In her first piece for WhichPLM this year, resident digital printing expert Debbie McKeegan explores the future of our industry. She believes we need to rebuild the value chain and renegotiate the contractual partnerships of the past in order to move forward.
For both near-term survival and post-pandemic recovery, data-driven visibility from design through to production will be essential. Here, Gary Thompson, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships & Alliances for Coats Digital explains how they plan to put that power in the hands of even small brands and manufacturers.
In today’s guest post, Embodee examines the current role of digitization in the footwear and apparel industry – paying close attention to 3D technology. The company’s writer and editor, Michael Bales, explores the integral role of interoperability going forward.
Here, Emma Hayes shares with us all her fantastic argument for why the time for changing apparel fit – and radically so – is now. Out of the wreckage of COVID-19, consumers might just be able to see beyond established, out-dated habits into a much more promising and cohesive fit future.