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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.

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 […]

Yunique Solutions Upgrades its Integrated Sourcing Module in YuniquePLM

YuniquePLM’s sourcing solution helps users effectively manage and collaborate with their global supply chain to ensure consistent product quality, cost and delivery. New York, NY, 08/22/2013 – Yunique Solutions, creator of YuniquePLMTM product lifecycle management software, announces significant improvements to its integrated sourcing module within YuniquePLM. The integrated sourcing module streamlines the collaboration between in-house teams and global suppliers. […]

Latest Release of NGC’s PLM, SCM and ERP Brings Speed and Efficiency to Product Development, Supply Chain Execution

Version 14 of NGC’s PLM, SCM and ERP includes new features such as actual vs. estimated costing, mobility and BI dashboard (MIAMI, FL – Aug. 13, 2013) NGC Software today announced version 14 of its PLM, Supply Chain Management (SCM) and ERP solutions, bringing new accuracy and efficiency to all areas of product development and supply chain execution […]

The Architects of Fashion

Katy Bowles charts her transition from an ambitious and classically-trained cutter, to an equally ambitious and evangelistic “technologist”, and explains why fashion industry professionals ignore the march of progress at their peril.

Multifaceted Retailer, Opening Ceremony, Selects CGS’s BlueCherry to Support Retailing Expansion

(New York, NY – August 7, 2013) CGS, a leading global provider of technology solutions, announced today that Opening Ceremony has chosen the BlueCherry Enterprise Suite to help manage their overall growth as they continue to promote the Opening Ceremony label at leading department and specialty stores. Opening Ceremony is a multifaceted retail environment comprised of […]

Lectra helps ManiForm achieve a highly efficient manufacturing flow

After a series of investigations and benchmark tests, Vector® became the only cutting solution that could meet ManiForm’s production standards (Paris, August 6, 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 that ManiForm – one of China’s leading companies in the […]

Fashion Avenue Sweater Knits Implements NGC’s Fashion PLM and Supply Chain Management Solution

(MIAMI – Aug. 6, 2013) NGC Software today announced that Fashion Avenue Sweater Knits, a leading importer of quality children’s and women’s apparel, has gone live on NGC’s fashion PLM and Supply Chain Management (SCM) solution. Fashion Avenue Sweater Knits is a privately held New York-based company that supplies apparel to such leading retailers as Wal-Mart, Kohl’s, Macy’s, […]

International brands gather for the Lectra Fashion Seminar

Themed around how businesses can become more efficient from design to production, the event was attended by fashion brands from four continents (Paris, August, 1 2013) Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials—recently hosted its Lectra Fashion Seminar in Bordeaux-Cestas (France). The event saw around 40 delegates […]