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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.
Market Leader in Digital Transformation Solutions for the Fashion Industry
DeSL is a leading provider of PLM and integrated web-based solutions for the Fashion, Apparel, Textile, and Footwear sectors. DeSL solutions span the widest range of business processes relevant to today’s progressive, forward-thinking companies in digital transformation efforts. Founded in 2002, DeSL is headquartered in Cardiff, Wales, with locations in New York, NY, San Francisco, CA, and Istanbul, Turkey. Our extensive series of specialized software have been designed to accommodate the demands of businesses of all sizes, SMB to Enterprise.
For more information, please visit https://www.desl.net
The Human Solutions Group, based in Kaiserslautern, Germany, includes leading companies which offer software solutions for various industries where the digital interaction of people and products is crucial. The Group's companies are among the world's technology leaders for IT solutions in the automotive and clothing industries, and also offer innovative solutions for other sectors in the field of measuring the human body and the use of digital human models for the precisely fitting development of a wide range of products.
The Human Solutions Group includes Assyst GmbH (Aschheim-Dornach near Munich), Avalution GmbH (Kaiserslautern), Human Solutions GmbH and Human Solutions Verwaltungs GmbH, as well as the foreign subsidiaries Sistemi Assyst (Lainate/Milan) and Human Solutions of North America (Morrisville/North Carolina, USA). In total, more than 200 people work for the Human Solutions Group.
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
Retail's Most Widely-Used PLM Platform. By Far.
PTC leads the world in fashion and retail PLM, with three times more active users than any other retail PLM vendor. More than 1,000 brand and retail businesses have already used PTC FlexPLM to transform their in-house processes, and to collaborate seamlessly with their suppliers, taking advantage of FlexPLM's unmatched reach into the international supply chain.
Today, more than 211,500 users worldwide trust FlexPLM with their strategic digital transformation objectives and their end-to-end digital workflows. FlexPLM is proven at multinational enterprise scale, across every product category from technical footwear to luxury apparel, with security, scalability and performance that measure up to the expectations of the most demanding retail businesses.
To meet the needs of iconic brands and household names in retail, PTC has invested heavily in cutting-edge research and development to ensure that FlexPLM is the industry's most feature-rich PLM platform. This commitment has earned recognition from leading analyst firms such as IDC and Quadrant Solutions.
When retail and brand customers select PTC, they stay with us. Our existing customers install more new PLM licenses in a year than other PLM vendors have implemented in their entire lifespans. And prior to the launch of the revolutionary new FlexPLM V12 our industry-leading upgrade program had seen many customers upgraded to modern versions of FlexPLM - giving them an onramp to new features and cutting-edge innovations.
FlexPLM V12: A New Chapter in Fashion and Retail PLM
The fashion, apparel, and consumer goods industries have faced historic disruption, compounded by longstanding challenges and market pressures. Commercialization cycles have been compressed, complex global supply chains have been stretched to breaking point, and digital-native consumers dictate the speed of demand across a shifting network of channels.
PTC FlexPLM V12 is a landmark release of retail's most widely-used PLM platform, and opens a new chapter in retail PLM: an era of solutions specifically designed for a digitally connected world, and for brand and retail businesses that need to work@digitalspeed.
Built for remote working and global collaboration, FlexPLM V12 introduces several transformational innovations. A new, modern, highly visual and fully responsive user interface puts critical processes, features and actionable insights at user's fingertips. Faster navigation and optimized, responsive layouts, eliminate horizontal scrolling and reflow to fit almost any device, keeping individuals connected and working@digitalspeed wherever they are.
One of the latest retail businesses to join the PTC family, women's activewear brand Sweaty Betty turned to FlexPLM during the COVID-19 pandemic, looking for a secure online environment that would allow [their] product teams to standardize business processes and data sharing both internally and externally and to establish a single source of truth across its buying, merchandising, and design processes at a time of historic disruption.
FlexPLM V12 also introduces the Visual Line Collaboration app, giving brand and retail businesses a turnkey solution to digitizing their line review processes and making them fit for the world of remote working and collaboration, as well as empowering them to make smarter forecasting and merchandising decisions, cutting line review preparation from weeks to hours.
Integrations and Innovations
Built on PTC's enterprise-grade IoT platform ThingWorx, the ThingWorx Retail Connector (TRC) enables FlexPLM users to quickly integrate the different business systems and solutions that make up their technology ecosystems.
