All Over Printing in Bangladesh. The term AOP used to denote a specific technique of garment printing of which covers every inch of the garments. (AOP) All Over Printing is an important part of the textile sector. Now the demand for AOP is increasing day by day.
History Of AOP In Bangladesh:
All-Over Printing (AOP) has been started in our ( Bangladesh) garment industry in the 1980s. Although before this we used AOP in many fabrics i.e. three-piece, Sharee, bed cover, and fabrics print in the local factory.
There are two types of AOP
1.Knit fabric printing.
2.Woven fabric printing.
There are six types of prints used in AOP
There are three types of parameters in AOP Production.
The machines used in AOP production
1.Smart flim printer.
2.Nylon mesh attaching machine.
3.Normal paper printer.
4.Color mixer machine.
5.Rotary screen printing machine.
6.Hand screen printing machine/Flatbed screen printing machine.
7.Digital printing machine.
8.Color mixer motor.
9.Loop steamer machine.
10.Continuous washing machine.
Among these machines, only three types of machines are used in our country.
1.Rotary screen printing machine.
2.Flatbed screen printing machine.
3.Digital printing machine.
There are three approaches to accomplishing All Over Printing.
1.One Color AOP.
All Over Printing factory list in Bangladesh
There are more than about 80 factories in our county using the AOP technique.
1.Unifill Composite Dyeing Mills Ltd.
3.Thermax Group Ltd.
4.HH Textile Mills Ltd.
5.Sanjana Fabric Ltd.
6.Beximco Textile Division.
7.Rahim Textile Mills Ltd.
9.Hossain Dyeing & Printing Mills.
10.Tania Textile Ltd.
11.Knit Concern Group.
13.Pakiza Knit Composite Ltd.
15.GMS Composite Knitting Industries Ltd.
20.Comfit Composite Knit Ltd.
21.South China Bleaching & Dyeing Factory Ltd.
22.Mithela Textile Industries Ltd.
23.M.M. Knitwear Ltd.
24.Monno Fabrics Ltd.
25.Rim Dyeing Ltd.
26.F.K.N Textile Ltd.
27.Apex Holding Ltd.
28.Four H Group.
30.Dird Composite Textiles Ltd.
31.Palmal Group of Industries.
32.Mosharaf Composite Textile Mills Ltd.
34.Open & Sinha Textile Group.
35.Impress-Newtex Composite Ltd.
36.Tru Fabric Limited.
37.Zaber & Zubair Fabrics Ltd.
38.Chorka Textile Ltd.
40.Satter Textile Mills Ltd.
41.M.S. Dyeing, Printing & Finishing Ltd.
42.Amanat Shah Fabrics Ltd.
43.ACS Textiles (Bangladesh) Limited.
44.A Concern of Micro Fiber Group.
45.A-One Polar Ltd.
49.Intramex Textile Ltd.
51.Metro Knitting and dyeing limited.
55.Phonex Textile Ltd.
56.All Tex Group.
58.Silver Composite Textile Mills Ltd
60.Azad rifat fibers.
64.S B style composite Ltd.
65.Padma Bleaching & Dyeing Mills Ltd.
66.Experience textile Ltd.
67.Tithi Textile Mills Pvt Ltd.
69.Consumer Textile mills ltd.
70.Fariha Knit tex ltd.
71.PN Composite ltd.
72.Nice Fabrics Processing Limited.
74.Unity fabric Ltd.
75.Primer dyeing & printing Mills Ltd.
76.Bengal apparel Ltd.
77.Urmi Knitwear Ltd.
79.Regent textile Ltd.
81.Paramount Textile Ltd.
AOP in Bangladesh
Advantages of AOP:
1.Pictures do not peel off the fabric, unlike typical screen printing.
2.Dye does not mount on fabric.
3.No need to half-print screens or cut fabric.
Disadvantages of AOP:
1.Speed is reduced due to the continuous nature of printing.
2.Possibility of white creases and irregular printing per batch.
3.Some dyes work better than others.
The demand of AOP:
The interests, preferences, and desires of the people are involved. Fashion awareness is changing day by day, especially in the young generation. So the demand for All Over Printing around the world is increasing day by day. Bangladesh is not far behind the trend.
Approximately 90 factories have AOP printing facility. AOP is one type of printed clothing that is attracted by buyers of all ages. Due to having its colorful design, it’s used almost in every program.
About the Writer:
Farjana Ahmed Happy
B.S.C in Textile Engineering & Technology
BGMEA University Of Fashion & Technology