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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.

Lectra appoints Chris Nicolaes as Managing Director for Germany and Eastern Europe

Chris Nicolaes mission is to reinforce Lectra’s leading position in the Fashion, Automotive and Furniture markets Paris, September 4, 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 appointment of Chris Nicolaes as Managing Director for Lectra Germany, based in Ismaning, near […]

How QR Technology Can Streamline Product Development

In this guest blog Charles Benoualid, VP Research & Development for Visual 2000 International Inc., explores how QR codes can be used in the world of fashion.

PENTEX selects Visual 2000 End-2-End suite of fashion business solutions

LONDON, UK August 13th  2014 – Visual 2000 International announces manufacturer Pentex are implementing Visual End-2-End™ suite of software products. The London-based firm is one of the UK’s leading suppliers to the high street. Pentex’s Finance Director Paul Reeves commented “we pride ourselves on working with our customers to produce the perfect collection, whilst taking into […]

Dassault Systèmes Announces SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2014-2015

SOLIDWORKS Education Community Passes 100,000; New Edition Helps Prepare Students for STEM Jobs VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France — August 21, 2014 — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2014-2015. Powered by the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, the latest version of […]

Sunrise Brands Selects Centric Software Product Lifecycle Management

Private-label apparel company replaces PDM system with PLM software LOS GATOS, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 – Sunrise Brands has selected Centric Software, Inc., for its product lifecycle management (PLM) software. Los Angeles-based Sunrise Brands designs, produces and distributes private-label and branded apparel for more than 30 retailers, including Chico’s, Express, Macy’s, Ross, New York and Company, Cache, Kohl’s, Lane Bryant, K-Mart, […]

OEKO-TEX®, ecVision, and USFIA Address Supply Chain Collaboration in Webinar

 An Integration That Adds Value to Retail Operational Quality Assurance  August 5, 2014 Greensboro, NC—The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) will host a webinar on Wednesday, August 13th at 2:00PM EST entitled “Supply Chain Collaboration: Integrating Supplier Certifications and Technology” featuring speakers from OEKO-TEX® and ecVision®. The webinar will detail a new service provided through […]

Centric Software Expands into Asia with Product Lifecycle Management

— PLM software company opens Shanghai office —  LOS GATOS, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 – Centric Software, Inc., provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software for the retail, apparel, footwear, luxury and consumer goods industries, will open its first Asian office today in Shanghai. The office will be the fifth overseas location for Centric. Other offices are situated throughout […]

Centric Software Adds Fung Capital, Silver Lake Waterman as Strategic Investors

— Investment to support geographic expansion in Asia, acceleration of product innovation — LOS GATOS, Calif., July 29, 2014 – Centric Software, Inc., the industry-leading provider of PLM software for retail, apparel, footwear, luxury and consumer goods companies, has closed on $24 million in growth capital as part of its Series D venture capital financing. The Series D financing was co-led […]

Dassault Systèmes to Acquire Quintiq

Extends 3DEXPERIENCE Platform to  Global Business Operations Planning VÉLIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France — July 24, 2014 —Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced the signing of a definitive share purchase agreement for Dassault Systèmes to acquire Quintiq, a leading provider […]

PTC to Acquire Axeda to Expand Internet of Things Technology Portfolio

Axeda’s connectivity expertise to extend PTC’s ability to deliver secure, closed loop lifecycle management for smart, connected products NEEDHAM, MASS., July 23, 2014 – PTC (Nasdaq: PTC) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Axeda Corporation, a pioneer in the development of solutions to securely connect machines and sensors to the cloud, for approximately […]