Using the TRC, FlexPLM links seamlessly to leading 3D tools, planning solutions, ERP and financial systems, and virtually any other business solution - all without the need for costly customization.
This flexibility and speed have allowed FlexPLM customers to rapidly unlock the value of digital product creation and 3D workflows, with native and bi-directional integrations between FlexPLM and leading 3D solutions like Browzwear and CLO, as well as TRC-enabled integrations to more technical 3D solutions like RomansCad, developed in partnership with long-established PTC brand partners like Deckers.
Unlocking the Value of AI & AR
FlexPLM V12 is the only retail PLM platform to come with intuitive, user-configurable AI and machine learning capabilities built-in. In the face of constant uncertainty, brand and retail businesses need to sharpen their competitive edge, and FlexPLM provides the tools to help them react instantly to change, with smart insights and real-time analytics at users fingertips.
We have also built on FlexPLM's class-leading integration to 3D design tools to create an environment that allows our customers to take their 3D assets to the next level, and build complete digital product creation to eCommerce workflows. From range-building and in-house review to immersive consumer-facing experiences, FlexPLM's augmented reality support delivers on the vision of digital-native design, development, and commercialization.
The PTC Retail team has experts on the ground in every major fashion hub worldwide, who stand ready to help brands, retailers, and suppliers make the most of the game-changing innovations in the latest version of FlexPLM, and to seize the opportunities offered by technologies like 3D, AR, and AI through our Retail Digital Transformation Platform.
The latest from PTC FlexPLM
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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 established itself as a leader in its core technology offering for accuracy, reliability, and product that is in production and live with SMB customers around the world.
Their patented technology uses a proprietary combination of computer vision, neural networks, and 3D statistical modeling to measure the human body in under 30 seconds from just two photos taken by a dressed consumer on their smartphone. The core technology generates a unique 3D model and over 70 points of measure from these two photos. Their body data platform uses this measurement and shape data to address fit problems by delivering better shopping experiences to consumers and save retailers costs on shipping and returns.
The company has developed the world's first Body Data Platform which is powered by its mobile scanning technology and was recognized as the 2019 winners of the LVMH Innovation Award and the IEEE Retail Digital Transformation Grand Challenge.
Learn more about 3DLOOK: https://bit.ly/39IfvYS
3dMD develops and markets the most widely-deployed, high-speed 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, AR/VR, 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 to the creation of new wearable technologies, clothing, accessories, and footwear that precisely adapt to fit to a person’s unique shape enhancing comfort and performance.
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 is the leading multi-enterprise product and supply chain platform connecting companies to help bring great products to market faster, more efficiently, and at higher margins.
Our B2B platform simplifies the product creation and delivery process by combining a digital Marketplace with PLM, Sourcing, PO Management, Global Trade Management, and Financing solutions, all supported by intelligent engines for optimization, costing, and scheduling.
Bamboo Rose serves over 250K user members, 400 brands, and 35K suppliers and service providers throughout the world, allowing them to discover, develop, and deliver products at digital speed. Learn more at bamboorose.com, or find us on Twitter at @GoBambooRose.
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
- Business Intelligence
- Electronic Data Interchange
- Shop Floor Control
- B2B eCommerce
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.
Are you ready to regain control over your supply chain, even if that supply chain is located on the other side of the world? Stop worrying about potential product scandals now. With the transparency Pivot88 offers, you can finally have the peace of mind that your product will arrive on time, and without any surprises.
Pivot88 is the #1 quality and compliance platform enabling 360° supply chain transparency from raw material sourcing to customer delivery and beyond. Pivot88 is designed to enhance your quality & compliance performance and to manage your business risks. 100% digital, dynamic and powered by applied artificial intelligence, it offers instant actionable data analytics for smarter and faster decisions.
Built by industry experts with decades of experience, Pivot88 offers the richest and most user-friendly quality and compliance software in the industry. Our powerful platform, built on industry best practices, is the perfect match for brands, factories and third parties.
Our stories make us unique: over 18,000 companies in more than 60 countries chose us as their trusted partner. Our clients come from different geographies, sizes, and industries. This helped us develop a complete solution that can be easily implemented and configured. As a result, one of our clients once said, “Pivot88 gives you the tools to be successful. It is truly the best platform in the industry”.
â€‹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 â€‹â€‹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
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.â€‹ 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.