The Clothing Industry Training Authority partners with the relevant education institutions, government bodies, corporate businesses and trade associations to increase our exposure, experience, and expertise in the garment related industry and strengthen our position to provide more value for the industry.
Alvanon is the global leader in providing full service, integrated fit solutions for the apparel industry. Fit mannequins that resemble real human in posture and shape are very important to the garment industry. Alvanon has donated fit mannequins to CITA for training purpose.
Gerber Technology has been a world leader in providing intelligent parttern design software for the apprel and fashion. The company has offered AccuMark Pattern Design software to CITA. This software allows pattern designer and marker maker to combine the talents and individual techniques they have mastered with the power of the computer to automate repetitive tasks and accomplish jobs faster.
Optitex is making its mark on the global textile industry by providing digital software solutions for state-of-the-art pattern design, simulation and process optimization. It has offered 3D Virtual Product Development System to CITA. The system can create photorealistic 3D garments, fit them on customizable avatar, and even animate them for dynamic, eye-catching presentations.
With the garment industry focusing more on fit, 3D scanning technology are becoming more important. Size Stream has donated a 3D body scanner to CITA in an effort to facilitate research on 3D body measurement.
Being the key player as the training body in the fashion industry, CITA works closely with Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education, OUHK, to provide different level of work-integrated education for youngsters. Through these programmes, students are well equipped with knowledge relating to fashion production, promotion and product development.