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.
With almost 50 years’ experience, Lectra is the global leader in fashion technology with a strong focus on digitalisation solutions, further strengthening its position with the acquisition of Gerber Technologies in 2021. Through the power of cloud technology, Lectra’s Next Gen collaborative PxM platform offers an adaptable ecosystem for PLM, PIM and DAM, supported by native integration to AI-powered competitive benchmarking and D2C marketplace syndication.
Lectra is already a digital transformation partner of choice for 21,000+ fashion retailers, brands and manufacturers globally, helping them respond with efficiency and speed in order to deliver the ultimate consumer experience.
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”.
PTC leads the world in fashion and retail PLM, with three times more active users than any other retail PLM vendor. More than 1,200 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 226,000 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 analysts, IDC:
"PTC is differentiated by the industry’s most mature full set of PLM for AFR offerings integrated with strong workflow capabilities from ideation and storyboarding, through R&D, and into the handoff to production." - IDC MarketScape: Worldwide PLM Applications for Apparel, Footwear, and Retail Brands Vendor Assessment
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
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 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 transformation, enabling seamless information flow and collaboration between FlexPLM and other systems that support product development.
FlexPLM also integrates with leading 3D design tools such as Browzwear and CLO to create an end-to-end digital product creation workflow. Deep and feature-rich integrations allow designers to tap into full PLM functionality from their 3D workspace.
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.
Connect with Us
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.
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.
Alvanon was founded in 2001 by Dr Kenneth Wang, with this vision that we, as an industry, will be developing, marketing and selling garments digitally at some point. Our first fit forms were designed using Maya, the animation software used by Pixar to make its animated movies.
Alvanon is a body technology company, focused on using the latest body size and shape data and technology to advise and execute the best fit and sizing strategy for brands worldwide. Since 2001, we have generated the world’s largest database of nearly two million 3D body scans carried out in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas. Now, we apply this 3D body shape and size data to our family’s deep knowledge of the apparel industry to bring discipline, science and technology into what historically has been seen as a creative industry.
Our approach supports creativity but also delivers end products in a digital and sustainable way. Today, we work with our clients to become much more time and cost efficient by digitalizing their product design and development processes across every critical element of their supply chain.
VibeIQ's cloud-native platform is built for seamless integrations and high scalability with rapid application development and deployment. Our applications are designed for remote collaboration and visual line planning to support product development during the pre-commerce and GTM processes.
Founded by key leaders in the retail PLM industry, we deeply understand the need for brands to digitize data and deliver business value with agility.
Now is the time to modernize how brands go to market.
Avery Dennison businesses around the world share one vision: to make brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent. Our adhesive technologies, display graphics and packaging materials make products more engaging and brands more compelling. They bring greater clarity to surroundings, more insights to inventories, and added value to the information consumers and businesses demand. From apparel branding to consumer packaged goods; from vinyl graphics to RFID tags, Avery Dennison’s innovative functional materials play powerful roles in everyday lives.
Wherever we’re located, Avery Dennison sets the standard high, with cutting-edge adhesive technologies and materials that inspire packaging trends across industries and around the globe.
"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.
Bring them together, and great people make great products. BeProduct is built for both. A new kind of fashion PLM platform, made by people passionate about product. And a smart social space, designed for creativity and collaboration.
Founded in 1999, Browzwear is a pioneer of 3D apparel design, development, and merchandising solutions, working hand-in-hand with designers and apparel companies of all sizes to drive forward the apparel industry’s long-awaited digital transformation. Through the powerful combination of its industry- leading 3D design software, advanced visualization capabilities, and an expanding ecosystem of technology partners, Browzwear enables its users to leverage the power of true-to-life 3D technology to build end-to-end digital workflows from design and development through to marketing and production.
With Browzwear, over 500 global apparel brands and manufacturers are successfully shifting from traditionally time-consuming and wasteful practices to fully digital workflows to speed up time to market, enhance environmental sustainability, and boost business efficiency. By digitizing the apparel value chain, fashion companies can ensure that the people, products, and processes involved remain aligned,to make informed, digital-driven business decisions and ultimately sell smarter.
