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The latest news, product releases and updates from our press release archive.

June

2020

Lectra reaffirms ongoing commitment to longtime customer Faurecia

Seating division of the leading automotive technology company makes strategic acquisition of Vector Automotive iP6

Vilmers fast-tracks customization with second Furniture On Demand by Lectra solution

Lectra’s visionary solution facilitates faster delivery and expanded customization options for the European furniture manufacturer

Lectra delivers new advancements in Versalis® Offline to boost production speed and material savings

The latest evolution of Lectra digital leather cutting solution pushes the performance capabilities of furniture manufacturers to new heights

Lectra disrupts the automotive market with the release of the first fabric zero-buffer cutting solution

Extreme cutting precision of Vector® Automotive iP6 and iP9 provides tremendous material savings for automotive suppliers

Lectra supports growth in Asia with market-attuned solutions

On-demand production is a focal point of Industry 4.0 demonstrations at CISMA, Asia’s major garment and textile technology exhibition

Lectra announces the acquisition of Retviews

The two companies share the same vision for innovation in the fashion industry

Polipol implements Lectra's Cutting Room 4.0 for Made to Order

Innovation and Industry 4.0 are at the heart of both companies’ corporate cultures

Lectra unveils two trailblazing Industry 4.0 solutions at annual furniture event

Furniture on Demand by Lectra and Versalis® 2019 enhance customization and productivity capabilities for future-oriented furniture companies

With Modaris® V8R2, Lectra redefines the realism of 3D virtual prototyping

This new version of Modaris speeds up the time to market for collections.

Lectra wins Texprocess Innovation Award 2019

Fashion On Demand by Lectra receives accolade for empowering fashion companies to offer personalized clothing

Lectra’s Annual Event, ‘Winning Over the New Fashion Consumer’ Demonstrates the Power of Data in Fashion

Companies get a close-up of new consumer buying journey and explore how they can meet challenges with Lectra’s latest technologies and industry experts

Lectra reveals Versalis® 2019 during its annual automotive event

The new evolution of Lectra digital leather cutting solution brings significant performance improvements and exciting features to lead the digital revolution

Lectra's Innovation Lab brings breakthrough innovation to life

Lectra boosts its innovation process by dedicating a new space to the ideation and design of disruptive solutions

Lectra appoints Gianluca Croci Managing Director of Lectra France

Gianluca Croci's priority will be to support Lectra's French customers in their transformation towards Industry 4.0

Lectra and The Myron E. Ullman, Jr. School of Design (UC DAAP) forge automotive partnership in higher education

Lectra’s DesignConcept to be implemented by top-ranked American university’s exploratory design studio

Lectra strengthens its Executive Committee

The group prepares to accelerate its growth and deliver its Industry 4.0 offer

Lectra makes History with ‘Fashion On Demand’, Fashion’s First End-to-End Personalization Offer

Lectra provides fashion companies with breakthrough solution that enables them to personalize at ready-to-wear production speed

Lectra boosts iSi Automotive’s airbag manufacturing capacity

Austrian supplier equips Thailand plant with FocusQuantum® FT6K to meet global demand

The newest release of Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0 gives fashion companies the power of connectivity

Lectra’s enhanced PLM solution puts collaboration and supply-chain digitalization at the heart of fashion processes

Building a digital future for furniture production at Lectra event

Upholstered furniture manufacturers from around the world explore the 4.0 roadmap for their industry

Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0 ranked No. 1 by Industry Experts

WhichPLM finds Lectra outperforms the competition in terms of technical functionality and user experience

Lectra unlocks the real value of automotive manufacturing data

Business networking event on the future of leather interiors brings together over 100 attendees from 16 countries

World's largest automotive interiors supplier adopts Lectra’s agile high-volume fabric-cutting solution

China-based Yanfeng Global Automotive Interiors improves cutting precision with Lectra’s Vector® iX6

“Fashion Goes Digital” takes the Lead in Fashion Technology

Customers get Industry 4.0-ready as Lectra unveiled latest product offerings and shared insights at annual fashion VIP event

Made-to-order production: Lectra lays the foundation of a new era for furniture manufacturers

Lectra’s brand-new Cutting Room 4.0 pushes the boundaries of innovation and enables manufacturers to reinvent themselves for the digital age

Lectra’s Cloud Applications take the Fashion World by Storm

Product development and production teams are on cloud nine, thanks to Lectra’s all-new Quick Estimate and Quick Nest apps

Teamwork Reimagined: Lectra Connected Design and Lectra Connected Development

Connect people, data and processes with Lectra’s latest solutions to power up design and development teams

Ternua Group chooses Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0

Spanish outdoor and sportswear market leader expands international presence thanks to Lectra’s latest product lifecycle management solution

Technology propelled by Industry 4.0 brings new opportunities for the fashion industry

Lectra – ESCP Europe ‘Fashion & Technology’ Chair round-table event hears panelists emphasize the need for fashion companies to embrace Industry 4.0

Dual and Lectra enter into long-term partnership to develop Korean automotive supplier’s competitive advantage

Lectra to help Korean supplier develop its fabric seating and airbag businesses alongside Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group’s expanded operations

Lectra announces the acquisition of Kubix Lab

By combining the Lectra and Kubix Lab offers, Lectra will equip fashion customers with a revolutionary platform for managing product information

Lectra appoints Holger Max-Lang as Managing Director of Lectra Central & Eastern Europe region, Russia

Holger Max-Lang’s role is to support fashion & apparel, automotive and furniture companies in the region as they embrace Industry 4.0

Lectra appoints Akihiko Tanaka as Managing Director of Lectra Japan

Akihiko Tanaka’s role is to support Lectra’s Japanese customers as they undergo the transformation towards Industry 4.0

