GS1 US Guideline for Exchanging Raw Material Attributes

This application guideline provides detailed guidance on how to define Raw Material attributes for use in sourcing applications. It:

  • Increases buying decision speed and reduces product development cycle times.
  • Provides a common vocabulary for defining attributes for the four primary materials of Knit Fabric, Woven Fabric, Leather, and Synthetic Material.
  • Defines Required and Optional Attributes.
  • Defines Attribute List Values, Field Types, and Identification Values for Required fields
  • Defines a means of encoding attribute information into an identifier that may be leveraged for like-kind comparisons and to clarify purchasing specifications.

 

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Digitizing this data allows product information to be leveraged in additional ways such as informing 3D prototype rendering, evaluating customer material preferences, and enabling product circularity.

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