Material Exchange

The No 1. B2B material Marketplace for footwear and apparel

Secure Platform | Standard Data Model | Smart Search

All your material sourcing needs

One simple Marketplace

One Central Repository

Material Management

Why waste time sending and sharing materials across fragmented and analogue supply chains. Materials, data, information and teams can be managed directly within the platform; improving visibility, efficiency and speed.

  • Organize materials into folders.
  • Group materials into collections for season or trend.
  • Store supplier and material information centrally. 

Discover & Find

Smart Search

Buyers can select their preferred material types to instantly access the right materials. Buyers will receive updates and notifications about materials from their saved Smart Searches.

  • Keep informed about the latest materials.
  • Access new materials first.
  • See only the material relevant to you.

Connect & Manage

Communication

A direct communication channel to colleagues, prospects and customers, helps manage relationships and connect supply chains in a digital way.

  • Direct messaging via the message center.
  • Share files and documents.
  • Share materials.

Order Samples

Request Materials

No need to sift through multiple out-dated physical materials books. Search only the materials you need and directly interact with suppliers to discuss details. Select single or multiple materials and order samples directly from the Marketplace!

  • Samples straight to your door.
  • Collaborate and co-develop materials.
  • Order only the samples you need to improve sustainability.

How it works

1

Register

Get your free buyer account or supplier subscription today! 

2

Become Digital Ready

Set up your personal or company profile, manage materials in a digital way.

3

Collaborate

Build your material network, communicate, share information and co-develop materials. 

4

Follow the trends

Stay up to date with new materials and emerging trends in the Marketplace. 

5

Expert help

We’ll help you find and share the right materials, facilitate test reports and scan materials for you. 

Brand Features

Find Materials

Easily search and filter thousands of the newest and most innovative materials at your fingertips.

Access Global Suppliers

Discover hundreds of  the world’s best suppliers; access their company profile and detailed information.

Accurate Data

Standardized material attribute data gives you all the material information you need for product development.  

Supplier Features

Company Profile

Attract new buyers by building a comprehensive company profile; showcase your facilities, certifications, videos, photos, collections and company information.

Share Materials

You’re in control who sees your materials, set materials as Public for everyone to see and keep some Exclusive for certain buyers and instantly share with customers.

 

Material Requests

Receive qualified material requests from buyers and create customized collections that compel buyers to get in touch. Receive sample orders directly from the Marketplace.

Join The Marketplace

A digital ecosystem connecting suppliers and buyers across the globe for more efficient, transparent and cost-effective material sourcing.   ​ ​