Sustainable product development

COMMENT: Lean is green in apparel product development

Within the apparel industry the dialogue on sustainability has mainly focused on the production of ‘green products’ and the use…

US: Walmart takes first steps towards green labels

US retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc is to ask its suppliers to calculate the full environmental costs of making their…

US: [TC]² extends body scanners’ virtual fashion capability

Clothing technology and research organisation [TC]² is extending the virtual fashion capability of its 3D body scanning hardware/software solutions. The…

ISRAEL: OptiTex upgrades 3D avatar

OptiTex has upgraded the female avatar used in its 3D CAD solutions by creating additional poses, body measurements and shoulder…

GERMANY: Human Solutions buys Assyst CAD, PDM

The software assets of bankrupt German CAD/CAM supplier Assyst-Bullmer have been sold for an undisclosed sum to 3D body scanning…

UK: Online tool for manufacture-ready textile designs

A group of Scottish textile entrepreneurs has launched a new online tool that lets professional textile designers view and tweak…

US: New online tool helps speed garment design process

A new web-based tool that speeds up the garment design process by allowing retailers and suppliers to view samples and…

ISRAEL: Browzwear takes 3D design to the product lifecycle

Browzwear is to start offering a consultancy service to help companies manage 3D virtual prototyping projects, and is launching two…