Wakayama - Computerized flat knitting machine builder Shima Seiki is to take part in the 3D TECH Festival online event hosted by Alvanon.

The presentation is entitled "Pivoting towards Digitalization with the APEX" and will highlight the company's SDS-ONE APEX Design System and its capability to streamline the development process in the fashion industry.

Actual customer testimonial will show how to take advantage of APEX to digitize materials and trimmings to lay a foundation for digital design, avoid miscommunication, and minimize physical sampling waste.

The session will feature Hayato Nishi, PR Manager from Shima Seiki U.S.A, to highlight the APEX and its capabilities, and Nicholas Paganelli, Manager, 3D Product Specialist from Ralph Lauren. Nicholas will share how he has taken advantage of the APEX to digitize materials and trims to offer a foundation for digital design, minimize miscommunications, and minimize physical sampling waste within the organization. The Ralph Lauren team’s mission is to preserve their heritage by committing to an authentic and sustainable future of product creation.

The latest version of the renowned software is SDS-ONE APEX4.

Introduced to the world’s textile industry at the ITMA 2019 exhibition in June as a prototype, the 4th generation of its series was officially launched this year with updated hardware and software for improved efficiency as compared to the previous generation SDSONE APEX3.

Processing speeds for programming and simulation have undergone up to a 6X increase to meet ever-increasing demand for quickly responding to rapidly changing market needs.

Comprehensively equipped with dedicated functions specializing in the planning and design of fashion apparel and other textiles, APEX4 features state-of-the-art technology such as the latest AI functions used in image searching for quick and accurate planning and design.

At the core of Shima Seiki’s 'Total Fashion System' concept, APEX4 also provides comprehensive support of the apparel production process from planning, design and production to sales promotion and retail sales through digital communication.

3D TECH Festival: Tuesday, 21 Sep. thru Thursday, 23 Sep., 2021

SHIMA SEIKI Presentation: Tuesday, 21 Sep. 2021 | 11:45am (EDT) / 4:45pm (BST) / 11:45pm (HKT)

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