Category: Advanced Manufacturing

Adidas to end robotic shoe production in Germany and the US

via Adidas to end robotic shoe production in Germany and the US Automated factories were seen as an alternative to overseas labor Adidas will halt production at its two robotic “Speedfactories” in the US and Germany, the company has announced. The Ansbach and Atlanta factories, which opened in 2016 and 2017 respectively, will end production…

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ITA 2019: The collaboration process in Industry 4.0, Business landscape

via fashionunited.uk ITA 2019: The collaboration process in Industry 4.0 The Innovate Textile & Apparel Europe conference returned to Amsterdam in October, bringing delegates together from across textile market to listen and share ideas on the industry’s future. Collaboration, mass personalisation and standardisation were key themes at this year’s Innovate Textile & Apparel (ITA) conference,…

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WTiN: How personalisation tech can eradicate homogeny in fashion (interview to Andrey Golub, CEO ELSE Corp)

In exploration of personalisation, Otis Robinson summarises the technologies and challenges associated with the trend, the manufacturing models textile leaders may soon use to revolutionise the industry, and the ways manufacturers might engage with end-users in the future.

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Global Footwear Digital Transformation Summit 2019: See you in Shanghai!

venue: The Longemont Hotel Shanghai, 1116 West Yan An Road, Changning District, Shanghai, China date: September 23, 24, 2019 organizer: ECV International web: http://www.ecvinternational.com/event/en/GlobalFootwearDigitalTransformationSummit2019 Global Footwear Digital Transformation Summit 2019 Digital transformation is the radical transformation of a company’s organization and business processes so that it can leverage emerging technologies to sustain growth. According to…

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(RU) Цифровая трансформация модной индустрии России необходима, и делать это нужно прямо сейчас

via legpromizdat.ru, story by Irina Schelkunova В рамках деловой программы выставки «Интерткань-2019. Осень» прошло заседание комитета по цифровым технологиям Союзлегпрома и «Кластера РАЭК/ Fashion Tech» «Цифровая трансформация fashion-индустрии». Модератором выступил Антон Алфер, председатель комитета по цифровым технологиям Союзлегпрома, председатель Кластера «РАЭК/ Fashion Tech». Специальным гостем встречи стал Андрей Голуб, основатель и генеральный директор компании ELSE…

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Is Siemens’ New Low-Code Platform Mendix an “Aras PLM Killer?”

via engineering.com story by Verdi Ogewell Is Siemens’ New Low-Code Platform Mendix an “Aras PLM Killer?” Xcelerator is the latest addition to the rich “PLM flora” from Siemens Digital Industries, which is the company’s now merged PLM and automation division. Xcelerator is an integrated portfolio of software, services and a platform for application development. The…

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China market expectation for mass customization, product personalization and made to order

via jingdaily.com The customization trend of the 2000s is having a global comeback, and fashionistas have embraced it, proving to naysayers that the days of conspicuous consumption in China are ending. Goyard, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Burberry, Longchamp, Loewe, and now even Dior (with the Dior Oblique personalization program) all currently have a variety of customized…

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TEXTILE MAKERSPACE: Una nuova piattaforma online come connettore tra innovazioni nel settore tessile

via materialconnexion.com KARL MAYER si occupa di collegare sinergeticamente il settore tessile con il settore delle nuove tecnologie, per questo ha lanciato una nuova piattaforma online che si chiama Textile Makerspace. L’obiettivo di TEXTILE MAKERSPACE è di utilizzare una piattaforma online come connettore di innovazioni, nel settore tessile e in quello delle nuove tecnologie. L’obiettivo…

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Supply chain disruptors shaking up the fashion industry

By Samantha Sault, via just-style.com Innovators are helping to create next-generation supply chains On-demand apparel assembly, local-for-local production, manufacturer-matching and transparency mapping are among the innovative new concepts starting to shape next-generation fashion supply chains. And investors appear tuned in to their potential too, with millions of dollars in funding set to scale them up….

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