The latest news and developments from sponsors of the Apparel Tech Conference, with a focus on new trends and technologies in the areas of design and product development, information technology, manufacturing technology; sourcing, logistics and transportation; and retail.
Apparel Magazine Honors All-Star Award Winners
COLUMBIA, SC - Dec. 4, 2007 - Apparel
magazine, the leading b-to-b publication for apparel and apparel retail
executives, this month presents the profiles of its 2007 All-Star Award
winners, which were honored last month during a ceremony at the Katie Murphy
Amphitheater of the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York, NY.
NGC Celebrates 25 Years of Technology Innovation and Leadership in the Apparel Industry
MIAMI, FL - Nov. 27, 2007 - NGC® (New Generation Computing®) today announced that it is celebrating its 25th anniversary as a technology leader for the Fashion, Apparel, Footwear and Retail industries. Founded in 1982, NGC has grown to become one of the apparel industry's most highly regarded software companies, with a track record of innovation, a customer base that includes many of the industry's best-known brands and retailers, and offices around the world.
Digital Trade and Transportation Network Limited ("DTTNCo") and Core Solutions Limited ("Core Solutions")
HONG KONG - Oct. 31, 2007 - a leading global trade management solutions provider, announced today their partnership which aims to integrate services that will provide seamless complementary solutions for the trade, logistics and financial services communities.
Cutter & Buck Implements E-Spec, Inc's Image Management Plug-ins And Applications To Increase Productivity
DALLAS, TX - Nov. 8, 2007 - Dallas-based, E-Spec is pleased to announce that apparel manufacturer, Cutter & Buck has implemented the E-Spec JPEG Publisher plug-in for Adobe® Illustrator®, E-Spec XMP Publisher plug-in for Adobe® Illustrator®, and E-Spec Image Importer software to integrate with their plmOn™ Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software package from Yunique Solutions.
E-SPEC, INC presents the new JPEG PUBLISHER v5.6 Plug-in for ADOBE Illustrator CS3 WITH SUB-LAYER SEPARATION INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY IN DESIGN, PRODUCTION and MARKETING
TUKATECH Delivers 3D Proto Sample Movies On iPhone™ For Faster Approvals
DALLAS, TX - Nov. 14, 2007 - Dallas-based E-Spec, Inc. releases JPEG Publisher v5.6 for Adobe® Illustrator®. JPEG Publisher v5.6 has been updated to include support for Adobe® Illustrator® CS3 and enhanced layer separation with optional sub-layer support allowing the automated creation of multiple JPEG image files from a single source Adobe® Illustrator® file every time a file is created or edited.
LOS ANGELES, CA - Nov. 13, 2007 - Digital communication takes another step forward in the fast moving fashion business with approvals of samples via mobile devices. Many suppliers are opting to send digital samples via e-mail with motion video attachments, showing approvers the fit and look of proto and final samples.
Three NGC Customers Named Winners of Apparel All-Star Awards
MIAMI, FL - Nov. 7, 2007 - NGC® (New Generation Computing®) today announced that three of its customers - Maggy London, Michael Stars and Russell Athletic - have been named winners of Apparel Magazine's 2007 All-Star awards. Each year, Apparel Magazine honors ten outstanding apparel businesses based on their innovation, excellence in management, track record of growth, and corporate goodwill that reflects positively on the industry. The All-Star winners were selected by the editorial staff based on nominations from industry executives, and each will be profiled in the December issue of the magazine.
Freeborders Unveils PLM Survey Results The Realities of PLM Effectiveness
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Nov. 7, 2007- Freeborders, the leading provider of outsourcing solutions from China, today announced the result of their Retail Survey: The Realities of the PLM Effectiveness. Freeborders recently surveyed two very different groups of companies to gain an understanding of the desired benefits from PLM solutions vs. the actual benefits that have been realized by companies who have already implemented a solution.
Leading Global Garment Manufacturer TAL Drives Fashion Planning and Operations with Lawson Software
ST. PAUL, MN - Oct. 22, 2007 - Lawson Software today announced that TAL, a leading garment manufacturer based in Hong Kong, successfully implemented the Lawson M3 Fashion Planning Workbench and the Supply Chain Order solutions. As two key components of the Lawson solution for the fashion industry, these enterprise applications are designed to help TAL achieve shorter planning and production lead times, respond faster to market trends and improve inventory management.
Lawson Introduces Lawson Assortment Replenishment Planner to Help Fashion Brand Owners Quickly Respond to Customer Demand
ST. PAUL, MN - Oct. 22, 2007 - Lawson Software today announced the availability of Lawson Assortment Replenishment Planner, an application designed to manage the entire product assortment and store replenishment process for fashion brand owners in apparel, footwear, home textiles and accessories.
Helly Hansen Selects Lawson QuickStep Fashion
ST. PAUL, MN - Oct. 22, 2007 - Lawson Software today announced that Helly Hansen, a leading international company in the sports fashion and apparel industry, signed a contract to implement Lawson QuickStep Fashion, a preconfigured industry solution designed around the specific needs of fashion and apparel manufacturers. The project will support 250 users across Helly Hansen's worldwide operations. The contract was signed during Lawson's first quarter of fiscal 2008, which ended Aug. 31, 2007.