Lectra has conceived a strategy to empower fashion and apparel, automotive and furniture companies. A digital value chain will provide real-time connections between creative teams and product development teams, smart factories, suppliers and consumers.
This offer, capitalizing on data analyses and exploitation, will translate into even smarter, connected equipment and finely tuned integration between equipment, software and services. New industry-specific services will reinforce the offer, enabling Lectra to continually improve customer processes.
Initially, tested in 2017 with select customers, some of whom have been involved with the offer since the beginning of the design, the new offer will be commercialized from 2018. Lectra will increase the share of revenues dedicated to R&D to ten per cent for the period 2017 to 2019, representing a rise of about 50 per cent between 2016 and 2019.
Factories are propelling a new digitalized life cycle for products that will benefit consumers. Mass production is making way for large-scale customized production as well as providing quick-to-market, quality products expected by demanding customers.
Lectra is a leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials. It serves major world markets: fashion and apparel, automotive and furniture as well as a broad array of other industries. Lectra’s solutions, specific to each market, enable customers to automate and optimize product design, development, and manufacturing.