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Gerber Technology / Gerber Garment Technology : Gerber Technology provides an extensive line of integrated computer hardware and software systems to the sewn-goods and flexible goods industries. These systems significantly improve the efficiency of information management, product and pattern design, grading and marker making/nesting, material spreading and cutting processes. The company offers automation solutions to a variety of industries including apparel, transportation, furniture, composites and industrial fabrics. Gerber Technology's world headquarters is located in Tolland, Connecticut, U.S.A. with regional offices, agents and distributors located in more than 110 countries worldwide. Established in 1968, Gerber Technology is one of four divisions of Gerber Scientific, Inc. (www.gerberscientific.com) of South Windsor, Connecticut. Gerber Scientific, Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the GRB symbol.   Address: 24 Industrial Park Road West Tolland Connecticut 06084 USA Phone: 1 800 826-3243  or 1 860 872-8082 Fax:  1 860 871-6007 Email: [email protected] Contact: Raquel Wolfe

  Global Trading Systems Inc. / GTS (SoftShoe): is an application developed for the shoewear industry.  SoftShoe's Sourcing Manager gives your team the tools they need to work collaboratively with your global trading partners. It provides a common environment for managing Orders, planning and tracking critical production tasks, coordinating and reporting quality assurance inspections and capturing shipping events and information. Orders that used to take days or weeks to confirm can now be delivered, viewed and confirmed inside of a day. Queries by your staff, overseas offices, suppliers and even customers on orders and shipments are always available.


  Harper Arrington Publishing and Media: they publish books that help people learn how to start a clothing line. They have the educational resources you have been looking for. They specializing in educating aspiring and established fashion designers on the full schematics of how to start their own successful clothing line. They sell fashion books, manufacturer list and supplies. They sell HADDS fashion design software.  HADDS (Harper Arrington Digital Design System) software for the apparel designer. With this tool you will be able to create lifelike garments right on your computer with ease. Take your fashion designing and creativity to the next level today! Whether you want to design for fun, for another line or eventually your own clothing line - HADDS is for you.  Address: 18701 Grand River, #105, Detroit, MI 48223 Phone: 888-435-9234 Fax: 248-281-0373 E-mail: [email protected] Contact: John Thomas


  ICICI Infotech Inc.: is part of a global technology solutions company operating in the US, Europe and Asia.  ICICI Infotech provides a wide range of IT services and solutions to retail and manufacturing organizations, through the use of seamless on-site and offshore project teams. The fashion tech product range includes a product tracking solution, quality audit process tools and a line planning application. Product Tracking is a Web-based solution offering real-time information on every step in the global supply chain. Integrated with existing systems, the solution tracks the status of each stage, from development to shipment and delivery, reducing costs and production cycle times. The scanning and packing module enables enables factories to apply industry-standard UCC128 labels to shipping cartons, scan the labels with a handheld scanner, and generate an online packing list for real time access.  Address: 450 Raritan Center Parkway Edison, NJ 08837 Tel: 732 225 4242 Fax: 732 346 1823  Contact: Vincent Candela [email protected] or [email protected]


  Info Design (NedGraphics):  Incorporated in 1978, NedGraphics specializes in the following software and consultancy activities:

  • E-Commerce Solutions
  • Textile & Apparel Integrated Software Solutions
  • Geographic Information Systems

Infomax Corporation: has established itself as a reliable applied technology provider, specializing in solving design and pre-production problems for Garment Center businesses.


  InformaPlus Solutions & Consulting Inc.: InformaPlus Solutions & Consulting Inc. is a young and dynamic Canadian corporation located in the city of Montreal, Canada. Their constant growth is due to their ability to deliver sophisticated solutions while attaining their goals of customer satisfaction. The organization offers computer information system solutions and a wide variety of associated services. They offer to Apparel Manufacturer the eFactory solution. eFactory is a real-time data collection and production control solution that tracks and monitor minute by minute all operations as they occur on the shop floor. The benefits derived are numerous. Among them is the ability to raise substantially overall plant productivity.  Address: 9170 Boul. St-Laurent. Suite: 220 Montreal, Qc, Canada H2N 1M9  Phone: 514-956-5566 Fax: 514-227-5132 email: [email protected]    Contact name: Sylvain Raymond


  In- stylesoftware Inc: In-Style is a complete manufacturing solution (ERP) designed for apparel manufacturers and importers.


