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Ben Hanson

Ben Hanson is one of WhichPLM’s top contributors. Ben has worked for magazines, newspapers, local government agencies, multi-million pound conservation projects, museums and creative publications before his eventual migration to the Retail, Footwear and Apparel industry.Having previously served as WhichPLM’s Editor, Ben knows the WhichPLM style, and has been responsible for many of our on-the-ground reports and interviews over the last few years. With a background in literature, marketing and communications, Ben has more than a decade’s worth of experience, and is now viewed as one of the industry’s best-known writers.

Gerber Technology to Host its Tenth Annual Software Users Conference

Gerber Technology logo(TOLLAND, CONN. USA, SEPTEMBER 23, 2008Gerber Technology, today announced details regarding its Tenth Annual Software Users Conference. The event will be held October 16-17 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Sponsors for the event include Microsoft, Dell, Singletree Technologies, E-Spec, Shapely Shadow and Ikon Office Solutions.

TEXbase Launches E-Sign Software to Streamline Supply Chain Collaboration

Texbase logo(BOZEMAN, MT. SEPTEMBER 23, 2008) Electronic signature capability has been introduced as the newest feature of the TEXbase Connect collaborative software solution. ‘E-Sign’ allows a paperless and secure online signature to increase the efficiency of communication between apparel brands and their supply chain partners to improve overall product integrity and speed to market.

ROI Calculator

Implementing a PLM system isn’t just about installing a piece of software, it is an enterprise-wide solution that needs commitment in terms of resource, training, process rationalisation and internal communications. So, is PLM worth the investment?  To help you find out how much value PLM will add to your company and also the cost of […]

Fast React Wins Queen’s Awards for Enterprise: International Trade 2008

Fast React logo(UK, SEPTEMBER 18, 2008) Fast React Systems Limited, a global supplier of software based solutions for the apparel, footwear and textile industries, is delighted to have achieved the prestigious Queen’s Award in recognition of their outstanding achievements in International Trade.

Chattawak Chooses Gerber Technology’s PLM Solution

Gerber Technology logo(Connecticut, USA, SEPTEMBER 16, 2008)  Gerber Technology, a unit of Gerber Scientific, Inc. (NYSE: GRB) and the world leader in automated CAD/CAM and PLM solutions for the apparel and flexible materials industry, today announced that Chattawak, part of Chomarat Group, has selected Gerber’s Fashion Lifecyle Management (FLMÒ) solution for their Product Lifecycle Management initiatives. 

Shapely Shadow Unveils FastFit360: Innovative Communication Tool for Fit

Fast Fit 360(MALIBU, CA, SEPTEMBER 9, 2008) Efficiency and speed to market mean everything in a world where retailers are placing more emphasis on global sourcing.  By implementing new technology tools and finding creative uses for some older ones, retailers are addressing these crucial areas.  In turn, they are generating better supply chain visibility and saving money across multiple business areas.

Is Your Company a PLM Solution Supplier?

If you would like your Apparel PLM solution to be evaluated by WhichPLM experts, contact us for further details or email: info@whichplm.com Also, read WhichPLM article, The WhichPLM Challenge! to find out more about how WhichPLM are evaluating the PLM solutions serving the apparel/retail sector.

Gerber Technology Used by Adidas to Make Chinese Olympic Award Uniforms

Gerber Technology logo(SHANGHAI, CHINA, SEPTEMBER 3, 2008) Beijing 2008 Olympics brought down its curtain successfully. China took the lead in the medal tally with 51 gold medals and 100 total medals, making a record high in its history of Olympic participation. The Chinese award uniforms for the Beijing Olympics were provided by adidas, the world famous sportswear brand and the official sportswear partner of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

Stand out from the Crowd with WhichPLM!

If your company is looking to communicate to the industry on a new product release, the launch of a Whitepaper download, new event or you are looking to raise awareness of your brand, then WhichPLM is the perfect platform to target your customers. To view the range of marketing services we can offer, download the […]