Sweden - May 28, 2020. American Events in Portland, OR, USA — founders of The Materials Show, have partnered with Material Exchange Ventures AB, a Stockholm-based Fashion Technology Company and provider of the Material Exchange, to bring an innovative new digital show to footwear and apparel.
Brands Can Now View Zilingo Material Suppliers and Their Digital Materials
Italeather has been at the forefront of innovation within the leather industry for many years. The company aims to create a more sustainable leather industry through the incorporation of metal free tanning solutions. Italeather has a global network of partners including, H&M, Reformation and Jack Rogers and are well recognised within Chinese markets for their approach to sustainability.
We are delighted to announce Outsole material type is now available within the Material Exchange platform.
The new Community will operate as a forum based application whereby brands, material suppliers, manufactures and industry experts can post and comment on all things industry related.
Sweden- April 8, 2020. Material Exchange Ventures AB; is proud to be part of and assist in the development of the Best Practices Guideline for Exchanging Raw Material Attributes created by members of the GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Initiative.
Dear friends, Regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, we felt it necessary to reflect on the situation and help those affected. Firstly, we would like to point out our priority is the health and well-being of our employees, families, customers, partners and friends in the industry. Our thoughts are with those affected by the current situation and we are here to help those in need, in any way we can.
An extract from an article written by LTP Group. On how Material Exchange reduces the dependency on physical material samples, while adding authenticity to 3D designs and product presentations.
We have spoken to many brands over the last week on workflows - as designers and development teams go remote. The use of outlook, jpgs and excel are functional but it isn’t helping fully sync workflows together in harmony. These tools are functional but not as efficient as they were in an office setting.
Software v.3.0.0. is now LIVE!
Material Exchange is delighted to announce a new and exciting feature that will further aid product creation and development.
At Material Exchange we are constantly updating our platform to deliver a more user friendly experience for our customers. We have recently performed a series of system upgrades. V.2.6.0 and V.2.7.0 are now live!
Sweden, February 18, 2020. Material Exchange Ventures AB, a Stockholm based startup and provider of Material Exchange, are delighted to be announced as Innovation Partners of United States Fashion Industry Association, (USFIA) for 2020.
Sweden, February 10, 2020. Material Exchange Ventures AB, a Stockholm based startup and provider of the Material Exchange - a SaaS-based digital platform that enables footwear and apparel brands to digitize their material supply chains, concluded the 2019 calendar year as its most successful year yet and began 2020 with a brand new product!
Material Exchange are delighted to announce the launch of the new Digital Profile. The profile will be the first step in collaboration for both brands and suppliers.
Darren Glenister is the founder and CEO of Material Exchange, Darren has worked within the technology and fashion industries for over 20 years, for such names as PTC and Plugin 76. He is a digital transformation expert and pioneer in digitalization and supply chain innovation, the driving force behind the success of Material Exchange. In this section we will find out his thoughts on the expansion into China and what to expect from Material Exchange in the coming year.
We are thrilled to announce the opening of our brand new office in Dongguan City, Guangdong, China.
The Leather Working Group is the online resource for all stakeholders in the leather industry including brands, manufacturers, suppliers, NGOs and end users.
Material Exchange Ventures AB raises $2M in funding from Inventure to continue its growth in digitalizing the transparency and sustainability of global fashion supply chains
Material Exchange are to play a key role in AMG’s digital transformation strategy. AMG Asia Selects PTC FlexPLM to Drive Digital Transformation Initiatives & Deliver Greater Customer Value
The Digital Revolution and Material Exchange
Material Exchange is pleased to announce a memorandum of understanding with Zilingo PTE. Through ZAM (Zilingo Asia Mall) Material Exchange will offer its growing list of material suppliers access to Zilingo’s manufacturing network across South East Asia. Material Exchange will also give Zilingo’s material suppliers a new channel to reach brands that we work with.
Read more about Zilingo’s success as an e-commerce startup, click here.
What is Shoe Sustainability?
FDRA defines shoe sustainability as shoe design, development, manufacturing, distribution, and selling processes that minimize negative environmental impacts, conserve energy and natural resources, are safe for employees, communities and consumers, and are economically sound.
The WhichPLM Buyers Guide has just been released. If you are interested in digital Materials and all aspects of PLM it makes a great read. Here is a snippet from the Materials section: “Distinct from the materials management and sourcing modules of PLM solutions (which operate on the assumption that brands are working with a small number of curated suppliers) we have now begun to see the emergence of dedicated, solution-agnostic material platforms that serve as a channel between a much broader range of material suppliers and their potential brand and retail customers.”
Transform your Design and PD programs, cut costs and wasted time, with Material Exchange. ME is an online database which allows designers, materials teams, product developers and material vendors to collaborate, filter and organize the raw materials for their collections all within a secure environment.