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'Our software can help optimize fabric utilization' – MD, Lectra India
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Jul '09
Mr Prashanth, MD, Lectra India
Mr Prashanth, MD, Lectra India
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), and furniture, as well as a wide variety of other market sectors, such as the aeronautical and marine industries, wind power, and personal protective equipment.

To get a better understanding of the business of Lectra, Fibre2fashion spoke exclusively to Mr L J Prashanth, Managing Director, Lectra India. We began the interview by asking him, as to how could solutions from Lectra make itself the 'need of time' in current milieu, to which he said, “It is a challenging time for the Indian apparel manufacturers and exporters to be competitive in the market as buyers are demanding quality garments at the least possible price and integrating and optimizing the product development & manufacturing processes through automation is the only solution”.

“Lectra is the world leader in integrated technology solutions that automate, streamline, and Lectra's integrated CAD/CAM technology solution offer, specifically developed and dedicated to each market, ensures our customers benefit from operational efficiencies and productivity benefits from day one. Lectra's software ranges from design to pattern-making to marker making, 3D prototyping, and more recently to PLM for the fashion industry. Its high-performance automated knife and laser cutters benefit from unrivalled technological advances, making them the most powerful, efficient, and “intelligent” cutting room solutions in the world”, he added by saying.

He continued, “Lectra can be found in every soft materials market across the globe, from formal footwear to sports shoes, high-end apparel and luxury leather goods, to car seats and interiors, upholstered living room suites, wind turbines, personal protective equipment, and more and since its beginning, Lectra has been helping customers streamline and improve quality and productivity while reducing costs and time-to-market, facilitating collaborative work and secure data exchanges. This approach is the need of the hour for every company to stay competitive and derive cost efficiencies”.

“Today, the need for the enhanced performance offered by Lectra has never been greater. Distinguished for its five key values—leadership, entrepreneurship, excellence, customer care, and innovation, Lectra is perfectly geared for the future as well as the present”, he explained by saying.

Next we asked him to as to how he foresees the potential for business in the Indian apparel sector, to which he said, "Fabric is the biggest single cost factor in apparel manufacturing process. By optimizing the fabric utilization, the company will gain in reducing the cost of the garment. By investing in Lectra products, apparel manufacturer will benefit by considerable optimization in fabric consumption”.

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