CLO Virtual Fashion is committed to innovating the way we communicate fashion through our true-to-life 3D garment simulation technology. Our virtual garment solutions and services connect all teams involved in the digital product lifecycle, enabling more direct collaboration and reduced lead time, whilst maintaining the intricacies of garment design. We envision our garment simulation technology to become not only the tool to create virtual garments, but also the platform to provide valuable data about garments, designs, and trends, by virtualizing every garment on Earth.
Our products range from CLO (3D Design Software for apparel designers and brands), to Marvelous Designer (3D Design Software for character artists in gaming and animation companies), to Benefit by CLO (Virtual Fitting Platform), to CLOSET (Communications and Archiving Platform for virtual garments), to Marvelous SDK (Real Time Draping Engine for games) to create a new ecosystem for virtual garments.
Through these services and our continuing research and development in 3D and garment design, we are transforming the way we produce and consume garments - both tangible (actual garments from brands) and intangible (virtual garments in games and movies), for ones we wear and what our virtual characters wear.
Foundry develops creative software for the Digital Design, Media and Entertainment industries. With a 20-year heritage and a portfolio of award-winning products, Foundry advances the art and technology of visual experience in partnership with creative leaders around the globe.
Our creative design platforms Modo and Colorway enable our customers to transform how they visualize product, materials and color from conception through to photorealistic 3D models.
These high quality, digital assets enable brands to enhance communication within their design, marketing, merchandising, sales and manufacturing teams as well as externally to consumers. Working with industry leading footwear and apparel brands, Foundry aims to create, develop and enhance the digital content workflow for design teams and artists.
From first stage prototype through to web-site ready assets, Foundry is helping footwear and apparel brands to remain innovative and creative and allows them to respond effectively to market changes, in order to gain a competitive advantage.
Frontier.cool. is a first-of-its-kind SaaS platform that facilitates the rapid digitization and generation of 3D and 4D-ready fabrics for brands, designers, retailers, and suppliers in the fashion industry.
We strive to create an open framework capable of supporting an entire value chain of services across digital asset creation, supply chain carbon impact measurement, and carbon reduction manufacturing through our "sticker" system. So we're weaving a new world into the old one, and it will be more open, interoperable, energy-efficient, and consumer-focused.
Through integrated operability, we ultimately aspire to enable and provide the following for the entire value chain:
Supply chain management
Effective supply chain communication
ESG/CO2 traceability and impact measurement
AI computing for 4D-Ready materials
Consulting and data analysis
Scalable digitization tools
The digital revolution is growing, and so is the need for connectivity. That’s why Gerber Technology, whose industry-leading software and automation solutions help customers improve their design and manufacturing processes and more effectively manage the supply chain, has launched its own integrated digital revolution.
Gerber’s digital solutions connect seamlessly— YuniquePLM™ and AccuMark® share planning and design information; then pass critical production data on to our GERBERspreaders™ and GERBERcutters®. Gerber helps you increase productivity, shorten cycle times and automate critical processes. Plus, by creating one version of the truth, we give your entire team greater visibility into work in process.
Inspectorio is a cloud-based SaaS solution focused on creating dynamic and risk-based quality and compliance programs with the goal of building an interconnected, sustainable, and transparent supply chain. Today it is used by over 15,000 network participants across the globe, including some of the largest brands and retailers in the world such as Target, Crocs, and Carter's.
Inspectorio’s artificial intelligence capabilities give brands, retailers, and vendors the tools to predict areas of high risk and automate risk-based interventions across the supply chain.
With Inspectorio you can:
digitize, standardize, and automate quality and compliance activities,
optimize your supplier performance management operations,
implement continuous improvement programs,
and allocate resources for performance optimization.
At Kalypso we focus on the digital transformation of the value chain, from the product to the plant to the end user.
This means leveraging digital technologies and capabilities to fundamentally change the way companies discover, create, make and sell new products. We help our clients accelerate digital transformation with the digital thread.
Luxion is a leading developer of advanced 3D rendering and lighting technology including KeyShot, KeyVR and the Velux Daylighting Visualizer.
KeyShot is everything you need to create amazing visuals fast. The real-time 3D rendering workflow displays results instantly and reduces the time it takes to create realistic product shots. From scientifically accurate material and environment presets to advanced material editing and animation, creating interactive product visuals or sales and marketing imagery has never been easier.
