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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.

FPS Apparel Empowered to Produce 10,000 Protective Masks Per Week

Live in less than a week with Gerber’s retooling solution and support. New York, New York (USA) June 11, 2020 – With help from Gerber Technology, FPS Apparel was able to quickly transition from producing promotional apparel to producing personal protective equipment (PPE) in just a week. FPS Apparel’s current production allows them to produce and donate 10,000 masks per […]

Aptos Releases Quick Start Omnichannel and Merchandising Solutions To Help Retailers Rebound Faster From COVID-19 Disruption

Retail technology provider unveiled new product innovations, extensive R&D commitments during virtual conference, Aptos Engage Digital, June 9-10 LONDON — June 11, 2020 — Aptos, a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, yesterday concluded its two-day virtual conference, Aptos Engage Digital. Attracting registrations from 1,100 retail professionals from around the world, the event spanned three keynotes, four tracks and […]

VT Garment Cuts Time to Market by 20% with Centric Manufacturing PLM

CAMPBELL, Calif., June 9, 2020– Centric Software® is delighted to announce the release of a success story about its customer, VT Garment. Founded in 1981, VT Garment Co. Ltd is an innovative designer and world-class manufacturer of outerwear and sportswear for top global brands including Patagonia, Jack Wolfskin, Montbell, O’Neill and many others from the […]

Design is so Much More

In her latest post for WhichPLM, resident Expert Shoshana Burgett explains just how many roles we lump together under the term ‘creatives’, and how vital it is for designers to embrace digital change, using data to make smarter design decisions. Shoshana has held positions at X-Rite, Pantone, Xerox and currently runs colorkarma.

To Scale Growth, Luly Yang Design Selects CGS BlueCherry ERP to Optimize Inventory and Order Fulfillment Processes

New York, NY – June 4, 2020 – CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, today announced that Luly Yang Design Group, the uniform designer and manufacturer, couture and apparel company based in Seattle, selected BlueCherry® Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) to optimize inventory and order fulfillment processes. The BlueCherry Enterprise Suite provides […]

Urban Revivo Maximizes Retail Value with the Digital Buying Board from Centric Software®

Chinese fashion leader aims to grow sales with innovative virtual buying session solution CAMPBELL, Calif., June 4, 2020 – Urban Revivo (UR), the Chinese fast luxury fashion brand, has chosen to implement Centric Software’s Digital Buying Board. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury, consumer goods and home […]

Do you have data you can trust? Preparing for the AI world

In her first guest post for WhichPLM, Javeria Gauhar Khan of Data Ladder upholds the importance of clean data. When it comes to the implementation of any business-wide system or process – PLM, ERP, AI – the benefits can only be realized if the data you put in is of ample quality.

Centric Software’s Easy Digital Collaboration with Personal PLM

Centric 8 PLM v7.1 introduces an individualized PLM experience, enhanced 3D innovations and more. CAMPBELL, Calif., May 28, 2020 – Centric Software® is proud to announce that the latest release of its flagship Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution, Centric 8 PLM version 7.1, is now available. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and […]

SHIMA SEIKI Produces Knitted Masks for Schoolchildren

Leading Japanese flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. has produced 3D knitted masks for use at elementary schools and junior-high schools (primary and intermediate schools) in Wakayama Prefecture where the company is based. The masks are produced at SHIMA SEIKI headquarters by request of the prefectural government of Wakayama, based on knitting data […]

Gerber Empowers Nine Line to Produce Thousands of Medical-Grade Masks per Day

Nine Line Apparel develops innovative solution to personal protective equipment (PPE) shortage. New York, New York, USA, May 22, 2020 – Nine Line Apparel has partnered with Gerber Technology and Top Value Fabric to develop several types of protective masks to ensure the health and safety of millions. The global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) has […]