PI Apparel 2018 | Sponsors
Digital is now – the subject of digitization is driving the fashion industry to initiate change – and the Human Solutions Group has the ideal software solutions for the entire process chain, from the initial idea to the shop.
The Human Solutions Group develops and sells innovative soft-ware for the apparel industry. Its solutions help companies to digitize, simplify and optimize work steps, resulting in the effient utilization of time and costs. The products and solutions of the Human Solutions Group can be integrated into a process chain, enabling efficient collection development, seamless integration with the production process and the subsequent marketing of the collection. Human Solutions possesses a unique knowledge about the human body and has created the world’s argest database by means of body scans.
Human Solutions was founded by Dr. Andreas Seidl in 2002. The Human Solutions Group – a full-service supplier for fashion – is active worldwide, with more than 200 employees and partners in more than 50 countries. The Group's head office is in Kaiserslautern/Germany. In the United Stated of America, the 100% subsidiary Human Solutions of North America Inc. is based in Morrisville, North Carolina.
DeSL is a global company delivering integrated web based, end-to-end solutions for the Fashion, Apparel, Textile and Footwear sectors. Applications include PLM, PIM, ERP, SRM and E-Commerce modules.
With a well-established and rapidly growing global customer base including Retail, E-Tail, Wholesale and Manufacturing companies, DeSL’s software has been proven to be one of the most scalable and technologically advanced solutions in the market place today, capable of supporting many hundreds or thousands of users via the Cloud or locally hosted.
The company is rapidly pushing back the boundaries of technology for the fashion sector and is leading the pack in many key business process areas including:
- Color Lifecycle Management
- Visual Planning and Merchandising
- Interactive, web based 3D Design
- Virtual/Augmented Reality and how HoloLens technology can transform design, merchandising and selling processes
Lectra is a world leader in high-tech solutions designed to empower fashion apparel companies to stay one step ahead in an ever-changing global industry. From design to production, Lectra helps fashion brands, retailers and manufacturers transform digitally in order to address customer needs, increase efficiency and speed-to-market, and achieve overall operational excellence.
The Lectra fashion & apparel portfolio addresses the entire product lifecycle. From ensuring newness and increased creativity while respecting cost constraints and volume fluctuations, to pattern-making, grading and 3D prototyping, Lectra design and product development solutions facilitate and accelerate the collection development cycle and build a better product. In the cutting room, Lectra customers rely on innovative lean and smart solutions designed for both fabric and leather to help them predict and control costs, optimise time to market , and reduce material consumption and labor costs.
In addition to innovation technologies propelled by far-reaching investments in R&D, Lectra's premium offer includes in-house expertise and customer support rooted in deep industry knowledge and best practices. Close collaboration between R&D, production, and call center teams means Lectra not only reacts to customer needs, but also anticipates them.
For more information on how Lectra can help your fashion and apparel company, please visit https://www.lectra.com/en/fashion-apparel
PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the “things” in the Internet of Things (IoT). The company’s next-generation ThingWorx® technology platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data being generated by smart, connected products and systems. The company’s field-proven solutions are deployed in more than 26,000 businesses worldwide to generate a product or service advantage.
About PTC FlexPLM
PTC FlexPLM is the first Smart Connected PLM™ solution for retail, fashion, footwear, apparel, and consumer products. FlexPLM transforms global brands with tailored solutions that help teams create and collaborate more easily, streamline supply chains, and deliver more products to market, faster and more efficiently.
To learn more, please visit: www.ptc.com/retail-plm
From its headquaters in Sillicon Valley and offices in trend capitals around the world, Centric Software provides a Digital Transformation Platform for the most prestigious names in fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor and consumer goods. Centric Visual Innovation Platform (VIP) is a visual, fully digital collection of boards for touch-based devices like iPad, iPhone and large-scale, touch-screen televisions. Centric VIP transforms decision making and automates execution to truly collapse time to market and distance to trend. Centric's flagship product lifecycle management (PLM) platform, Centric 8, delivers enterprise-class merchandise planning, product development, sourcing, buiness planning, quality, and collection managment functionality tailored for fast-moving consumer industries. Centric SMB packages extended PLM including inovative technology and key industry learnings taolored for small businesses.
Centric Software has recieved multiple industry awards, including the Frost & Sullivan Global Product Differentiation Excellence Award in Retail. Fashion and Apparel PLM in 2016 and Frost & Sullivan's Golbal Retail, Fashion, and Apparel PLM Product Differentiation Excellence Award in 2012. Red Herring named Centric to its Top 100 Global list in 2013, 2015, and 2016.
