Antigua Group, A Leading Performance Sportswear Designer, Selects NGC’s PLM and Supply Chain Management Solution
MIAMI, FL—Nov. 4, 2014— NGC today announced that the Antigua Group, Inc. has selected NGC Software’s Extended PLM, an integrated, best-of-breed solution for fashion PLM and Supply Chain Management (SCM). The Antigua Group, Inc. is a leading designer and marketer of men’s, women’s and children’s lifestyle apparel and sportswear and serves the apparel needs of the Golf, Licensed Sports, Corporate and identity Specialty Retail markets.
The Antigua Group selected NGC’s PLM and SCM solution as a strategic system to streamline workflows, enhance collaboration and overall design/production efficiency, and ensure on-time delivery of the highest-quality apparel and sportswear. The Antigua Group will deploy NGC’s software for capabilities that include PLM, costing, product testing, production tracking, quality management, packing and shipment tracking – providing an end-to-end solution for the entire product lifecycle.
“The Antigua Group has built its business based on an exceptional track record of customer service and product quality, and NGC is proud to be associated with them,” said Mark Burstein, president of sales, marketing and R&D, NGC. “We are looking forward to working with the Antigua Group as they look forward to another 35 years of outstanding performance.”
About the Antigua Group, Inc.
The Antigua Group, Inc. is a leading designer and marketer of men’s, women’s and children’s lifestyle apparel and sportswear under the distinctive Antigua label. In 2014, Antigua celebrated its 35th Anniversary serving the apparel needs of the Golf, Licensed Sports, Corporate and identity Specialty Retail markets. With its roots in the golf market, Antigua has built a solid reputation with numerous tournaments and tour professionals. In addition, Antigua currently holds licenses with major professional sports leagues including the NFL, NBA, Arena Football, MLB, Minor League Baseball, NHL and hundreds of colleges and universities.
NGC Software is a leading provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management, fashion ERP and Shop Floor Control software and services for brands, retailers and consumer products companies. NGC solutions help increase profitability, reduce costs, improve speed to market and product quality, and manage compliance and testing. NGC earned more than a dozen top-10 rankings in the 2013 RIS News Software Leaderboard and has received top rankings by leading industry analysts. In addition, NGC has been recognized as a top 100 supply chain and logistics company by Inbound Logistics, SupplyChainBrain and Supply & Demand Chain Executive.
NGC customers include A|X Armani Exchange, Aeropostale, Billabong, Carter’s, Destination XL, Hugo Boss, Jos. A. Bank, Marchon Eyewear, Spanx, Swatfame, VF Corporation, and many others. NGC has offices in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Canada, China, India, Mexico, and El Salvador and is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA). For more information, visit www.ngcsoftware.com.
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