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Lectra + Apparel Connexion will advance apparel sector
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Dec '11
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 their support and collaboration with Apparel Connexion (The Apparel Human Resources Council (AHRC)), a national, industry-led, independent, non-profit organization representing and serving the human resources development and adjustment needs of managers and employees in apparel companies focusing on design, innovation, creativity, offshore production industry of Canada.

Through this relationship Lectra will support and work closely with Apparel Connexion to provide Canadian based apparel companies information and access to the latest technology for the apparel manufacturing industry.

The joint effort of the two organizations from Apparel Connexion's commitment to addressing a wide range of issues from training and development, education and communications to enhancing the industry's image, along with Lectra's drive to help customers grow their business through the use of advanced technology and services demonstrates a dedication to supporting the future of the fashion and apparel industry within Canada.

As more Canadian companies continue to grow and advance their creation, development and production of apparel, Lectra and Apparel Connexion will collaborate along with Canadian schools to ensure that students have the education and training needed to ensure their success as the next generation of fashion, apparel professionals employed in the Canadian apparel industry.

"The Council is proud to be associated with a world-class company like Lectra to be able to conduct high profile activities beneficial to the Canadian Apparel industry. This association allows both the Council and Lectra to pursue the common goal of supporting the innovation and creativity spirit of the sector," Jean Rivard, Executive Director, Apparel Human Resources Council.

This agreement also allows the Council to continue to support The Apparel Supplier Confidence Outlook Report -- prepared by Milstein & Co Consulting Inc, a leading strategy consulting firm to the sector. This study provides important insights into executive confidence on key issues such as expected levels of sales, production, employment and investments in capital expenditures and technology.

"It's a brief, but important report as it allows us to follow the quarterly trends and perceptions ahead of the release of official statistics," says Alan Milstein, Milstein & Co Consulting Inc. "It also allows executives to get a sense of the mood out there on a timely basis. With such wide distribution, it certainly is an important study made possible with support from sponsors such as Lectra."

"As a leading global organization, Lectra is committed to the development of the apparel industry and its professionals along with the preparation of students for life-long careers in apparel," commented Roy Shurling, President of Lectra North America. "Lectra, therefore works closely with industry and educational organizations that align with this goal, and we are pleased to be working with Apparel Connexion, which provides important research and innovation for today's apparel industry in Canada."

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