Event details

  • Date: 22/11/2022
  • Time: 01:30 PM (IST - India) - 08:00 AM (GMT - UK) - 09:00 AM (CET)

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Reduce fabric cost by 2.5%: Connect your fabric buying & cutting operations

With rising production costs and with increasing supply chain complexity, manufacturers are looking for new ways of doing business. With fabric alone constituting upto 70% of total expenditure, it presents the biggest area to reduce cost and bolster sustainability targets.

Coats Digital has launched a new combined fabric buying and cutting solution, FastReactFabric.

FastReactFabric is an all-in-one fabric management solution that enables RMG manufacturers to significantly reduce fabric costs, optimise fabric buying, reduce planning times by 90% and provide 100% fabric tracking.

With FastReactFabric, your business can reduce fabric wastage, delivering a positive net impact on your sustainability scorecard – empowering your people, protecting the planet, and increasing your bottom line, at the same time.

The webinar will cover:

  • Challenges facing the apparel manufacturing industry
  • How to reduce fabric consumption
  • How to accurately forecast fabric buying
  • Benefits of a fabric optimisation solution
  • Real examples from the industry with tangible ROI


Wesley Ekman
Global Sales Director, Coats Digital

An alumnus of GIBS Business School, University of Pretoria, Wesley is the Global Sales Director for Coats Digital – a global technology business transforming the fashion supply chain.

He led the integration of the key acquisitions of GSD, FastReact and Intello into a single go-to-market strategy, to deliver a digital transformation roadmap specifically for apparel manufacturers. This covered design, development & costing through to production planning & shop floor execution underpinned by a re-engineered customer experience.

Wesley is responsible for managing commercial teams and supporting customers locally in South Asia, Southeast Asia, China, EMEA and LATAM. He is a highly regarded thought leader and motivational speaker on topics around circular fashion and fashion industry digital transformation.

Silky Prajapati
Product Owner – FastReactFabric (Buy Module), Coats Digital

An alumna of NIFT, India, Silky Prajapati is the product owner of FastReactFabric at Coats Digital – the software arm of Coats Group.

She is an experienced product leader with experience across consulting, business development, and management. With an expertise in the diagnostic study of booking and production processes at apparel manufacturers and integrating the solutions in Coats Digital’s products, she has worked towards product innovation through strategic thinking.

As a senior consultant, Silky has worked in process improvements and business process re-engineering for fabric optimization processes at apparel manufacturing factories in India and further afield, including Bangladesh, Vietnam and Sri Lanka.

Yuganshu Soni
Product Owner – FastReactFabric (Cut Module), Coats Digital 

Yuganshu Soni, Product Owner - FastReactFabric, Cut Module @Coats Digital

An alumnus of NIFT, India, Yuganshu Soni is the product owner of FastReactFabric (Cut Module) at Coats Digital – a global provider of specialist, technology-based solutions for the apparel industry.

He is a meticulous product leader with experience across consulting, business development and management.

With expertise in the diagnostic study of fabric cutting processes, Yuganshu brings the digital transformation placidly through seamless integration for our apparel manufacturers clients.