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| 19 May 2014
The made-in-US aspect was a strong selling point for many exhibitors at Texprocess Americas in Atlanta last week.
| 21 Jun 2013
Faster time-to-market, better quality and lower cost are the drivers behind the latest developments unveiled at last week's Texprocess and Techtextil trade fairs in Frankfurt, Germany. Here, just-style presents a snapshot of some of the innovations on show for apparel makers.
| 18 Jun 2013
The first clue that Lectra is taking a new approach to meeting the needs of its customers came from the display on its stand at last week's Texprocess technology trade show.
| 19 Apr 2013
Fashion retailers, brands and manufacturers are facing a "moving target" when it comes to garment sizing and fit. A focus on changing consumer shapes, communication with both offshore factories and customers, pattern blocks and fit forms, as well as processes and training are all needed now if the industry is to prevent problems in the future, say leading executives.
| 29 Jun 2015
Synchronising technology and process between brands and manufacturers can ensure a long-term, sustainable relationship that is more efficient and profitable for both, Lectra informed H&M suppliers in Bangladesh.
| 29 May 2015
Italian luxury menswear brand Brioni has adopted Lectra Fashion PLM to help streamline its product development process.
| 11 Mar 2015
Fabrics and textiles IT specialist Lectra has launched version four of its Lectra Fashion PLM solution, promising to tackle the “growing complexity” of the fashion industry.
| 30 Jan 2015
French clothing brand Petit Bateau is adopting Lectra Fashion PLM to accelerate product development cycles and reduce lead times.
| 21 Jan 2015
Jean-Maurice Férauge has been named managing director of Lectra Japan, with responsibility for developing the company's presence in the country, particularly in the fashion sector.
| 12 Dec 2014
Chinese fast fashion retailer Peacebird is implementing Lectra Fashion PLM to streamline its product lifecycle and collection management abilities.
| 20 Nov 2014
Tesco's F&F clothing brand has improved the fit of its garments globally after implementing Lectra's 3D virtual prototyping solution.
| 14 Nov 2014
Lectra has launched the latest release of its Optiplan cutting-room optimisation tool, with new features to help for apparel manufacturers streamline operations and improve efficiency.
| 19 Sep 2014
Technology solutions provider Lectra has appointed Edwin Ingelaere as its director of Northern Europe.
| 10 Sep 2014
TAL Apparel Group has saved US$2.1m or 1% of fabric consumption after implementing a cut plan and order management solution from Lectra.
| 8 Sep 2014
Chris Nicolaes has been named as the new managing director for Lectra Germany, overseeing the company's activities in Central and Eastern Europe, including Russia and more the CIS countries.
| 18 Jul 2014
China's largest down apparel company, Bosideng is implementing cutting room technology from Lectra to help improve the efficiency of its operations.
| 16 Jul 2014
Swiss sportswear company Odlo is implementing Lectra's Modaris 3D product development solution to enhance the fit, style and quality of its garments.
| 11 Jul 2014
Chinese footwear company Aokang is adopting Lectra Fashion PLM to increase visibility and control over its supply chain.
| 4 Jul 2014
Technology solutions provider Lectra says the creation of a new subsidiary in Seoul will contribute to accelerating its development in Asia.
| 25 Jun 2014
Responding to industry needs for faster fashion cycles, Lectra has released the latest version of its Kaledo design solution.
| 16 Jun 2014
Technology solutions provider Lectra has appointed Microsoft executive Karen Elalouf as its managing director for France as the firm looks to accelerate growth in its home market.
| 30 May 2014
Lectra is joining forces with Spectraflow to offer a range of colour management solutions for fashion and apparel designers from conception to production.
| 20 May 2014
Value fashion retailer Matalan is implementing Lectra's Modaris 3D product development solution to enhance the fit, style and quality of its garments.
| 1 May 2014
Global dance-fitness firm Zumba is implementing Lectra Fashion PLM to help manage the growth of its active wear line.
| 22 Apr 2014
Technology solutions provider Lectra is set to support the expansion of manufacturing operations at Chinese textile and apparel maker Ruyi Group.
| 11 Apr 2014
Less than three years after the launch of the first Versalis leather cutter, Lectra has expanded its offering in response to industry challenges, including an increased focus on material savings.
| 19 Feb 2014
Italian fast fashion company Imperial is implementing Lectra Fashion PLM to help streamline the development process and support its worldwide business growth.
| 7 Feb 2014
Software supplier Lectra and ESCP Europe Business School, have inaugurated the Fashion and Technology Chair.
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