Lectra showcases 3D technology at furniture industry seminar
Industry executives meet to discover how to build efficiencies into the entire product development and manufacturing process
London, April 26, 2016 – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, recently hosted an event to showcase the latest technology for the furniture industry at the Furniture Makers’ Hall in London.
Attracting a mix of upholstered furniture manufacturers, trade and press, the event focused on current market trends and explored how furniture companies can keep pace with this dynamic and increasingly competitive market.
Giovanna Castellina, leading expert from the Centre for Industrial Studies (CSIL) and key speaker of the event, confirmed: “The UK is one of the few countries seeing a significant rebound in the upholstered furniture market and we forecast that it will continue in this growth phase, 2% each year, until at least 2018”. And “Competition in this sector remains stiff, with developing countries continuing to invest in new manufacturing facilities, as well as improving their design capabilities”, she continued.
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