  Island Pacific (formerly SVI Solutions Inc), For more than 25 years, Island Pacific has developed a reputation for delivering high-quality, high-reliability software to the retail industry. Recently, the company has transformed itself into the low-cost, high-value provider of retail enterprise solutions by developing breakthrough technologies, and by partnering with leading consulting organizations to provide next-generation services.   In addition, Island Pacific leverages its years of experience with emerging and established retailers to craft creative solutions tailored for each customer's needs. As a result, Island Pacific is the definitive resource for scalable, flexible and affordable solutions for retailers around the world. Among the solutions that Island Pacific delivers to retailers is Inventory and Supply Chain Management, multi-channel, Loss Prevention, Consumer Research, Enterprise Process Management and POS. With nearly 200 customers, Island Pacific and its solutions are represented in more than 30,000 stores worldwide, and manage more than 1.5 billion transactions annually. Founded in 1978, the company is headquartered in Irvine, California, and has offices in the United States and the United Kingdom. Contact: Ron Koren e-mail: [email protected] 


  JDA / Intactix International : Over the years, JDA's commitment to the industry's evolving requirements has secured their market leading position. Their global sales and delivery infrastructure includes more than 31 offices in major cities throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.  Their software applications have expanded from core merchandising and point of sale systems to today featuring more than 45 applications that help retailers, manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers maximize inventory throughout the demand chain.

JDA began in 1998 to look externally for complementary, high-value solutions. The following are acquisitions:
  • April 2002: J Commerce, a privately held developer of Java point-of-sale solutions.
  • September 2001: E3 Corporation, the global leader of inventory optimization systems, which added 550 customers in 20 countries.
  • June 2001: NeoVista products, which serve as the foundation of JDA's Advanced Optimization data mining applications.
  • February 2001: Zapotec Software, Inc. software products for managing advertising and promotion expenditures between retailers and their manufacturers.
  • April 2000: Intactix division, the market-leading provider of space management solutions for retailers, suppliers, and manufacturers, which added more than 3,000 clients worldwide.
  • June 1998: Arthur Retail division, the market leader in advanced planning and allocation software, which added approximately 240 clients.

  JPMA: JPMA is an International POS software company (Point of Sale).  Address: 1597 Cole Blvd. Golden Colorado 80401 USA Phone:  303.232.3700 Email:  [email protected]Contact: Mark Angeletti



Just OnePlace Pty Ltd : Web-based collaborative PLM software solution for managing product data, product development process, and supplier relationships featuring dynamic Workflow tool for creating critical path templates, including task, alerts, triggers, and escalation notifications, applied against the development calendar. OnePlace PLM provides visibility throughout the product lifecycle process, from design to delivery. Industry-specific templates are provided for apparel, footwear, and other fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industries. Their software helps with Speed Time-to-Market, Decrease Product Development Cost, Increase revenues and sell-through, Enhance visibility throughout product life-cycle, Automate ERP integration with style/size/color matrix. North American contacts: John Holt, VP - Business Development (Northern US / Canada) 973 507-9690, Mark Mandrano VP Business Development (Southern US / Mexico) 336 545-1150. Email: [email protected]
  • PDM
  • PLM
  • SCM
  • ERP

  Kinetix:(Australia)  large flat-bed plotter-cutters & CAD conversion software for marking up & cutting materials.