TRIPLE TREE Solutionshttps://www.3-tree.com/
Triple Tree provides SAAS monitoring and inspection tools that are transparent and have been developed with a long and intimate knowledge of apparel manufacturing and sourcing spanning over a decade.
The tools are customized for each individual client to match their specific needs. The systems are based on hand held data gathering devices, cloud based computing and dashboards. They are ideal for organizations that are
keen on digitizing their data, using data analytics, and enhanced efficiencies and transparencies.
The systems are OS agnostic and can be used on any type of device.
QUONDA is a quality management tool and it transforms the product inspection and reporting process. QMIP is a control and alert system designed for apparel manufacturing environments. VMAN maps out vendor compliance and CSR scorecards, and allows users to zoom into potenyial problem areas with ease.
Alvanon was founded in 2001 when it developed a unique and innovative data-driven approach to solving the challenges of sizing and fit inherent in the apparel industry. Since that time it has evolved into a global consulting firm advising the world’s leading apparel organizations on how to align their internal teams, processes and supply chains; more intimately engage their existing and target customers; and innovate to optimize profitability and achieve their growth objectives. It has amassed a wealth of expertise across every key industry discipline including consumer analytics, concept and technical design, product development, manufacturing, quality, sourcing, planning, merchandising, distribution, marketing, e-commerce and training. Alvanon works with its clients across multiple apparel sectors in 89 countries.
SoftWear Automation is disrupting the $100 billion sewn goods industry by creating autonomous sewn good worklines for Apparel, Footwear and Home Goods. The Atlanta-based machine vision and AI startup launched in 2012 after 7 years in R&D working on projects with DARPA, Georgia Tech, and the WALMART Foundation. SoftWear’s fully automated SEWBOT®s allow manufacturers to SEWLOCAL™, moving their supply chains closer to the customer while creating higher quality products at a lower cost.
ArcherGrey is a consulting services company specializing in PLM. Based in North America, we have worked with over 200 clients on more than 400 significant projects. PLM consulting services include strategy, implementations, migrations, upgrades, integrations, enhancements, staff augmentation, training and on-going support. Our market leading customer satisfaction and reputation of delivering quality on mission critical projects is made possible by combining top-tier talent and value based pricing. For more information visit us at our booth and on-line at www.ArcherGrey.com.
At Embodee, we specialize in creating virtual product technology to support the future of commerce. Embodee's high-end visualization technology bridges the gap between experiencing and closely inspecting products in person vs. experiencing them virtually on any web-connected screen. Over the past eight years, Embodee has grown into the leading provider of 3D virtual apparel solutions used in B2B and B2C commerce. The innovation platform offers product digitization or product upload, integrated with a mobile friendly hosted service that powers leading apparel companies' virtual product experiences worldwide. Key applications offered by Embodee's platform are the digital reproduction of large assortments of physical products in 3D, apparel product customization, and virtual merchandising. Please vist us at www.embodee.com for demonstrations of our offerings.
Morgan Tecnica Spahttp://www.morgantecnica.com/en/
Morgan Tecnica Spa based in Northern Italy, bringing the latest in Fashion TecnoInnovation for companies in all area’s of the industry. From Design and Creation (New 3Dress Solution) through the entire process of pattern creation, production and manufacturing, our company designs and manufacturers the latest in solutions of all types of software and machinery to optimize your Design, Production and Cutting Room Operation. Fully integrated “Fusion” solution as well as compatible technology in order to communicate with all companies, our products and solutions are the most versitile and successful solutions in the market today.
3dMD develops and markets the most widely used static-3D and temporal-3D (motion) camera systems for human subject input applications that demand anatomical image precision including healthcare, wearable technologies, apparel, anthropometrics, human factors, and security. Combining subject workflow efficiency with the ability to generate a progressive 3D sequence of high-quality motion images of the face, head, hand, foot, or full body, 3dMD supports many innovations from clinical findings and facial recognition to the creation of new wearable technologies, clothing, accessories, and footwear that precisely adapt and fit to a person’s unique shape and enhance performance. And in today’s disruptive world, when many consumers are driven to spend money on memorable experiences that provide notable content for their social media scrapbooks, 3dMD can also provide a unique bricks-and-mortar consumer experience that builds brand excitement.
