Epson Group company Epson Italia S.p.A. has agreed with the Robustelli family to acquire the capital of Fratelli Robustelli S.r.l., a Villa Guardia, Italy-based leader in the textile printing industry. The agreement will expand the scope of the two companies’ longstanding collaboration in digital inkjet textile printing. It will allow Robustelli to leverage Epson’s manufacturing capability to bring the advantages of its digital inkjet textile printers to more customers around the world. It also will assist Epson in using Robustelli’s expertise to accelerate the development of digital inkjet textile printers that further enhance the companies’ abilities to meet customer needs with a wider selection of products. The two companies will focus on joint R&D efforts to achieve this goal.