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A Strategic Partnership between Material Exchange and the USFIA to Increase Sustainability within Apparel.

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.

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A Standout 2019 for Material Exchange and an Outlook to 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!

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Available NOW! Our NEW ‘Digital Profile’

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.

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A Conversation with our CEO Darren Glenister. Q&A

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.

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Material Exchange Expands Operations in China

We are thrilled to announce the opening of our brand new office in Dongguan City, Guangdong, China.

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Partnership with the Leather Working Group (LWG)

The Leather Working Group is the online resource for all stakeholders in the leather industry including brands, manufacturers, suppliers, NGOs and end users.

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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

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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

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Material Exchange is Pleased to Announce an MOU with Zilingo PTE

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.

For more information about Zilingo here. Check Zilingo Asia Mall as well.

Read more about Zilingo’s success as an e-commerce startup, click here.

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Shoe Sustainability

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.

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WhichPLM’s Buyer’s Guide 2019

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.”

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FDRA Innovation Webinar: A Full Demo of Material Exchange (7/18/18)

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.

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