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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.

Lectra helps ManiForm achieve a highly efficient manufacturing flow

After a series of investigations and benchmark tests, Vector® became the only cutting solution that could meet ManiForm’s production standards (Paris, August 6, 2013) Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials – textiles, leather, industrial fabrics, and composite materials—is pleased to announce that ManiForm – one of China’s leading companies in the […]

Fashion Avenue Sweater Knits Implements NGC’s Fashion PLM and Supply Chain Management Solution

(MIAMI – Aug. 6, 2013) NGC Software today announced that Fashion Avenue Sweater Knits, a leading importer of quality children’s and women’s apparel, has gone live on NGC’s fashion PLM and Supply Chain Management (SCM) solution. Fashion Avenue Sweater Knits is a privately held New York-based company that supplies apparel to such leading retailers as Wal-Mart, Kohl’s, Macy’s, […]

International brands gather for the Lectra Fashion Seminar

Themed around how businesses can become more efficient from design to production, the event was attended by fashion brands from four continents (Paris, August, 1 2013) Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials—recently hosted its Lectra Fashion Seminar in Bordeaux-Cestas (France). The event saw around 40 delegates […]

www.PLM – Why, When and Which PLM?

In this new article, exclusive to WhichPLM, Brion Carroll II examines the thorny questions that plague retailers, brands and manufacturers when they begin to analyse their need for PLM.  The pressing doubts and even-more-pressing needs that drive them to ask: Why?  When?  Which PLM? 

ecVision Congratulates Its Customers for Gains in Annual Sales

The Apparel Top 50 Scorecard is a Hallmark of Success (ISELIN, NJ, July 31, 2013) ecVision®, the leader in supply chain collaboration solutions for retailers and brands, has been working with some of the best of the best in apparel and footwear manufacturing for 15 years and its noteworthy client base has been validated by […]

Lectra industry roundtable: optimising product development

Held on the 23rd of July bringing together well-known UK high street brands (London, July 29, 2013) Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials—hosted a roundtable event in London on the 23rd of July that gathered well-known UK high street brands to […]

Canadian Fashion Lifestyle Brand Distributor Selects Visual End-2-End

LEF Industries will leverage the simplicity and power of the all-in-one business software to manage purchasing, distribution, and customer service for its growing stable of global brands and more than 500 retail customers.    (Montreal, QC – July 25, 2013) Visual 2000 International Inc. announces that leading Canadian wholesale distributor LEF Industries has begun implementation […]

Alvanon launches new professional development program

Will deliver fashion size and fit enlightenment and efficiencies to company wide product design, development & sourcing teams Alvanon Inc., the world’s leading apparel size and fit expert, has launched a new and unique global Professional Development Program, designed to equip fashion designers, technical teams, development and sourcing professionals with the knowledge and skills they […]

ITC Infotech Implements PTC’s FlexPLM for Brooks Sports

(NEW YORK, July 16, 2013) ITC Infotech, a leading global IT services and solutions company, and a fully owned subsidiary of ITC Ltd., has successfully implemented PTC’s FlexPLM solution for Brooks Sports, a US-based running company that designs and markets high-performance running shoes, apparel and accessories. ITC Infotech completed the implementation process in seven months, making […]

TexProcess Interview – Dave Berry of GSD

In the fifth in a new, exclusive series of interviews from TexProcess 2013, our MD, Mark Harrop, talks to Dave Berry, Director of Sales and Marketing at GSD, about ‘Pre-Determined Time Standards’ (PTS), GSD QUEST, and market trends.