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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.

Experience digitalization at the PI Apparel in Milan – Dr. Andreas Seidl to lecture on the topic

Milan/Kaiserslautern, 08-10-2018 Digitalization is driving the fashion industry onwards – new technological solutions are rapidly changing familiar processes and procedures. At the PI Apparel trade fair in Milan on 11th and 12th October, Assyst will demonstrate the range of opportunities that is opened up by the 3D simulation software Vidya in product development and beyond. […]

Gerber Technology Acquires Avametric, Deepens Investment to Provide End-to-End 3D Solution for Fashion Industry

TOLLAND, CONN., USA, Oct. 4, 2018 – Gerber Technology announced today that it has acquired San Francisco based Avametric. Avametric develops the world’s leading cloth simulation technology and enables fashion brands to deliver highly accurate 3D renderings of their products on customizable avatars for e-commerce and augmented reality (AR) applications. This move will position Gerber as the leader in 3D for the fashion and apparel industry. The acquisition follows 12 months of collaboration between the companies after Gerber announced in November 2017 they would […]

swatchbook partners with FMNII to transform footwear and apparel

FMNII to focus on footwear and apparel market by setting up services centers in China Los Angeles, CA, and Dongguan, Guangdong, CN, October 2, 2018 – swatchbook announced its premier partnership with footwear and apparel supply chain expert FMNII to transform the footwear and apparel industry. The goal of this partnership is to help footwear […]

Gerber Acquires MCT Digital Integrating Two Histories of Innovation in Automated Cutting & Finishing

Attend the Press Conference at the SGIA Expo in Las Vegas at  Booth #417, 4:15 pm on Oct. 18 to Learn More TOLLAND, CONN., USA, Oct. 2, 2018 – Gerber Technology announced today that it has acquired MCT Digital, adding modular laser cutting technology to their existing industrial strength finishing solution hardware and software portfolio. The addition of MCT’s high-end large format cutting builds on Gerber’s heritage in the sign & graphics and packaging industries, as […]

Bombas Gets Comfortable with Centric SMB

Sock brand with give-back business model selects Centric Software’s PLM for emerging brands to support rapid growth and product diversification CAMPBELL, Calif., October 2, 2018 – Bombas, the innovative, comfort-focused sock brand that donates a pair of socks to homeless shelters for every pair sold, has selected Centric Software to provide its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) […]

The Ideation of 3D

In the first instalment in a small series for WhichPLM, guest contributors, Nick Wei and Amy Yeung FY explore the beginnings of 3D as a platform – with close emphasis on 3D sampling. Nick has over 25 years experience in CAD/CAM and PLM; Amy has a strong product management background, with a Bachelor of Science […]

Infor Announces Infor Cloud Native Product Lifecycle Management

Infor Fashion PLM Cloud Delivers Innovative, Scalable Solution for Fashion Enterprises NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2018 — Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, today announced the Infor Fashion Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Cloud, a new cloud native multi-tenant solution for fashion enterprises. Delivered as a cloud service, Fashion PLM Cloud offers an enhanced security infrastructure and […]

Baoxiniao Group Leverages Centric Software PLM to Accelerate Digital Transformation at HAZZYS

Leading apparel group in China transforms product design and development for HAZZYS brand with Centric PLM CAMPBELL, California, September 25, 2018 – Baoxiniao Group, a leading apparel group in China, has selected Centric Software to provide its Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury […]

EXENTA Completes Move to New NYC Headquarters

[NEW YORK, NY, September 21, 2018] Exenta, a leading software firm in the apparel and soft goods industries, has officially completed their headquarters move to a new location within NYC’s garment district. The announcement was made today by Exenta’s CEO, Roberto Mangual. “We are thrilled to be settled in our new space,” Mangual stated, “Our […]

DeSL Expands San Francisco Office…Again!

DeSL is set to expand its San Francisco office in October to allow for a growing Marketing department. (San Francisco Bay Area, California, September 20, 2018) Discover e-Solutions Ltd. (DeSL) is the leading provider of Product Lifecycle Management software and Color Lifecycle Management solutions for the fashion, apparel, footwear, accessories, and textile sectors. DeSL makes […]