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Lectra honors faculty & student achievements at ITAA event
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Nov '13
Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials—recently honored faculty and student achievements at the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference.

The ITAA is a professional educational association composed of leading university scholars, educators and students working in the textile, apparel and merchandising disciplines.

Lectra sponsored the event and multiple awards at the organization's 2013 Annual Conference in New Orleans during October. The conference brought together scholars, educators and students, and featured research sessions, design exhibitions and keynote addresses.

Lectra is honored to have sponsored the following faculty and graduate student awards for scholarly research:

- Faculty Design Award: Lif-Fen (Annie Chang), University of North Texas, "The Scorpio"

- Outstanding Graduate Student Design, Best in Show: Wen Fan, Drexel University, "Coat of Armour"

- Outstanding Graduate Student Design, Best Use of Technology: Kristen Morris, Cornell University, "Cilia"

-Innovation Award for Research: Elham Maqsood and Hsiou-Lien, Oregon State University, "The Impacts of Different Woven Fabrics on Three Draping Techniques"

-  Innovation Award for Teaching: Eundeok Kim, Florida State University, "Community Service Projects Integrated into Product Innovation and Management Class"

"As the fashion and apparel business continues to evolve, we have joined forces with organizations such as ITAA as well as more than 850 college and universities around the world to advance fashion education and nurture the industry's future professionals," explains Roy Shurling, President of Lectra North America.

"Our continued passion for innovation and collaboration within the academic community has allowed us to strengthen our relationships with fashion design departments in more than 60 countries."

About the International Textile and Apparel Association

The ITAA is a professional, educational association composed of scholars, educators, and students in the textile, apparel, and merchandising disciplines in higher education. ITAA welcomes professionals employed in those fields who wish to join with members of the Association in the pursuit of knowledge, interchange of ideas, and dissemination of knowledge through meetings, special events, and publications.

About Lectra

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), furniture, as well as a wide variety of other market sectors, such as aeronautical and marine industries, wind power and personal protective equipment. Lectra serves 23,000 customers in more than 100 countries with 1,350 employees and $256 million in 2012 revenues.

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