  Koppermann (Germany):
USA Office:
ISIS / Koppermann Address: 53 W. 36th.St. New York, NY  10018  Phone #1-877-423-0012


  Lawson Software: A fashion software solution for apparel, footwear, home textiles and accessory companies. Lawson for Fashion enables companies with complex, global supply chains, to synchronize supply and demand in real time. They deliver industry-specific solutions for companies that source, distribute, retail or manufacture apparel, footwear, home textiles, textiles and fashion accessories. Lawson provides enterprise software and service solutions in the manufacturing, distribution, maintenance, and service industries. Over 4,500 customers use theirsoftware throughout the world. They provide rich ERP solutions including finance, manufacturing, distribution, maintenance, and supply chain - complemented by solutions for human capital management, customer relationship management, business intelligence and corporate social responsibility. Many of these applications are tailored to specific industries. Their 1,700 professional consultants can help you get the most value from your Lawson software. You can work directly with us or with a network of certified partners. You can choose on-site assistance or specialized solution centers for remotely delivered services. They will focus on the software. You focus on the business. They can do a lot or a little depending on how you want to run your business.

  • Fashion Industry Software
  • ERP Software - fashion industry
  • PLM Softwear - fashion industry

  Lectra


  Magnal Solutions: Based in Montreal, Canada, Magnal Solutions develops and markets the MAGNAL FA.CT.S production management software, designed to help apparel factory management successfully optimize plant productivity while reducing manufacturing costs. The basis of the MAGNAL FA.CT.S software is a flexible and easy to manage piecework payroll and timework or modular (group incentive) payroll system, in both batch and real time modes.


  Manthan Systems: Manthan Systems is a provider of specialised software solutions for the retail and consumer goods industries. Manthan helps retailers capture and process data that can be leveraged to improve planning, monitor results, analyse and anticipate changes and mine opportunities. Manthan understands retail business practices and their technology underpinnings; having worked with a wide range of food, non-food, speciality merchandise, catalogue, convenience store retailers and consumer goods companies (clothing store retailers). Manthan's EPM solution, Astra - helps retailers measure effectiveness of strategy execution. Astra is built on key business models and methods such as Scorecard/Balanced Scorecard, Benchmarking/Comparisons and Causality Analysis. These business models and methods are then applied within the context of retail and consumer goods industry. ARC is an out-of-the-box retail analytical and advanced reporting system, that seamlessly integrates with the core transactional systems of a retailer. The solution is built on the retail paradigm of 'Plan-Buy-Move-Sell-Analyse' and has pre-built business KPIs across business functions such as Promotions, Sales, Inventory, Loss Prevention, Merchandise, Vendors, Promotions and Customers.


  MOD2 for textile importers, converters, wholesalers.


  New Generation Computing (NGC): Providing software for sewn products internationally.  New Generation Computing, Inc. (NGC) is a leader in product lifecycle management (PLM), global sourcing and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for the apparel and sewn products industries.  Sharpen your supply chain management with NGC's e-PLM
and e-SPS: the industry's first, most widely installed and most complete solution encompassing the entire product lifecycle for Fashion, Apparel, Footwear and Retail.
Address: 14900 NW 79th Court Miami Lakes, FL 33016 Phone 305 556 9122  Fax # 305 828 6358  Email:
[email protected] 

  • PLM
  • ERP

  OptiTex USA Inc. (formerly known as Scanvec Garment Systems): specializes in the development of innovative, easy-to-operate, CAD/CAM solutions for sewn products and other related industries.  Their Microsoft Windows based software packages for digitizing, pattern engineering, grading, marking, and advanced automatic nesting are specifically designed to meet the needs of today's manufacturers of industrial fabrics, apparel, upholstery, transportation, composites, home furnishings, and other sewn products.  Address: 325 West 38th St, Suite 612, NY, NY 10018 Phone: 1-212-629-9053 Fax: 1-212-629-9055 Contact: Yoram Burg Email: [email protected]



 
PAD : global CAD / CAM solutions.


  Paragon Business Systems: Paragon Business Systems develops, markets and supports complete Business Management Systems focused on the industry-specific needs of manufacturers, importers and distributors of style related products, primarily apparel and footwear.  Address:  31416 Agoura Road  Suite 150 Westlake Village California  91362 USA Phone: (818)887-0840 Fax: (818)313-7900 Email: [email protected] Contact: Peter M. Jennings Vice President


  Parker Technologies Developers of real time manufacturing software for the apparel industry.



