Home / Knowledge / News / Fashion / 'IT Enabled Leather Sector' – a great success for FDDI
'IT Enabled Leather Sector' – a great success for FDDI
Feb '08
Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) organized a seminar on “IT Enabled Leather Sector” on 1st February 2008 at 10:15 a.m. at the Seminar Hall, Chennai Trade Center during the 23rd India International Leather Fair (IILF-2008).

A view of the seminar on “IT Enabled Leather Sector” organized by FDDI during the 23rd IILF-2008 at Chennai

According to Mr. Rajeev Lakhara, IRS, Managing Director, FDDI,“The seminar was an attempt for the technological preparedness to meet the future requirement of the leather industry as far as the use of Hi-technology IT enabled services are concerned & with the use of these Hi-technology IT enabled services, the industry can definitely grow bigger and achieve much more than the targeted export turnover of nearly US $7 billion by 2010.”

FDDI had invited eminent business professionals for deliberations from various major IT companies who were already having immense experience in developing business solutions.

“FDDI is also opening four branches in different parts of the country such as Fursatganj, Rae Bareli.” Mr. Rajeev Lakhara, IRS, Managing Director, FDDI.

During the seminar presentations were made on CE Marking by Dr. G. Nickolaus, Managing Director, PFI, Germany, Lean Manufacturing Systems by SAP, Performance Management System by COGNOS, E-Commerce by IBM, Future Directions in Information Technology - for the Industry by ORACLE.

The seminar provided a forum for the leather and footwear enterprises to know about the ever-increasing role of information technology in the age of cutthroat competition.

Must ReadView All

Trump announces tariffs on $200 bn worth Chinese imports

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Sep 2018

Trump announces tariffs on $200 bn worth Chinese imports

US President Donald Trump escalated the trade war with China on...

Courtesy: Sunrise Bumi Textiles

Textiles | On 18th Sep 2018

Sunrise Bumi developing new products for profitability

Sunrise Bumi Textiles, one of the world's leading quality yarn...

New Zealand bans sheep mulesing

Textiles | On 18th Sep 2018

New Zealand bans sheep mulesing

New Zealand has banned the practice of mulseing sheep, making the...

Interviews View All

Poojaa Kumar Deepak, Zeven

Poojaa Kumar Deepak

Zeven's performance sports apparel is designed for the Indian body type,...

Priyanka, Studio Priyanka Rajiv

Studio Priyanka Rajiv

‘To reinvent the age-old tradition of embroidery to suit demographics and...

Sanjay Yagnik, Maa Tex Speciality

Sanjay Yagnik
Maa Tex Speciality

‘We suggest reducing dosage of sizing chemicals to reduce sludge...

Anupam Arya,

Anupam Arya

<div>Jaipur-based Fabriclore Retailing Pvt. Ltd. is attempting to revive...

C Dhandayuthapani,

C Dhandayuthapani

MAG Solvics Private Limited was established in 1991 to design and develop...

Apurva Kothari,

Apurva Kothari

No Nasties was the first fashion brand in India to make 100 per cent...

Silke Brand-Kirsch, Schlegel und Partner GmbH

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner GmbH

<div>Schlegel und Partner is the market research and consultancy company...

Mary-Cathryn Kolb, Brrr°

Mary-Cathryn Kolb

Atlanta-based private start-up Brrr° was founded in 2014 to develop...

Giulio Cesareo, Directa Plus SpA

Giulio Cesareo
Directa Plus SpA

Established in 2005, Direct Plus SpA, is one of the largest producers and...

Bani Batra,

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Aditi Somani, Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Adriano Goldschmied, AG Jeans

Adriano Goldschmied
AG Jeans

The hype around 'designer jeans' was created by him. And the new wave of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies


Leave your Comments

September 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category

Related Categories:

Advanced Search