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UPCOMING EVENTS

2015

SPESA INVESTMENT COMMITTEE
January 13
Teleconference

SPESA EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE
January 14
Atlanta, GA

COLOMBIATEX SPESA PAVILION
January 27-29
Medellín, Colombia

EXPOPRODUCCIÓN
February 4-6
México City, México

SPESA BOARD MEETING
February 19
Miami, FL

MAGIC
February 23-25
Las Vegas, NV

SPESA FUTURE PLANNING COMMITTEE
March 3-4
Mt. Holly, NC

AAFA EXECUTIVE SUMMIT
March 18-20
Washington, DC

TEXPROCESS
May 4-7
Frankfurt, Germany

TECHTEXTIL
May 4-7
Frankfurt, Germany

SPESA INVESTMENT COMMITTEE
May 14

Teleconference

SPESA BOARD MEETING
May 19
Atlanta, GA

SPESA ADVANCEMENTS IN TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
June 2
Houston, TX

TECHTEXTIL NORTH AMERICA
June 2-4
Houston, TX

SPESA FUTURE PLANNING COMMITTEE
June 3
Houston, TX

SPESA INVESTMENT COMMITTEE
July 14

Teleconference

SPESA BOARD MEETING
August 11
Teleconference

SPESA INVESTMENT COMMITTEE
September 15

Teleconference

CISMA (CHINA INTERNATIONAL SEWING MACHINERY & ACCESSORIES SHOW)
September 23-26
Shanghai, China

SPESA FUTURE PLANNING COMMITTEE
September 30
Teleconference

VDMA (GERMAN GARMENT & LEATHER MACHINERY ASSOCIATION GENERAL ASSEMBLY)
October 5-6
Leipzig, Germany

IFAI EXPO (INDUSTRIAL FABRICS ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION)
October 7-9
Anaheim, CA

IAF (INTERNATIONAL APPAREL FEDERATION WORLD APPAREL CONVENTION)
October 12-16
Istanbul, Turkey

GERBER IDEATION
October 29-30
Las Vegas, NV

SPESA ANNUAL EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE
Date & Venue TBD

SPESA BOARD MEETING
Date & Venue TBD

SPESA FUTURE PLANNING COMMITTEE
Date & Venue TBD

2016

SPESA INVESTMENT COMMITTEE
January 12
Teleconference

JIAM (JAPAN INTERNATIONAL APPAREL MACHINERY TRADE SHOW)
April 6-9
Osaka, Japan

SPESA OPENING NETWORKING EVENT
May 3
Atlanta, GA

TEXPROCESS AMERICAS
May 3-5
Atlanta, GA

TECHTEXTIL NORTH AMERICA
May 3-5
Atlanta, GA

SPESA ANNUAL EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE
Date & Venue TBD

SPESA BOARD MEETING
Date & Venue TBD

 
Members in the News

Lectra Reinforces Agreement with Jiangsu Kuangda
Lectra announces the reinforcement of its strategic agreement with Jiangsu Kuangda Automobile Fabric Group, one of the largest producers of automotive interior fabrics and car seat covers in China. To meet increasing demand and support its business development strategy, Kuangda has chosen to equip its three newest plants, scheduled to open in 2015, with Lectra’s Vector® fabric cutting solution.
Kuangda has become one of the top three car seat cover manufacturers in China with customers that rank among the top OEMs and Tier 1 automotive suppliers in the world. The company produces up to 1.2 million seat covers per year and demand has been steadily increasing over the past three years.

Tukatech Releases MyBodee 3.0
V3 includes a completely reworked user interface that's easier than ever to navigate. Whether you're a clothing professional, a fitness or sports trainer, or a medical physician, V3 is loaded with new and exciting ways to view and utilize anthropometric and shape data with the hassle of a measuring tape. Examples include the ability to load any number of scans for a subject and the ability to average body measurements from multiple scans within a day. The ability to save custom measurements or edit measurements allow tailors to customize garments to create a better fit.

Morito Acquires Scovill Fasteners
Morito Co., Ltd., a leading global supplier of apparel fasteners, components for automobiles and cameras, and other niche manufactured products, announced the acquisition of Scovill Fasteners. Scovill Fasteners develops and manufactures a diverse range of high-performance fasteners for various apparel and industrial markets that produce items such as clothing, sporting goods, boating products and military equipment. Through a focus on continuous improvement, customer experience and global collaboration, Scovill provides the highest level of service from fastener design and delivery to application.

American & Efird Signs onto Cotton LEADS™
The Cotton LEADS™ program, launched in October of 2013, has attained more than 200 partners across the global cotton textile supply chain. Cotton LEADS™, a joint program established by Australian and U.S. cotton industries, advocates and demonstrates responsible growing practices for the popular fabric fiber.  Companies signing on to the program include: Target Corporation, AEON TopValu, Fountain Set, American & Efird, and Operadora LOB.

Optitex, Alvanon Collaborate to Take Sizing
and Fitting Digital

Optitex, a leading 2D & 3D CAD and virtual prototyping software provider and Alvanon, the global leader in integrated fit solutions for the apparel industry, announced a collaboration. 
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Gerber's Ideation 2014 Software Conference
Ideation 2014 is the premier software conference dedicated to fashion and retail professionals who rely on Gerber Technology's CAD and YuniquePLM systems to minimize costs, ensure quality and get products to market faster.
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