Pivot88 HK Ltdhttp://www.pivot88.com/en/
Pivot88 is a cloud- and mobile-based collaboration platform designed to ensure that manufactured products meet the highest quality standards. Developed specifically for sourcing or outsourcing professionals, Pivot88 enables companies of all sizes to collaborate directly with their suppliers to standardize processes while generating savings. Driven by the objective of ensuring compliance and improving product quality, Pivot88 structures and automates quality management processes to provide positive gains for all stakeholders. Present in 23 countries, Pivot88 is uniquely positioned to be a permanent virtual representative at all your vendor locations.
Kalypso is a global innovation consulting firm that works with organizations to deliver better results from innovation. Kalypso's Innovation Results Transformation approach is designed to help clients improve innovation performance for sustained, bottom-line growth – year over year.
For over 30 years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional companies and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services. CGS is wholly focused on creating comprehensive solutions that meet clients’ complex, multi-dimensional needs and support clients’ most fundamental business activities. Headquartered in New York City, CGS has offices across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
CGS’s BlueCherry Enterprise Suite has the built-in capacity to address the fundamental needs of all core management, planning, design and product development, sourcing, manufacturing, logistics and sales functions.
With end-to- end capabilities, the BlueCherry Enterprise Suite enables consumer lifestyle products companies to manage critical business transactions and concept-to- consumer processes to improve speed to market, gain greater process visibility and control, increase productivity and operational efficiency, reduce costs and enhance competitiveness.
BlueCherry Suite Includes:
Enterprise Resource Planning
Product Lifecycle Management
Omnichannel Merchandise Planning
Supply Chain Management
Omnichannel Warehouse Management
Electronic Data Interchange
Shop Floor Control
Designed for the apparel, footwear, accessories, home furnishings and other consumer and soft goods industries, EXENTA (formerly Simparel) empowers brands, manufacturers and retailers to reach their full potential by accelerating and improving performance across the entire business and global supply chain. The company’s EXENTA ERP, EXENTA PLM REVO, and EXENTA Shopfloor solutions provide global process visibility, control and collaboration by combining traditionally independent Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Sourcing & Supply Chain Management (SCM), Materials Requirements and Manufacturing Planning (MRP), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Warehouse Management (WMS), Shop Floor Control (SFC), and other productivity tools into a single, fashion-focused business system. Real-time visibility into planning, product development, production and customer orders, inventories, production and supply chain processes enables users to make faster and better-informed decisions.
Visual Next (formerly Visual 2000 Intl.) is a leading provider of End2End software tailored specifically to the apparel, footwear, and fashion accessory companies. Our fully integrated suite of business solutions empowers retailers, brands and manufacturers to lead the way in today’s omnichannel market using mobile friendly and data driven tools. Over 600 companies around the world are re-engineering their processes for the future using Visual Next technology.
What you need to know about Visual Next:
- 20 years of innovation packaged in a true omnichannel solution.
- Manage your business anytime from anywhere with fully responsive tools.
- Configurable applications seamlessly working together to meet the specific requirements of modern apparel companies.
- Automation of time consuming business processes for greater productivity and speed to market.
- Complete integration with industry standard and proprietary applications, including Adobe Illustrator.
Unmade is a complete digital solution that enables the world’s most innovative brands to create unique customisation experiences at an industrial scale. We call it curated customisation: brands have control but the customer is more involved and engaged in the experience and product.
Once consumers have created their unique item, we handle all steps from online orders to factory floor in your existing factories. Unmade generates every file you need to manufacture, pack and ship bespoke orders. This means that individual and short run orders can be at the same cost and speed as mass-produced items. From online and in-store retail to SKU management and analytics to factory management and shipping, Unmade gives brands tools to provide industry leading customer experience.
TF Law Grouphttp://www.tf-lawgroup.com
WHERE YOU’LL FEEL THE DIFFERENCE
Professional Experience. Exceptional Results.
TF Law Group is a new kind of law firm for a changing world. Protecting your innovation and creativity is our commitment. We understand technology. We understand fashion. We understand fashion technology. We provide short term solutions and long term support.
