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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 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 […]

Fast Fashion, Sustainability and Finance

Chris McCann, WhichPLM Expert and Director of Resilient.World, is a well-known figure in compliance and sustainability. Here, he discusses the links between the worlds of Finance and Fashion when it comes to sustainability. Circular Fashion, believes Chris, is well within our reach.

SHIMA SEIKI Releases Additional Data for WHOLEGARMENT®Masks

In light of the recent worldwide shortage of surgical masks due to the spread of the CoVID-19 coronavirus infection, leading flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan has released additional knitting data for producing another type of 3D knit mask on its WHoLEGARMEnT® knitting machines. Data is meant to be for […]

Optitex Acquired by FOG Software Group, a Division of Constellation Software, Inc.

Optitex will operate independently, benefit from long-term business continuity and stability, and continue to innovate its market-leading solutions Tel Aviv, Israel – April 17, 2020 – Optitex®, a global provider of integrated 2D & 3D CAD/CAM software solutions for the fashion and apparel, automotive, upholstery and industrial fabrics industries, today announced its recent acquisition by […]

Optimizing protective clothing – the crisis is the hour of data

Kaiserslautern, 17.04.2020 Anti-virus protective clothing is currently in short supply and a key factor influencing the impact of the COVID19 pandemic. It is also becoming clear these days that the standard sizes are suboptimal. The first companies are now looking for solutions to produce different sizes and thus a better fit. Avalution is supporting them […]