Clothing Industry Technology Directory: Guide to technology for the Apparel & Textile Industry
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If you have questions regarding technology used in the fashion industry or textile industry, you can ask questions in the fashion technology group at the fashion industry network. If you work for a tech company that sells product to the fashion industry, you should join the group to help educate members regarding your products.
Altrigen Solutions Limited : Integrated Textile Management System. Altrigen supply modular textile ERP / Information Management systems to woven textile manufacturers, converters and commission processors. With modules specifically designed for weaving, mending, dyeing and finishing, together with a backbone infrastructure for sales, design, work in process, sales and inventory management, the Altrigen solution is scalable for all points in the supply chain for woven textiles. Communication via the internet using XML or EDI is a standard feature, allowing orders and stock information to be transferred seamlessly using the Altrigen Dataview system. Address: Drummond House Lumb Lane Bradford BD8 7RP United Kingdom Phone: 44 1274 700560 Fax: 44 1274 700561 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Paul Frear (Managing Director)
American Software Inc. : headquartered in Atlanta, American Software develops, markets and supports one of the industry's most comprehensive offerings of integrated business applications, including enterprise-wide, supply chain management, Internet commerce, financial, warehouse management and manufacturing packages. e-Intelliprise(TM) is a total ERP/supply chain management suite, which leverages Internet connectivity and includes multiple manufacturing methodologies, full global capability and integrated data marts. The Company's Flow Manufacturing(R) solution is the first dedicated application for automating demand-based manufacturing operations as a best-of-class client/server extension to existing ERP systems. American Software holds 86% ownership in Logility Inc. (NASDAQ: LGTY) , a leading supplier of collaborative value chain planning solutions via the internet. Also, they have a wholly owned subsidiary called New Generation Computing (www.ngcsoftware.com). Address: 470 East Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305 (800) 726-2946. (404) 261-4381. FAX: (404) 364-7803. E-mail: email@example.com
ApparelMagic : ApparelMagic® is the industry leader in apparel management solutions, with more than 27 years of excellence. Web-enabled, PC & Mac compatible, ApparelMagic offers ERP, PDM, CRM, PLM, EDI and Accounting in one integrated solution. ApparelMagic offers the MOST COST EFFECTIVE ERP/EDI Solution in the industry as well as ApparelMagic® To Go for iPads and Notebooks, ApparelMagic® Web, your live web based order entry system, and ApparelMagic® Plus, your powerful customization tool, to write your own scripts, reports and layouts. ApparelMagic To Go and ApparelMagic Web enable your sales team to show your digital showroom and take orders ANYWHERE, on your iPad, laptop or other web friendly mobile solution (with or without internet access.) No other ERP software combines the ease of use, power, technology and friendly service. ApparelMagic provides direct and immediate access to the latest status of any line, any customer, any accounting report. ApparelMagic provides a visual feast of images, specs, revisions, instructions, sales history and other tools to easily to determine all options and respond effectively. ApparelMagic also supports easy integration with UPS, FedEx, e-commerce links to your shopping cart and 3d-party warehouse systems. ApparelMagic's user friendly visual interface, worldwide deployment options and comprehensive reports give you unmatched power to move your business forward. Systems begin at under $5,000 with convenient lease options as low as $250 monthly (contact them for most current pricing). All systems include free training, live technical support, product updates and powerful online help tools. Contact: John Murphy, ApparelMagic, 1764 North Congress Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33409. Toll Free: 888-636-0002. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit: www.apparelmagic.com
AZ-POS Boutique Systems / StyleTeks : they provide Retail Management Services for Apparel based Boutiques and retailers in Arizona. Their core product is the Microsoft Retail Management System, which provides retailers with the power to manage their retail details, including, Open 2 Buy, Point of Sale, Inventory Control & Tracking, Customer Management & Marketing, Employee Management, Live In-Store Inventory to Webstore Integration, and much more. Their solutions are ideal for single and multi-store environments, who require superior, stable, cost effective and easy to use product. They assist some of the most successful and uniquely defined Boutiques in Arizona on a day to day basis. Call today and they will share their knowledge with you. Address: 7047 E. Greenway Parkway, Suite 250, Scottsdale, AZ 85254 Phone: 480-422-6300 Fax: 480-422-6300 email: email@example.com Contact: Chris Birchby
