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'Textiles: Get Smart' conference from April 18
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Mar '13
Dr. Mike Fralix
Dr. Mike Fralix
Synthetic Yarn and Fiber Association’s Textiles: Get Smart conference will be held from April 18-19, 2013 at Charlotte, North Carolina - USA.

Friday's keynote address will be presented by Dr. Mike Fralix.  Dr. Fralix's key message is that tomorrow's soft goods industry leaders are going to thrive through the use of digital technologies and processes that are integrated across continents. From product development to delivery and logistics, these companies will implement systems that: enable the shortest cycle time from concept to market, provide the most rapid and efficient response to consumer demand, and offer the best value for the investment.

Dr. Fralix has worked in a variety of capacities at [TC]² and has provided guidance to hundreds of sewn products companies.  With thirty-seven years of experience in apparel manufacturing, research and development, operations and corporate management, he leads the company's initiatives to develop next-generation supply chain technologies, and work with companies to implement currently available technologies and business processes.  In addition to overseeing [TC] ²’s technology development, and technology dissemination initiatives, Dr. Fralix speaks internationally on a variety of topics. 

He and the [TC]² staff deliver an extensive array of programs and provide services to individual companies.  These services span such topics as 3D product development, sizing for fit, production scheduling, industrial engineering, ergonomics, full package production, simulation, lean manufacturing systems, sustainable technologies, and the digital supply chain.

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