New branding identity for Lectra

Resolutely reflecting the digital era, Lectra’s new branding identity is inspired by Lectra’s strategy, customer-focused and anchored in Industry 4.0 concepts

Lectra’s “Furniture Goes Digital” event delves into opportunities for digital transformation

Upholstered furniture manufacturers explore the ideas and technologies that are crucial for success in today’s digital marketplace

Lectra appoints Nathalie Brunel as Vice-President Sales, Fashion & Apparel

Nathalie Brunel’s role is to support Lectra’s global teams in the roll-out of its new strategy to customers

Evolution of fashion professions at heart of Lectra’s 8th education congress

Lectra brings together partnership schools and industry experts to discuss how changing professions in fashion are impacting training programs

Armor-Lux selects Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0

Famous French brand selects Lectra to accelerate product development and to secure data exchange

Customer data heralds new opportunities for fashion industry

Amazon, EasySize, Evo Pricing and Lectra explored diverse uses for customer data during a round table event organized by the ESCP Europe - Lectra ‘Fashion & Technology’ Chair

Jinfa Labi chooses Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0

Lectra’s latest PLM solution selected by Jinfa Labi to improve its product development process through supply chain digitization

OPW cushion manufacturers boost bottom line with Lectra’s newest airbag cutting solution, increasing productivity by up to 20%

FocusQuantum® OPW 3K accelerates production to further reduce cutting cost per bag

Lectra and Faurecia renew their partnership agreement

Lectra contributes to Faurecia Seating Business Group Industry 4.0 readiness and “digital enterprise” transformation initiative

Lectra appoints Olivier du Chesnay as Chief Financial Officer

LECTRA AWARDED ‘SHOWCASE FOR THE INDUSTRY OF THE FUTURE’ LABEL

Lectra supports De Rucci in becoming a digital company

Lectra delivers 3D virtual prototyping and smart leather cutting technology to get De Rucci on the fast track to Industry 4.0

Lectra appoints Rodrigo Siza, Regional Director of Spain and Portugal

Rodrigo Siza will develop new regional synergies to support local fashion, automotive and furniture businesses

Frost & Sullivan Confers Lectra's Versalis® Digital Leather Cutting Solution with Product Leadership Award

Lectra’s Versalis Boosts Automotive Leather Suppliers’ Overall Productivity with Fully Integrated, Digitalized Approach to Automotive Leather Cutting

Lectra and Armani nurture young pattern-making talent

Lectra enhances the link between students’ creativity and the fashion business with award-winning competition at Italy’s fashion school Istituto Secoli

Lectra, ESTIA, the Today Tomorrow Textiles Foundation and JPS Conseil launch the ‘Biarritz Active Lifestyle Integral’ Chair

Dedicated to innovative and sustainable materials for the future, the Chair will help the textile and apparel industry create disruptions

Lectra’s Fashion 4.0 event looks ahead to tomorrow’s digital future

As fashion companies grapple with shifts in global economics and consumer behavior, Lectra offers digital solutions that keep the value chain agile

Lectra boosts leather cutting productivity by up to 15%

New Versalis® LeatherSuite V6 helps automotive and furniture makers get the most productivity for their business with precision cutting quality and accurate data intelligence

The new Lectra Fashion PLM gears fashion companies up for the fourth industrial revolution

Lectra’s Industry 4.0-compatible product lifecycle management solution is smart, connected, configurable and user-friendly

Lectra supports world-leading automotive supplier’s airbag operations launch

Lectra’s top-of-the-line FocusQuantum® FT6K laser airbag cutters to equip German airbag manufacturer’s new cutting room

Lectra helps automotive suppliers leverage Industry 4.0 opportunity

Leather interior suppliers get a glimpse into connected manufacturing at Lectra’s “Go Digital: What Industry 4.0 Means for Automotive Leather” event

Lectra delivers Industry 4.0 to athletic footwear market with VectorFootwear launch

Greater agility and shorter lead times are among the key benefits unleashed by Lectra’s cutting-edge VectorFootwear solution to digitalize the value chain for athletic footwear manufacturers and brands

Lectra empowers airbag cushion suppliers with the flexibility to scale up their manufacturing footprint

FocusQuantum® range expands with upgradeable laser cutter for multi-ply fabric

Manufacturers value Lectra’s fabric cutting room: 3000 Vector® sold in 10 years

Lectra is proud about customers’ continued passion for the company’s flagship solution Vector®, which guarantees customers operational excellence and prepares them for Industry 4.0

OVS adopts Lectra Fashion PLM

Leading Italian fast fashion retailer revamps its information systems with Lectra’s product and collection lifecycle management solution

Lectra unveils a new strategy

Lectra enables customers to lock Industry 4.0 principles into their processes

The fashion and apparel industry secures data integrity with Lectra’s new supply chain program

Lectra’s new program enables brands, retailers and suppliers to control the chain of digital information, reducing the time and costs to develop collections

Modaris® 3D galvanizes the development of collections for Cache Cache

Lectra’s 3D prototyping solution ensures product development is faster and less costly for the international women’s brand

Lectra appoints Jérôme Viala Executive Vice President for the Group

Chief Financial Officer since 1994, and from 2005 a member of the Executive Committee, Jérôme Viala will greatly contribute to the implementation of Lectra’s new strategic roadmap

Lectra equips Kolon Industries with three FocusQuantum® to ramp up capacity in global airbag market

South Korean conglomerate aims to double global airbag sales by 2020, investing in advanced laser cutting solutions for flat and OPW airbags at Asian plants

Lectra’s latest fashion PLM solution reaps highest score in industry expert evaluation

Extended scope and strides forward in key functionalities, including material forecasting, deliver number one industry ranking for Lectra Fashion PLM in WhichPLM benchmark study

