PTC has set out to do something genuinely new with its summer series of Executive Roundtable events. And after being invited to exclusively report on last month’s high-profile seminar in Paris, WhichPLM were also present at the latest event in the series this month to find out whether that uniqueness had made the transition across the channel.
Here you will find an assortment of pieces surrounding the world of 3D Design, and Fashion CAD. Most notably, you will see Browzwear’s downloadable Evaluation – a first for WhichPLM and our commitment to 3D design and 3D design solutions.
Also covered here are insights from fashion CAD software companies, and various pieces on the CAD PLM integration front.
(Paris and New York, July 24, 2012) Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—textiles, leather, industrial fabrics and composite materials— and WGSN—the world’s leading fashion and design trend forecaster—introduced their recent partnership in North America with an event hosted in Lectra’s New York office. This was the second in a series of worldwide events to celebrate the commitment of the two companies’ to bridging the gap between fashion trends, design and development, and production.
(TOLLAND, Conn., USA, July 19, 2012) Gerber Technology, developers of the YuniquePLM™ product lifecycle management solution, will demonstrate its award-winning PLM solution at the 2012 Outdoor Retailer show inSalt Lake City,Utah on Aug. 2-5. Through interactive demonstrations, visitors will witness how YuniquePLM can help improve the efficiency of the product lifecycle to enable retailers, manufacturers and brand owners to deliver the right products to stores, on time and at the right cost.
China’s Leading Eco-Friendly Clothing Manufacturer ICICLE Implements Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM System to Uphold Brand Quality
(TOLLAND, Conn., and Shanghai, July 16, 2012) ICICLE, one of the most respected brands in China, has chosen Gerber’s YuniquePLM™ software to improve communication between its design, supplier and manufacturing communities. Shanghai-based ICICLE Brand Management Co. will install 80 PLM user licenses and 20 supplier licenses during the first phase of implementation. With YuniquePLM, ICICLE will more closely manage its samples, tech packs, bills of materials and supplier relationships and, thereby, uphold its elevated brand position.
(TOLLAND, Conn., USA, July 9, 2012 ) Candace Dozer has joined Gerber Technology as account executive for Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming and the Greater Los Angeles area in California. Dozer brings more than a decade of experience in the apparel industry. Most recently, she was employed as an account director with zipper manufacturer YKK and, prior to that, was account director with Lectra.
Continuing our trend for exclusive and detailed event reporting, our Editor sets out in detail his impressions from this year's International Retailing event, which took place in London this June. With a broader remit than the title might suggest, the British Retail Consortium's headline event featured prominent industry figures discussing the changes that retail (both online and high street) has undergone, and how internationalisation is just one of many keys to future growth and profitability on the world stage. Comprehensive and exclusive, Ben Hanson's report is not to be missed.
(Petach Tikva, Israel July 2nd, 2012) OptiTex announced today the key management appointments of Ziv Leshem as VP Marketing & Business Development and Ofer Asif as VP Asia & Emerging Markets, as part of the recruitment drive announced earlier this year, as a response to strong global demand and market expansion.
(TOLLAND, Conn., USA, July 2, 2012) Gerber Technology, a world leader in automated CAD/CAM and PLM solutions for the apparel andflexible materials industry, today announced that Microsoft has again certified the company as a Microsoft Gold Independent Software Vendor, a distinction the company has held since 2009. Microsoft Gold status represents a “best-in-class” ability and commitment to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment and distinguishing itself within the top 1 percent of Microsoft’s partner ecosystem.
Gerber Technology Recognizes Top Canadian Fashion Students for Excellence in Fashion and Technical Design
(TOLLAND, Conn., USA, June 21, 2012) Recently, Gerber Technology presented awards to students at two prominent Canadian fashion design institutions during year-end student fashion shows. As in years past, Gerber Technology recognized two graduating students from the School of Fashion Studies at George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario and two graduating students from the Fashion Design Program at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario.
(VÉLIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France — June 20, 2012) Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) today announced the latest release of its 3DEXPERIENCE platform. V6 Release 2013 brings new capabilities to numerous industries including aerospace and defence, transportation and mobility, marine and offshore, consumer goods and consumer packaged goods.