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Apparel firm Balsan selects Lectra fashion software

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Sep '19
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Apparel firm Balsan has chosen IT solutions company, Lectra, to modernise its production tools and meet new challenges in the professional garment market. A Groupe Marck company, Balsan manufactures corporate and ceremonial clothing, tailored and customised uniforms, and personal protective equipment and clothing for the public and private sector.

The biggest challenge faced by Balsan was to meet the new expectations of customers who seek increasing levels of customisation with ever-shorter time-to-market deadlines. Balsan’s challenge was to produce customised clothing more quickly using intelligent manufacturing methods.

Balsan was a pilot partner for the Fashion On Demand by Lectra solution. This alliance allowed Groupe Marck to take a new approach, involving not only the use of Fashion On Demand by Lectra’s connected cutter, but upstream software solutions as well, which are configured based on the company’s needs to best match its work methods while updating and accelerating the production process, according to Lectra.

Implementing an automated solution relies on cloud power to digitally process data, but the production of military uniforms or protective clothing involves information that is not only sensitive but also confidential. Before it began working with Lectra, Balsan asked for vigorous guarantees concerning data protection and the secure exchange of information to ensure the confidentiality of patterns. Lectra worked hand in hand with Balsan’s IT services to satisfy the professional garment-making specialist’s requirements.

“Lectra’s new solution allowed us to be far more reactive, far more flexible, and to adapt more quickly to specific requests from customers. We install machines at different sites and would like to pilot them from our central office. Our goal is to standardise cutting orders and production across all of our sites. With a simple click, the cutting order created in Calais launches a specific action at our site in Châteauroux. Being able to assign production to a specific production line with the resources and immediate availability needed to meet a customer’s deadlines is the key,” Stéphane Quiniou, industrial and quality director at Groupe Marck said.

“Using a measurement chart, Fashion On Demand by Lectra allowed us to generate well-adapted and customised patterns with which to produce our garments. The solution also provides extensive flexibility; we can send the model to the cutter, select the cutting orders and even group them by fabric, and detect defects and launch re-cuts when necessary. This improves overall performance and delivers estimated productivity gains of 7 per cent,” Quiniou said. (GK)

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