Digitalization of the Fashion Industry

Automation Alley
October 26, 2021
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When we talk about Industry 4.0 adoption, most people tend to think of mechanical industries such as automotive or aerospace, but WHIM recently teamed up with Detroit Denim to prove that Industry 4.0 is for everyone.

Industry 4.0 technologies are reshaping all sectors of business—including the very mature textiles industry. Click below to watch how WHIM, an Innovation Lab and IT service provider, recently worked with Detroit Denim, a custom jeans maker, to help bring the company into the digital age. Through accessibility of data and cloud-based architecture, Detroit Denim was able to adopt a software-first mindset and thereby see the opportunities for streamlining orders and reducing lead time for delivery.

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Automation Alley is a World Economic Forum Advanced Manufacturing Hub (AMHUB) for North America and a nonprofit Industry 4.0 knowledge center with a global outlook and a regional focus. We facilitate public-private partnerships by connecting industry, education and government to fuel Michigan's economy.

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