20 Most Promising Textile and Apparel Technology Solution Providers - 2015

With advancements in technology, the textile & apparel industry is witnessing a gradual shift in its work model. Now, a garment maker cannot underestimate the power of IT. Personalization of apparels, cost of designing and shipping of the customized products, including high return rates due to fitting issues are some of the challenges that can be overcome by proper utilization of technology.

There are technology firms that help the industry in many ways—providing products which will enhance the productivity of the apparel industry, furnishing a cheaper yet effective alternative to ERP, and promising an increase in ROI. Moreover, the technological advances are expertly leveraged to perform forecasting based on historical records and statistics. This enables textile & apparel industry to plan and perform targeted campaigning to attract more customers. Further, automating back office operations enable updating real time inventory details that help companies keep a track of the stock in hand. The following pages contain “20 Most Promising Textile & Apparel Technology Solutions Providers,” featuring the best solution and consulting providers offering technology and services to the textile industry. A distinguished panel of CEOs, CIOs, CMOs, VCs, analysts, and the CIO Review editorial board has selected top players from over three hundred companies.

In our selection, we looked at vendor’s capabilities to fulfill the needs of textile & apparel industry. The listing provide a look into how these solutions work in the real world, so that you can gain a comprehensive understanding of what technologies are available, which are right for you, and how they shape up against the competition.

We present to you CIOReview’s Most Promising Textile & Apparel Technology Solutions Providers of 2015.

Company Name

Company Description

Argentis Consulting The Company develops, distributes and supports apparel and footwear solutions for SAP Business One.
Cin7 Provides a software platform that manages multi-channel inventory in one seamless system, with real-time integrations into other best of breed software and companies.
Cyrious Provides solution for sign and graphic industry.
Dydacomp Providing on-premise and cloud-based solutions for retailers and fulfillment businesses for expanding their eCommerce presence and automating back office operations.
Elastic Suite Provides a complete enterprise B2B sales process management solution for manufacturers.
Embodee Pioneering new and compelling ways for brands to enable personalization and try-on of clothes via any web-enabled device online or in-store.
Expand Systems, LLC Providing complete printing solutions that are specifically tailored to meet the right printer, ink, software, and finishing equipment needs.
Gerber Technology Provides sophisticated hardware and software systems to automate product design and manufacturing processes for textile and apparel sector
Global Apparel Network Innovates image based communication and deliver top-notch customer service.
MSM Solutions Provider of both hardware and software components required to implement identification and tracking solution. MSM Solutions specialises in barcode, labeling and RFID innovation.
ONYX Graphics Delivers increased productivity, reduces cost with superior print and colour quality.
Optitex Innovative 2D and 3D CAD/CAM software solution enabling virtual prototyping for the textile industry
Plataine Provider of Total Production Optimization (TPO) software that provides manufacturers with significant cost savings and increased productivity through process automation and optimization.
Polygon Software Offers Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for apparel brands, manufacturers and distributors.
Porini Delivers ERP solutions for the apparel and textile industry.
Prodmode Relieves fashion industry companies of the cost and complexity of maintaining multiple management systems by providing one stop solution for production, management and sales needs.
Pulse Microsystems Creater of software technology for apparel decoration with a variety of applications for both embroidery and digital print.
Softrol Provides process controls and management information solutions for automation of the textile rental and manufacturing industries
TEXbase Provider of web-based product compliance, quality and materials management software solutions in the apparel, footwear, home textiles and consumer product industries.
Visulon Providing technology platform to automate marketing and sales operations processes for apparel, footwear and accessories brands.