Software capability and industry demand tend to drive each other forward. When software advancements are made in response to a specific consumer need, they tend to include plausibly related options and alternative tools above and beyond what is sufficient to satisfy the stated need. Likewise, the availability of new software tools and design capabilities tends to drive innovation, especially with creative types, like designers.
How the Push for Sustainability is Changing the Furniture Industry
Sustainability was once considered a lofty goal pushed for only by the most progressive, unrealistic companies. Today, however, attitudes towards sustainability have shifted dramatically, and it is virtually a necessity for any successful business to participate in green initiatives. Among many industries that have embraced environmental stewardship, the furniture industry may be one of the most interesting.
French Connection Upgrades to YuniquePLM® to Facilitate Growth and Data Integration
The trend around digital transformation in fashion has been at the forefront of the industry for a few years and companies who are transforming are seeing the payoff with data visibility. “Our team needed a cloud-based solution to simplify IT processes and YuniquePLM® will enable data integration with our current infrastructure,” said Stuart Hart, Head of IT, French Connection.
Leading Chinese Menswear Brand Lilanz Confirms Tremendous Efficiency Improvements with Gerber Software
Lilanz, a leading Chinese menswear brand, has always been a leader in innovation and efficiency, striving to provide products with the best sense of quality, design, and fashion at optimal costs. In order to offer their customers the best quality and price, the renowned Chinese menswear brand has been at the forefront of leveraging Gerber Technology’s robust pattern design CAD software, AccuMark®, and automated nesting solution, AccuNest™, for better data integration and improved communication.
Houdini Enables Sustainability and Agility with Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM®
In order to support their sustainability efforts, Houdini Sportswear has selected Gerber Technology’s cloud-based product lifecycle management software, YuniquePLM, to improve efficiency and be more transparent in their process. By implementing YuniquePLM, Houdini will make significant progress towards their “impact positive” status for the company’s operations, striving to have 100% of their products be made from recycled or biodegradable fibers and be recyclable or biodegradable at end-of-life.