NCSU College Of Textiles Implements Lectra PLM

Paris-based Lectra, an integrated technology solutions provider serving the fashion and soft goods
industries, has announced that the Raleigh, N.C.-based North Carolina State University (NCSU)
College of Textiles has selected Lectra Fashion product lifecycle management (PLM) software for the
college’s Textile and Apparel Technology and Management program. Implementing Lectra Fashion PLM
will enable NCSU students to learn how to manage the complete apparel production process utilizing
other Lectra solutions already in service at the college, such as Kaledo for fashion design,
Modaris for pattern-making and 3-D sample development, Diamino for marker-making and Vector for

“The acquisition of Lectra’s Fashion PLM software will provide opportunities for our Fashion
and Textile Design students to collaborate with Fashion and Textile Management students to ‘problem
solve’ real world industry problems,” said Nancy Cassill, Ph.D., professor and department head of
Textile and Apparel Technology and Management. “The experience of combining product development,
design, marketing, and merchandising, will assist in preparing our future industry leaders.”

The NCSU College Of Textiles is a Lectra Privilege education partner and has been using
Lectra’s software and cutting solutions for more than 15 years. “Lectra’s relationship with the NC
State College of Textiles is long standing, and we are excited at the opportunity to expand our
partnership by integrating Lectra Fashion PLM,” said Roy Shurling, president, Lectra North America.
“The use of apparel dedicated solutions combined with the college’s state-of-the-art program and
devoted faculty prepares students for an in-depth understanding of the entire product development
cycle as well as the importance of collaboration among all players along the supply chain.”

November 22, 2011