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Adoption of Apparel CAD in Indian Garment Manufacturing Sector

(An Assessment of Perception of different stake holders)


Questionnaire for Managers / Supervisors/ CAD Practitioners

Please provide your details:

1. Name

2. Gender (M/F) 1) Male 2) Female

3. Category 1) Manager/Supervisor 2) CAD Practitioner (tick only one)

1) 10th / Diploma 2) 10+2 3) Degree


4.
Education (tick the highest)
4) Post Graduate and above
5. Age (Years) 1) 18-29 2) 30-39 3) 40-49 4) 50+

6.
Name of Department
7. Name of Company

8. City where the company is


located
1) Proprietary 2) Partnership 3) Pvt. Ltd.
8.1. Type of ownership
4) Limited company
8.2. 1) Manufacturer Exporter 2) Manufacturer for domestic
Nature of business
retailers 3) Both exports & domestic
1) Menswear 2)Womenswear 3) Kids wear
8.3. Product Category
4) Lingerie
8.4. Fabric Type 1) Woven 2) Knits

8.5. Production Volume


1) < 1000 2) 1000-2500 3) > 2500 4) Not Applicable
(Pieces per day)
1) Micro (Capital Investment less than Rs. 25 lakhs)
2) Small (Capital Investment more than Rs. 25 lakhs and <=
8.6. Category of Company Rs. 5 crores)
3) Medium (Capital Investment more than Rs. 5 crores and
<= Rs. 10 crores)
4) Large (Capital Investment more than Rs.10 crores)
8.7. Number of Employees ____________________
Please tick [√] against the option which you think is the most appropriate to you.

9. Does your organisation have Apparel CAD system/s 1) Yes 2) No (If No, Go to Q.No. 13)

10. Does your organisation use Apparel CAD system/s? 1) Yes 2) No. (If No, Go to Q.No. 12)

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11. Please tick the purpose/s for which Apparel CAD system is being used in your organisation? (Tick
can be more than one)
1. For Creating first Patterns ☐
2. For digitizing the patterns ☐
3. Alterations in patterns ☐
4. Grading ☐
5. Marker planning ☐
6. 3D Virtual Sampling ☐
7. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________

12. Please tick the check box against the appropriate reason(s) for not using the CAD systems.
(Tick can be more than one)
S. No. Reason Tick all that apply
1 Unavailability of trained manpower ☐
2 Application of CAD is not user friendly ☐
3 Order sizes are not large enough to justify the usage of CAD ☐
4 CAD system is down and non-functional ☐
5 Working Manually is comparatively faster ☐
6 CAD system is unavailable in the organization ☐
7 Any other (please specify) ☐
13. A list of Apparel CAD systems are given below. Please indicate your awareness level of these CAD
systems by ticking the appropriate circle at each item.
S. No. CAD brand/make Extremely Fairly Moderately Slightly Not
well aware aware aware aware aware
1. Lectra Systems     
2. Gerber Technology     
3. Tukatech     
4. Reach Technology     
5. Optitex     
6. Assyst     
7. Scanvec     
8. Investronica     
9. Any other (specify)     

14. On the same set of Apparel CAD systems, please indicate your proficiency level on these systems by
ticking the appropriate circle at each item.
S. No. CAD brand/make Extremely Fairly Moderately Slightly Not
Proficient Proficient Proficient Proficient Proficient
1. Lectra Systems     
2. Gerber Technology     
3. Tukatech     

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4. Reach Technology     
5. Optitex     
6. Assyst     
7. Scanvec     
8. Investronica     
9. Any other (specify)     

15. Please state your working experience of apparel CAD?

1) Less than a year 


2) 1 to less than 5 years 
3) 5 to 10 years 
4) More than 10 years 
5) Not Applicable 

16. Did you get any formal training on CAD? 1) Yes 2) No (If No, Go to Q.No. 19)

17. If yes, please select the duration of training from the options given below?

1. Less than 7 days


2. 7-15 days
3. More than 15 days

18. How do you rate your satisfaction level of the training received?

1. Highly satisfied
2. Moderately satisfied
3. Dissatisfied

19. State your opinion on training by ticking the appropriate reasons listed below. Please specify if there
are reasons other than those stated.

