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Lydia Mageean

Lydia Mageean has been part of the WhichPLM team for eight 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 our PLM Project Pack, or our Annual Publications, 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.

Jean Marie Canan joins Lectra’s Board of Directors

Paris, June 3, 2021 – Lectra’s Shareholders’ Meeting held on June 1 appointed Jean Marie (“John”) Canan as a new Director, for a period of four years. Jean Marie Canan becomes a member of Lectra’s Audit Committee, Compensation Committee and Strategic Committee. This appointment follows the agreement reached for the acquisition by Lectra of Gerber […]

MLab, the Color and Materials Lab Affiliated with PENSOLE Academy, to Partner with swatchbook for Upcoming “Designing with Sole” Program

Select Students will Work with this Cutting-Edge Technology to Build a Color and Material Library for New Balance During the Master Class. NEW YORK – June 2, 2021 – MLab, the color and materials lab affiliated with PENSOLE Academy, today announced it will kick off a new partnership with product development software company swatchbook for […]

Expanded Product Categories at Techtextil North America

ATLANTA, GA – June 2, 2021 – Techtextil North America returns to Raleigh, North Carolina August 23-25, 2021, bringing with it the latest innovations and supply chain solutions for the technical textiles and nonwovens industries. Visitors will have the chance to source manufacturing technology, machinery, and textile products ranging from high-tech fibers, functional apparel fabrics and smart textiles […]

Lectra completes the acquisition of Gerber Technology

The combination of the two companies will give rise to a leading global player in Industry 4.0 for the fashion, automotive and furniture markets. Paris, Tuesday June 1, 2021 – Lectra finalizes today the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Gerber Technology, on a cash-free debt-free basis, for 175 million euros – financed through a […]

SNS Food Gets a Taste for Innovation with Centric PLM™

Condiment producer selects Centric Software® to enhance competitiveness by digitally transforming innovation CAMPBELL, Calif., June 1, 2021 – SNS Food Co., Ltd, the Chinese condiments company, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such as apparel, footwear, sporting goods, […]

How AI Can Help Resolve Complex Fashion Taxonomies

In their first guest article for WhichPLM, YesPlz explores the complexities around fashion taxonomy, and how technologies like AI can help combat the challenges we face today. YesPlz has built an AI-powered visual search filter to find the best fashion style for their customers.

Jain Group Selects CGS BlueCherry® Solutions to Enhance Its Supply Chain Processes to Support Ambitious Growth Plans

New York, NY – May 27, 2021 – CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, today announced that Jain Group, the baby and childrenswear manufacturer and license holders headquartered in the U.K., selected BlueCherry® Enterprise Suite of solutions, including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), BlueCherry Next Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), B2B eCommerce […]

Busana Implements Centric PLM™ to Meet Customer Demand

Garment manufacturer partners with Centric Software® to streamline product development and costing for rapid response CAMPBELL, Calif., May 27, 2021 – Busana Apparel Group, the Indonesian apparel manufacturer, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such as apparel, […]

GOLDEN ABC invests in the Philippines’ largest and most advanced omni-channel shopping experience with Aptos retail technology partnership

London, U.K— May 25 2021 – Golden ABC Inc., one of the leading fashion retailers in the Philippines and home to brands Penshoppe, OXGN, Regatta, ForMe, Memo, and BOCU – today announced that it will expand its partnership with Aptos, a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, to cultivate advanced omni channel growth. The expanded partnership between the […]

Wicked Foods Acquires a Taste of Efficiency with Centric PLM™

CAMPBELL, Calif., May 25,  2021 – Wicked Foods, the plant-based food company has selected Centric Software®’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution, Centric PLM. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such as apparel, footwear, sporting goods, furniture, home décor, cosmetics, food & beverage and luxury to achieve strategic […]