 Patternmaker Software:

  Pieceworks  A Division of Informasys Corp. Address: 13015 NW 45th Ave Miami, Florida 33054 U.S.A.  Phone:  305.688.6708  Fax:  305.688.7390  Email:  [email protected]  Contact: Nick Maodus


  PKIM Inc.: was founded on January, 1998 in order to provide a total systems solution to retail, wholesale distribution and manufacturing for the apparel industry. PKIM, Inc. has developed an enterprise database model for apparel industry businesses and it has been applied to industries with similar inventory structures. Utilizing the enterprise database and application solution, our customer can expand their business operations without limiting their IT solutions. PKIM, Inc. has been developing a DVR with POS screen integration with incorporation from Linux DVR that gives retail customers a more secured POS environment to do better business without any additional devices or costs. AGMS
is designed to provide centralized control to the production flow from sales order entry to shipping process in garment manufacturing systems. AGMS fully utilizes the most current Client Server technology to develop flexible, reliable and high performance garment manufacturing systems for their client's success in the competitive global market place. AGMS consists of GUI front-end frame objects for which rapid development of customized screens and modularized relational DBMS databases structures to adapt changes from external environment. Adaptive Garment Manufacturing System (AGMS) enables you to access real time production control of your garment manufacturing processes.


  Pointcarre USA: is one of the largest developer of Textile and apparel design software in the USA. Whether your goal is creating repeats, colorways, tonals, or separations they have software to fit your needs. Their technical Dobby and jacquard software interfaces with many of the machinery in the market.  Their software creates realistic fabric simulations of wovens, knits and prints, like never before seen.  Address: 1430 Broadway - Suite 306 New York, NY 10018 Phone # 212-398-6680   Email:  [email protected] Contact: Steve Greenberg - President

  • Manufacturer Item # 1: CAD/CAM Software
  • Manufacturer Item # 2: Print Design Software
  • Manufacturer Item # 3: Dobby Software
  • Manufacturer Item # 4: Jacquard Software
  • Manufacturer Item # 5: Texture Mapping Software
  • Manufacturer Item # 6: Image Management Software
  • Manufacturer Item # 7: Knit Design Software

  Porini USA: Porini USA has developed the Microsoft Dynamics Industry Solution for fashion and footwear. This industry leading solution combines the flexibility of Microsoft Dynamics AX with proven coverage of apparel sourcing and distribution functional requirements.  Address: 155 E 34th Street New York, NY 10016 phone: +1 212 2131084 [email protected] or  Email: [email protected] Contact: Jon Buchan

  • Fashion Technology

  • PLM Software

  • Knitting & Weaving Software

  • Fashion Software

  • Supply Chain Management

  • ERP Software


  Polygon Software (USA): Polygon Software provides end-to-end technology solutions for apparel, footwear and accessories businesses. Their solutions, known for their rapid low-cost implementation and robust function, are backed by an outstanding sales and support staff that's committed to your success.

 Polygon Software has two applications:

PolyNest is recognized as the easiest to use full-featured CAD on the market. They help manufacturer's of all sizes achieve dramatic productivity gains with fully integrated pattern design and marker making. PolyNest features free entry-level automatic marker making, outstanding pattern design, and support for a wide range of plotters, cutters and digitizers. Additional capabilities include a complete made-to-measure solution and a facility to position artwork on patterns.

PolyPM is an integrated Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution that helps business increase sales, reduce costs, make better business decisions and improve customer service, by maximizing inventory, balancing supply with demand, managing product definition and tracking inventory from raw materials to distribution.

PolyPM Features: Costing and Tech Packs Budget styles and samples management, Inventory, sales orders, production, purchasing, receiving, shipping, invoicing. Discreet, outsourced, made-to-measure, serialized production models. Cut Planning, Production Planning, CRM functions, Best-of-breed Collaboration, Time & Action Calendars, Sourcing, EDI UPS, Fedex and Scan and Pack.

