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Material Exchange, HuginBiz and Tex! By MarketPlace Borås take NEXT TEXTILE Digital in 2020

Sweden, September 15, 2020. Material Exchange Ventures AB, a Stockholm based start-up and provider of the Material Exchange – the world’s leading digital material platform - is proud to be working in association with HuginBiz and Tex! By MarketPlace Borås to take the NEXT TEXTILE Event digital, to improve sustainability within fashion.

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Material Exchange Selected as Finalists for the South Summit Start-Up Competition

Material Exchange was recently selected as one of the 100 finalists for the South Summit Start-up Competition, out of a total 3,700 start-up entries!

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Kingpins’ New Collab Seeks to Offer Digital Supply Chain Tools for Denim Industry

New agreement with Material Exchange provides new services for denim mills to showcase their textiles to denim brands and retailers year-round in a digital format.  

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The Digital Material Show is now LIVE!

THE MOST IMPORTANT DIGITAL MATERIAL EVENT OF THE YEAR!

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The Digital Material Show Live Webinars & Networking are hosted by the online event platform; Run The World.

The Digital Material Show will feature three days of Live Webinars, Panel Discussions and Networking sessions, all supported by the 3rd part platform, Run The World.

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Innovative Textile Supplier Adopts Textile Simulation System and Digitises Materials on their Path to Digitalisation

Tiong Liong Industrial Co. Ltd., (Tiong Liong) subsidiary of Nam Liong Group, was founded in 1979. Starting from a small-scale lamination factory it gradually grew up to an organized corporation with diverse businesses, such as, textile weaving, dyeing, hi-tech coating and laminating.

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Fully Integrated Material Supply Chain Adopts Digital Sampling Driving Their Mission for Innovative Development

Matmarket is an international material and component supplier dedicated to innovative material solutions for apparel and footwear brands. Matmarket offers a fully integrated material supply chain that includes design, research and development, marketing support and manufacturing expertise.

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Sustainable Textile Producer Changes Business Strategy by Digitally Sharing Materials to Overcome Market Pressures

HongYang Textile Co. Ltd was founded in 2007 and is one of China’s leading textile suppliers for the footwear, apparel and luggage industries. HongYang is involved in the Research & Development, Production and Supply of textiles with a focus on sustainability

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American Events & Material Exchange Hold FIRST EVER Digital Material Show, July 15th to August 15th, to Meet Industry Needs During COVID-19

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.

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Brands Can Now View Zilingo Material Suppliers and Their Digital Materials 

2019 saw the formation of a partnership between Material Exchange and Zilingo with a shared goal to create transformational change within the industry and promote new levels of much needed sustainability and transparency within fashion supply chains. 

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Tanning Company Innovates the Industry Using Sustainable Chromium Free Technology and by Digitizing its Material Samples

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.

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New Outsole Material Type added to Material Exchange!

We are delighted to announce Outsole material type is now available within the Material Exchange platform.

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Material Exchange Launch New Community Forum to Enhance Communication and Interaction within Global Footwear and Apparel Industries.

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.

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Material Exchange Contributes to New GS1 US Guideline

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.

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An Update on COVID-19 from Darren Glenister; Material Exchange CEO

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.

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THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION FOR PRODUCT CREATION

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.

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A Statement by FDRA Senior Vice President, Andy Polk: How Brands Can Navigate The Complexities Of Remote Working With The Help Of Material Exchange.

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.

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Material Exchange Add New Hardware Capability To Industry Leading Platform.

Material Exchange is delighted to announce a new and exciting feature that will further aid product creation and development.

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tset Material Exchange System Upgrade!

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!

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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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