The latest release of KeyShot, KeyShot 9, features GPU rendering, a Fuzz shader and our patent-pending RealCloth™ procedural material, which allows designers to create woven fabrics, with custom weave patterns detailed down to the ply. RealCloth also includes the option of custom-controlled flyaway fibers, for unparalleled fabric realism at any level of detail.
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.
PwC helps business leaders create a guided path to innovation by developing the right methods that generate insight-based ideas, and to select, produce and commercialize the most valuable and viable results. We bring together customer and industry perspectives to spot competitive threats and uncover opportunities to leap ahead.
Our cross-disciplinary teams also understand the ripple effect of innovation across the business such as understanding tax implications and managing risk. We help foster innovation across organizations—helping realign teams, processes, structures, incentives, technology and investments to accelerate and sustain innovator potential.
QIMAone is a collaborative cloud-based platform that digitizes quality and compliance management for global brands, retailers, and manufacturers. QIMAone connects buyers to their supply network to monitor and improve product quality, increase supply chain visibility, and reduce operational inefficiencies.
QIMAone is built by QIMA, a leading quality and compliance service provider helping more than 14,000 consumer goods brands, retailers and importers globally manage and secure their supply chain.
To learn more about our technology and how QIMAone helps supply chain leaders save time and optimize costs, visit QIMAone.com.
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.
Trasix was established in 2011 with the belief that the apparel and footwear industry needs a fresh approach to digital transformation. We put together a team of innovative and creative minds and delivered a platform that is used today by most of the leading market players. Our users span the globe and we are just getting started!
Our platform will eliminate inefficient processes and siloed distribution and sales divisions. We will streamline your line planning, step up your merchandising, improve your forecasting, build your digital catalogs, virtualize your samples and transform your sell-in and sell-through processes. Our cloud-based platform will seamlessly engage your merchandizer, distribution network and sales teams to collaborate around your product range and efficiently manage your go-to-market.
We are continuously investing in R&D to imbed emerging technologies and improve our easy-to-use platform. We are on a mission to increase your sales in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible and we offer our customers seamless adoption by running as a standalone platform or fully integrating with your existing systems and tools.
Tukatech has been a driving force behind the apparel industry’s technology revolution for 27 years, with constant momentum toward ground-breaking and sustainable 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. The introduction of the microfactory/on-demand manufacturing concept over 12 years ago has transformed the apparel industry with smaller footprints and speed to market. Tukatech systems have made an enormous impact on the industry for over two decades, empowering 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.
The virtualization of a physical material sample is a difficult and tedious task. What is commonly used is a flatbed scanner or consumer camera, several 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 software 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.
The newest addition to the Vizoo product portfolio is the physX platform which allows users to assign fabric draping preset to the scanned materials – compatible with various 3D CAD simulation tools; the perfect digital twin in no time.
Furthermore, Vizoo provides a care-free material visualization service.
Founded in Germany, in 2013 and managed by Martin Semsch and Renate Eder, Vizoo is a team of experts working together with a strong network of partners and suppliers. Its main products, the xTex Scanner, xTex Software and physX platform, are already utilized to create 3D materials all over the world by over 300 companies in the fashion, interior and automotive business.
Founded in 1958, X-Rite Incorporated is a global leader in the science and technology of color and appearance. With its wholly owned subsidiary Pantone, X-Rite employs more than 800 people in 11 countries. Experts in blending the art and science of color, we focus on providing complete end-to-end color management solutions for our clients in every industry where color matters. X-Rite Pantone, as global leader in color science and technology, has taken an ambitious step beyond color to tackle the more significant challenge of capturing and managing appearance. Total Appearance Capture (TAC™) Ecosystem, a solution that allows you to capture and virtualize materials that have the exact same visual characteristics as their physical counterparts, and enables an unmatched level of realism and efficiency in digital material capture and 3D design. With it’s AxF (Appearance eXchange Format) file, the premier file format exclusively designed for platform-independent storage and digital communication of all measured appearance attributes, the TAC technology brings product designs to life with digital material representations and consistently share material appearance information across every step of the product development process to reduce design approval cycles and accelerate time to market. The company’s corporate headquarters are located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with regional headquarters in Europe (Regensdorf) and Asia (Shanghai) and service centers across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas. For further information, please visit www.xrite.com/TAC .