Innovative new Vector® model boosts manufacturing productivity by 20%

Ultra-precision cutting head optimizes cost per part by managing challenging synthetic materials

Lectra’s leading-edge laser airbag cutting solution to ramp up production for Key Safety Systems

US-based tier-1 supplier boosts competitiveness with FocusQuantum® cutting preparation software suite and laser cutter

Lectra endows High Rock with smart solutions to support made to measure growth

Chinese outdoor sportswear manufacturer High Rock clinches intelligent technology and consulting expertise from Lectra to propel mass customization ambitions in line with ‘Made in China 2025’

Lectra event probes furniture trends and technology to stand out from the crowd

Furniture manufacturers from 16 countries explored fresh perspectives set to stimulate growth and innovation during Lectra’s ‘Stand out from the crowd’ seminar

Lectra equips Ruyi Group with smart technology to upgrade and optimize its cutting rooms

Ruyi, a global leader in textile technologies, installs innovative solutions from Lectra to empower mass customization of men’s suits

Lectra fashion event empowers customers for a smarter future

Manufacturers, brands and retailers in the fashion and apparel industry shared perspectives on the future of design, product development and manufacturing during Lectra’s Fashion Forward seminar

Lectra’s new game-changing Vector® iQ scales up performance in cutting for fashion, automotive and furniture manufacturing

Excellence is now within the reach of all with the addition of predictive maintenance and patented continuous cutting to the entire Vector range

Only Lectra for new DFM production plant

Lectra’s process expertise—and Versalis® solution—ramp up production capacity and reduce leather consumption for Poland-based upholstered furniture manufacturer DFM

Lectra continues to conquer fast-growing airbag market in East Asia

South Korean automotive supplier Dual invests in a comprehensive FocusQuantum® project to support expanding operations in China

Gruppo Mastrotto accelerates digital transformation with Lectra

Lectra supports the digital transformation of Europe’s leading producer of automotive leather with implementation the Versalis® cutting solution

Lectra launches powerful Modaris® V8 solution to boost product development in the fashion industry

Modaris® V8 secures the communication of valuable digital data along today’s complex supply chains thanks to a cutting-edge file exchange framework

Miti creates its first in-house leather cutting room with Lectra

Thanks to Versalis®, the high-end upholstered furniture manufacturer lowers operational costs and meets even higher quality standards

Lectra’s cutting room technology to be featured in Under Armour’s new manufacturing and design center

Technology solutions expert Lectra to collaborate with global performance brand to push boundaries of innovation

KUKA enters a new digital era with Lectra

KUKA transforms its processes with Lectra’s automated solutions and furniture industry expertise

Sumisho Airbag Systems increases production capacity by introducing the new FocusQuantum® OPW solution by Lectra

The Japanese supplier specialized in side-curtain airbag cushion manufacturing seeks to gear up production capacity to meet rapidly growing global demand for advanced airbag products

Laziale Interni Auto harnesses the power of the digital cutting value chain with a second Versalis®

The Italian leather cut parts specialist’s new digital cutting room will enable it to meet its continuous innovation goals and drive productivity

Lectra and Politecnico di Milano join forces to host a Design & Technology seminar

Lectra and Italy’s premiere technical university explore technology’s role in optimizing the product development process

Lectra announces the opening of its subsidiary in Vietnam

Based in Ho Chi Minh City, Lectra Vietnam will accelerate the company’s growth in Asia

Lectra unveils Lectra Fashion PLM V5

This latest release reaches new heights by extending its process coverage to pre-production stages for brands and retailers

Lectra appoints Céline Choussy Bedouet to its Executive Committee

This appointment reflects Lectra’s strategy to boost its marketing and communications

Erpo modernizes production with Lectra

The German furniture manufacturer embraces a forward-thinking approach to leather cutting with Versalis®

Lectra helps Freedman Seating meet growing demand for seating products

The US seat manufacturer will double its production capacity with Lectra’s software and cutting solutions for plain and patterned fabric

Lectra’s automotive leather conference ushers in the new paradigm of leather cutting room digitalization

Leading experts share industry insight on the theme “Go Digital: Increasing Flexibility in the Automotive Leather Value Chain”

Lectra’s strategic customer Global Safety Textiles (GST) chooses FocusQuantum® OPW airbag cutting solution in China

Leading independent supplier of automotive airbags worldwide deploys the new technology following six months of successful in-depth testing

Lectra promotes partnerships between schools and businesses to nurture talented childrenswear designers

Les Enphants and the Shanghai Institute of Visual Art jointly held a Kaledo® childrenswear design competition in China in a bid to bring inspiration to the world of fashion design

Zamasport chooses Lectra Fashion PLM

Italian apparel manufacturing company strengthens partnership with Lectra by adopting its product and collection lifecycle management solution

HMT becomes first airbag manufacturer worldwide to implement Lectra’s FocusQuantum® OPW laser technology

The automotive supplier aims to capture a third of the Chinese airbag market

Sherborne Upholstery goes for full automation with Lectra

The UK upholstered furniture manufacturer is transforming its leather and fabric cutting rooms with Versalis® and Vector®

Lectra appoints Jason Adams as President, Lectra North America

Jason Adams will be responsible for significantly bolstering Lectra’s presence in its main market sectors

Lectra Fashion PLM chosen by Galeries Lafayette for the lifecycle management of its collections

The Kooples continues to put its faith in Lectra as it pursues plans for expansion

The product development department of the French premium brand adopts expert version of Lectra’s patternmaking solution Modaris®

Lectra releases DiaminoFurniture V6R2

The latest version of Lectra’s marker-making solution dedicated to the furniture industry saves manufacturers thousands in fabric costs per year

New Twins chooses Lectra Fashion PLM

Lectra’s product lifecycle management solution will help the Italian apparel company connect technical and creative teams

