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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.

Bioworld Speeds Product Development with Centric PLM™

The pop-culture licensing company tackles complexity head-on CAMPBELL, Calif., March 9, 2021 – Bioworld, a leading global manufacturer of pop-culture apparel and accessories, has selected Centric Software®’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) enterprise solution Centric 8 PLM. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods companies to achieve […]

swatchbook partners with sampLess to open first service center in Europe

Serving southern European market providing material digitization services, sales, and support support for the footwear and apparel industry Irvine, CA, March 9, 2021 – swatchbook, inc. today announced that it has partnered with sampLess, lda. a new digital center located in Portugal at the heart of the Textile Cluster to be the first official “swatchbook […]

Gerber Technology Sets Up Fashion Industry for Success with New Releases of Key Software Solutions

The February 2021 releases will help the fashion industry recover and conquer the challenges ahead. New York, New York (USA) March 2021 – Today, Gerber Technology announced new releases of their key software solutions, AccuMark® 2D and 3D, AccuPlan™, AccuNest™ and YuniquePLM®. Gerber has worked closely with their customers on each of these new releases […]

Frogg Toggs Announces Strategic Partnership with DeSL to Deliver PLM Solution

(San Francisco Bay Area, California, March 2, 2021) Frogg Toggs® has selected Discover e-Solutions (DeSL) to deliver Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software technology. DeSL is a market leader in digital transformation solutions including integrated end-to-end PLM software for the fashion, apparel, textile, footwear, and retail sectors. As the world leader in waterproof outerwear, hunting and […]

Humanetics Group acquires Human Solutions and Avalution

The world’s pioneer of vehicle occupant safety acquires the world’s leader in human ergonomic digital design. Kaiserslautern/Farmington Hills, MI, USA, March 2, 2021 – The Humanetics Group, the global leader in safety testing and developer of biofidelic crash test dummies, software modeling and custom sensor solutions, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Human Solutions […]

Vostok-Service Elevates Efficiency with Centric PLM™

The Russian workwear and PPE specialist selects Centric Software® to optimize and track production CAMPBELL, Calif., March 2, 2021 – Vostok-Service, the largest developer, manufacturer and supplier of workwear, footwear and personal protective equipment (PPE) across Russia and Europe, has selected Centric Software‘s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), to track and improve product development and manufacturing. Centric Software […]

The Race to Digital & Fashion’s Changing Business Model

Following on from his article on fashion’s future demand model, Prasham Kamdar, Managing Partner of Ptex Solutions, delves further into what he believes (and we agree) is a necessary move to a value-chain model.

Techtextil North America & Texprocess Americas to Pivot to New Event Cycle After 2022

Atlanta, GA – March 1, 2021 – Co-located events Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas will change their event cycle and shift permanently to odd years after the 2022 editions. Last year, Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas postponed their 2020 editions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The largest co-located event for technical textiles, nonwovens, […]

Gymshark Stays Ahead of the Competition with Centric PLM™

Sportswear giant increases productivity and streamlines communications with smooth remote PLM implementation in the midst of a global pandemic CAMPBELL, Calif., February 23, 2021 – Leading UK fitness apparel and accessories brand Gymshark successfully implemented Centric Software®‘s Product Lifestyle Management (PLM) system 100% remotely during a national lockdown. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions […]

Getting Down to Size

In her latest piece for WhichPLM, Emma Hayes, womenswear customer fit expert and Founder of At Last, delves further into the industry’s issue with fit when it comes to plus size womenswear – and offers a promising way out. Emma has worked in retail for over 3 decades, with a specific focus on womenswear and lingerie, […]