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.

"The acquisition of AVM is a big strategic step for us," explains Andreas Seidl, CEO of Human Solutions and its CAD/CAM subsidiary Assyst.

"We can now offer our apparel industry customers a seamless, single source portfolio of products for CAD, PLM and ERP. In future, interfacing between the different fields of technology will no longer be a problem for our customers."