Trends in the use of computer-aided design in the textile industry.
SURVEY OF 288 FASHION DESIGNERS PROVIDED THE FOLLOWING:
76% use Computer-Aided Design (CAD CAD: see computer-aided design.
(Computer-Aided Design) Using computers to design products. CAD systems are high-speed workstations or desktop computers with CAD software. ). 70% of CAD users have been using the system for three years or less; only 10% have been using the system for more than six years. 85% of CAD users either agree or strongly agree that using CAD has increased their productivity. 79% either agree or strongly agree that CAD had increased their creative process. 57% of primary CAD users said they spend more than 5 hours working with the system on an average day. 76% of respondents In the context of marketing research, a representative sample drawn from a larger population of people from whom information is collected and used to develop or confirm marketing strategy. believe that more than 50 percent of the industry will be using CAD within the next five years. 84% of the respondents that do not currently use CAD agree that using CAD would significantly change their jobs.
SOURCE: NATIONAL KNITWEAR knit·wear
knitted clothes, such as sweaters
Noun 1. & SPORTSWEAR ASSOCIATION