In an extended edition of his regular column, our Editor, Ben Hanson rounds up the best of WhichPLM from the past seven days. As well as the upcoming publication of our 2012 Annual Review, WhichPLM continues to play host to the latest news and developments from around the world, and the past fortnight has seen the first of a planned series of brand-new developments.
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.
Gerber Technology Recognizes FIDM Graduate for International Manufacturing and Product Development Skills
(TOLLAND, Conn., USA, April 12, 2012) Recently, Gerber Technology presented its webPDM® Achievement Award at FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising) in Los Angeles, Calif. during the graduate thesis presentation event for the school’s International Manufacturing and Product Development Advanced Study Program. Each year, Gerber Technology recognizes one student who best demonstrates outstanding applied understanding and use of Gerber’s webPDM product data management software in the preparation of his/her thesis. FIDM graduating student, Breanna Broach, earned this year’s award.
In the first instalment of a fascinating, brand-new series, business process expert Kilara Le examines the place of Core PLM in the product lifecycle, and looks at how integration with a growing number of supporting solutions (those that we describe as E-PLM, and that take in everything from CAD/CAM to merchandise planning) has become such a vital part of many implementations.
The new website of the Human Solutions Group is now online. For the first time, all the companies of the Group ― Human Solutions, Assyst and AVM ― the Fashion and Mobility divisions, the international sites in Italy and North America and all the Closed User groups have all been integrated into a seamless web portal. The portal provides up-to-date information about all products and events within the Human Solutions Group. The content is currently available in German, English and Italian. In addition to the publicly accessible content, there are also comprehensive information and services for customers in the user-friendly Closed User Groups.
(ANDOVER, Mass. and Munich, Germany – March 28, 2012) Aras®, the leading enterprise open source Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solution provider, today announced that ACE 2012 International, the company’s global conference, will be held May 1-3 at the Detroit Marriott Troy in Troy, Michigan USA.
Gerber Technology Adopts Modern-Day Approach to Showcasing New Product Offerings at Texprocess Americas Show
(TOLLAND, Conn., USA, March 27, 2012) For more than four decades, Gerber Technology has helped thousands of customers use automation to overcome their most challenging business hurdles. At next month’s Texprocess Americas show in Atlanta, Georgia, the company will take a modern-day approach to expose attendees to several new products. Applying the concept “Bring us your challenge. We can help.” the company will offer these latest solutions to overcome customers’ challenges.
(PETACH TIKVA, ISRAEL, 06 MARCH, 2012) OptiTex today announced the appointment of Asaf Landau as CEO. OptiTex also announced a recruitment drive within the company as a response to strong global demand for its 2D and 3D CAD/CAM and virtual prototyping solutions in the apparel, automotive, aeronautics, industrial fabrics and upholstery industries.
In the latest instalment of his weekly column, our Editor, Ben Hanson rounds up the best of WhichPLM from the past seven days. WhichPLM continues to play host to the latest news and developments from around the world, alongside our unique mix of opinion and insight.
(Los Angeles, CA., March 02, 2012) Tukatech is pleased to announce that Epic Group, one of Asia's most prominent garment manufacturers, has converted all of their CAD systems to Tukatech's TUKAcad. Epic Group has a reputation for utilizing advanced techniques and cutting edge technology to produce highly technical garments for a global customer base.
(Paris, February 16, 2012) Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—textiles, leather, industrial fabrics, and composite materials—is pleased to announce the nomination of Laurent Alt as the new director of its Software R&D department.