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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.

Coats Digital Launches PPE Fast Start

Coats Digital, the software business of Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread company, has launched PPE Fast Start, an initiative to support manufacturers switching part of their production facilities and supply chains to help address the global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). In the face of unprecedented demand volatility, cost pressures and the need […]

InterDesign Goes Live On Time and On Budget with Centric PLM™

Housewares company implements Centric Home PLM to drive better decision-making and unlock innovation faster CAMPBELL, Calif., May 7, 2020 – InterDesign, the consumer housewares company, has successfully gone live with Centric Software®‘s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury, consumer goods and home décor […]

Download our PLM Buyer’s Guide 2020

WhichPLM is delighted to announce that the latest instalment of the industry’s only independent PLM Buyer’s Guide is now available to download – exclusively as a free PDF!

The Hopeful Side of Change

Continuing our focus on Covid-19 and what it means for our industry, long-serving contributor Elizabeth Shobert shares her vision of the future of retail. Elizabeth is Director of Marketing & Digital Strategy at StyleSage.

Gerber Technology Announces Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Retooling Package

The software, hardware and consulting package accelerates the transition to facilitate immediate PPE production. New York, New York, USA, April 29, 2020 – Continuing to support the alleviation of global shortage of medical and consumer personal protective equipment (PPE), Gerber Technology is now empowering manufacturers to accelerate PPE production by offering a PPE Retooling Package. The package includes an […]

Superior Group of Companies Increases Efficiencies and Reduces Time-to-Market with Centric PLM™

Leading uniform company partners with Centric Software® to streamline workflows, improve visibility and overall productivity CAMPBELL, Calif., April 28, 2020 – Superior Group of Companies (SGC), one of the largest and most admired companies in the uniform industry, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, […]

SupplyCompass Selected to Join Farfetch Dream Assembly Alongside Leading FashTech Start-ups from around the Globe

LONDON, 27 APRIL 2020: SupplyCompass is thrilled to announce it has joined the fourth Dream Assembly powered by Farfetch, alongside a cohort of innovative start-ups making impactful change in the fashion tech industry. The seven-week programme started on 24 April and will include a series of masterclasses with senior Farfetch leaders and partners. Global luxury […]

FOG Software Group Acquires EFI Fiery DesignPro Business, Now Rebranded as Aquario Design

NEW YORK, April 27, 2020 — Aquario Design, formerly EFI™ Fiery® DesignPro and Generation Digital, a provider of textile and fashion software solutions built as plug-ins to Adobe® Creative Cloud, today announced its acquisition by FOG Software Group (“FOG”), a division of Constellation Software, Inc. [TSX: CSU]. Aquario Design will operate as an independent business within FOG’s […]

The Björn Borg Group Scores Competitive Advantage with Centric PLM™

Iconic sports fashion brand chooses Centric Software® to power growth strategy CAMPBELL, Calif., April 24, 2020 — The Björn Bjorg Group selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management Software (PLM) as the backbone technology for all of its product-related activities. Centric Software® provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury, consumer goods and […]

SHIMA SEIKI Releases Data for Several More Knitted Masks

In light of the worldwide shortage of surgical masks due to the continuing spread of the CoVID-19 coronavirus infection, leading flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan has released knitting data for 9 more versions of knitted masks to be produced on a variety of its computerized knitting machines. These are […]