PI Apparel 2018 | Sponsors
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 company using the latest innovations and technologies to shape the future of fit. 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 professional development. Alvanon has attracted and nurtured top-tier data analyst, 3D modelers and apparel experts. The Group now operates in 89 countries and has evolved into an innovations company reinventing the way fashion works. It operates from its head office in New York, European headquarters in London, and Asia office in Hong Kong. Alvanon also has research, development and manufacturing facilities in Dongguan, China.
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.
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
Human Solutions of North America, Inc. (HSNA) headquartered in Morrisville, NC represents all companies of the Human Solutions Group in the Americas, Australia and New Zealand. HSNA offers all of the Group’s products, carries out projects on site and trains companies in the use of software solutions from Human Solutions, Assyst and Avalution.
Over the past years, HSNA has been known for its Sizing and Fitting Competence and its conduction of the Size NorthAmerica (Size NA) national size survey. Size NA is, to date, the largest, most reliable Size Survey ever conducted in the US, and the first survey ever to include children. Size NA combines millimeter precise body scans with over 60 demographic questions giving companies never before available market insights and precision to overcome fit issues.
With that unique data, HSNA offers a variety of sizing and fitting services to help companies achieve their full market share potential. From size table optimization and body shape analysis to realistic and representative 3D avatars, HSNA offers projects to optimize fit for targeted markets and help companies understand their customer better than ever before. Human Solution’s iSize portal adds a fluid analysis element to each project - never seen before in the sizing and fitting consulting world.
HSNA’s product portfolio also includes 3D body scanning and avatar creation for the fashion, automotive and other various industries. HSNA also offers products to aid in efficient product development for the fashion industry with products like Cad.Assyst for 2D pattern making, Automarker for automatic marker placement, 3D Vidya for 3D fit and visualization and PLM GoLive.
For companies that breathe life into our wardrobes, car interiors, furniture and more, Lectra is crafting the premium technologies that facilitate the digital transformation of their industry. Lectra’s offer empowers brands and manufacturers from design to production, providing them with the market respect and peace of mind they deserve. Founded in 1973, today Lectra has 32 subsidiaries across the globe, serving customers in over 100 countries. With more than 1,700 employees, Lectra reported revenues of $333 million in 2018. Lectra is listed on Euronext (LSS).
For more information, please visit www.lectra.com
(NASDAQ: PTC) PTC helps companies around the world reinvent the way they design, manufacture, operate, and service products in and for a smart, connected world. In 1986 we revolutionized digital 3D design, and in 1998 were first to market with Internet-based product lifecycle management. Today, our leading industrial innovation platform and field-proven solutions enable you to unlock value at the convergence of the physical and digital worlds. With PTC, manufacturers and an ecosystem of partners and developers can capitalize on the promise of the Internet of Things and augmented reality technology today and drive the future of innovation.
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.
3DLOOK has built two mobile-first, AI powered fit solutions for apparel manufacturing and retail.
SAIA Perfect Fit prompts customers of any online apparel retailer to find their perfect size after uploading only two photos or selfies taken anywhere on any mobile device. Our proprietary technology recommends the perfect size based on measurement and body shape data, reducing return rates and increasing conversion rates.
SAIA 3D is an API that generates accurate body models with measurements of the customer from the two photos. This 3D model can be used for virtual try-on and in pre-production and fit stages increasing speed and efficiency of go to market timeline and allowing for customization.
Both solutions are powered by complex computer vision algorithms, deep learning neural networks and 3D matching technologies.
3DLOOK is also building a virtual try-on solution that will enable shoppers to see how they look in product in Augmented Reality (AR) before purchase.
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.
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.
ArcherGrey is a consulting company specializing in PLM. Our services include strategy, implementations, migrations, upgrades, integrations, enhancements, staff augmentation, training and on-going support. Our market-leading customer satisfaction of delivering quality on mission critical projects is made possible by combining top-tier talent and value-based pricing.
"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."
Bamboo Rose provides a product innovation platform that connects the B2B retail community through design, development and delivery. We simplify the product creation and delivery process from start to finish, helping companies bring great products to market. Our collaborative B2B marketplace is powered by proven Trade Engines, our intelligent product lifecycle management (PLM), that helps retailers discover great products virtually, develop faster, and deliver products to global markets more efficiently and at higher margins.
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
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE company, provides businesses and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its 3DEXPERIENCE Platform leverages the company’s world-leading 3D software applications to transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported, enabling businesses to craft delightful customer experiences. With the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform, our customers create “social enterprises” that involve their customers in the innovation process. With its online architecture, the 3DEXPERIENCE environment helps businesses to test and evaluate — anywhere in the development lifecycle of a product or service — the eventual experience they will deliver to their customers. In short, 3DEXPERIENCE powers the next-generation capabilities that drive today’s Experience Economy.
