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Lydia Mageean

Lydia Mageean has been part of the WhichPLM team for eight 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 our PLM Project Pack, or our Annual Publications, 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.

Century Martial Arts Fights Inefficiency in Product Development with Centric PLM™

Sporting goods company ups their digital transformation and innovation game CAMPBELL, Calif., June 29, 2021 – Century Martial Arts, the martial arts gear company, has selected Centric Software®’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for emerging brands, Centric SMB. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such as […]

Contactless Commerce: How Fashion is Embracing Technology

Jacob Lane follows up on his previous piece, with further advice for fashion brands to act more sustainably in 2021. Jacob is a fashion writer from London and is passionate about the developments and innovations around sustainability.

Lectra announces the acquisition of Neteven

The Group enhances its e-commerce offer for fashion companies and reinforces its positioning as an essential Industry 4.0 player. Paris, Thursday June 24, 2021 – Lectra announces the signature of an agreement to acquire the entire capital and voting rights of the French company Neteven. A major global player in the fashion, automotive, and furniture […]

ENVIE de FRAISE has made its choice on C-DESIGN PLM

ENVIE de FRAISE is a leading ready-to-wear brand specially designed for pregnant women, offering thousands of trendy, glamorous, and accessible clothes to bring beauty to life! Products are sold on the Online store www.enviedefraises.fr, enriched every week with new products, and in the 2 ENVIE de FRAISE‘s Parisian Boutiques. Thanks to an innovative approach, an […]

Grupo Flexi Selects Centric PLM™ to Achieve its 5-year Business Plan

One of the largest footwear companies in Latin America bets on technological innovation to accelerate product development. CAMPBELL, Calif., June 22, 2021 – Grupo Flexi, the leading footwear brand in Mexico, has selected Centric Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). Centric Software® provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such as apparel, […]

SHIMA SEIKI to Participate in MIT Seminar for Students

Leading Japanese computerized knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD., is participating in the “MIT Media Lab Summer Camp in Japan” hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab of Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A. SHIMA SEIKI has been part of the MIT Media Lab as a Consortium Lab Member since 2018, collaborating on research for […]

Yuanfan Drives Digital Transformation with Centric PLM™

Fashion brand optimizes products, people and process in partnership with Centric Software® CAMPBELL, Calif., June 17, 2021 – Shanghai Yuanfan Fashion Women’s Clothing Co., Ltd. (Yuanfan) has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution for emerging enterprises, Centric SMB. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell […]

Fashion’s Primacy of Preference

In her latest piece for WhichPLM, Emma Hayes, womenswear customer fit expert and Founder of At Last, shares the issues our industry has with accepting consumer preference, and how technology can help going forward.

Advanced Pricing Ends This Week for Techtextil North America 2021

ATLANTA, GA – June 16, 2021 – Early bird registration for Techtextil North America 2021, being held August 23-25, 2021 in Raleigh, North Carolina, ends this Friday. Techtextil North America’s tired pricing structure provides significant savings to those who register in advance. All Symposium registrations include three days of exhibit hall access. Advanced Pricing ends this […]

“Trade fairs are essential for a healthy and successful economy”

Trade fairs pave the way for economic upswings and are a key to prosperity – this is something that Nicola Beer, Vice President of the European Parliament, and Wolfgang Marzin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Messe Frankfurt GmbH, both emphasised when they met at the home base of Germany’s biggest trade fair organiser. Beer […]