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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.

CGS Acquires Business of Visual Next

Bringing Together Next Generation Solutions for Fashion, Apparel and Consumer Products Market New York, NY, and Montreal, Quebec – May 21, 2019 – CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, announced it will acquire the business of Visual Next, a leading provider of end-to-end software to apparel, footwear, uniform, and […]

X-Rite Showcases New Color Formulation Software at ITMA 2019

New release of Color iMatch has the unique ability to intelligently process color data to account for dye behavior under current process conditions, helping textile suppliers reduce wasteful dye attempts and support a sustainable manufacturing process. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 21, 2019 – X-Rite Incorporated and Pantone LLC, global leaders in color science and technology, announce the availability of […]

The Future of NFC in Retail Technology

In his first guest post for WhichPLM, David Rogers, Marketing Manager for Blue Bite, unpacks the benefits of near-field communication in fashion. Blue Bite’s patented platform empowers creators to build dynamic digital experiences and channel them through physical items using technologies like NFC, QR and geofencing.

Huijie Group Adopts Centric PLM

Chinese underwear company uses Centric Software PLM to build digital management platform for Langerie brand CAMPBELL, Calif., 21 May, 2019– Shenzhen Huijie Group (Huijie), a leading intimates company in China, has successfully implemented Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and […]

New EFI Optitex Release Keeps Users Ahead of Demand with its Powerful Automation Tools and Revolutionary Print & Cut Solution

Software premiering at Texprocess gives apparel manufacturers the power to produce small mixed orders on a single roll, better address market trends and offer increased sustainability in fashion design and development Frankfurt, Germany – Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) has released the newest version of the EFI™ Optitex® 2D/3D CAD platform, creating a more powerful end-to-end digital solution. The new […]

Lectra wins Texprocess Innovation Award 2019

Fashion On Demand by Lectra receives accolade for empowering fashion companies to offer personalized clothing Paris, May 14, 2019 – Lectra has been awarded by a jury of experts the Texprocess Innovation Award 2019 in the New Process category for its latest ground-breaking offer, Fashion On Demand by Lectra. Fashion On Demand by Lectra automates the entire […]

Inbound Logistics Names NGC a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for the 10th Year

NGC recognized for industry leadership in digital supply chain solutions for brands and retailers MIAMI—May 14, 2019— New Generation Computing, Inc. (“NGC”) today announced that Inbound Logistics has named the company a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2019, the 10th year that NGC has been awarded this honor. Inbound Logistics’ annual list recognizes solutions from selected providers that are central to solving […]

PTC Plays a Lead Role in Texprocess 2019, Covering PLM and Supply Chain Connectivity

As key technology sponsor and exhibitor, PTC will showcase its industry-leading FlexPLM solution and the broader Retail Innovation Platform over the four-day event, as well as delivering a thought leadership session designed to help companies unlock the hidden potential of PLM. BOSTON – May. 14, 2019 — Reinforcing its commitment to the European fashion and […]

Winners of the Texprocess Innovation Awards 2019 chosen

The Texprocess Innovation Award 2019 for new and further technological developments in the field of textile processing was presented to four winners today. All award-winning projects can be seen in a special exhibition at Texprocess until Friday, 17 May. At today’s official opening ceremony, four winners were presented with the Texprocess Innovation Award 2019 for […]

Woolworths Successfully Implements Centric PLM

South African retail chain expects improved efficiency and visibility following rollout of transformational PLM project CAMPBELL, Calif., 14 May, 2019– Woolworths Proprietary Limited, a leading South African retail chain, has successfully implemented Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer […]