PARIS--(Marketwire - Jul 2, 2012) - 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
Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology
solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials-textiles, leather,
industrial fabrics, and composite materials-is pleased to announce the
its new line of fabric cutters Vector®.
Recognized by the world's experts as the best performing solution on the
the previous generation of Vector, launched in February 2007, remains to
day without equivalent. It has enabled Lectra to increase its market share
all of its activity sectors, strengthening its leadership in fashion and
The new generation of Vector cutters: unparalleled productivity and
"Strengthening their value proposition, meeting even stricter deadlines,
delivering constant, irreproachable quality at best mastered costs, as well
getting along with an ultra-flexible production process, are daily
for our customers. The exceptional means implemented by Lectra in the
development of its new range of Vector cutters have given birth to a
integrated and unique offer, which enables our customers to benefit from
control and optimization of their production, which in turn increases their
competitiveness and profitability," said Daniel Harari, Lectra CEO.
Based on the efficiency and intelligence of the Vector cutting solutions,
new cutting room combines high value-added software, machines powered by
technology and business expertise acquired by Lectra since almost 40 years.
"As the key element of the cutting room, Vector provides access to new
productivity and material savings; embedded technology at the heart of the
system, associated with continuous control by Lectra's experts gathered in
five call centers, ensures the highest availability on the market," said
Bertrand Crönert, Manufacturing Marketing Director, Lectra.
Several anti-error devices contribute to simplifying and accelerating the
production of each product line. The new ergonomic, intuitive, visual
enables continuous monitoring and control of every step of the
process, alerting the operator in case of a hazard. 120 sensors monitor the
behavior of the cutting head in action to optimize the cutting in real-time
reduce material consumption. The predictive maintenance system secures
production by preventing potential failures.
Daily experience with thousands of customers
Long-term relationships maintained by Lectra with its customers-based on
innovation capacity, the reliability of its solutions and the development
skills-strongly contributes to the sustainability of the means of
"We found rapid benefits when using the new Vector. Lectra solutions help
achieve our goals of quality and being on time," said Claudia Trifan,
Production at Pandora, manufacturing jackets for top of the range
brands. "We chose Lectra for its unique solutions and its excellent
new Vector enables us to increase our quality and increase our flexibility,
a shorter integration period."
The brand new features provided by this new generation of Vector
related to the software and service offer, introduce new
productivity and reliability; and enable companies to control the
within cutting rooms of industries as diverse as those of fashion,
furnishings or aeronautics.
Lectra is the world leader in integrated technology solutions that
streamline and accelerate product design, development and manufacturing
processes for industries using soft materials. Lectra develops the most
specialized software and cutting systems and provides associated services
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
wind power, and personal protective equipment. Lectra serves 23,000
more than 100 countries with 1,350 employees and $287 million in 2011
The company is listed on NYSE Euronext.
For more information, please visit www.lectra.com
® Vector is a registered trademark of Lectra.
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