Lectra launches DesignConcept Furniture V3R1, its 2D/3D design, costing and virtual prototyping solution

This new version unleashes upholstery furniture companies’ creativity while respecting design intent as well as cost and production constraints

Lectra appoints Burak Susoy as Director, Lectra Turkey and the Middle East

Burak Susoy will guide regional companies’ growing strength regarding design, product development and manufacturing

Lectra sofa a hit at Bordeaux furniture event

Making it real, experiencing the process from design, through virtual prototyping to finished product

Lectra unveils FocusQuantum®, its next generation of airbag cutting solutions

Drawing on 30 years of experience, Lectra demonstrates the innovative driving force it brings to the road safety value chain

Lectra appoints Jean-Patrice Gros as Director, Lectra Northern Europe

Jean-Patrice Gros will be in charge of meeting Lectra’s customers’ expectations regarding creativity, collaboration and operational excellence

Dixie adopts Lectra Fashion PLM

Italian fast-fashion womenswear brand to implement Lectra’s product lifecycle management solution

Lectra-ESCP Europe Chair organizes a round table discussion on “Fashion, Sustainable Development and Technology”

H&M, Kering, European TK’Blue Agency and Eva Zingoni presented their organizations’ actions

Lectra wins intellectual property battle in Germany

The German Supreme Court in Düsseldorf rules against local competitor for patent infringement

Grupo Kaltex chooses Lectra Fashion PLM

Mexico-based home textile and apparel group to implement Lectra’s product lifecycle management solution

Lectra presents its vision for the Chinese fashion industry at CISMA 2015

Lectra’s innovative technology helps brands and manufacturers execute the Chinese Government’s 10-year strategic plan ‘Made in China 2025’

Lectra’s first apparel manufacturing seminar takes an in-depth look at the new rules of the changing fashion marketplace

Brands and manufacturers from 22 countries gather to explore winning business strategies

Lectra releases DiaminoFashion V6R2

New release expands the possibilities of automated marker making

How to make change a success with Lectra Fashion PLM

Prestigious brands and industry experts gather for a seminar to discuss the transformation of the fashion industry

Lectra supports Brioni’s product development

The Italian luxury menswear brand adopts Lectra Fashion PLM

Lectra appoints Céline Choussy Bedouet as Chief Marketing Officer

Céline Choussy Bedouet takes on new responsibilities twenty months after coming to Lectra

Lectra shares a glimpse into the future of the automotive leather industry

Technology, expertise and partnership will be essential for success

Politecnico di Milano gives students a professional head start with Lectra software solutions

Lectra’s DesignConcept and Diamino solutions form part of the curriculum at the renowned Italian university

lectra.com: new site, new positioning

The new lectra.com highlights Lectra’s value proposition and its high-end positioning

Lectra announces Lectra Fashion PLM V4

Lectra Fashion PLM streamlines product development from planning to sourcing

Lectra holds its 7th International Education Congress

Highlighting transformation in the fashion industry and education

POLIPOL AND LECTRA REDEFINE THE BOUNDARIES OF LEATHER CUTTING

Lectra’s expertise and advanced technology enable the Polipol Group to enter a new era in leather cutting

Lectra wins Silver Top/Com prize at the Top/Com Grands Prix Corporate Business 2015 Ceremony

Top/Com jury members have awarded a prize to Lectra Live, Lectra’s new internal webzine

Johnson Controls renews strategic partnership agreement with Lectra

Lectra will be Johnson Controls’ sole supplier for high ply trim fabric cutting

Petit Bateau chooses Lectra Fashion PLM

Comfortable-cotton-clothing lovers’ favorite French brand Petit Bateau, made specifically for the 0 to 924 month age bracket, has selected Lectra to help optimize product development and reduce time to market

Lectra and Aubade announce De Montfort University student lingerie contest results

Lectra and Aubade working together to prepare future designers and pattern makers

Lectra appoints Jean-Maurice Férauge as Director, Lectra Japan

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean-Maurice Férauge as Director of Lectra Japan.

Starr Aircraft doubles throughput with Lectra

Lectra’s expertise and advanced cutting technologies enable the company to meet increased demand for aircraft seating

Lectra front and center at Drapers Fashion Forum

Decision makers from leading fashion houses gather to share and learn more about major topics critical to the fashion industry

PEACEBIRD adopts Lectra Fashion PLM

Top Chinese fast-fashion company adopts Lectra’s product lifecycle management solution

Lectra announces Optiplan® V3R4

Lectra is pleased to announce the latest release of Optiplan®, its cutting-room optimization solution for apparel manufacturing.

Kuangda reinforces strategic alliance with Lectra to support business growth and increase competitiveness

Lectra is pleased to announce the reinforcement of its strategic agreement with Jiangsu Kuangda Automobile Fabric Group, one of the largest producers of automotive interior fabrics and car seat covers in China.

Lectra wins EY’s 2014 International Company of the Year Award

Lectra is pleased to announce that it has won the 2014 International Company of the Year Award for France after receiving the same distinction on September 24 for the country’s southwest region.

Lectra appoints Edwin Ingelaere as Director, Lectra Northern Europe

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Edwin Ingelaere as Director of Lectra Northern Europe.

Lectra appoints Chris Nicolaes as Managing Director for Germany and Eastern Europe

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Nicolaes as Managing Director for Lectra Germany, based in Ismaning, near Munich.

Bosideng enters a new era of cutting efficiency with Lectra

Lectra is pleased to announce that Bosideng has adopted a Lectra cutting room offer, including the acquisition of a Lectra Vector® cutter.

Odlo adopts Lectra Modaris® 3D

Lectra is pleased to announce that Odlo is implementing Lectra Modaris® 3D to support its business growth in the sportswear market.

