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Lydia Mageean

Lydia Mageean has been part of the WhichPLM team for over six 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.

SHIMA SEIKI Releases Additional Data for Knitted Masks

In light of the continuing worldwide shortage of surgical masks due to the increased spread of the COVID­-19 coronavirus infection, leading flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan has released knitting data for 2 more versions of knitted masks to be produced on its computerized knitting machines. These are in addition […]

Gerber Technology Using China Experience to help Global Customers and Increase Production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Supporting companies transitioning to PPE manufacturing. New York, New York, USA, March 24, 2020 – Based on its successful initiative in China, Gerber Technology today announced the creation of the Gerber PPE Task Force and Resource Team to support their global customers and partners as they work to increase their production or transition to manufacturing personal protective equipment (PPE). In […]

Centric Software® Drives The Future of PLM with Amazing Innovations

PLM market leader builds the future of PLM CAMPBELL, Calif., March 24, 2020 – Centric Software® solidifies its position as the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) market leader and celebrates both the company’s largest recent industry adoption by new customers and the release of Centric 8 PLM v7. The new innovations in this latest release define expectations and industry […]

Hopeshow Relies on Aptos for End-to-End Retail Planning

The Chinese fashion leader will deploy Aptos Planning solutions across its two brands and 1,000+ shops LONDON — March 24, 2020 — Aptos, Inc., a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that Chinese fashion brand HOPESHOW has selected Aptos solutions for merchandise financial planning, assortment planning, and allocation and replenishment decision-making. The project […]

SHIMA SEIKI Releases Knitting Data for WHOLEGARMENT®Masks

In light of the recent worldwide shortage of surgical masks due to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus infection, leading flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan has released knitting data for producing a 3D knitted version of the masks on its WHOLEGARMENT. knitting machines. Data is meant to be for […]

Coping with COVID-19: Remote Work and Team Collaboration in the Face of Market Disruption

Centric Software® Launches Quick-Start Collaboration Packages for Fashion, Retail and Manufacturers to empower collaboration CAMPBELL, Calif., March 18, 2020 – Responding to the disruptions faced during the COVID-19 outbreak and requests from the market, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) market leader Centric Software announces the launch of a new series of quick-start, online collaboration packages designed […]

Centric Software® to Address Coronavirus, Brexit, Tariffs and Other Disruptions

PLM market leader will reveal how retailers overcome market challenges with technology in an upcoming webinar CAMPBELL, Calif., March 17, 2020  — Centric Software will host a live webinar on March 19 at 2:00 GMT to showcase the revolutionary technologies and best practices that leading retail businesses are using to overcome current market challenges such as […]

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PTC Unlocks Huge Time Savings for Developers & Technical Designers with New Samples Console in FlexPLM® Version 11.2

Tackling one of retail’s biggest hidden challenges, the latest version of PTC FlexPLM introduces the samples console – adding real-time visibility to deadlines, deliverables and samples data, and saving hundreds of hours across design and development PTC is proud to announce the release of FlexPLM version 11.2 which adds exclusive functionality and premieres user experience […]

Aptos Completes Acquisition by Affiliates of Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division

Strategic ownership change paves the way for accelerated investments in product innovation, continued focus on global market expansion LONDON — March 10, 2020 — Aptos, Inc., a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that affiliates of the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division (“Goldman Sachs MBD”) have completed the acquisition of Aptos from funds […]