Lectra

A world leader in integrated technology solutions that automate, streamline and accelerate product design, development and manufacturing processes for soft goods industries. Provides advanced software, cutting systems, and services to the automotive, aeronautical, marine, furniture and other composites markets.

5000 Highlands Pkwy. SE
Ste. 250
Smyrna, GA 30082 US

Additional Locations:
Avenida Insurgentes Sur No 1602 CitiCenter, Piso 7, Ste. 701
Benito Juarez, 03940 MX
+52 (01) 5555 639191

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Automated flatbed cutters: Reliability ensures productivity
Flatbed cutting system suppliers discuss a key concern, from their customers' point of view: machine reliability.

Automated cutting accelerates
Software/hardware advances and peripheral equipment make flatbed cutters essential to automated production scenarios.

The Plane in Spain
Site tours provide a rare glimpse into the Iberian Peninsula’s aerospace composites sector, with a special focus on Airbus’ activities at Illescas.

WINDPOWER 2011 Report
Wind energy advocates, turbine builders and their suppliers, policy makers, and a growing number of wind-involved composites professionals gather where it all began.

JEC Paris 2011 Review
This annual Paris trade event’s statistics signal an advanced composites resurgence.

JEC Composites Paris: 2011 Product Showcase
The news from this annual Parisian in-gathering of composites professionals is heavily weighted toward automotive lightweighting.

2010 SAMPE Europe/JEC Paris Showcase
Record crowds and reignited technological development testified to the composite industry’s renewed health and the recent recession’s demise.

JEC Composites 2010 Product Showcase
Although clouds of volcanic ash shut down postshow air traffic, the traffic on the show floor helped dispel the clouds of economic recession.

JEC reports that 27,000 composites industry professionals were on hand for all or part of the three-day event.
Source: JEC

JEC COMPOSITES 2008 show review
Composites professionals converged on this annual Parisian gathering in greater numbers than ever before, confident that the market’s global growth will continue.

Formula 1 team accelerates design-to-track speed
Race car builder automates manual chassis design phase with unique FEA-to-CAD utility.

Inside Manufacturing: 45,000 Fan Ducts Per Year from RTM
Unique tooling technology optimizes closed molding process efficiency for volume production of industrial part.

JEC COMPOSITES 2007 Product Showcase - 7/1/2007
The annual Paris conclave showcases the global expansion of composites.

JEC Composites 2007 Product Showcase
This year’s Parisian exhibition provides key evidence of the composites industry’s unprecedented breadth and technical sophistication.

JEC Composites 2006 Product Showcase - 7/1/2006
Advanced composites continue to lead the economic upswing in the composites industry.

Researchers at the University of California San Diego conducted detailed structural tests of the Hunter's airframe.

Sky's The Limit For Composites-intensive UAVs
Market growth is being spurred primarily by post-9/11 combat actions, homeland security and natural disasters.

A technician removes a molded rib.

Thermoplastic composites gain leading edge on the A380
Breakthrough manufacturing process produces lightweight, affordable glass-reinforced PPS J-nose on the worlds largest commercial aircraft wing.

SAMPE exhibitors in Long Beach

SAMPE 2005 Product Showcase
SAMPE's U.S. Symposium and Exhibition highlights technological innovation and market expansion.

At the SAMPE Europe/JEC event in Paris, Prins Dokkum (Dokkum, The Netherlands) exhibited its innovative Dynawheel, an all-carbon-fiber truck wheel for

SAMPE Wrap Up And Product Showcase
Exhibitions on both sides of the Atlantic spur optimism and spotlight innovative technology.

Composittrailer's all-composite Trailer

JEC Composites 2003 SAMPE Europe Conference Review
Paris is the debut stage for a galaxy of composites industry innovations.

Product Categories of Lectra

Auxiliary processing equipment, repair equipment, and supplies
  • Auxiliary processing equipment
    • CAD/CAM/CAE hardware/software
    • CNC machining equipment (multiaxis)
    • Computer controls and software
    • Cutting equipment, laser
    • Drilling and cutting tools
    • Nesting software
    • Printing/marking equipment
    • Cutting equipment, flatbed, computerized
      • Cutting equipment, knife
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Education/Training
  • Product design
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, other