For 15 years, Tukatech, Inc. has been at the forefront of pioneering virtual product development to reduce the lead time for garment manufacturing. Through their partnership with Autodesk, TUKA3D for virtual sample-making is built on a powerful 3D Studio Max platform, which breathes life into virtual product development by equipping users with customized virtual fit models – complete with field-specific animations – and rendering capabilities, as well as integrations with popular graphic-design programs to fuel the imagination of the designer. Keeping in line with their mission as a full-solution- provider, virtual product development ends not with a 3D sample, but with a fully web-based digital sample room, containing robust tools for collaboration between teams around the world. This fully virtual environment has allowed the product development process to be completed in as little as seven days, a far-cry from the typical two-to- three-month cycle.
The Virtualization of a physical material sample is a difficult and time-consuming task. What is commonly used is a flatbed scanner or consumer camera, serval image processing tools and a lot of time. Revolutionizing the process, Vizoo now offers a new way to easily create 3D materials. The xTex Scanner captures material samples fast and accurately, while the xTex Sotfware provides useful tools for texture processing. With a capture and calculation time of only two minutes, textures based on physical material information and up to 2000 dpi are now available almost instantly. The tool focuses on clarity and effectiveness, so even inexperienced users can create stunning materials. Founded in Germany, Vizoo is a small team of people working together with a strong network of partners and suppliers.
Acnovate Corporation is a PLM centric Solution provider that has been providing best-of-breed PLM solutions to customers worldwide for over 13 years. Our PLM services include business advisory, process consulting, systems selection, implementation, upgrades & migration, integration, enhancements, training and on-going support and maintenance. Our Qiwk® Mobile PLM is the only mobile PLM solution in the industry available on multiple mobile OS's for any device and any PLM. Our Qiwk ® Reports is a BI platform offering a self service reporting and analytics platform for customers in the fashion and engineering industries. Our high quality, cost effective and global delivery approach to deliver business and technical solutions faster to market has made us a preferred partner with companies around the globe.
3DLOOK has built 2 innovative solutions for the apparel manufacturing and retail industry:
SAIA Perfect Fit allows customers of any online apparel retailer to find their perfect size in a few seconds after uploading only 2 photos. SAIA increases conversion rates and decreases returns, and is easy to implement into any website or a mobile app.
SAIA 3D is an API that can generate 3D body models of a customer with 2 photos. This 3D model can be used for virtual try-on and pre-production and fit stages of manufacturing to increase speed and efficiency of go to market timeline.
Both solutions are powered by complex computer vision algorithms, deep learning and 3D matching technologies.
Avery Dennison RIS UK Ltdhttp://www.averydennison.com
"We are Avery Dennison RBIS"
We are designers, inventors, engineers, weavers, and other makers. Together, our ingenious team provides the apparel and footwear industry with products, technologies, and solutions that defy the expected and reset the standard of innovation. At our core is a passion for people and the planet, which is why we endeavor to be a force for good, maintaining the highest standards of sustainability and ethics in all that we do. No compromises."
Color Lifecycle Management is what natific is all about – our systems and services support dyehouses and vendors in the textile industry as well as Design, Product and QA Management functions at retailers and brand manufacturers.
natific is the first in the industry to develop systems that replace the traditional lab-dip approval process using modern information technologies. Our software has become industry best practice in color management, delivering increased supply chain transparency, benchmarking dyehouse performance, speeding up development and production lead times.
Our services and innovative software systems are used by some of the world’s best- known brands, retailers and textile dye houses around the globe. Leading textile, fashion and footwear supply chains have achieved increased accuracy, precision, and consistency in their color matching processes.
What if you didn’t have to mail samples? What if there were no more lab dips? What if the designer could know exactly how a color is going to look under different light sources and on different substrates before starting production? Do you need someone who virtually puts the color into you PLM? We have the systems and expertise to deliver exactly this.
Founded in Silicon Valley, Mura Vision develops innovative imaging solutions to bring photorealistic rendering to apparel design, VR/AR, video games and movies. Our scan-based PBR texturing technology captures high-resolution 3D texture data on almost any physical materials – from textile to metal. Check out our demo at www.muravision.com.
Texbase provides compliance, quality and materials management software solutions that power great product experiences for the apparel, footwear and consumer products industries. As a pioneer in web-based business solutions the Texbase Connect collaboration platform unites brands, retailers, suppliers and testing labs and traces compliance and quality data from raw materials to finished product. Our Materials Connect functionality is stand alone in the industry, offering a level of collaboration with your suppliers that no one else can achieve. We understand the complexity of managing the disparate data sources associated with product development and supply chain management. With our deep roots in materials development, Texbase is an end to end solution with the ability to integrate with current systems already in place.