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Lectra to host first-ever Fashion Technology Event in Toronto
Apr '10
Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials textiles, leather, industrial fabrics, and composite materials announced for the first time that the company is hosting a fashion technology presentation in Toronto, Ontario at customer site Eleventh Floor Apparel. Opening remarks will be given by Bob Kirke, Executive Director of Canadian Apparel Federation, a national association that represents hundreds of Canadian companies in the fashion, apparel industry.

Joining Lectra, leading consulting firm Walter Wilhelm Associates (WWA) will explore the global processes needed for today's companies to meet the concepts of creativity without limits and collaboration without compromise.

Lectra will showcase Lectra Fashion PLM, the only extended enterprise solution designed for the fashion industry incorporating all steps in the product design and development process, including color specification, textile design, style design, merchandising and pattern engineering.

Included in the presentation, Lectra will discuss how its leading professional textile and fashion design platform, Kaledo, helps creative teams accelerate the design process while improving communication and collaboration across the supply chain. Sharing a common platform with Lectra Fashion PLM, Kaledo encourages artistic creativity, allowing for the design of unique prints, knits and weaves, while structuring the collection creation process and facilitating the exchange of information internal and external to the design environment.

Lectra will also provide an overview of their innovative pattern-making solution, Modaris, the industry standard for creating, developing, verifying, industrializing, and grading patterns faster and with flawless quality. Modaris can be integrated into any apparel company's development processes and covers all kinds of garments (women's wear, men's wear, children's wear, lingerie, swimwear, uniforms) from the simplest to the most complex shapes.

When:Wednesday - April 7, 2010

10:00am, Opening Remarks: Canadian Apparel Federation, Bob Kirke - Executive Director
10:15am, Additional Comments: Walter Wilhelm Associates, Paul Clarke - Sr. Consultant
10:30am, Lectra Fashion Solutions Presentation
12:00pm, Lunch
2:00pm, Tour of Eleventh Floor Apparel
2:30pm, Personalized Demos and/or Meetings

Where:Eleventh Floor Apparel - 255 Wicksteed Ave. - Toronto, Ontario M4H 1G8 - T: 416.696.2818


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