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EXENTA to Showcase Innovations in Fashion Technology, Discuss Blockchain at PI Apparel LA


The recently rebranded EXENTA (formerly Simparel) will leverage its sponsorship of the PI Apparel Los Angeles event to exhibit the latest innovations in PLM and Enterprise software. It will also lead a think tank discussion on the use and future of Blockchain technology in the industry. 

New York, NY February 5, 2018EXENTA (formerly Simparel), the innovator in next-generation information technology solutions for the apparel, fashion, and consumer goods industries, announces its sponsorship of the PI (Product Innovation) Apparel LA event on February 12-13 at the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel. The company will showcase its revolutionary new Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and other Enterprise solutions in the event exhibition hall. EXENTA will also lead a discussion on the use and future of Blockchain technology as part of the Innovation Program at the event.

“We are pleased to sponsor this first edition of the popular PI Apparel event in Los Angeles,” noted EXENTA President and CEO Roberto Mangual. “Based on our prior participation in PI New York, we expect to meet with many business leaders and professionals that are working to digitally transform their product design, development, manufacturing, supply chain, and fulfillment processes. We look forward to sharing our expertise and demonstrating why so many companies are choosing EXENTA as their partner in seizing the opportunities of today’s omnichannel marketplace.”

The company’s exhibit will highlight the revolutionary new EXENTA™ PLM REVO solution. Representing the latest thinking in PLM, it offers a cloud/web-based platform that effectively redefines the user experience by enhancing design creativity, automating tasks and processes, and providing analytics that drive more-timely and better-informed decisions across the entire business.

Kicking off day two of the event program, EXENTA Chief Technology Officer Ken Fearnley will lead a think tank discussion entitled Blockchain Technology and Fashion. The session will introduce the technology behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and how it can contribute to security, reliability, and social compliance in the apparel and fashion space. Attendees will learn how this disruptive technology may be leveraged for sample tracking, social compliance, materials traceability, and more.

Simparel recently changed its name to EXENTA, reflecting the growing and fast-developing company that it has become.

About PI Apparel LA 2018

Held on February 12-13 in Long Beach, California, PI (Product Innovation) Apparel provides an opportunity for fashion, apparel, and footwear professionals to discover the technologies disrupting their industries in the heart of one of the world’s fashion capitals. PI exists to provide manufacturers a cross-industry network of industry pioneers and like-minded peers. The purpose of the event is to harness this collective wealth of knowledge to give our members insights to navigate the fast-moving manufacturer landscape, innovate in both product and strategy, and ultimately, create more shareholder and customer value.


Designed for the apparel, fashion, and consumer goods industries, EXENTA empowers brands, manufacturers, and retailers to advance and scale their businesses by accelerating and improving performance across the entire business and global supply chain. The EXENTA™ Enterprise solution provides global process visibility, control and collaboration by combining traditionally independent Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Sourcing & Supply Chain Management (SCM), Materials Requirements Planning (MRP), Shop Floor Control (SFC), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Warehouse Management (WMS), Financial Management (FMS), and other productivity tools into a single, fashion-focused business system. For more information, visit http://www.exentago.com/.

EXENTA is a trademark of Simparel, Inc.

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