Duvivier Productions selects Versalis® to increase its production and competitivity

Lectra is pleased to announce that Duvivier Productions has reaffirmed its trust in Lectra by choosing the Versalis® solution to increase its leather cutting production and support its business development strategy.

Lectra opens South Korean subsidiary

Lectra is pleased to announce the opening of its South Korean subsidiary.

Lectra demonstrates how to develop an armchair in 24 hours

Lectra recently hosted a seminar for upholstered furniture professionals at its Bordeaux-Cestas campus in France.

Lectra announces Kaledo® V4R1

Lectra is pleased to announce Kaledo® V4R1, the latest release of its design solution.

Lectra holds conference on 3D technologies in fashion

Lectra recently hosted, in Bordeaux-Cestas, France, a seminar focusing on the use of 3D technologies in the fashion product development process.

Lectra names Karen Elalouf as Managing Director for France

Lectra is pleased to announce the nomination of Karen Elalouf as Managing Director for France.

Matalan embraces Lectra’s 3D product development

Lectra is pleased to announce that Matalan is implementing Modaris®, Lectra’s product development solution with integrated 3D technology, to enhance their in-house development to achieve superior fit, style and quality of their garments.

Trayton opts for automation with Lectra

Lectra is pleased to announce that the Chinese furniture manufacturer, the Trayton Group, has selected Lectra’s Versalis® and Vector® together with product development, pattern-making and nesting software, to automate and optimize their production in China.

Zumba selects Lectra Fashion PLM

Lectra is pleased to announce that Zumba is implementing Lectra Fashion PLM to manage its active wear line.

Klaussner Home Furnishings aims for speed and standardization with Lectra technology

Lectra is pleased to announce that Klaussner Home Furnishings, one of the largest producers of residential furniture in the United States, has chosen Lectra’s advanced 3D/2D design and product development solution.

Ruyi Group and Lectra build strategic alliance

Lectra is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Chinese textile and apparel manufacturing giant, Ruyi Group.

Lectra expands its Versalis® offer for leather cutting

Lectra demonstrates once again its passion for innovation and its commitment to optimizing the leather manufacturing process.

International companies get industry insights at Lectra fashion seminar

Lectra hosted companies from around the world at its Lectra Fashion Seminar in Bordeaux-Cestas (France).

Ekornes accelerates their automation strategy thanks to Lectra

Lectra is pleased to announce that the Norwegian furniture manufacturer Ekornes confirms its confidence in Lectra by acquiring 6 additional leather cutting solutions, in addition to the 5 they already have, to automate and optimize their production in Norway and in the US.

Lectra appoints Céline Choussy Bedouet as Marketing Director for Automotive, Furniture, Technical Textiles and Composite Materials

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Céline Choussy Bedouet as Marketing Director for Automotive, Furniture, Technical Textiles and Composite Materials.

Imperial adopts Lectra Fashion PLM

Lectra is pleased to announce that Imperial is implementing Lectra Fashion PLM to reinforce its position in the fast fashion market and support its worldwide business growth strategy.

Lectra joins forces with the CFDA to support New York City’s Fashion Manufacturing Initiative

Lectra is pleased to announce its support of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)’s Fashion Manufacturing Initiative (FMI).

Lectra and ESCP Europe establish a Fashion and Technology Chair to develop an innovative education and research program

Daniel Harari, Lectra CEO, and Edouard Husson, dean of ESCP Europe Business School, have inaugurated the Fashion and Technology Chair.

Lectra appoints Edouard Macquin Member of the Executive Committee

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Edouard Macquin to the Executive Committee.

ELLASSAY chooses Lectra Fashion PLM to support its business strategy and develop its brand DNA

Lectra is pleased to announce that ELLASSAY has chosen Lectra Fashion PLM to support its brand management and global business strategy.

Lectra announces Lectra Fashion PLM V3R3

Lectra is pleased to announce the release of Lectra Fashion PLM V3R3, which introduces significant improvements for collaboration and transparency.

Lectra holds Furniture and Automotive seminar in Bordeaux

Lectra recently hosted a 2-day seminar on “Achieving Operational Excellence”, at its Bordeaux-Cestas campus in France, dedicated to decision-makers from the automotive and furniture industries.

Lectra holds its 6th International Education Congress

Lectra recently hosted its sixth annual Education Congress.

Lectra holds Fashion Seminar in Bordeaux

Lectra recently hosted its Lectra Fashion Seminar in Bordeaux-Cestas (France).

Lectra appoints Véronique Larrieu-Pelegry as marketing director for France

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Véronique Larrieu-Pelegry as marketing director for France.

Lectra appoints Eric Hubert as deputy sales director

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Hubert as deputy sales director, responsible for sales development

Lectra appoints B T Nagesh as director, Lectra India

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of B T Nagesh as director, Lectra India.

Daniel Harari analyses the future of the textile and fashion industries

Lectra is pleased to announce that Daniel Harari, Lectra CEO, took part in the 29th World Fashion Convention, organized by the International Apparel Federation (IAF) on September 23 to 27 in Shanghai.

Lectra presents its vision of a modern fashion business model at CISMA 2013

Lectra has presented its strategic vision for Chinese apparel manufacturing companies who are continuing to capture the country’s evolving consumer market during CISMA 2013 (September 25 to 28, Shanghai, China).

Lectra appoints Charlie Xu as vice president of sales, fashion for Greater China

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Charlie Xu as vice president of sales, fashion for Greater China. Based in Shanghai, he reports to Andreas A. Kim, managing director, Lectra Greater China.

Lectra helps ManiForm achieve a highly efficient manufacturing flow

Lectra is pleased to announce that ManiForm—one of China’s leading companies in the female lingerie industry, has chosen Lectra’s Vector® to maximize its profits, while guaranteeing quality.

