Alvanon, the world’s leading apparel size and fit expert, has announced that its president, Ed Gribbin and Don Howard, executive director of its AlvaInsight consultancy division have both been invited to present at Texprocess Americas 2014, North America’s largest exhibition of equipment and technology for the development, sourcing and production of sewn products.
Texprocess 2014 is being held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta , Georgia from May 13th to 15th, 2014. Alvanon will also be showing its world class product sizing development tools and specialist consultancy services at Booth 3453. Tools and services include the AlvaForm range of fit mannequins from children to adult, plus size, specialty forms such as the Intimate/Swim form, plus the AlvaBlock pattern grading and development solution. Alvanon will also showcase tools for the academic sector and demonstrate its new training modules for its Professional Development Series program.
Ed Gribbin’s presentation, entitled “How technology and process modernization are lowering costs and shortening lead times,” will feature in the Texprocess Americas Symposium in the "Fit, sizing and virtual try-on technologies" session on Tuesday, May 13th from 9.30 to 11.30 am.
Don Howard will present “Aesthetic fit and technical fit – best practices for achieving both,” at the Technology Solutions Theatre on Wednesday May 14th at 10.30 to 11.00 a.m. The “Fit, sizing and virtual try-on technologies session” will examine the increasingly significant role being played by advanced body scanning, fit, sizing, sampling and 3D virtual try-on technologies in the quest to digitalize and customize the consumers’ fashion experience.
In addition to Ed Gribbin, there will be featured presentations from session host Dr. Mike Fralix, CEO of [TC]2 and guest contributors Yoram Burg, president, OptiTex USA; Luis Velázquez, business consultant, Lectra; and Michael Van Genabith of Human Solutions North America. For more details visit 2014 Symposium Schedule. For additional information on the Technology Solutions Pavilion and Theater visit Technology Solutions Flyer.
Ed Gribbin. President, Alvanon, Inc. is generally regarded throughout the global apparel industry as the world’s foremost authority on apparel sizing and fit and serves numerous global organizations dedicated to the success of the retail, apparel and textile sectors. He leads Alvanon teams around the globe helping fashion industry clients optimize their fit, sizing and product development strategies. He joined Alvanon in 2006 to launch the AlvaInsight strategic consulting division.