Customer surveys in Apparel Magazine and Gartners have consistently rated Polygon Software as a leader in customer support.  Address: 6 Reservoir Circle, Baltimore Maryland 21208 US Phone: 410.653.8004 Fax: 410.653.8022  Email: mailto:[email protected]  Contact: Mickey Wohlmuth, VP Sales

  • Fashion Software
  • Pattern Making Software
  • CAD Software
  • PDM Software
  • PLM Software
  • ERP Software
  • Costing Software
  • Barcode Software
  • Inventory Control Software
  • Warehouse Software
  • Supply Chain Management Software

  Quantum Computer Systems, Inc.:  Q_Apparel / Q_Import and Q_Access Software solutions for the apparel industry.  Q_Apparel is a powerful multi-user integrated software for the apparel industry. Q_Apparel is a contemporary application that runs on today's major operating systems. For over 15 years we have worked with sales, production, accounting, warehousing and traffic professionals to meet the special requirements of apparel manufacturers.  Q_Apparel is a sophisticated and complete software suite that provides full functionality In: Production, Transit and Import, Inventory, Customer orders, EDI, Warehousing, Showroom control, Sales tools and analysis, Management, Customer service, Accounting and much more.  our new Internet Client/Server implementation, enables you to access your data securely, seamlessly and with full functionality from anywhere in the world! Imagine: your production personnel can enter new POs live from overseas. Your sales team can check availability and reserve goods while on the road. Have a rush order? Have your remote warehouse print pick-tickets, shipping labels and manifests - instantly.  Address: 1370 Broadway New York, NY 10018 Tel: (212) 279-6400 Email: [email protected]  Contact: Eli Bibas


  Raymark: offers a comprehensive set of applications that allows retailers to channel information throughout their enterprise. This advanced solution set has been designed to provide specialty retailers with the powerful tools they need to successfully manage a global network. Rich in functionality, Raymark's applications provide the necessary data to help retailers make key decisions resulting in increased sales and operational efficiencies


  Reach Technologies:  is one of the largest apparel software company in India.   REACH is funded by Mr. N.S. Raghavan, Co-founder and former Joint Managing Director, Infosys. REACH clients include Gokaldas Images, Zodiac Clothing, Arvind Brands, Sonal Garments, Sailakshmi Creations, Texport Garments and Francis Wacziarg among many many others. REACH solutions enable apparel companies cut costs, increase revenue, enhance quality, retain customers, and assist in anticipating opportunities by creating a real-time extended enterprise.

REACH CAD is the software tool for pattern engineering, grading and marker planning for minimizing fabric consumption and supplying the sewing sections with accurate cut parts. REACH Cut Planner is the proven industry standard Cut Planning tool that uses techniques in combinatorial optimization and decision support to let you save significant quantities of fabric. REACH Merchandising Manager is the integrated Merchandising Management solution for effectively streamlining and integrating merchandising processes and optimally utilizing resources.

  RLM Apparel Software: RLM Apparel Software Systems, an IBM Business Partner, has been providing solutions to the sewn-products industry for over 25 years. Because no two companies are alike, we work closely with our clients to ensure a custom design that fits their individual business needs. 


  Tower-Computing (FT-Style Software): FT-STYLE Apparel Software is a fully integrated series of modules offering a wide variety of options to match particular needs.  Tower Computing Limited is dedicated to providing excellent, flexible support allied with simple to use apparel software and matrix software.


  Tukatech: CAD/CAM/CIM systems for the Sewn Goods Industry.  Their product line of automated systems include, TUKAstudio for Fabric and Garment Design; TUKAcad for Pattern Design, Grading and Marking, TUKAjet family of High Speed Ink Jet Plotters; TUKAcut family of Single Ply Cutters; European Technology for Automatic Spreading and Cutting and TUKA-INA Systems for Unit Production Systems and Electronic Tracking in Sewing, Warehousing, Distribution and Manufacturing.  They assemble, install, train and support these Systems. With Head Quarters in Los Angeles, they have offices in San Francisco, New Delhi, Seoul, Milano, Toronto, Bangalore, Jaipur and Dominican Republic with demonstration and training facilities.  Address: 5527 E. Slauson Ave. Los Angeles, California USA  90040  Phone: 323-726-3836  Fax: 323-726-3866  Email: [email protected] Contact: Rupi Arora, Chief Operating Officer


