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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.

WhichPLM Report: The PLM Buyer’s Guide 2018

WhichPLM is delighted to announce that our newest report is now available. WhichPLM’s PLM Buyer’s Guide 2018 focuses on extended market analysis, vendor & consultant listings, and intelligence, and for the first time is available exclusively as a free PDF rather than a print publication.

Wedded Bliss for Justin Alexander and Centric SMB

Bridal wear business set to improve collaboration and efficiency with Centric PLM for emerging brands CAMPBELL, Calif., June 26, 2018 – Justin Alexander, the award-winning designer of wedding dresses and accessories, has successfully gone live with Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for small to medium enterprises, Centric SMB. Centric Software provides the most innovative […]

PTC Enhances Industrial Control System Security With New Release of Kepware Industrial Connectivity Platform

Customers With a Valid License Can Access Critical Security Enhancements With Free Upgrade to KEPServerEX Version 6.5 for a Limited Time  FARNBOROUGH, UK. – June 26, 2018 –  Kepware®, a PTC business developing industrial connectivity software, today announced the release of the KEPServerEX® version 6.5 industrial connectivity platform. With this release, PTC demonstrates its commitment to industrial control system (ICS) security and […]

Atlas for Men Accelerates Product Development with PLM Solution from TXT Retail, an Aptos Company

The European online retailer and mail order specialist has successfully implemented TXTPLM to support all phases of product creation, development and costing Aptos Engage Europe 2018 – LONDON, June 21, 2018 – TXT Retail, an Aptos Company, announced today that the European online retailer and mail order specialist Atlas for Men has successfully implemented the TXTPLM (product lifecycle management) solution to support all phases of […]

Coming together; WhichPLM weighs in on Dassault Systèmes & Centric Software

Unless you’ve been operating without the Internet, a mobile phone or any connection to the outside world for the last week, by now you should have heard/seen the news. Announced on June 14th, Dassault Systèmes has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Centric Software.

Happypunt Delivers Fast Fashion by Implementing Gerber’s PLM and 3D Digital Solutions

TOLLAND, CONN., USA, JUNE 20, 2018 – Fast fashion can be slowed down by the physical sampling process. Additionally, the costs of samples are a continued concern in the fashion and apparel industry. “The implementation of Gerber’s AccuMark® 3D and YuniquePLM® will help us to address consumer trends immediately, making sure to have the right style with the correct fit as demand changes,” said Marta Bosch, chief operation officer at Happypunt. Located in Mataró (Barcelona) and founded in […]


[NEW YORK, NY, June 19, 2018] Exenta, a visionary company in the soft goods software and technology industry, has announced partnerships with four high profile industry leaders: Shopify, Queue Associates, DGC Fulfillment, and West Coast Distribution. The announcement was made today by Roberto Mangual, Exenta CEO. CEO, Roberto Mangual, commented, “We are thrilled to be […]

PTC Partners with Device Authority and TeamViewer at IoT Tech Expo Europe 2018

27 – 28th June, RAI Amsterdam, Booth 293 FARNBOROUGH, UK – June 19, 2018 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced its participation in IoT Tech Expo Europe alongside PTC partners Device Authority and TeamViewer. All three technology providers will demonstrate individual solutions that, together, produce a smart, connected and secure water pump unit. The unit will be powered by […]

Marine Layer Saves Time and Improves Data Management with Centric SMB

Campbell, Calif., June 19, 2018 – Centric Software is delighted to announce the release of a success story about its customer, Marine Layer. Marine Layer was founded in 2009 by two friends, Mike Natenshon and Adam Lynch. The San Francisco-based company began by making just one product: a super-soft shirt, made from a recycled beechwood fiber […]

Messe Frankfurt aiming for €700 million in sales

As far as its financial position and event portfolio are concerned, the Messe Frankfurt Group remains stronger than ever in 2018. Speaking at the Corporate Press Conference earlier today, Wolfgang Marzin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Messe Frankfurt, announced: “We are aiming for around €700 million in sales.” After a very dynamic first six […]