The fashion industry is changing - faster than ever - as firms face intense pressure to produce more styles in less time, without losing sig...
3D body scanners were first used to generate detailed size and shape data back in the late 1990s, and have since had a key role to play in h...
| 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.
| 25 Nov 2015
Lectra has promoted Jean-Patrice Gros as director of Lectra Northern Europe, tasked with developing the technology company’s relationships with brands, retailers and manufacturers.
| 18 Nov 2015
Lithuanian women's wear manufacturer Kauno Baltija has halved the time spent on making samples after implementing Lectra's 3D virtual prototyping solution.
| 11 Nov 2015
Italian women's wear brand Dixie is adopting the Lectra Fashion PLM (product lifecyle management) solution to help improve efficiency, reduce costs and speed up the process of creating new collections.
| 30 Sep 2015
Mexican home textiles and apparel manufacturer Grupo Kaltex is adopting Lectra Fashion PLM to help streamline processes and improve collaboration across its design and development teams.
| 24 Sep 2015
If Chinese brands want to stay competitive, they need to distinguish themselves by focusing on enhanced value and services, brand quality and creativity, according to technology specialist Lectra.
| 6 Aug 2015
In order to remain competitive in today's apparel environment, companies have to completely rethink how they operate, was the message at an event held by technology specialist Lectra.
| 8 Jul 2015
Technology specialist Lectra has released the latest version of its DiaminoFashion marker-making solution, which it claims brings manufacturers one step closer to fully automated marker making, producing better results and bigger savings in the cutting room.
| 6 Jul 2015
Zannier, the French children's wear specialist, has adopted Lectra’s 3D virtual prototyping in a bid to meet specific constrains the particular market segment it operates in demands.
| 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.
Global Technical Textiles Business Update - 1st Quarter 2015
This report provides a round-up of recent corporate developments in the global technical textiles sector, including acquisitions, divestments and mergers, business news, events, investments, joint ven...
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- ‘Fixing Fashion’ one stitch at a time
- Navigating a turbulent sourcing landscape
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- Adidas has greenest textile supply chain in China
- Global clothing and footwear trade to drop by 1.5%
- Cambodia living wage campaign kicks off
- New Balance launches first 3D printed running shoe
- Wearable technology: The future market potential for smart garments and e-textiles
- Practical Brand Sourcing Strategy
- Statistics: Trends in Global and Regional Man-made Fibre Production - 2015
- Myanmar's Garment Sector in 2015 - now with updated members' directory
- Technical Textile Markets: Product Developments and Innovations - 2nd Quarter 2015