Pacific Brands Selects Dassault Systèmes’ PLM Solution to Drive Apparel Development from Concept to Customer2008/07/22
Leading Multi-brand Apparel Company Leverages ENOVIA Apparel Accelerator™ to Support Multiple Product Lines, Speed Time to Market
LOWELL, Mass., July 22, 2008- Dassault Systèmes (DS) (Nasdaq: DASTY; Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), a world leader in 3D and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced that Pacific Brands has selected its ENOVIA Apparel Accelerator PLM solution to streamline its apparel design and sourcing processes. Implemented by CONCENTRIC-Imag, a Dassault Systemes’ technology partner, the solution will help Pacific Brands better manage the flow of design information by fostering greater collaboration between its design facilities and suppliers while also strengthening its market leadership in an increasingly competitive and fast-moving global apparel market.
Pacific Brands, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, is a leading manager of Everyday Essential Brands including Berlei, Bonds, Clarks (childrens), Dunlop, Everlast, Hush Puppies, Mossimo and Slazenger. Working with the CONCENTRIC-Imag Australia JV, Pacific Brands will leverage the ENOVIA Accelerator for Apparel Design and Development™ to implement a standardized process to centralize product design data globally. This approach will enable Pacific Brands’ designers and suppliers to more easily collaborate on the development and timely distribution of new product lines throughout its distribution channels.
“The combination of the ENOVIA PLM solution with CONCENTRIC-Imag’s skill set will help us migrate from a disparate business environment to a fully integrated product lifecycle platform which will promote great organizational collaboration and best practices,” said Tom Dalianis, general manager, Integrated Services, Pacific Brands. “With this technology we will be able to deliver greater efficiency in the development of new products and lines, maximize cost savings in sourcing and leverage parallel processing to improve speed to market.”
“As one of the world’s leading apparel companies, Pacific Brands recognized the importance of implementing a software solution that addresses the complexity of managing relationships with global suppliers and retail partners while also providing them with a platform to innovate and differentiate,” said Mike Segal, senior vice president, global sales operations, ENOVIA, Dassault Systèmes. “Geared specifically to address the requirements of the apparel industry, our Apparel Accelerator is gaining strong traction with some of the world’s leading brands who want to streamline business processes to drive collaboration and innovation.”
“In the last twenty four months, Dassault Systèmes’ ENOVIA solution has gained significant traction in the apparel industry and is now in production with some of the world’s leading apparel companies including Guess, and Under Armour,” said Robyn Lloyd, director of technology, CONCENTRIC and managing director for Imag Australia. “By partnering with Dassault Systèmes we are able to offer our customers an ideal mix of industry expertise and a scalable PLM platform capable of addressing many of their key business challenges, including complex global sourcing relationships, increased pressure on time to market and shrinking margins.”
The ENOVIA Apparel Accelerator for Design & Development™ is based on the Dassault Systèmes V6 platform, a single PLM platform for managing product lifecycle business processes that will enable customers to implement industry standards and best practices. Designed as an out-of-the box solution, the Apparel Accelerator enables companies to rapidly deploy a state of the art, scalable enterprise solution for apparel design and development that can help them go to market quicker by taking products from trend to design to sourcing to manufacturing to the customer within a single, collaborative environment.
关于 Dassault Systemes
Dassault Systemes是全球产品全生命周期(PLM)解决方案和3D技术的领导者，为80个国家的100,000多名客户创造价值。自1981年以来，Dassault Systemes一直是3D软件的先驱，开发和推广支持工业流程的PLM应用软件和服务，以及提供产品从概念到维护全生命周期的3D构想。Dassault Systemes软件系列由用于设计虚拟产品的CATIA、用于三维机械设计的SolidWorks、用于虚拟生产的DELMIA、用于虚拟测试的SIMULIA、用于全球协同生命周期管理的ENOVIA，以及用于在线3D逼真体验的3DVIA组成。Dassault Systemes已经在Nasdaq (DASTY)和Euronext (#13065, DSY.PA)证券交易所上市。如欲了解更多信息，敬请访问http://www.3ds.com
CATIA, DELMIA, ENOVIA, SIMULIA, SolidWorks和3DVIA是Dassault Systemes或其子公司在美国和/或其他国家的注册商标。
关于 Pacific Brands
Tracing its origins back to 1893, Pacific Brands generates over $1.6 billion in annual sales via an extensive range of product categories coupled with its strong and diversified customer network. It is the market leading supplier of Everyday Essential Brands to the Australasian retail marketplace. Pacific Brands’ commitment to market leadership has provided it with number one or two positions across its major product categories in Australia and New Zealand which include underwear, socks, intimate apparel, hosiery, footwear, workwear, casual wear, bedding, bedding accessories and foams. The company is attributed with such innovative new products as Holeproof Grow Socks, the Berlei One Fused Bra, Bond Seamfree briefs, Sheridan Ultra Soft Towels, Dunlop Volley, the Berlei Sports Bra, and the King Gee Workwear range. Each year, Pacific Brands is responsible for 25 million outerwear garments, 85 million pairs of underpants/briefs, 58 million pairs of socks, 9 million units of intimate apparel (eg. bras), 23 million pairs of shoes, 4 million tennis balls a year, 5 million golf balls, 16 million kilograms of foam, 375,000 mattresses, 4 million pillows and 15 sq kms of carpet underlay.
关于 CONCENTRIC Asia Pacific-Imag Australia
CONCENTRIC Asia Pacific is the leading provider of design-engineering-manufacturing-visualisation-simulation technology solutions and knowledge based services to the Australia-New Zealand-South Asia Pacific region. A privately owned Australian company founded 25 years ago, it has many global strategic alliances including Dassault Systemes, CONCENTRIC Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Product Realisation technology, virtual manufacturing, animation/simulation and rapid prototyping-model making into a wide diversity of industries and delivers ENOVIA technology via a joint venture with IMAG Australia. Imag Australia is also a privately owned Australian company which was established in 1992 as the exclusive distributor for a range of leading products customers backed by end-to-end services such as system audits, implementations, technology transfers, consulting and training in Product Lifecycle Management. Offices are located in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Canberra.
CONCENTRIC has a worldwide technology alliance with Argentum Design in Pune, India, and Digital Product Solutions in Paris. www.concentric.com.au