technology has been chosen to illustrate the section on Computers in the Textile and Fashion Industry in the
new GCSE Textiles
Technology Revision Guide for 2007 by Rose
Sinclair. It is being published by Lonsdale, a leading
publisher of study guides in the United Kingdom.
revision guides are widely deployed throughout the UK as
affordable resources supporting learning and review for
exam success, says Chris Glennie, Publishing Director
of Lonsdale. To maintain our position as the leader in
our field, our authors constantly strive to keep abreast
of innovators in their fields such as OptiTex.
software platform, with features such as 3D models,
computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided
manufacture (CAM), has established it as the leader in
design software across most segments of the textile
industry. Student users have embraced it for its wide
variety of user-friendly options and parameters and
environmentally responsible elimination of wasted
delighted to be considered an industry standard such
that a renown study guide like Lonsdale's features our
software as the industry benchmark, according to Ran
Machtinger, President and CEO of OptiTex, Ltd. This
dovetails with the recent purchase of 25 full software
packages by the London College of Fashion.
educational partnerships include leading design
institutions in the United States, Brazil, and China,
among others worldwide. They recognize that top-tier
fashion designers such as Hilfiger, Hugo Boss and,
Kozomara to industrial designers as diverse as BMW,
Porsche, Boeing USA and Eurocopter deploy OptiTex design
that our publications include the most current
technologies, such as OptiTex
concludes Chris Glennie,
'so that students enter the marketplace equipped to be
competitive. We strive to ensure that we prepare them as
fully as possible for the challenges they will face.
specializes in the development of innovative,
easy-to-operate 2D and 3D CAD/CAM solutions for sewn
products and other related industries. Our native
Windows-based software for digitizing, pattern
engineering, grading, marking, advanced automatic
nesting and draping, is specifically designed to meet
the needs of today's manufacturers of industrial
fabrics, apparel, upholstery, transportation,
composites, home furnishings, among others. OptiTex's
open architecture system features multitude of
import/export formats, enabling OptiTex users to
interface with a wide range of software and hardware.
OptiTex also offers a completely integrated CAD package.
OptiTex products are sold and supported around the world
through certified distributors and OEMs.