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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.

Gerber to Sponsor the 2018 PCA Vision Best Design Award (University)

Future of the Industry Relies on Technology-Conscious Creatives TOLLAND, CONN., DEC. 12, 2017 – Gerber Technology, a world leader in integrated software and automation solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, is delighted to announce they will be sponsoring the 2018 Professional Clothing (PCA) Vision Best Design (University). The contest requires students to share their vision […]

Planning for the Future: PLM Success for Centric Software and YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP

Campbell, Calif., 12 December 2017 – Centric Software is delighted to announce the release of a success story about its customer, YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP (YNAP). For YNAP, selecting a PLM solution was about a single, actionable version of the truth for production. “We needed a holistic view of production. We hoped that having the right PLM would […]

Conversations: Eaton Donald, ExactFlat

Just last month, Eaton Donald, President & CEO of ExactFlat (specializing in 3D to 2D patterning solutions for a host of industry sectors), dedicated some time to talk to our Editor. Eaton speaks passionately and with penetrative insight about the issues we face in the fashion industry, and exactly what this transformation to digital will […]

Messe Frankfurt announces acquisition of India’s largest Fitness event

Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of the Group, has announced the acquisition of Fitex India, the largest fitness and health event on the subcontinent. The acquisition which was announced today gives Messe Frankfurt ownership of Fitex India trade fair, previously owned and organised by Haryana-based trade fair company Smart Events. […]

KTM Meets Company Growth Challenges by Expanding PTC CAD and PLM Environment, Deploying ThingWorx Navigate, and Embracing the PTC Subscription Model

Enables Increased Productivity and More Cost and Planning Flexibility While Extending Product Data to the Enterprise FARNBOROUGH, UK. – December 7, 2017 ––  PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that KTM has significantly increased its use of Creo® software and Windchill® software. KTM also selected ThingWorx® NavigateTM role-based apps for company-wide data management and fast and easy departmental access to relevant Windchill data. The […]

Evolution of fashion professions at heart of Lectra’s 8th education congress

Lectra brings together partnership schools and industry experts to discuss how changing professions in fashion are impacting training programs Paris, December 5, 2017 – Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, recently welcomed partners from the world of education to the company’s Bordeaux-Cestas campus for its […]

Centric Software Transforms Sell-In Process

New Showroom mobile app solution delivers market-right collections for wholesale and retail CAMPBELL, Calif., December 5, 2017 – From its development center in Silicon Valley, Centric Software, the leading Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for fashion, retail, luxury, footwear, outdoor and consumer goods companies, is pleased to announce the availability of a new Showroom solution suite for […]

PTC Named a Leader in Product Lifecycle Management for Manufacturers by Top Independent Research Firm

PTC Top Ranked for Current Offering and Among Highest for Strategy in Product Lifecycle Management Market FARNBOROUGH, UK. – December 04, 2017 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that it has been named a leader in the product lifecycle management (PLM) software market for its Windchill® PLM solution, according to a new evaluation from Forrester Research. In the Forrester evaluation, […]

The New Speed of Fashion: Digitally Integrated Design, a Gerber Technology Advertorial

In today’s guest advertorial, Gerber Technology discusses the current pace of fashion, and how the YuniquePLM Design Suite can help you keep up.  Fashion is all about trends. We set them. We follow them. We decide when to ignore them. But in today’s market, it’s important to follow trends in technology as closely as you […]

SEAMS Launches New Website and Visual Brand Identity

The new completely redesigned website offers visitors richer insight into the “Made in America” movement and exciting growth opportunities WAKE FOREST, NC – November 30, 2017 – SEAMS, the National Association and voice for the U.S. Sewn Products Industry for over 50 years, announced today the launch of its newly revamped website and visual brand identity. […]