A new initiative by LECTRA "Cut your Cutting Room" to Apparel Manufacturers in Tirupur & Coimbatore

Lectra Announces the Launch of “Cut your Cutting Room” a New Initiative to Aid the Apparel Manufactures in the Region Tirupur & Coimbatore to make the Cutting Room Operations World Class
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June 10, 2010 - PRLog -- Lectra Announces the Launch of “Cut your Cutting Room” a New Initiative to Aid the Apparel Manufactures in the Region Tirupur & Coimbatore to make the Cutting Room Operations World Class

Coimbatore, June 3, 2010 – 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 launch of “Cut your Cutting Room” an initiative to aid the apparel manufactures in the region Tirupur & Coimbatore to make the cutting room operations world class. Announced today by Daniel Harari, Lectra CEO and L J Prashanth, Managing Director of Lectra India, this initiative will help the Indian apparel manufacturers to make their cutting room operations world class. Beginning with the Tirupur and Coimbatore region, it will be extended throughout India over the coming months. “Apparel manufacturers operate in an increasingly competitive environment and are under pressure to improve time to market and reduce costs, while expanding their product offer. In India, the fashion market is undergoing rapid transformation in order to supply both growing domestic and export demands. At Lectra, we believe it is our role to help our customers overcome the challenges their industries face. India is a key market for Lectra and our strong involvement will help Indian manufacturers to implement world class technologies to stay profitable in the challenging market situation. We will capitalize on Lectra’s added-value solutions and services to create a clear competitive advantage for our customers and help them turn challenges into opportunities,” said Daniel Harari. “It is a challenging time for the Indian apparel manufacturers and exporters to be competitive in the market as buyers are demanding quality products at the least possible price. Indian companies need to use most sophisticated technologies to remain competitive. Lectra’s range of innovative solutions will open up new opportunities for Indian companies,” confirmed L J Prashanth. “With the launch of ‘Cut your Cutting Room’ initiative in Tirupur and Coimbatore hub, we will be offering consulting study at apparel manufacturing facility to analyze and recommend the right processes and work flow for optimizing the cutting room. Our engagement will enable the Indian companies to embrace ‘lean manufacturing’ and achieve measurable fabric optimization, productivity benefits and operational savings with world class cutting room solutions.” Lectra in India has clearly established its leadership position in the apparel, wind energy, aerospace and automotive markets. Implementation of Lectra’s innovative solutions will enable customers to effectively manage planning and manufacturing processes, reduce fabric consumption, optimize product development and manufacturing time, improve product quality and reduce costs.

Lectra in India: a continuous support to its customers Lectra’s subsidiary in India is headquartered in Bangalore. The Indian subsidiary organization includes trained teams and experts for Sales, Marketing, Technical Consulting and Service focused on developing new sales opportunities, building and strengthening customer relationships and support. In addition to its own subsidiary in India, Lectra has partnership with Magnum Solutions. Lectra India enjoys a strong position amongst the CAD/CAM solution providers and supports 450 customers. “We strive continuously to join our experience and expertise with our customers, to work closely with them in order to provide them with the most up-to-date technological value-added solutions they need to succeed in today’s highly competitive market,” said L J Prashanth. Indian apparel, footwear & fashion accessories, automotive and industrial fabrics markets are very dynamics industries keen to invest in technology to stay ahead of the global competition. From an industrial point of view, two markets are particularly well-developed in India—Automotive and Apparel. Concerning the automotive business, the main global players all have a presence in the country and all major players have established their manufacturing and design facilities in India. In the wind energy market, global players are making new investments in India. Lectra serves industries where innovation is a key differentiating factor. In its 36 years of existence, the company has never ceased to innovate, so that its customers may benefit from the most advanced technologies. Lectra’s investment in R&D has been extensive. Beyond technological research, Lectra views innovation as a global undertaking and has made its pursuit the driving force of its business model and competitiveness. Lectra’s solutions include Kaledo®, Modaris®, Diamino®, Optiplan®, Vector®DesignConcept and Lectra Fashion PLM, all striving to provide the competitive edge to its customers. Lectra Fashion PLM is a unique solution tailored specifically to the needs of the fashion industry, with built-in best practices developed as a result of years of work with some of biggest names in fashion. “Most of the technologies that emerged in the market in the last 5 years are used by only a few percent of companies around the globe,” added Daniel Harari. “The biggest revolution of the next decade will be the spread of these technologies, intensification of the use of design, 3D CAD software and PLM. Certainly, new technologies will emerge and we will be able to measure their full impact in the next 10 years. We see Lectra at the helm of this revolution.” About Lectra Lectra is the world leader in integrated technology solutions that automate, streamline and accelerate product design, development and manufacturing processes for industries using soft materials. Lectra develops the most advanced specialized software and cutting systems and provides associated services to a broad array of markets including fashion (apparel, accessories, footwear), automotive (car seats and interiors, airbags), furniture, as well as a wide variety of other market sectors, such as aeronautical and marine industries, wind power and personal protective equipment. Lectra serves 23,000 customers in more than 100 countries with 1,400 employees and $214 million in 2009 revenues. The company is listed on Euronext Paris.

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Contact – Lectra India: Ms. Gladys Lobo
E-mail: g.lobo@lectra.com
Tel: +91 80 40018000 – Fax: +91 80 40018001
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