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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: PLM Supplier Evaluations

Here at WhichPLM we pride ourselves in being impartial. Since our inception we have remained unbiased and informative. Our passion is to educate, and not to coerce; to report, and not to influence.

ecVision Hosts Annual Retail Industry Event in Hong Kong

SourceTrends 2015 Agenda Covers Testing Regulations, US Customs and Supply Chain Visibility  Hong Kong, January 6, 2015 – Every major apparel & footwear brand and retailer has a visible presence in Asia, especially Hong Kong and China. For this reason, ecVision continues to host and facilitate an industry-wide educational seminar for its second consecutive year. SourceTrends […]

Happy Holidays 2014 from WhichPLM

s we reach the close of yet another busy and exciting year – both for WhichPLM and for the industry at large – our team would like to share our best wishes for the coming holidays with our readers.

Lectra front and center at Drapers Fashion Forum

Decision makers from leading fashion houses gather to share and learn more about major topics critical to the fashion industry Paris, December 16, 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 report on its participation at the UK fashion business event, Drapers […]

LC Waikiki Retail Company Selects PTC® Retail PLM Solution for Product Development

PTC Windchill® FlexPLM®supports LC Waikiki Retail Company’s expansion plans Farnborough, December 15th, 2014 – PTC today announced that LC Waikiki Retail Company, one of Turkey’s leading ready-to-wear retailers of quality clothing, has deployed PTC Windchill® FlexPLM®,for retail product development. The PTC Retail PLM Solution will shorten product cycle time from concept to commercialization and allow for the introduction of more ready-to-wear garments, significantly helping the […]

PEACEBIRD adopts Lectra Fashion PLM

Top Chinese fast-fashion company adopts Lectra’s product lifecycle management solution Paris, December 11, 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 Chinese fast fashion company PEACEBIRD has chosen Lectra Fashion PLM to support its business growth strategy. Ningbo PEACEBIRD […]

Leading Turkish Manufacturer Kardem Selects YuniquePLM V6 to Enhance Speed and Quality Across its Global Network

NEW YORK – Kardem, a leading Turkish apparel manufacturer, has selected YuniquePLM™ V6 to further its wholehearted commitment to creativity, quality, efficiency, and supply chain integration. Kardem works with the world’s foremost brands and offers comprehensive services to its clients; including design and development, sourcing, production, and quality assurance. Glengo Teknoloji, a longstanding partner with Gerber Technology, is […]

Insights into Asian Sourcing

Peter Bambridge is an Independent Industry Analyst and Consultant, who has worked for 30 years creating, selling and implementing software and services solutions for the retail and consumer goods industry; he is also one of WhichPLM’s resident authors. Peter recently attended CBX Software’s round table discussion on sourcing, and this is his exclusive report.

Lectra announces Optiplan® V3R4

Lectra’s brain of the cutting room, Optiplan, continues to evolve Paris, November 13, 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 the latest release of Optiplan®, its cutting-room optimization solution for apparel manufacturing. Manufacturers today operate in an environment that makes it increasingly difficult to […]

Material Aggregation – Leveraging the Scale

Mr. Rajnish Kumar, Global Practice Head of Retail Consulting at ITC Infotech, explores here the importance of Material aggregation to our industry. This is the first in a news series of blogs by ITC.