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Texprocess 2019 – New solutions for speed and efficiency Beth Wright | 14 Jun 19

Industry 4.0 remained a buzz-word at the recent Texprocess and Techtextil technology trade shows in Frankfurt, Germany, with new tools allowing data to flow seamlessly from digital design and development all the way through the supply chain to help garment manufacturers cut costs, improve quality, increase productivity, speed time-to-market, reduce waste and stay competitive. Other highlights included virtual fit solutions, a new 3D body scanner, and robot-assisted sewing.

Online fit and size project aims to reduce garment returns Leonie Barrie | 13 Dec 18

A research project is underway in Germany to develop a software solution to improve size and fit predictions in online shopping – and reduce the amount of clothing that is unnecessarily returned and recycled.

PI Apparel 2017: Human Solutions develops virtual reality showroom Beth Wright | 27 Oct 17

Building on its 'digital is now' tagline, fashion technology specialist Human Solutions has developed what it says is the world's first virtual reality room for apparel collection coordination, designed to allow international partners in different locations around the world to "meet" and view and approve designs.

Texprocess 2017 – A fully networked garment production chain in action Beth Wright | 15 Jun 17

A live demonstration of how apparel production can be digitalised and networked from design to finished product was one of the most popular exhibits at last month's Texprocess trade fair in Frankfurt, offering a practical way to show manufacturers how a 'micro factory' can be used to produce small batches – even of just a single item – and fast response to market trends.

Texprocess 2017 – New software solutions for speed and efficiency Leonie Barrie & Beth Wright | 2 Jun 17

Digitalisation was a buzz-word at the recent Texprocess apparel technology trade show in Frankfurt, Germany, with new tools allowing data to flow seamlessly from digital design and development all the way through the supply chain to help garment manufacturers cut costs, improve quality, increase productivity, speed time-to-market, reduce waste and stay competitive.

3D CAD comes of age Michael Jaenecke and Niki Tait | 28 Mar 17

Although there are many continuous developments in technology, every so often a giant leap occurs with the potential to bring huge benefits to apparel retailers, brands and manufacturers. 3D CAD is undoubtedly the next major advance for the sewn products industry in a world where speed to market, cost reductions and the elimination of waste are paramount.

Open source is key in the move to new technology tools Beth Wright | 17 Nov 16

While some retailers are already enjoying the benefits of 3D design, virtual prototyping tools or product lifecycle management software, others are still struggling to find the best ways to leverage the potential benefits into their businesses.

First North America size survey to include children Leonie Barrie | 21 Jul 15

The first body size and measurement survey across both the United States and Canada is about to get underway to help retailers and brands improve their current sizing strategies and gain new insight into the changing body shapes of children.

Benetton opts for Cad.Assyst and Automarker Leonie Barrie | 20 Jul 15

Italian fashion company Benetton is investing in new CAD and automatic marker making systems supplied by Sistemi Assyst.

Texprocess 2015: Software solutions enhance speed and visibility Leonie Barrie | 22 May 15

Tools for improved colour communication, 3D design and prototyping, and the integration of key business functions were unveiled at the recent Texprocess trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany. And faster time-to-market, better quality, lower cost and increased productivity are among the benefits.

French start-up Sizzy adopts 3D body scanners Richard Woodard | 2 Apr 15

French start-up company Sizzy is using Human Solutions 3D body scanners in its new “Sizzy Center” store in Paris, with plans to expand across France, Europe and the US.

Art of Men implements 3D body scanner Michelle Russell | 25 Nov 14

German formal wear and menswear specialist Art of Men has begun using a 3D body scanner from Human Solutions for acquiring the body dimensions of its customers.

GERMANY: Third edition of Texprocess trade fair "on target" Katie Smith | 8 Aug 14

Increasing digitalisation and networking combined with sustainable production processes will be the focus of next year's Texprocess trade fair for processing textile and flexible materials.

