Mr. Jean-Marc Pedeboy, founder member of the company STRATEGIES S.A Rungis, France visited the Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), Noida.
STRATEGIES S.A Rungis, France is having CAD/CAM systems to innovate on footwear and bags industries.
As a world leader in CAD and PDM solutions for footwear and luggage industry, the company brings value to more than 600 customers in 25 countries.
Divulging the details, Mr. Raajeev j Lakhara, Managing Director, FDDI, said “To facilitate the knowledge and the control of his dedicated CAD suite Romans CAD Software, STRATEGIES S.A Rungis, France want to partner with FDDI for the purpose of developing cutting edge education and research activities.”
Romans CAD Software Suite is a set of dedicated products for the footwear, luggage and soft materials industry.
“Romans CAD Software Suite provides integrated and standardize design to enable, make profound changes in the product development process for footwear and bags which is very helpful in designing the right product for the customer,” added Mr. Lakhara.
Mr. Jean discussed in length about the curriculum development process of the Institute, imparting training to the students, methodologies of promoting training programs among the industry, programs and services offered by the FDDI, shared experience of FDDI with regards to linkages with higher institutions, research institutions and the private sector etc.
Mr. Jean visited the entire campus of the FDDI including School of Footwear Design & Production Management (SFDPM), School of Retail Management (SRM), School of Leather Goods and Accessories Design (SLGAD), School of Fashion Design (SFD) and School of Business Management (SBM), the International Testing Center (ITC) which has full-fledged Chemical and Physical Laboratories, the Pilot Plant, Product Development Center (PDC), library, classrooms etc.
Mr. Jean was highly impressed with the vision of FDDI's management, the facility, the infrastructure & the services provided by FDDI for the growth of the industry. Mr. Jean also gave a presentation which was attended by the faculty members of the SFDPM, SLGAD & SFD which helped them to become familiar with the advanced design process and develop their skills.
About the FDDI
FDDI is the premier fashion and management institute of the country, established under the aegis of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India for the development and growth of the Retail, Fashion Footwear Leather Goods and Fashion Accessory Industry. The Institute imparts ‘Quality Education’ by conducting various Long Term (PG & UG) and Short Term programmes in the area of Retail Management, Fashion Merchandising, Leather Goods & Accessories Design, Footwear Design, Technology & Management, Marketing, and Creative Designing & CAD/CAM. FDDI is the only Institution in the country in its core area having prestigious certifications such as ISO 9001, ISO 14000 and ISO 17025 and accreditations/tie-ups from the leading international organizations like PFI-Germany, SATRA- UK and top management and Fashion Design institutes such as LDT NaGold, Germany, ARSutoria, Italy.