Threadsol partners with PI Apparel Hong Kong
Threadsol, a Singapore-based technology pioneer for the apparel industry, is partnering with PI Apparel Hong Kong to sponsor this year’s event.
The industry event, taking place from 10-11 April, will discuss the challenges and technologies disrupting the industry. PI Apparel Hong Kong will have a focused stream for each of pre-production, production and the wider supply chain to mirror the complexity of the Asian market.
Threadsol CEO Manasij Ganguli will be participating in a panel discussion – ‘Standardizing Digital Platforms to Overcome Issues of Systems Interoperability and Data Transfer‘. The discussion will revolve around need for interoperability, the challenges faced in order to achieve it and the requirement for global technology standards for the apparel industry.
Using Artificial Intelligence and Big Data, ThreadSol provides software solutions for apparel manufacturers and brands. Its clients include MAS Holdings, Brandix, Tristate, Luen Thai, Beximco and Hirdaramani Group.
“The driving force behind all ThreadSol products has been technology disruption for the apparel industry,” says Ganguli. “Technology that is being actively used in all spheres of life like Artificial Intelligence and Big Data analytics need to be made available for the apparel industry. We are very excited to partner with PI Apparel to front a common stance – technology for apparel.”
The event will also feature a talk by Lynne Sprugal, VP & MD of international sourcing operations for sporting goods chain Academy, on why investing in technology across the supply chain has to replace the sourcing caravan.
Edwin Yee Man Keh of The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel will provide one of the keynote speeches, while other speakers include Veit Geise, VP of product supply for VF Asia, and Abinash Sahoo, senior manager at Li & Fung.