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 innovative 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 visit us at www.embodee.com for demonstrations of our offerings.
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.
Inspectorio offers a quality inspection and compliance verification Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) network platform, empowering unparalleled, efficiency, transparency, and accuracy.
Inspectorio's network dynamic capabilities empower organizations to build a digital ecosystem around their global production chain. Inspectorio leverages cognitive computing to increase collaboration and connectivity between key stakeholders, promoting self-inspections, developing robust algorithms for automation and empowering organizations to build a digital ecosystem.
Inspectorio's features include real-time data sharing, predictive-recommended action plans, defect prediction algorithm, risk assessment, an adaptive inspection process, real-time supervision of inspection execution, process automation, configurable workflows, corrective action plans, and location-based action plans, among others. These key features create continuous and mutual value, secure operational efficiency and increase return on innovation investments.
Inspectorio accelerates the seamless transition of forward-thinking organizations to a digital, interconnected, and empowered production chain.
Kalypso is a professional services firm helping retail, footwear and apparel clients discover, create, make and sell better products with digital. We provide consulting, digital, enterprise technology, business process management and managed services to transform the end-to-end product development lifecycle.
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.
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.
Color Lifecycle Management is what natific is all about – our systems and services support Tier One manufacturing, dyehouses and vendors in color-related industries. Design, Sourcing, Product and QA Management functions at retailers and brands benefit from natific systems and services.
natific was the first in the industry to develop systems that replace the traditional lab dip approval process using modern technology. Our software and certifications are industry best practice in color management, delivering increased supply chain transparency, benchmarking dyehouse performance, and shortening development and production lead times.
Leading textile, fashion and footwear supply chains have achieved increased accuracy, precision, and consistency in their color matching processes using natific services, which integrate seamlessly into existing PLM.
OnPoint Manufacturing offers multiple ways to increase your bottom line through a proven innovative on-demand manufacturing model, where businesses are no longer limited by geographical or physical barriers, where apparel designers can connect with consumers around the world quickly and easily. The apparel industry has been operating on Henry Ford's in-line manufacturing system that revolutionized factories in 1913 and has remained almost unchallenged since. OnPoint Manufacturing takes the best of the in-line practices and adds a whole new dimension of automation, computer integration and a unique new element - "on-demand" customization.
Without blushing, we are an awesome cloud-based quality and compliance platform designed to help brands collaborate with their suppliers. We ensure quality and compliance processes are standardized and controls are automated to provide our users with instant access to all inspection data in real-time. Here’s how we create awesomeness, in order of importance:
- Trust: Build a collaborative approach between brands, suppliers and retailers.
- Digitize at source: Standardize quality (read excellence) and compliance processes with machine learning algorithm.
- Real-time data: Take the right decision, fast.
- Social audit: Guarantee transparency to allow CSR compliance at all stages of the value chain.
- Rapid deployment: Up and running in less than 3 weeks.
- Close the loop: From start to finish, we monitor each step in the quality lifecycle of the product.
Side Effects of Pivot88:
- 163% improvement in transparency
- 99% Pass Rate on inspected items
- 46% improvement in inspection efficiency
- 43% reduction in defect rate
- 22% improvement in OTIF (On Time In Full)
- 20% reduction in retailer chargebacks
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.
Swatchbook is a design & software company that develops applications that make you smile. founded in 2017, the company focuses on the development of cloud, desktop & mobile software applications that help integrate the creative community within an organization into the product development process.
swatchbook is the future of materials. A cloud platform that revolutionizes the exploration, visualization & sharing of materials.
Based in Southern California, its founders share a deep passion for good design & workflow, as well as a deep understanding of the challenges in the digital product development process & the future needs of companies in many industries.
Texbase provides cloud software that tracks your R & D, manages testing from concept to compliance, and connects you to your suppliers and labs. Every step of the product development, testing and compliance processes needs to be tracked, measured, managed and reported. Our software gives you the power to manage and share thousands of data points associated with every product - from raw materials to finished products and from ideation through production. 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.
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.
Tukatech has been a driving force behind the apparel industry’s technology revolution, with constant momentum toward ground-breaking fashion technology.
Tukatech’s award-winning pattern-making, grading, and marker-making software maximizes design and creativity using next-level process engineering. Their virtual sample-making solution uses life-like 3D fit models and motion simulation, allowing for true assessment of fit, as well as design visualization.
Tukatech systems have made an enormous impact on the industry for over two decades, empowering their partners with measurable efficiencies, improved productivity, and increased profitability.
Tukatech systems for product development, cloud collaboration, and garment manufacturing are known industry-wide for their ease, simplicity, and flexibility. They continue to transform and propel the industry forward with advanced solutions for business of any size.
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.
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.
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.