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Contact -- Lectra Headquarters: Angelique Cuilhe
Tel: +33 (0)1 53 64 42 95 -- Fax: +33 (0)1 53 64 43 40
Proven success: 250 New Generation Vectors sold
since February 2007
Paris, October 17, 2007 --Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to the
soft goods industries, is pleased to announce the sale of its 250thVector at the end of September from
the new range launched last February. Since January 2007, Lectra automatic cutter sales have risen by
40% compared to the same period last year.
"Such record sales, all markets combined, testify Lectra's
technological superiority on the automatic cutter market
and prove that the company made a winning bet with its
massive investment: three years of R&D with a budget of $15
million",said Daniel Harari, CEO, Lectra.
With the newVector range, associating power and
intelligence, Lectra has made an unprecedented
technological leap forward. By combining unrivaled speed
and cutting volumes, it provides outstanding savings in
productivity, without compromising quality or reliability. The
operating software's advanced parameters optimize the system based on the material cut, the
complexity of the shapes or the operator's experience. The embedded smart maintenance system
detects needs for intervention and diagnoses possible failures before they occur. In addition, Lectra Call
Centers experts can take remote control ofVectors, ensuring maximum system efficiency and limiting
risks of machine downtime.
Lectra is the world leader in integrated technology solutions that automate, streamline and accelerate
product design, development and manufacturing processes for the soft goods industries. Lectra
develops the most advanced specialized software, cutting systems, and provides associated services to
a broad array of markets including fashion (apparel, accessories, footwear), automotive (car seats and
interiors, airbags), aeronautical, marine and furniture. Lectra serves more than 17,000 customers in over
100 countries with 1500 employees and $272 million in 2006 revenues. Lectra is listed on the Euronext
Paris stock exchange.
For more information, please visit www.lectra.com