;
Home / Knowledge / News / Information Technology / Lectra introduces improved 'Design to Cost' approach
Lectra introduces improved 'Design to Cost' approach
21
Jun '13
Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials—is pleased to announce an improved Design to Cost approach to product development that draws on design, pattern-making, marker-making and 3D prototyping technologies and expertise.

“At a time when companies are striving to remain competitive, materials represent a significant percentage of the cost of a garment, companies therefore need to manage material usage effectively in order to preserve and increase their margins,” says Anastasia Charbin, Director, Marketing Fashion, Lectra.

“Lectra’s Design to Cost approach, which combines design, product development and marker-making solutions, allows companies to analyze the cost of final garments and then use that information to make important business decisions in the design and product development phases.”

Visual fabric layout increases accuracy and cuts out manual labor An integral component of Lectra’s Design to Cost approach is the new pre-costing and marker-making solution Diamino® V6, which now allows fabric to be visualized on costing and production markers to help companies better anticipate and control material consumption.

During the conceptualization phase, a period in which many ideas are proposed, challenged and reworked, material consumption is often only very roughly estimated. By more tightly integrating its core product design and development technologies and allowing for a more fluid exchange of visual and technical information, Lectra has opened the door to faster and more realistic evaluation of possible production scenarios.

“It allows us to exchange information faster and to more quickly identify potential problems before production,” says Nicolas Drevet, Head of Production Methods at French lingerie company Lise Charmel. In addition, non-specialist profiles like product managers, cutting room managers, research departments and product development teams can now have access to this information.

Fabrics can also be visualized in the marker layout to enhance the impact of fabric choices on cost, while providing clear visual instructions on repeat placement and orientation. “We now better control material consumption and cost and have improved our ability to foresee problems,” says Davide Lunardon, CAD Manager, Staff International, part of the group Only The Brave (OTB).


Must ReadView All

Textile-garment park inaugurated in Ethiopia's Jimma

Textiles | On 15th Dec 2018

Textile-garment park inaugurated in Ethiopia's Jimma

President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan, President Ismail Omar of Djibouti...

Some trying to create unrest over wages: Bangla minister

Textiles | On 15th Dec 2018

Some trying to create unrest over wages: Bangla minister

Some people are trying to create unrest in Bangladesh over the...

Condition of Cambodian garment workers improves: ILO

Apparel/Garments | On 15th Dec 2018

Condition of Cambodian garment workers improves: ILO

Cambodia has seen remarkable improvements in labour standards in the...

Interviews View All

Amardeep Singh, Orient Craft

Amardeep Singh
Orient Craft

'In export markets, the trend in terms of embroidery, is towards matte...

Vidhyaa Shankar. S, A Ganapathi Chettiar

Vidhyaa Shankar. S
A Ganapathi Chettiar

'The usage of knits is getting into the boundaries of woven fabrics'

Krishnanand Tripathi, Textrade International Ltd

Krishnanand Tripathi
Textrade International Ltd

We believe in vocational education for entry-level employees, offering...

Urmil Arya,

Urmil Arya

Sushila International, a well established textile organisation established ...

Sham Shah,

Sham Shah

Shamal and Shamal Pvt Ltd is into manufacturing and sales of textile...

Carolin Russ,

Carolin Russ

Weko, Weitmann & Konrad GmbH & Co KG, based in south Germany, is...

Karl Zelik, Vanderbilt University

Karl Zelik
Vanderbilt University

A team of engineers at the Vanderbilt University has designed a smart...

Iago Castro Asensio, RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Mark Brill, Birmingham City University (BCU)

Mark Brill
Birmingham City University (BCU)

<div>A technological breakthrough could see people getting messages about...

Cigdem Akin, Cigdem Akin

Cigdem Akin
Cigdem Akin

She has carved a niche for herself as the national brand of Turkey. Her...

Igor Chapurin, Chapurin

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Madhu Jain, Madhu Jain

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


December 2018

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

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search