Cantel Apparel Systems : In today's global apparel market, retailers & consumers push for lower prices, better quality and quicker delivery. To stay ahead, the apparel industry must respond with technology, innovative systems and information. Cantel meets these challenges with leading edge web ERP solutions and apparel software that will help you compete and grow profitably today and in the future. CAMS9i Devloped from the ground up as a web based apparel solution. The cams software applications will help you manage the entire supply chain. With features such as web supplier conect, web sales force and Web CRM. The Cantel Apparel Management System is designed Fashion for the Apparel, Textiles, Furniture & Furnishings Footwear, Luggage & Leather Goods and Automotive Industries. Address: Montreal 75 Queen St. Suite 4300 Montreal, H3C 2N6 (514) 383-4452 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.cantel-cams.com/
Computer Generated Solutions - CGS Computer Generated Solutions : BlueCherry Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) provides the fashion industry with a state-of-the-art integrated system for the development and management of the product development process, manufacturing process, and distribution process. BlueCherry PLM will enable best-practice processes by providing more comprehensive, more detailed, more systematized, and real-time information to insure accurate and informed decision-making. Having all of the business information in one place with easy access will provide immediate benefits including ease of set-up, little or no duplication of effort, and standardization. Users will also leverage the extensive functionality present in other modules of the BlueCherry system to take advantage on this one-of-a-kind complete product lifecycle management offering. Phone: 212 408 3800 e-mail : email@example.com
Computer Integrated Textile Design Association (CITDA) : Is the premier association committed to the use, management, and development of computer integrated design (CID) and computer integrated manufacturing (CIM) systems within the textile industry. CITDA is a non-profit business organization.
Cotswold Industries Inc. / ApparelTrack: ApparelTrak 2.0 is an easy-to-use, secure, web service made especially for managing and optimizing communication and processes in the global Apparel Industry. It tracks samples, production, purchasing, inventory, and shipments around the world, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. By automatically organizing communications and schedules throughout your design and supply chain, your company will significantly cut production time, improve visibility, and reduce costs. Address: 10 East 40th Street Suite 3410 New York, NY 10016 (P) + 212-689-3432 (F) + 212-545-0603 Contact: James W. McKinnon
Edifice : Edifice is an information services company providing sell-through information, sales and inventory analysis, vendor managed inventory services, and POS database feeds to corporations worldwide. Serving companies in diverse markets including retail and healthcare, Edifice has developed specialized tools for use by vendors, suppliers, and manufacturers in improving their supply chain management capabilities. With information gathered by Edifice, suppliers can easily identify opportunities for increasing sales and lowering costs.
FabriCAD : provides unbiased, up-to-date information on technology for apparel and textile design. They specialize in helping companies find the right CAD software for their needs. They also do research on market viability for tech products in the fashion industry. Address: 21 Central Square Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824 USA Phone: 978-256-2033 or 800-617-2410 Fax: 978-256-2215 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Alison Hardy
Fashion GPS : The innovative management team at KCD Public relations approached Fashion GPS Founder Eddie Mullon to create a leading edge new technology to control sample tracking management. Once the platform was successfully in place, Marc Jacobs requested that Fashion GPS be customized to meet his specific needs as a designer. Today, Fashion GPS provides unparalleled combination of time saving public relations functions from a fashion house, PR company, and publication perspective. Events GPS, born from the innovative team that brought you Fashion GPS, redefines the art of event management. Working side by side with renowned public relations firm KCD, Events GPS systematically mimicked each step of the event process. CEO Eddie Mullon explains: "Events GPS is the natural compliment to Fashion GPS. You now have two unparalleled services that can work independently or marry together to control both front of show and behind the scenes management." Address : 248 W 35th 12th Floor New York, NY 10001 Phone 212 594 2138 Fax E-mail : email@example.com Contact: Eddie Mullon
General Sewing Data, Ltd (United Kingdom) : Developers of pre-determined motion-time systems (PMT) for evaluation and cost calculation of working practices in the sewn products, footwear and retail industries. Also, systems and services for clerical and administrative environments.
Gerber 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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 VCandela@icici-info.com or email@example.com
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