  Tru-Fit Data Systems: The Tru-Fit Apparel Management System was designed by industry experts and is easy to use.  Microsoft Visual Basic and SQL Database provide built-in flexibility allow the system to be easily modified for individual use, often without the need to do any programming.  Key features include: available to sell reporting, sophisticated multi-store (distro) order entry, including consolidated picking tickets; intelligent order allocation logic; production orders to schedule imports, planning to ID profit by groups/styles; booking analysis (cut and sold reporting) and integrated EDI functionality to maximize productivity.  Address: 34 Kennedy Boulevard East Brunswick, NJ 08816-1248 Phone:  732-247-7900 Fax: 732-247-8599  e-mail: [email protected] Contact: Ken Reifer.


  Unicon Systems, Inc.: Computer Software:  Information and Management Software for Manufacturers, Distributors, Importers, Wholesalers, Sales Agencies and Retailers POS.  Designed for small to medium size companies, the Garment Package is an information and control system for garment manufacturers, importers, and distributors. It is complete and easy-to-operate, written with the first-time user in mind. The programs lead the user through step-by-step. Management is provided with comprehensive reports within minutes after they are requested. These inquiries include Open-order by Client, by Style, Work-in-Progress, Inventory Status, Distribution Sheets, Cut & Sold, Available for Sale, Season Status, Picking Tickets, etc.  Address:  88-43 62nd Drive  Rego Park New York 11374 USA  Phone:  (718) 476-8528 or 212 501 3746  Email: [email protected]  Contact:  Roger Kuperways, President


  WeaveIt: is a software program for creating and displaying Weaving patterns. Users create the threading, treadling and tie-up and WeaveIt will display the drawdown. Users can manage all the aspects their weaving projects with WeaveIt. 


  Winfashion98 Currently WinFashion2000 has over 180 installations nation wide, with over 1500 stations running the latest technology in software, networking and security. WinFashion2000 handles any company with sales from a single user system to over $150 million dollars/year companies. WinFashion 2000 runs over the Internet, allowing users to be anywhere in the world where there is Wired or Wireless internet access.


  World Fashion Exchange Inc. (WFX), is a global solutions provider, focused entirely on the fashion industry. Incorporated in USA, with offices in Europe, South Asia, an R&D center in India, and over 300 clients worldwide, WFX has established a significant global presence. With unprecedented domain knowledge in fashion, apparel, footwear & home furnishings, WFX offers specialized end-to-end software solutions for different segments of the fashion value chain including Retailers, Brands, Buying / Sourcing Agents, Importers & Suppliers / Manufacturers. For more information on the latest web based software solutions for the sewn goods industry such as Web PDM, Web PLM, Web ERP II, Web EDI, fashion computer software, fashion clothing software and apparel software, please contact World Fashion Exchange.


  World on a Hanger: World on a Hanger provides easy to implement, low cost apparel software to independent fashion designers and brands around the world. The software is hosted and can be used to manage products and styles, streamline sales and organise production and purchasing more efficiently. The system supports multiple currencies, extensive reports and an unlimited number of users. World on a Hanger also features powerful stock and inventory management. Customers include small and medium clothing brands, accessories and shoe companies. Address: 168 Tower Bridge Road, SE1 3LS Phone: +44 208 144 7187 E-mail: [email protected] Contact: Ari Helgason


  Xperia Solutions: a leading provider of Enterprise Software Solutions for the Soft Goods & Fashion Industries


  YXENDIS (France): Textile Software for clothing, house-textile & Process Speeder Tools (dobby & jacquard weaving, knitting, textile printing, mapping, PDM / PLM, CAD/CAM remote access, mobile sales...) Address: 33 Rue Alsace Lorraine - 42400 Saint-Chamond France Phone: (33)(0)4 77 31 00 80 Fax: (33)(0)4 77 29 93 63 E-mail: [email protected]    

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