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Aspects of a Product Model Supporting Apparel Virtual Enterprises



Peter O. Denno


Emerging computer technology, including an infrastructure for virtual enterprises and more capable apparel product development software, is providing an opportunity to reinvent how apparel is produced. The development of an information-rich and unambiguous garment product model would help realize this opportunity. This product model would improve the effectiveness of product development software and enhance the industry's ability to distribute work in virtual enterprises. This paper suggests what such a product model should contain, how it can be developed and how it would be utilized throughout the product development life cycle to enable apparel virtual enterprises.
International Journal Of Clothing Science And Technology


apparel, design, manufacturing, product model, virtual enterprise


Denno, P. (1996), Aspects of a Product Model Supporting Apparel Virtual Enterprises, International Journal Of Clothing Science And Technology, [online], (Accessed May 24, 2024)


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Created October 1, 1996, Updated February 17, 2017