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Lydia Hanson

Lydia Hanson 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.

China’s Modern Lily Brand Chooses Centric PLM

Shanghai-based women’s fashion brand selects Centric Software PLM to boost efficiency and standardize brand DNA CAMPBELL, Calif., January 30, 2018 – Lily Brand, the fast-growing womenswear brand from China, has selected Centric Software to provide its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and […]

PTC Partners with Microsoft to Help Customers Accelerate Their Digital Transformations in IoT

PTC Selects Microsoft Azure as its Preferred Cloud Platform for the Industrial Sector FARNBOROUGH, UK. – January 30, 2018 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced it has partnered with Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) to make available the ThingWorx® Industrial Innovation Platform on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, capitalizing on the two companies’ complementary technologies and together targeting opportunities in industrial […]

EFI Optitex Launches 3D Design Illustrator to Validate and Customize 3D Garments in Adobe Illustrator

LAS VEGAS — January 26, 2018 — EFI Optitex®, the world’s leading provider of integrated 2D & 3D CAD/CAM apparel platform technology, has launched the Optitex 3D Design Illustrator, a plug-in tool allowing designers the freedom to validate and customize 3D garments in Adobe® Illustrator®. The new 3D Design Illustrator was announced this week at 19th […]

Alvanon Launches Fashion Innovation Hub with Asian Pioneers

The Shanghai Apparel Experience Center (SHAEC) is a growing China-based community, accelerator and experimental hub to commercialise new technologies and sustainable innovation for the fashion industry.  Shanghai, China – Global innovations company Alvanon in partnership with former Editor-In-Chief of Apparel Monthly, Jenny Liu, have opened The Shanghai Apparel Experience Center (SHAEC), a unique industry hub […]

Lectra announces the acquisition of Kubix Lab

By combining the Lectra and Kubix Lab offers, Lectra will equip fashion customers with a revolutionary platform for managing product information Paris, January 25, 2018 – Lectra, the technological partner for companies using fabrics and leather, announces the signing of a share purchase agreement to acquire the entire capital and voting rights of the Italian […]

Fashion 3D Visualisation: Need Versus Reality

In his first instalment of a new series for WhichPLM Amnon Shalev, CEO & Founder of Virtuality.Fashion, introduces why our industry needs to get serious about adopting 3D. Virtuality.Fashion, powered by C-Design, believe in making virtual fashion prototyping effortless, affordable, and accessible to everyone. There is a “buzz” in the fashion industry around the adoption […]

Texbase Offers a Free Trial for Texbase Connect Suppliers

Bozeman, Montana (January 23, 2018) – Texbase, Inc., a cloud-based data management and collaboration platform for the apparel, footwear and consumer products industries, announced today a Free Trial offer for new suppliers joining Texbase Connect. Texbase Connect enables collaboration up and down the textile supply chain. With the use of Connect, suppliers collaborate with their […]

Lectra appoints Holger Max-Lang as Managing Director of Lectra Central & Eastern Europe region, Russia

Holger Max-Lang’s role is to support fashion & apparel, automotive and furniture companies in the region as they embrace Industry 4.0 Paris, January 23, 2018 – Lectra, the technological partner for companies using fabrics and leather, is pleased to announce the appointment of Holger Max-Lang as Managing Director of Lectra Central & Eastern Europe region, Russia. […]

Dassault Systèmes Recognized as the Most Sustainable Company in the World

Corporate Knights has ranked Dassault Systèmes No. 1 among the top 100 most sustainable companies in the world Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, welcomes this recognition that sustainability is at the center of its mission to harmonize product, nature and life 3DEXPERIENCE platform is the platform of reference to imagine sustainable innovation, in domains as […]

PTC Continues to Accelerate Subscription Business Model Globally

FARNBOROUGH, UK. – January 23, 2018 ––PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that new software licenses for its core solutions and ThingWorx® Industrial Innovation Platform will be available globally only by subscription, effective January 1, 2019, with a few exceptions. PTC previously announced the transition from perpetual licensing to subscription in the Americas and Western Europe effective January 1, 2018. Customers […]