International brands gather for the Lectra Fashion Seminar

Lectra recently hosted its Lectra Fashion Seminar in Bordeaux-Cestas (France).

Lectra’s Design to Cost approach gives companies the power to anticipate real costs earlier in the design and product development phases

Lectra 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.

Lectra signs a partnership contract with Italian fashion school Polimoda

Lectra has announced the signing of a partnership agreement with the international institute of marketing and fashion design Polimoda.

Lectra Appoints Shane Cumming as Vice President of Sales, Fashion for North America

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Shane Cumming as vice president of sales, fashion for North America.

Lectra Brings the 3D Revolution to the Fashion Industry

Lectra is pleased to announce the success of its early-adopter program for Modaris® 3D.

Lectra meets design challenges with Kaledo® V3R3

Lectra is pleased to announce Kaledo® V3R3, the latest release of its textile design suite.

Lectra Announces Diamino® V6

Lectra is pleased to announce Diamino® V6, the latest release of its pre-costing and marker-making solution.

Lectra continues to improve product development with Modaris® V7R2

Lectra is pleased to announce Modaris® V7R2, the latest release of its product development solution for pattern-making, grading and 3D prototyping.

Lectra Fashion PLM supports Nali by streamlining collection development

Lectra is pleased to announce that Zhejiang Nali Apparel is adopting Lectra Fashion PLM to streamline collection development.

Lectra Fashion PLM Continues to Evolve to Industry Needs

Lectra is pleased to announce the release of Lectra Fashion PLM V3R2.

Lectra appoints Myriam Akoun-Brunet as communications director

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Myriam Akoun-Brunet as communications director.

Lectra Announces FIT Design Competition Winners

Lectra is pleased to announce the winners of the Fall 2012, Lectra Design contest, which was organized for students at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).

Lectra rewards AMFI students for projects created with 3D technology

Lectra has organized with AMFI-Amsterdam Fashion Institute a design contest for students using Lectra’s 3D pattern-making solution, Modaris®, for the fourth consecutive year.

Lectra technology supports Jack Victor’s commitment to its Canadian operations

Lectra is pleased to announce that Jack Victor has successfully integrated Lectra product development and production solutions within its Montreal-based manufacturing operation.

Lectra appoints Paul Epperson as Vice President of Sales, Manufacturing for North America

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Epperson as Vice President of Sales, Manufacturing for North America.

Trans-Global Merchandise adopts Lectra Fashion PLM to improve product development workflow and communication

Lectra is pleased to announce that Trans-Global Merchandise (TGM) is adopting Lectra Fashion PLM.

Lectra appoints Rikako Shinonaga as Managing Director for Japan

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Rikako Shinonaga as Managing Director for Japan.

Lectra holds its 5th International Education Congress in London

Lectra hosted its 5th education congress in London on November 13 and 14, 2012.

Lectra Fashion PLM supports Façonnable in its French-chic brand strategy

Lectra is pleased to announce that Façonnable has successfully implemented Lectra Fashion PLM to streamline collection development and preserve brand heritage, both prerequisites for driving a strategy of top line growth.

Lectra appoints Maurizio Sapio as Sales Director for Italy

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Maurizio Sapio as Sales Director for Italy.

Lectra appoints Tania Garcia as Vice President, Marketing for North America

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Tania Garcia as Vice President, Marketing for North America.

Lectra appoints Peer Wiesner Marketing Director for Germany, Eastern Europe, and CIS countries

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Peer Wiesner as Marketing Director for Germany, Eastern Europe, and CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries.

With Lectra Fashion PLM, Baroque streamlines development and communication for Moussy

Lectra is pleased to announce that the Japanese company Baroque successfully implemented Lectra Fashion PLM for their top brand, Moussy, in June. They will extend implementation to Sly and other brands before the end of 2012.

Lectra creates a new frontier in innovation

Redesigned down to the slightest details, the new range of Vector® fabric cutters addresses fashion, automotive and furniture companies as well as composite material users seeking operational excellence

DBA adopts Lectra Fashion PLM V3 to manage collection lifecycles

Lectra is pleased to announce that the DBA Group has chosen Lectra Fashion PLM V3 to support a strategic change initiative intended to boost innovation, competitiveness, and quality of service.

Lectra announces Lectra Fashion PLM V3

Lectra is pleased to announce the new release of Lectra Fashion PLM

Lectra appoints Emmanuel Mussault as Director, Marketing Intelligence and Communication

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Emmanuel Mussault as Director, Marketing Intelligence and Communication.

Lectra announces Kaledo® V3

Lectra is pleased to announce the new release of its Kaledo® textile design suite for creating fresh and innovative prints, knits, and wovens.

Lectra appoints Bruno Mattia as Director, Strategic Accounts Fashion

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruno Mattia as Director, Strategic Accounts Fashion.

Lectra announces the launch of DesignConcept Furniture V2R3, its 3D/2D design and virtual prototyping solution for furniture

Lectra is pleased to announce the launch of DesignConcept Furniture V2R3, its innovative solution for designing and developing 3D/2D products, dedicated to the furniture industry.

Lectra announces the launch of its Versalis® Furniture range

Lectra is pleased to announce the launch of Versalis® Furniture.

Lectra and WGSN Sign Global Partnership Agreement

Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—textiles, leather, industrial fabrics and composite materials—and WGSN—the world’s leading trend forecaster—are pleased to announce a new global partnership.

Les Enphants adopts Lectra Fashion PLM

Lectra is pleased to announce the adoption of Lectra Fashion PLM at Les Enphants.

Lectra Appoints Bertrand Crönert as Manufacturing Marketing Director

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Bertrand Crönert as Manufacturing Marketing Director.

Lectra announces DesignConcept Auto V4R2, the new version of their virtual prototyping solution for the automotive industry

Lectra is pleased to announce the launch of their DesignConcept Auto V4R2, an innovative solution for designing and developing 3D/2D products within the automotive industry.

