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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.

WhichPLM Annual Review Names Centric Software Overall PLM Market Leader for Fashion

Independent retail, fashion industry organization publishes 2012–2013 review of PLM marketplace (LOS GATOS, Calif. Thursday, September 26, 2013) Centric Software, Inc., has emerged as the overall product lifecycle management (PLM) market leader for fashion in 2012–2013 in the WhichPLM Annual Review. WhichPLM is an independent digital magazine dedicated to product development for the fashion industry. […]

Lectra presents its vision of a modern fashion business model at CISMA 2013

CISMA 2013, September 25-28, Shanghai, China – Lectra: Hall E1, Booth D02 (Paris, September 25, 2013) Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials—has presented its strategic vision for Chinese apparel manufacturing companies who are continuing to capture the country’s evolving consumer market during CISMA 2013 […]

Paragon System from Gerber Maximizes Cut Room Productivity with Advanced Machine Intelligence and Breakthrough Ease-of-Use

(CONNECTICUT, USA and SHANGHAI, China, September 24, 2013) Gerber Technology launched its new Paragon® cutting platform today at the China International Sewing Machinery & Accessories (CISMA) show in Shanghai, China. Paragon leverages Gerber’s decades of experience and the learning from over 250 million hours of cutting operation to produce high- quality cut parts regardless of material, application […]

Lectra appoints Charlie Xu as vice president of sales, fashion for Greater China

Charlie Xu will help Lectra’s fashion customers in China improve their design and development capabilities and make their business processes more efficient  (Paris, September 17, 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 the appointment of Charlie Xu as vice president of sales, […]

Brooks Sports picks PTC apparel PLM technology

(September 13, 2013 United States Of America) Brooks Sports, Inc., a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and a large manufacturer and marketer of running footwear and apparel, will implement PTC Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) technology. The implementation will enable Brooks Sports to move to a single system to streamline product development, materials management and sourcing […]

Grupo Karim’s Selects NGC’s Fashion PLM and Supply Chain Management Solution

(MIAMI, FL – Sept. 10, 2013) NGC Software today announced that Grupo Karim’s, a diversified global company with core businesses that include private-label apparel manufacturing, has selected NGC’s fashion PLM and Supply Chain Management (SCM) solution. Grupo Karim’s specializes in providing its customers and partners with high-quality services for apparel design and production in Asia, Central America, the […]

PTC Expands Technology Deployment Options with Acquisition of Hosting Provider NetIDEAS

Deal Strengthens Long-Time, Successful Partnership Delivering Hosted PLM Software to Customers Worldwide (NEEDHAM, MA – September 10, 2013) PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC) today announced it has acquired long-time partner NetIDEAS, Inc., a leading provider of software hosting and technical consulting services, specializing in the areas of product development and product lifecycle management (PLM). Headquartered in Marlton, New Jersey, NetIDEAS has worked […]

Brazilian Plus Size Fashion Brand goes LIVE on WFX Cloud PLM

(August 30, 2013) WFX announced today that Brazil-based Kaue Plus Size has gone live on WFX Cloud PLM. Kaue Plus Size (http://www.kauemodas.com.br) is a brand that develops fashionable plus size clothing for men and woman sold via its stores and a fast-growing e-commerce initiative. Kaue Plus is characterized by its styling, unique materials and innovative […]

Gerber to Unveil Breakthrough Technology at CISMA 2013

Gerber Technology to Unveil Breakthrough Technology Focused on Optimizing Workflow and Maximizing Cutting Room Efficiencies at CISMA 2013 in Shanghai (Tolland, CT, 08/26/2013) During the China International Sewing Machinery & Accessories (CISMA) show in Shanghai, China Sept. 25-28, Gerber Technology, the sewn goods industry’s leading provider of automation technology, will demonstrate breakthrough software and manufacturing solutions that embody decades of […]

RLM Delivers System Wide Upgrades in Latest FashionManager Release

The developer and marketer of the widely-used FashionManager enterprise software solution has added or extended numerous features and capabilities that are designed to help its high profile client base meet growing mandates for customer service, supply chain transparency, and operational speed and efficiency. (Lyndhurst, NJ, August 26, 2013) RLM Apparel Software Systems Inc. announces a […]