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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.

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Shoes For Crews Successfully Implements Centric PLM

Safety footwear maker goes live with Centric Software PLM one month ahead of schedule CAMPBELL, Calif., May 18, 2017 – Shoes For Crews, a top producer of slip resistant footwear for the workplace, has successfully implemented Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software is the leading PLM solution for fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, […]

Lean Product Development

In his fourth piece in an exclusive series for WhichPLM, fit expert Mark Charlton explores how lean product development can help brands and retailers achieve speed to market.

Customized augmented reality hits the retail floor

Adapting Google’s Tango technology, made-to-measure menswear retailer Surmesur revolutionizes the shopping experience Québec City, Canada – Step aside, Pokémon! Surmesur, a family-owned made-to-measure menswear company, is taking augmented reality in an entirely new direction. Using Google’s augmented reality (AR) technology called Tango, the Canadian retailer has developed a tablet-based tool that allows shoppers to create […]

Visitor and exhibitor records at Techtextil and Texprocess

Special ‘Living in Space’ exhibition attracts the masses Textile industry shows itself from the dynamic, high-tech side “Although we had extra personnel on our exhibition stand, visitors still had to queue on occasions. For us, the fair was fantastic”, said Dr Jan Zimmermann of Techtextil exhibitor Forster Rohner from Switzerland. Many of the 1,789 exhibitors […]

Conversations: Alvanon & BodiData

Continuing our collection of interviews with innovative entrepreneurs and thought leaders for 2017, we recently talked with Janice Wang, CEO of Alvanon, and Tuoc Luong, CEO of BodiData. Janice and Tuoc took some time out to talk openly about their recent partnership and what this means for the industry, about working in 3D, and their […]

Gerber Makes it Easy for Designers to Integrate Adobe® Illustrator® CC17 into YuniquePLM®

YuniquePLM’s Design Suite Plugin Now Available in the Adobe Store TOLLAND, CONN., USA, May 10, 2017 – The ability for designers to transfer data easily between applications, while creating and managing their businesses, helps them spend more time designing and less time pushing data from system to system. With the integration of the YuniquePLM Design […]

PTC and EY Align to Facilitate Industry Innovation and Adoption of Internet of Things Business Models

Collaboration Will Support End-to-End Product Lifecycle Management and the Development and Deployment of Customer-Specific IoT Solutions NEEDHAM, Mass. – May 9, 2017 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) and EY have formed a strategic alliance to facilitate industry innovation and promote adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) business models using theThingWorx® industrial IoT platform from PTC. With […]

Human Solutions at the Texprocess 2017 – Digital is now!

Kaiserslautern/Frankfurt am Main, May 9, 2017 Welcome to the digital world! The Human Solutions Group will showcase at the Texprocess from May 9 to 12, 2017 in hall 4.0, C21, how digitization is revolutionizing product development in the apparel industry. The Group offers innovative solutions for all process steps. Becoming digital, step-by-step – these days […]

Texprocess opens with increased exhibitor numbers once again

The world of textile processing in Frankfurt am Main in Germany  Strong growth in cutting, sewing, seaming and fastening With 312 exhibitors from 36 countries (2015: 273 from 33 countries) and a growth rate of 14 %, Texprocess (9 to 12 May 2017) launches its biggest event ever. Held in parallel to Techtextil, Texprocess, the […]