Lectra Names Javier Garcia Director of Strategic Manufacturing Accounts

Lectra is pleased to announce the nomination of Javier Garcia as director in charge of strategic Manufacturing accounts.

Lectra Names Laurent Alt Software R&D Director

Lectra is pleased to announce the nomination of Laurent Alt as the new director of its Software R&D department.

Lectra Announces Significant New Investments in India

Lectra is pleased to announce significant investments in India with the opening of two new offices, based in Delhi and Tirupur, one International Call Center in Bangalore and with the strengthening of its sales and distribution network in India.

Lectra appoints Jean-Patrice Gros Director, Middle East and North Africa

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean-Patrice Gros as Director of the Middle East and North Africa region.

Lectra and Walter Wilhelm Associates (WWA) renew their global partnership

Lectra is pleased to announce the renewal of its global partnership with Walter Wilhelm Associates (WWA) for a three year period.

Lectra’s 4th International Education Congress Honors Collaborative Work, Design, and 3D Technologies

Lectra held its fourth education congress in Cestas (France) on November 17 and 18, 2011.

With Versalis® Auto, Lectra ushers in a new era in leather cutting for the automotive industry

Lectra is pleased to announce the launch of Versalis® Auto, its new line of leather cutting products specially designed for the automotive industry.

Lectra announces a successful PLM implementation at La Jolla Group

Lectra Fashion PLM brings creativity and control to design and development at action sports giant, La Jolla Group

CISMA 2011. Lectra presents Modaris® V7 and puts 3D technology at the heart of fashion development

Lectra is pleased to present Modaris® V7, the latest version of its apparel pattern-making and grading software solution, now with fully-integrated 3D prototyping technology developed by Lectra.

Lectra appoints Anastasia Charbin Marketing Director, Fashion

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Anastasia (Stacey) Charbin as Marketing Director, Fashion. -

Lectra presents Versalis® Fashion, its new leather cutting solution specific to luggage, footwear, and fashion accessories

Lectra is pleased to announce the release of Versalis® Fashion, its new leather cutting solution aimed at manufacturers in the luggage, footwear, and fashion accessories markets. -

Lectra announces Diamino® V5R4

Lectra is pleased to announce the new version of Diamino®, its marker-making solution.

Lectra leads the leather cutting solutions market with Leather Suite V3R1

Lectra is pleased to announce the release of the new Leather Suite V3R1, specially designed for leather cutting and aimed at manufacturers in the automotive and furniture markets.

Lectra Appoints Adriana Vono Papavero as Managing Director for South America to Maintain Excellent Momentum

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Adriana Vono Papavero as Managing Director of Lectra South America.

Lectra appoints Edouard Macquin Worldwide Sales Director

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Edouard Macquin as Worldwide Sales Director, effective January 1, 2011.

Lectra Hosts Third Successful International Education Congress in Shanghai

Lectra brought together its Privilege partners for a third education conference. 52 participants representing 24 schools from 9 countries—Germany, Brazil, China, the United States, France, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland—met in Shanghai, China, in November 2010. -

Inauguration of the Institute for Innovation and Competitiveness under the patronage of Christine Lagarde, French Minister of Economic Affairs, Finance, and Industry. Lectra, Institute founding partner.

Lectra announces its participation, as a member of the Founders' Committee, in the creation of the Institute for Innovation and Competitiveness.

Lectra First PLM Software Vendor to Achieve TEC Certification for PLM for Fashion and PLM for the Distribution of Fashion Products and Accessories

Lectra has announced that Lectra Fashion PLM V2R2, its product lifecycle management solution designed specifically for the fashion industries, has just been awarded certification of the Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC). Lectra Fashion PLM is the only solution to have achieved TEC certification in the fashion and fashion products and accessories distribution sectors.

Sales of Lectra’s Latest-Generation Vector® reach 1000

Lectra is pleased to announce the sale of its thousandth latest-generation Vector®.

Lectra Extends its Leather Offer with the New PLF and PLH Ranges

Lectra today announced the launch of two new leather cutting ranges: the PLH, specially designed for the leather goods and technical footwear markets, and the PLF, available in two versions—PLF Auto and PLF Furniture.

Lectra appoints Laurence Jacquot Group Industrial Operations and Hardware R&D Director

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Laurence Jacquot as Director of Industrial Operations and Hardware R&D.

Lectra Fashion PLM V2R2, an Even More Powerful Solution for the Fashion Industry

Lectra is pleased to announce that the new version of its unique fashion-specific product lifecycle management solution, Lectra Fashion PLM V2R2, will be available in early July.

JEC Composites Show, Hall 1, Stand V32, April 13-15, 2010, Paris, France - Lectra releases the Vector TechTex FX 100, its new cutting solution

Lectra is pleased to announced the release of its new VectorTechTex FX 100 cutting solution for industrial fabrics and composite materials.

Lectra Appoints Andreas A. Kim Managing Director for Greater China, supporting its Chinese customers with advanced solutions to improve product quality and help them remain competitive

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Andreas A. Kim as Managing Director of Lectra Greater China.

Lectra Appoints Céline Pérès Communications Director, A move to strengthen its position in the PLM and design markets

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Céline Pérès as Communications Director.

Equipped with Lectra Fashion PLM, Marèse is Awarded the PLM Trophy 2010

Lectra is proud to announce that Marèse, equipped with Lectra Fashion PLM, a solution specifically designed for the fashion market, has won the PLM trophy 2010 for best project.

Lectra and X-Rite/Pantone Sign Partnership Agreement to Deliver Integrated Color Technology for Enhanced Design Workflow and Seamless Color Communication

Lectra is pleased to announce the signature of a new partnership agreement with X-Rite, the world leader in color management, measurement and communication technologies.

