Milan, Italy — July 25, 2023 — At this year’s ITMA 2023 Modular Management, the market leader in creating modular systems and configurable product architectures, joined Murata Machinery, Ltd. (Textile Machinery Division, hereafter Muratec Textile), a global leader in textile manufacturing, on the conference floor when they launched its groundbreaking product AIcone.

Muratec Textile leveraged its sophisticated technology, together with Modular Function Deployment® (MFD), to create a mature modular architecture for its AIcone product line. Modular Management created the MFD methodology for clients needing to develop an entire product platform systematically and efficiently. The results of this process provide a global strategy for organizations, where all the company’s functions, engineering, supply, production, and marketing, are harmonized.

With a rich history of innovation and a commitment to delivering cutting-edge solutions, Muratec Textile once again showcases its dedication to driving progress and empowering manufacturers to excel in a rapidly evolving landscape with the launch of AIcone. This game-changing textile solution is designed to optimize work methods and elevate production efficiency, quality, and sustainability. Muratec Textile has successfully incorporated advanced work methods during the development project, leveraging the power of innovation and industry expertise to create a product that meets the changing needs of textile manufacturers while setting new benchmarks in the industry.

"We are delighted to introduce AIcone to the textile industry," said Shintaro Ohashi, Senior Manager of Strategic Planning at Muratec Textile. "Through the implementation of enhanced work methods during the development project, we have successfully redefined the standards of modular architecture, manufacturing, and productivity. With AIcone, we are empowering textile manufacturers to achieve new levels of success and excel in today's competitive market."

To learn more about Modular Function Deployment and what Modular Management can support you to make your company even more profitable, please visit or contact +46 8 456 35 00.


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