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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.

Download WhichPLM’s Buyer’s Guide 2019

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

DEVIL-DOG Dungarees Brought Back to Life Thanks to Gerber Technology’s Integrated Software Solutions

Building a strong foundation for success thanks to Gerber’s AccuMark® and YuniquePLM® TOLLAND, CONN., USA, May30, 2019 – When General Sportwear, a Gerber customer for over 30 years, decided to develop and produce its own brand, Gerber’s innovative CAD and PLM software was instrumental to its creation. Gerber’s reliable product lifecycle management software, YuniquePLM, and industry-leading […]

Gerber Technology Makes On-Demand Fashion Real with the Waldrip Collection

Takes Concepts through Design, Printing, and Cutting With Industry 4.0 Agility  TOLLAND, CONN., USA, May 28, 2019 – It’s challenging for a designer to compete and maintain pace with the speed of change in fashion today. Many are dependent upon traditional development cycles, supporting creativity but slow in moving from inspiration to finished garment. This model has […]

HRH The Duke of Gloucester unveils centenary sculpture at SATRA

‘No Compromise’ sculpture by Martyn Steele 23rd May 2019 – SATRA formally recognised its centenary today with a visit from His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester and the unveiling of a specially commissioned external sculpture designed to represent 100 years of research and testing. After being welcomed by SATRA’s chairman, Stephen Etheridge, His Royal […]

Mad Beauty Supplier of Award Winning Beauty Products Selects Visual Next PLM & End2End Fashion Software Suite

LONDON, UK – May 28th , 2019 – Visual Next, the leading provider of world-class End2End software solutions for the fashion,footwear, accessories and uniform industries, is delighted to announce that it has been selected by a UK leader and award winner in design led cosmetics, Mad Beauty, to provide an End2End suite of tools for the business. Mad Beauty has chosen […]

LI-NING Powers Performance with Centric PLM

Chinese sportswear brand chooses Centric Software PLM to improve efficiency and meet consumer demands CAMPBELL, Calif., 28 May, 2019 – LI-NING, the Chinese sportswear company, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods companies to achieve strategic and […]

BREAKING NEWS: Gerber Technology Makes Game-Changing Announcements at Texprocess

Texprocess 2019 was a major success! Gerber Technology exhibited their end-to-end solution and played a key role in the ”Smart Textiles Micro-Factory” exhibit. Both exhibits demonstrated how our solutions help to meet the challenges of small run productions by enabling made-to-measure and mass customization capabilities. END-TO-END IS JUST THE BEGINNING! Gerber’s industry-leading, integrated end-to-end solution seamlessly […]

Surf’s up for Volcom and Centric PLM

CAMPBELL, Calif., 23 May, 2019– Centric Software is delighted to announce the release of a success story about its customer, Volcom. Volcom is a global apparel brand, rooted in skate, snow, surf, music and art. They design, produce and distribute top-quality apparel, outerwear and accessories for men, women and kids. Volcom creates product that is […]

swatchbook introduces “the new home of materials”

Visual search, collection board views, and 5,000+ supplier materials and more make swatchbook the most comprehensive material platform on the market Irvine, CA, May 23, 2018 – swatchbook, inc., the designers and makers of the cloud-based material lifecycle management platform swatchbook today announced the release of swatchbook v2. With the introduction of visual search, collection […]

CGS Acquires Business of Visual Next

Bringing Together Next Generation Solutions for Fashion, Apparel and Consumer Products Market New York, NY, and Montreal, Quebec – May 21, 2019 – CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, announced it will acquire the business of Visual Next, a leading provider of end-to-end software to apparel, footwear, uniform, and […]