GERMANY: Human Solutions develops contact-free 3D bodyscanner Michelle Russell | 15 May 14

Fashion technology specialist Human Solutions has developed a contact-free bodyscanner to acquire the measurements of people in 3D.

ITALY: SizeItaly survey to improve Italian clothing sizing Michelle Russell | 28 Mar 14

Companies will now have access to data that could help them better determine the right product, and size and fit for their customers in order to work faster and more cost efficiently.

GERMANY: Eurofit online body measurement project underway Richard Woodard | 17 Dec 13

Fashion technology specialist Human Solutions has devised the portal architecture for Eurofit, a research project to provide an online platform for body measurements.

Texprocess & Techtextil 2013: Products on show Leonie Barrie | 21 Jun 13

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.

Texprocess 2013: What's driving investment in apparel software? Leonie Barrie | 18 Jun 13

Efforts to take time out of the design and product development process were at the heart of software on display at last week's Texprocess trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany. And vendors such as Gerber Technology and Human Solutions are focusing on tools to meet these needs as seamlessly as possible.

Texprocess 2013: SizeGermany fit mannequins unveiled Leonie Barrie | 10 Jun 13

A range of SizeGermany product development fit mannequins has been unveiled by the Human Solutions Group in conjunction with the London based size and fit specialist Sizemic and the SizeGermany retail partners.

GERMANY: Baby and toddler data added to body size portal Leonie Barrie | 17 Apr 13

An international database of body shapes in different countries has been expanded to include the body dimensions of babies and toddlers for the first time.

ITALY: SizeItaly to improve Italian clothing sizing Petah Marian | 1 Mar 13

Italy's first serial measurement survey using 3D scanners is underway, with the goal of optimising the size and fit of clothing.

GERMANY: Takko Fashion works to improve size and fit Leonie Barrie | 7 Nov 12

Fashion mannequins based on the results of an extensive SizeGermany national sizing survey are being used by value clothing retailer Takko Fashion to improve the size and fit of its apparel.

ITALY: Size survey should boost fashion fit Leonie Barrie | 25 Jul 12

A national sizing survey is set to launch in Italy at the end of this month in a bid to help retailers and brands ensure the clothes they sell offer the best size and fit for the Italian market.

GERMANY: Fashion mannequins based on SizeGermany survey Richard Woodard | 28 Feb 12

Suppliers and apparel product developers can now order physical fashion mannequins based on the results of an extensive SizeGermany survey.

GERMANY: Human Solutions buys software firm AVM | 7 Jul 11

3D body scanning and fit expert Human Solutions has bought ERP/PDM provider AVM GmbH & Co, in a move the company claims now makes it the largest single-source provider of apparel industry solutions in German-speaking countries.

Sizing workshop measures up consumer needs | 17 Jun 11

Experts in fashion sizing believe that providing the right fit is growing in importance, as consumers demand more for their money.

Meeting the challenges of the children's wear market | 14 Oct 10

A recent seminar looking at specific challenges facing the children's wear market concluded that weight and waist sizes are a better indicator of 'fit' than age; children's wear sales are being boosted by grandparents and fathers; and cross-shopping retail strategies are paying off as consumers prefer to shop under one roof in supermarkets, discount and department stores.

GERMANY: Ahlers and Assyst agree technology deal | 2 Aug 10

CAD/CAM specialist Assyst is intending to drive the development of new products though an "innovation partnership deal" with leading men's fashion manufacturer Ahlers AG.

Lingerie and swimwear firms shape up | 14 May 10

With less than one in three consumers in the UK receiving the correct sizing and fit advice when purchasing a bra, retailers and brands have shared their expertise on some of the key issues surrounding bra 'fit' standards.

GERMANY: Assyst adds former Hugo Boss exec to PLM team | 30 Mar 10

CAD/CAM supplier Assyst GmbH has strengthened its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) team with the addition of former Hugo Boss executive Dr Jürgen Rudolph.


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