Berghaus, a United Kingdom-based performance apparel, footwear and equipment manufacturer, has
selected New York City-based Alvanon Inc.’s AlvaForm technical fit mannequins to help it
standardize the sizing and perfect the fit and design lines of its men’s and women’s clothing.
Berghaus initially will supply the full-body fiberglass forms to its product development and design
teams at its headquarters and then to its office in Hong Kong and its international supply base.
Alvanon created its EU series of AlvaForms from 3D body scans of more than 50,000 20- to
40-year old men and women in France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Russia, Spain and the United Kingdom;
as well as from World Health Organization and National Health data from 17 other European
The AlvaForms supplied to Berghaus will feature the Berghaus logo. They also will feature
collapsible shoulders and hips and removable left legs, shoulder caps and arms; and will have soft
bellies to represent the yielding properties of the human waist.
November 26, 2013