Tukatech Inc. Partners with Star Garments, Increasing Productivity by 275 Percent

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Leading apparel company purchases 52 CAD software stations from Tukatech Inc.

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TUKATECH CAD users at Star Garments

“Tukatech’s systems, engineering and implementation produced results beyond our expectations and their promises.” Anusha Rodrigo, CAD Manager, Star Garments

Tukatech Inc., a Los Angeles-based provider of apparel industry software solutions, announces that they worked with Ventura-Star (also known as Star Garments), a major apparel manufacturer, to integrate 52 Tukatech systems into their operations, resulting in a 275 percent increase in productivity in Product Development.

“Since implementing the TUKAcad software we have significantly improved our productivity and efficiencies,” said Anusha Rodrigo, manager of the project at Star Garments. “Tukatech’s systems, engineering and implementation produced results beyond our expectations and their promises.”

Despite the fact that the company had 62 CAD workstations from other companies, they were still employing 42 manual pattern makers. However, after partnering with Tukatech to engineer the pattern room, Star Garments was able to streamline their processes and produce better fitting products.

“The Tukatech engineers were able to re-engineer our process and work-flow, consolidate our sample rooms, and train our personnel to engineer our patterns,” commented A. Sukumaran, Managing Director of Star Group. “All of these changes resulted in significant improvements including a fabric savings of 2%, better cutting quality, increased productivity of the installed cutters, and a better end product overall.”

“We know the management was skeptical of our claims regarding projected savings and results,” said Ram Sareen, CEO-Founder TUKAgroup. “However, through this partnership we have been able to achieve tremendous results for our client.”

About Ventura-Star/Star Garments
Ventura-Star, based in Sri Lanka, is one of the leading manufacturers of women’s apparel since 1972. Their specialty is making all categories of women’s apparel for both career and casual lines. Star Group employs over 7,000 skilled workers and manufacture pants, jackets, fully lined suits, dresses, blouses, shirts, skirts, lingerie, sleepwear etc. for key clients such as Ann Taylor, Abercrombie & Fitch, Tommy Hilfiger, Calypso, Liz Claiborne, Guess, Belk, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Victoria’s Secret, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Dillard’s, Chico’s, Land’s End, Express, Ellen Tracy, J. Crew and many leading brands and retailers in Europe and North America.

About Tukatech
Tukatech is a Los Angeles-based company that provides pattern making, grading and marker making software and manufacturing equipment. It also provides, web-based product development services, PDM/PLM systems, supported by brick and mortar centers strategically located in garment hubs worldwide. With over 8,000 systems installed, and thousands of competitive systems replaced, Tukatech is the fastest growing garment CAD/CAM company in the world. Tukatech has been ranked by Apparel Magazine as the #1 Apparel software company in the world. For more information, visit http://www.tukatech.com.


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