1. Training is required only when a new software is installed


2. Training is required when a software version is upgraded
3. Training is required after every six months
4. Any other, please specify

20. Please let us know the average time do you spend on CAD in a day.

1) Less than an hour 


2) 1 hour to 3 hours 
3) 3 hours to 6 hours 
4) More than 6 hours 
5) Not Applicable 

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21. The following statements are formulated to know the perception of respondent towards usefulness of
various features of Apparel CAD. Please indicate the level of agreement or disagreement of the
following statements. Please rate your choice from 5 to 1 with Strongly Agree as 5 and Strongly
Disagree as 1. Please tick [√] the option which is the most appropriate for you.

nor disagree (3)


Strongly agree

Neither agree

Disagree (2)

Disagree (1)
Agree(4)

Strongly
(5)
S. No Statement

1 In a company, management is of the view


    
that use of CAD can improve productivity

2 For the customer, a company using CAD


    
can supply quality products on time

3 Use of CAD adds to the image of the


    
company in front of acquaintances

4 Use of CAD is required for getting new


    
business opportunities

5 Use of CAD will help companies to get


    
qualified professionals

6 CAD saves time in completing day-to-day


    
job

7 Pattern Making, Grading and Marker


Planning can be easily carried out using     
CAD

8 CAD can improve quality     

9 There are less chances of error and rework


    
if work is done on CAD

10 Creation of pattern shape is accurate on


    
CAD

11 Creation of bigger and smaller pieces


    
(grading) can be accurately done on CAD

12 Pattern pieces can be accurately placed on


    
check fabric using CAD

13 The marker-making on CAD can give


    
better result in reduction of fabric wastage

14 CAD System generate automatic markers     


15     
CAD system enables better productivity

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22. The following statements are formulated to know the perception of respondent towards ease of use
of Apparel CAD. Please indicate the level of agreement or disagreement of the following statements.
Please rate your choice from 5 to 1 with Strongly Agree as 5 and Strongly Disagree as 1. Please tick
[√] the option which is the most appropriate for you:

Strongly agree

Neither agree

Disagree (2)

disagree (1)
disagree(3)
Somewhat

Strongly
agree(4)

nor
S. No.

(5)
Particulars

1 CAD systems can be easily operated to get


    
the desired output

2 CAD tools are positioned in such a way


    
that it can be easily accessed

3 The tools available in CAD system can


    
easily generate automatic Marker

4 In a company, management give full


    
support for use of CAD systems

5 In a company, infrastructural support is


    
given for managing CAD systems

6 In a company, manpower support is given


    
for managing CAD systems

7 No need of nervousness while using CAD


    
systems

8 CAD software tools are easy to understand     

9 CAD Software’s are easy to operate     

10 It is creative and have fun while using CAD


    
systems

11 Marker Making on CAD is full of fun


    
exercise

12 Easy to get familiar with commonly used


tools and functions in a short duration of     
time

13 Generating smaller and bigger sizes using


    
CAD system is joyful

14 CAD markers can give better efficiency


    
than manual markers

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15 Pattern Making on CAD is easier than
    
manual drafting

16 Grading can be done easily on CAD than


    
manual grading

17 I am always keen on working with software     

18 I am always keen in learning new software     

19 I intend to make utmost use of CAD     

20 I intent to achieve cost optimisation     

23. According to you, please indicate the time taken for a firm investing in CAD to get Return on
Investment (ROI):
1) Less than 1 year 
2) 1 to less than 3 years 
3) 3 to less than 5 years 
4) More than 5 years 
5) Not Aware 

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