Category: Advanced Manufacturing

2019 Supply Chain Outlook for the Apparel Industry

via 2019 Supply Chain Outlook for the Apparel Industry By Jon Slangerup Few supply chains are as dynamic as those relied upon by the fashion industry. From retailers to manufacturers, apparel supply chains crisscross the globe in a race to outfit customers with the latest styles and beat the competition on driving — and supplying…

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Microfactories, Automation, Talent, Investment: Building microfactories to cater to on-demand shopping

Microfactories, Automation, Talent, Investment Deconstructing the Reality of Made-in-the-USA Manufacturing By Jordan Speer When you’re talking about automating the apparel industry, and where we’re headed in the future, it’s helpful to understand where the industry has been, why it changed, and what’s sparking the changes that it will need to accommodate going forward. A little…

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Aiming to be the Amazon of On-Demand Manufacturing – Digital Engineering 24/7

Aiming to be the Amazon of On-Demand Manufacturing Vendors enter the field, adding new networks for ordering custom parts and prototypes. By Kenneth Wong In February 2018, when Dassault Systèmes, the parent company of SolidWorks, launched its ecommerce platform 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace, the company said, “Our ambition is nothing shy of transforming the industrial world similar…

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Adidas unveils running shoes that never have to be thrown away

via treehugger.com Adidas unveils running shoes that never have to be thrown away by Melissa Breyer The Futurecraft Loop performance running shoes can be returned to Adidas, where they will be ground up to make more shoes, again and again. So, recycling is a mess. Manufacturers have sold us on the idea that it’s the…

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A fashion tech startup using 3D to make zero-waste sustainable jeans (Unspun)

HK start-up using 3D tech to make zero-waste jeans The start-up is helping to drive Hong Kong’s Smart City goals via its innovative use of tech and 3D printing. via opengovasia.com According to a recent report, a Hong Kong start-up is combining 3D scanning and weaving technology to make the perfect pair of jeans, as…

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THE WORLDWIDE SUPPLY CHAIN FEDERATION ANNOUNCES NEW SUPPLY CHAIN, INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

THE WORLDWIDE SUPPLY CHAIN FEDERATION ANNOUNCES NEW FREE SUPPLY CHAIN, INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE Mark Your Calendar for June 19-20, 2019 in NYC Where the Brightest Minds in the Industry will be Discussing the Reinvention of Global Supply Chain Networks The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation, the world’s first, largest, and fastest growing grassroots driven network…

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Mechanical Metamaterials for Shoe Soles – Process (video)

Mechanical Metamaterials for Shoe Soles via Davide Amorim Mechanical meta-material structures (MMS) are designed structures with mechanical properties not found in ordinary materials. This project explores how different MMS can be combined, through the design of a shoe sole. Thereby showing the potential of using MMS to create personalized and sustainable footwear. The phenomenon of…

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SCIT19, Supply Chain Innovation Technology- Jun, 19-20, at Microsoft NY headquarters- SAVE THE DATE

Supply Chain, Innovation, Technology: SCIT19 SAVE THE DATE- Jun 19-20, Microsoft New York Headquarters Supply Chain, Innovation, Technology 2019, by The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation SAVE THE DATE: Wed, June 19, 2019, 9:30 AM – Thu, June 20, 2019, 5:00 PM EDT Microsoft New York Headquarters, 11 Times Square, 6th floor, New York, NY 10036…

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OUR DAILY FUTURE: You may call it, if you like, agility- La Conceria

via laconceria.it OUR DAILY FUTURE | You may call it, if you like, agility In Hong Kong, the Global Footwear Executive Summit, held on March 12th, tries to analyse and find the countermeasures of the many “perfect storms” that are stringing the footwear world. And discover that the solution maybe is only one By Luca…

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