyester and polyester-blend fabrics. It can be used on various textiles, including knits, woven fabrics, and performance fabrics. This versatility allows for printing on diverse products such as apparel, sportswear, home furnishings, soft signage, and promotional items. The ability to cater to different market segments has contributed to the growth of the market.

By Ink Analysis

Sublimation ink segment accounted for the largest market share in 2022

Sublimation ink segment holds the largest market share for the market in the study period. These inks are known for producing vibrant and high-quality prints with excellent color saturation and sharpness. The dyes in sublimation ink can sublimate, meaning they can transition from a solid to a gas state when heated, resulting in prints that have exceptional color vibrancy and detail. This capability to create visually appealing prints has contributed to the increased adoption of sublimation ink in the digital textile printing market. It is known for its fast production speeds. The sublimation ink, when heated, quickly transforms from a solid to a gas state, allowing for rapid and efficient printing.

By Substrate Analysis

Digital Polyester Printing segment is expected to hold the larger revenue share in 2022

Digital polyester printing segment is projected to witness a larger revenue share in the coming years. Polyester fabric is highly compatible with sublimation printing, which is a popular and efficient digital textile printing method. Sublimation ink bonds exceptionally well with polyester fibers, resulting in vibrant, long-lasting, and high-quality prints. The ability to achieve excellent results with sublimation printing on polyester has made digital polyester printing a preferred choice for many businesses and industries. Polyester is generally a cost-effective fabric compared to natural fibers like silk or linen. It is widely available and affordable, making it an attractive option for businesses seeking cost efficiency in their printing processes.

By End-Use Analysis

Clothing Segment is Projected to witness higher growth during forecast period

Clothing Segment is expected to have a higher growth rate in the study period. The rise of fast fashion and changing consumer preferences have accelerated the demand for quick turnaround times in the clothing industry. Digital textile printing enables faster production cycles compared to traditional printing methods. It eliminates the need for lengthy setup processes like screen printing, allowing for shorter lead times and faster time-to-market. This agility and responsiveness to changing fashion trends have made digital textile printing an ideal choice for clothing manufacturers and brands that operate in the fast-paced fashion industry.

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Regional Insights

APAC expected to witness highest growth rate in the projected timeframe

APAC is projected to witness a higher growth rate for the market. The domestic market for home textiles and furnishings in India is experiencing significant growth, with an annual growth rate of 15%. This growth is driven by the increasing demand for ready-to-use products such as readymade sofas, cushion covers, curtains, blinds, bed sheets, and towels. As consumers shift towards these products, there is a growing need for efficient and flexible production methods like digital textile printing to meet the demand for customization and unique designs.

In India, over 95% of domestic demand for home textiles is met by the unorganized and MSME (Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises) sectors. Digital textile printing offers several advantages to these sectors, including reduced setup costs, shorter production lead times, and the ability to cater to small order quantities. The affordability and flexibility of digital textile printing make it an attractive solution for the unorganized and MSME sectors to enhance their production capabilities and meet the growing demand.

North America is expected to witness a larger revenue share for the market. Region has witnessed an increasing demand for customized and personalized textile products. Digital textile printing enables the production of unique designs, patterns, and colors on fabrics, catering to individual preferences. As consumers seek one-of-a-kind products, digital textile printing provides the flexibility and versatility to meet their needs, driving market growth.

Volza reports that the United States primarily exports its digitally printed fabrics to India, the Bahamas, & Australia. The fact that these countries are importing digitally printed fabrics from the United States indicates a growing demand for such products in their respective markets. This demand drives the growth of the market as manufacturers and service providers increase their production capacities to meet the needs of international customers.

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Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

The digital textile printing market is fragmented and is anticipated to witness competition due to several players' presence. Major players in the market are constantly upgrading their technologies to stay ahead of the competition and to ensure efficiency, integrity, and safety. These players focus on partnership, product upgrades, and collaboration to gain a competitive edge over their peers and capture a significant market share.

Some of the major players operating in the global market include:

  • Durst
  • Epson
  • Huntsman, Brother Industries
  • Konica Minolta
  • Kornit Digital
  • Mimaki Engineering
  • Mutoh Holdings
  • Ricoh Company
  • Roland DG
  • SPGPrints

Recent Developments

  • In June 2023, Roland DG, a prominent global manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and printer/cutters, introduced the Roland DG Connect subscription service. This cloud-based connected service aims to enhance value and facilitate business growth for users.
  • In June 2023, Mimaki Engineering, known for its expertise in industrial inkjet printers, cutting plotters, and 3D printers, is set to unveil the innovative "Neo-Chromato Process." This technology focuses on the sustainable reuse of colored polyester textiles by removing the dye-sublimation ink.

Digital Textile Printing Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2024

USD 3.09 billion

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 8.46 billion


13.10% from 2024 - 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 - 2022

Forecast period

2024 - 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Segments covered

By Printing Process, By Ink, By Substrate, By End Use, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa

Key companies

Epson, Mimaki Engineering, Roland DG, Kornit Digital, Durst, SPGPrints, Konica Minolta, Mutoh Holdings, Huntsman, Brother Industries & Ricoh Company.


The global digital textile printing market size is expected to reach USD 8.46 billion by 2032

Top Key market players in the market Durst ,Epson,Huntsman, Brother Industries ,Konica Minolta ,Kornit Digital ,Mimaki Engineering ,Mutoh Holdings.

North America region contribute notably towards the global digital textile printing market

The global digital textile printing market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.1% during the forecast period.

The Digital Textile Printing Market report covering key segments are printing process, ink, substrate, end use and region.