Lectra Appoints Philippe Ribera Group Software Marketing Director, to Support its PLM Strategy

Lectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Philippe Ribera as Software Marketing Director.

Lectra announces the new version of Romans Cad®©

Lectra is pleased to announce the launch of the latest version of Romans Cad®©, its software suite created specially for the footwear, luggage and leather goods industries.

Success of the Second Education Conference held by Lectra, Privileged Partner of Fashion Schools Worldwide

Lectra invited its Privilege partners from the education world to its second international conference, held over two days at the end of October.

An international arbitral tribunal awards Lectra €21.9 million in its arbitration against Induyco

The Secretariat of the International Court of Arbitration notified the award today in the arbitration initiated in June 2005 by Lectra against Induyco, the former shareholder of Investronica Sistemas, under the arbitration rules of the International Chamber of Commerce.

Lectra Launches the New Version of the Only Fashion-Specific PLM Solution on the Market: Lectra Fashion PLM V2R1

Lectra is pleased to announce the launch of Lectra Fashion PLM V2R1, the latest version of its state-of-the-art product lifecycle management solution for the fashion industry.

Lectra and Eastman Machine Company announce a settlement in the action brought by Lectra in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, in October 2008

Lectra and Eastman have announced that they have settled the pending patent infringement action brought by Lectra against Eastman and its distributor, Sewn Products, in October 2008, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Lectra Launches the New Version of Kaledo®, its Unique Fashion-Specific Design Solution

Lectra is pleased to announce the availability of the new version of Kaledo® V2R1.

Lectra Announces its Latest Innovations for the Fashion Industries at the 2009 CISMA Trade Show, September 22—24, in Shanghai, China

Lectra is pleased to participate in the 2009 CISMA Trade Show from September 22 to 24, in Shanghai, China. During the event, Lectra will be presenting this fall’s launch of the new version of Kaledo®, its leading-edge professional design software platform, and demonstrating its latest innovations, including Modaris®, DiaminoFashion, the VectorFashion FX and the VectorFashion MX.

Lectra and AB-Inventech Sign Cooperation Agreement for the Expanding Wind Energy Market

Lectra is pleased to announce the signature of a global cooperation agreement with AB-Inventech. The purpose of the agreement is to promote and ensure the implementation of comprehensive automated solutions specifically designed for the wind energy and aeronautical markets.

Lectra's New CLS Auto Leather Cutter Provides a Unique and Comprehensive Answer to Challenges Facing Automotive Manufacturers

Lectra is pleased to announce the launch of the new CLS Auto leather cutter, designed to support automotive manufacturers in the optimization of their industrial processes.

Lectra Appoints Hervé Claverie Director of Projects and Strategic Accounts Worldwide

Lectra announces the appointment of Hervé Claverie as Director of Projects and Strategic Accounts worldwide.

Lectra Among 17 European Companies Chosen to Participate in ‘A New Look At Innovation’—a Report Prepared by the ESCP-Europe at the Request of Christine Lagarde, French Minister For Economic Affairs, Industry and Employment.

Lectra is one of 17 European companies chosen to participate in the report ‘A New Look at Innovation,’ presented on April 30 to Christine Lagarde, French Minister for Economic Affairs, Industry and Employment.

New Version of Lectra's Software Suite for MFC Furniture Automated Leather Cutting System Improves Productivity for Upholstered Furniture Manufacturers

Lectra is pleased to announce the release of the new V2R3 version of its software for the MFC Furniture solution, designed for professionals in the upholstered furniture industry that use or cut leather.

Lectra Announces its Latest Innovations for the Textile Industries at the 2009 IMB Trade Show, April 21 to 24, in Cologne, Germany, Hall 8.1, Booth A/010—B/019

Lectra is pleased to participate in the 2009 IMB Trade Show from April 21 to 24, in Cologne, Germany.

Lectra appoints Alexander Neuss Managing Director for Germany, Eastern Europe, and CIS Countries

Lectra has named Alexander Neuss Managing Director of Lectra Germany, based in Ismaning, near Munich.

Lectra Launches Modaris® V6R1 and Optimizes Model and Collection Development

Lectra launches the latest version of Modaris, its pattern-making solution for the apparel industry.

Lectra Offers Innovative Approach to the Development of Upholstered Furniture

Lectra is pleased to announce the release of the latest versions of DesignConcept Furniture (V2R2) and Formaris® Furniture (V6R1), specially developed for the furniture and upholstery industries.

Lectra and WWA Sign PLM Partnership Agreement

Lectra is pleased to announce the signature of an exclusive, worldwide partnership agreement with Walter Wilhelm Associates LLC. The aim of this multi-year partnership is to support the Lectra Fashion PLM solution.

Lectra’s New Kaledo® Design Solution Proves Powerful and Easy To Implement for Children’s Retailer

Lectra is pleased to announce that one of the leading American children’s fashion retailers, The Children’s Place Retail Stores, recently presented their experience migrating from Lectra’s U4ia to Kaledo®, Lectra’s next generation textile and fashion design solution, at Lectra’s design seminar in New York. The Children’s Place completed their successful migration to Kaledo from Lectra’s previous design technology solution in July 2008.

Lectra Appoints Hakan Dadağlıoğlu Managing Director of Lectra Turkey

Lectra has named Hakan Dadağlıoğlu Managing Director of Lectra Turkey.

Lectra extends its lead with a new version of Lectra Fashion PLM, the only solution of its kind developed exclusively for the fashion sector

Lectra is pleased to announce the launch of the new version of its Product Lifecycle Management solution.

After its launch at CISMA (September, 2007), Lectra showcased its new Kaledo solution for designers during its successful road show in Hong Kong and South Korea

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