Top 20 Textile and Apparel Technology Companies - 2017
It is no secret that the digital transformation initiatives in the textile and apparel industry are gaining momentum as the organizations grapple for more market share by proactively responding to the latest fashion trends. Technologies like computer-aided design and manufacturing, material handling systems, supervision and planning applications are helping the industry to visualize, create, and market products in ways that were not possible before. For instance, the implementation of holistic PLM or ERP solution leads to improved cost structure, a marked reduction in manufacturing time and quicker time-to-market.
However, the availability of a plethora of textile and apparel technology solutions can be quite overwhelming for CIOs scouting for the right fit for their organizations. The right solutions will help them judge customer demands with accuracy and develop products that boost customer relationship and loyalty. They will also help their skilled workforces work smarter and faster. In order to assist CIOs with identifying the right textile solution providers, CIOReview presents, “20 Most Promising Textile and Apparel Technology Solution Providers 2017”.
In the last few months, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs and analysts including the CIOReview editorial board reviewed and selected the top twenty companies in the textile and apparel technology solutions domain. In our selection process, we evaluated a vendor’s capability to fulfill the textile and apparel industry’s need for cost-effective and value-adding business and automation solutions. The shortlisted firms are at the forefront of tackling the challenges associated with modern-day apparel business lifecycle.