Mold assembly automation: know which clothing mold software to invest in
Being part of the so-called fashion of the future is a process that demands certain requirements from today’s brands and clothing: an approach to the concepts of Industry 4.0, integration of the production chain, adoption of sustainable practices, and digitization of traditional processes, such as the creation of sketches, clothing molds, and technical sheets.
The need for insertion in the digital world makes many members of the Fashion Industry have doubts about which products to invest in, which is the best program for clothing patterns, which is the most suitable integration software, etc.
Although we have consolidated companies in the market for solutions for the textile and fashion sector, it is natural that you are undecided about the responsibility of investing in technological solutions that impact the work routine of many people once the technology is used in the day to day current production.
For this reason, to help you make the best decision about clothing molds solutions, the Audaces blog has prepared content with the best advice on investment in technology is necessary, what features a modeling software should have, and which is the best option for you. To follow:
Why invest in technology in the fashion sector?
Like any sector on an industrial scale, the fashion industry works through the transformation of raw materials into products that are sold to the final consumer. However, the processes of this production chain have a long history of evolution since ancient times.
This, by itself, demonstrates the transformative nature of the fashion sector, which has always been a pioneer in the adoption of new practices and the use of new technologies that individually or collectively benefit some of its stages.
Today, technology optimizes the manufacture of parts, with increasingly modern cutting and sewing machines that allow much higher productivity than decades ago.
Likewise, the management software has the potential to integrate the manufacturing stages, optimizing the collection management from start to finish and facilitating the work of the management team.
In all these cases, investment in technology represents a constant need in the industrial environment: to adapt to changes in an increasingly globalized and integrated world.
Also, as we move towards Industry 4.0 we’ve made a full post here on the blog on the subject, be sure to check it out, tech tools play a key role in our dealings with part and collection creation work.
In the creation and modeling process or clothing molds for example, which is a fundamental step in this process, technological solutions present benefits in terms of productivity, profitability, and sustainability.
Mold Making Software – Essential Features for clothing molds
Now that you know that implementing technological tools in clothing is a fundamental process for your brand or industry to continue growing, you also need to know the characteristics that a good modeling program must present.
As our content focuses on the modeling stage, we highlight the essential features to look for when investing in solutions of this type, see:
Speed and precision
As you know, pattern making is complex work and requires a lot of effort on the part of the responsible pattern maker. In this sense, being able to have a precise and fast tool is essential for the success of a mold creation program.
Through these attributes the work of the pattern maker is facilitated, as well as the entire collection schedule, which can be advanced, generating profits and increasing productivity in general.
Integration is the keyword of Industry 4.0 and the fashion of the future. Therefore, it is essential that the modeling software in question can be integrated with other tools and technologies used by clothing.
This ensures not only the exchange of information between the team of pattern makers and the manager but also the creation of a collective database among all sectors, the so-called Fashion PLM.
Ease of use
It is a great myth to believe that complex technology is equally complex and difficult to use. Good software is one that allows multiple forms of interaction (creation, digitization, sharing) in an efficient, assertive and, of course, facilitated way.
When choosing a tool specialized in molds, always keep this issue in mind, because the time invested in mastering the tool can be crucial for the execution of projects and pieces in the collection.
Finally, the feature that weighs the most when choosing the right tool for making molds is the budgetary impact it will have on production costs. The good value for money becomes an essential attribute of the software in question and, again, a factor of attention.
Ultimately, which software to invest in clothing molds digitization?
Although there is no exact answer to this question, the ideal choice must take into account the objectives that your confection aims to achieve and the characteristics mentioned above.
Audaces is a specialist in the subject and has its own tool for creating and digitizing molds, Audaces Pattern. In addition to having all the essential benefits for creating exact molds and 4D modeling, the tool is also part of a broader set of complete Fashion PLM solutions: Audaces 360.
Do you want to know more about the tool? Just watch the following demo:
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