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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.

Dan Post Boot Company Implements Product Lifecycle Management from Centric Software

— Footwear company deploys ‘best-of-breed’ PLM software — LOS GATOS, Calif., May 28, 2014 – Dan Post Boot Company has implemented the Centric 8 product lifecycle management (PLM) solution from Centric Software, Inc. Dan Post Boot Company markets and distributes men’s, women’s and children’s footwear. According to Frank Murphy, vice president of sourcing at Dan Post Boot, the […]

ecVision Introduces Latest Release of ecVision Suite® Version 4.0

Enhancements Provide Increased Performance and Scalability for Cloud Deployments ISELIN, NJ, May 28, 2014 – ecVision, the leading supply chain collaboration platform provider for retail, announced today the availability of ecVision Suite® version 4.0 to drive better performance with upgraded system configuration and extended support for modern Web browsers. ecVision Suite®, a set of supply chain […]

TWIN-SET Simona Barbieri has chosen the PDM/PLM solution TEX-DEFINE™

The Italian premium label will be using German software. The extremely successful womenswear company is enjoying an amazing growth rate combined with a remarkable retail expansion; it has now chosen the Koppermann PDM/PLM system to ensure its continued success. TWIN-SET Simona Barbieri will be using TEX-DEFINE™ to develop its collection in future. TEX-DEFINE™ is the […]

Vald’or Apparel to Implement NGC’s PLM, ERP and Shop Floor Control Solutions

Miami, FL—May 21, 2014—NGC® today announced that Vald’or Apparel is implementing NGC’s PLM, ERP and Shop Floor Control systems to bring a new level of efficiency and collaboration to its global operations. Vald’or manufactures private label and branded apparel for leading brands; the company is headquartered in Coconut Creek, Florida, with an office and factory in […]

40 Years On…

Originally a feature in our 2013 Annual Review, WhichPLM is proud to publish this detailed interview with our founder, primary consultant and Managing Director, Mark Harrop, as he celebrates his 40th year in the business – to this very date – and shares with us the transformation the industry has undergone.

Matalan embraces Lectra’s 3D product development

Goals include improving accuracy of fit and speed to market Paris, May 20, 2014 – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials—is pleased to announce that Matalan is implementing Modaris®, Lectra’s product development solution with integrated 3D technology, to enhance their in-house development to […]

Visual 2000 International announces new strategic alliance with Cybex Retail Systems

Visual 2000 has established a global agreement with Cybex Systems. Visual’s extensive End-2-End product suite will integrate with Cybex innovative retail POS system for the apparel and footwear industry. Montreal, QC CANADA May 20th, 2014 Visual 2000 International is pleased to announce details of their new strategic alliance with Cybex Systems based in Canada who specialize […]

Lectra roundtable – managing change in the fashion industry

Leading UK retailers and brands come together to discuss fashion’s ever changing landscape London, May 13, 2014 – 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 30th April, bringing together fashion brands, retailers and universities to discuss the complexities of organisational […]

Coats and GSD announce strategic alliance

13 May 2014: Coats plc, the world’s leading industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business, and GSD (Corporate) Ltd are pleased to announce an important strategic alliance. GSD, a UK based company, supplies expert management solutions that analyse time, cost and production capability in the sewn products sector with the focus on maximising productivity and […]

Gerber Technology to Demonstrate CAD and Cut Room Integration at Texprocess/Techtextil 2014

TOLLAND, Conn., USA – Occupying the largest booth at Texprocess/Techtextil 2014, Gerber Technology will demonstrate its ability to track work in process from order entry through the cutting room to help customers minimize human error and uphold brand quality. Integration occurs between the company’s AccuMark® 9.0 pattern design and marking software, GERBERspeader™ XLs and Paragon® cutting system. Steve Park, vice president and […]