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Lydia Hanson

Lydia Hanson has been part of the WhichPLM team for over four years now. She has a creative and media background, and is responsible for maintaining and updating our website content, liaising with advertisers, working on special projects like the Annual Review, and more.Joining mid-2013 as our Online Editor, she has since become WhichPLM’s Editor. In addition to taking on writing and interviewing responsibilities, Lydia has also become the primary point of contact for news, events, features and other aspects of our ever-growing online content library and tools.

Browzwear and Vizoo Standardize Digital Materials with New Open Material Format

(Singapore and Munich, Germany, October 10, 2018) — Browzwear, a pioneer of 3D solutions for apparel design, development and merchandising, together with Vizoo, developers of advanced material digitization technology, announce today the release of Unified 3D Material (U3M). This new open source format will help to standardize digital materials and serve as a bridge between software applications […]

Gerber Technology Partners with ExactFlat, Expands Power of 3D to AccuMark® Users in Furniture, Transportation Interiors and Other Key Markets

TOLLAND, CONN., USA, Oct. 10, 2018 – Companies striving to achieve increased efficiency, decreased cost and speed to market are looking for technology that digitizes workflows for greater productivity. “Digitalization is important to all industries we serve,” said Mary McFadden, executive director CAD product management for Gerber Technology. “We have partnered with ExactFlat to continue advancement in 3D workflows for the furniture, transportation and other technical textiles.” The integration of […]

Bamboo Rose Expands Global Footprint Amidst Sharp Increase in Revenue

New employees, offices, services and customers highlight successful year for Bamboo Rose, set stage for continued growth in 2019 BOSTON — (Oct. 10, 2018) — As demand for retail innovation increases, Bamboo Rose has expanded its global footprint and product and services portfolio in 2018, with plans for continued growth. So far this year, revenue has increased 56 […]

Gerber Launches FashionTech Platform 1.0, Enabling Purchase-Activated Fashion Through Collaboration with OnPoint Manufacturing

TOLLAND, CONN., USA, Oct. 9, 2018 – The personalization economy is creating challenges for fashion and apparel brands trying to keep pace with consumer expectations and needs. To address this need, Gerber Technology is launching FashionTech Platform 1.0, which includes software, equipment and consulting to set-up a purchase-activated fashion model with a digitally integrated e-commerce and on-demand design to print, cut and sew micro-factory operation. The first FashionTech Platform 1.0 installation will be implemented in partnership […]

AMARO Accelerates Product Development with Centric PLM

Brazilian online direct-to-consumer brand goes live with Centric Software PLM to speed time to market and streamline business CAMPBELL, Calif., October 9, 2018 – Based in São Paulo, Brazil, fast-growing online brand AMARO is the first fashion brand in the country to successfully implement Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most […]

3D Rapid Visualization for Marketing: from B2B to B2C

In his fourth and final instalment of the series for WhichPLM, Amnon Shalev, CEO & Founder of  Virtuality.Fashion, continues his discussion on 3DaaS. Virtuality.Fashion, powered by C-Design, believe in making virtual fashion prototyping effortless, affordable, and accessible to everyone.

Experience digitalization at the PI Apparel in Milan – Dr. Andreas Seidl to lecture on the topic

Milan/Kaiserslautern, 08-10-2018 Digitalization is driving the fashion industry onwards – new technological solutions are rapidly changing familiar processes and procedures. At the PI Apparel trade fair in Milan on 11th and 12th October, Assyst will demonstrate the range of opportunities that is opened up by the 3D simulation software Vidya in product development and beyond. […]

Gerber Technology Acquires Avametric, Deepens Investment to Provide End-to-End 3D Solution for Fashion Industry

TOLLAND, CONN., USA, Oct. 4, 2018 – Gerber Technology announced today that it has acquired San Francisco based Avametric. Avametric develops the world’s leading cloth simulation technology and enables fashion brands to deliver highly accurate 3D renderings of their products on customizable avatars for e-commerce and augmented reality (AR) applications. This move will position Gerber as the leader in 3D for the fashion and apparel industry. The acquisition follows 12 months of collaboration between the companies after Gerber announced in November 2017 they would […]

swatchbook partners with FMNII to transform footwear and apparel

FMNII to focus on footwear and apparel market by setting up services centers in China Los Angeles, CA, and Dongguan, Guangdong, CN, October 2, 2018 – swatchbook announced its premier partnership with footwear and apparel supply chain expert FMNII to transform the footwear and apparel industry. The goal of this partnership is to help footwear […]

Gerber Acquires MCT Digital Integrating Two Histories of Innovation in Automated Cutting & Finishing

Attend the Press Conference at the SGIA Expo in Las Vegas at  Booth #417, 4:15 pm on Oct. 18 to Learn More TOLLAND, CONN., USA, Oct. 2, 2018 – Gerber Technology announced today that it has acquired MCT Digital, adding modular laser cutting technology to their existing industrial strength finishing solution hardware and software portfolio. The addition of MCT’s high-end large format cutting builds on Gerber’s heritage in the sign & graphics and packaging industries, as […]