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Here at WhichPLM we pride ourselves in being impartial. Since our inception we have remained unbiased and informative. Our passion is to educate, and not to coerce; to report, and not to influence.

We post the most up-to-date articles from a host of contributors – brands, vendors and advisors alike. And not only do we report exclusively upon industry events, but we also report upon suppliers. We are often approached by software vendors eager for a thorough evaluation of their system, and on the other side of the coin, by prospective PLM or 3D customers eager to obtain exclusive reviews of these very vendors. Knowing the maturity of a supplier’s solution is just as important for a prospective customer as for the suppliers themselves.

Our ethical stance shapes the processes we use to evaluate suppliers. A WhichPLM Supplier Evaluation is unlike any other vendor profile, PLM benchmark or review. Our research methods are exhaustive and truly expert, and our conclusions independent, unbiased, and informed by 30 years of hands-on PDM, CPM & PLM experience.

Below you’ll find the most up-to-date 3D & PLM vendor comparisons, in the form of deep-dive 3D & PLM Evaluations.



Fashion companies turn to DeSL iPad & Android Apps to help manage their Ethical Trading requirements

(Cardiff, United Kingdom, 30th January 2013) DeSL, a global company delivering integrated web based solutions for the Fashion, Apparel, Textile and Footwear sectors, has seen increasing demand for their solutions which help to address Ethical Trading requirements for fashion industry. With fashion companies facing increased exposure to a range of social and ethical issues in the […]

Black Diamond Equipment Selects Product Lifecycle Management from Centric Software

Out-of-the-box functionality, total cost of ownership influence decision (CAMPBELL, Calif., Jan. 23, 2013) Black Diamond, Inc. has selected Centric Software, Inc. as its product lifecycle management (PLM) system provider. Black Diamond will implement Centric 8 PLM software for all product lines, including Black Diamond Equipment hardgoods and apparel, Gregory Mountain Products packs, and POC protective gear, over time. “The Centric PLM […]

TEXbase Expands Compliance Solutions and Sponsors the AAFA Product Safety and Compliance Seminar

(BOZEMAN, MONTANA, January 28, 2013) TEXbase, a leading provider of web-based Product Integrity Management software solutions, is sponsoring the upcoming AAFA – American Apparel & Footwear Association’s Product Safety and Compliance seminar at the Fashion Institute of Technology on January 29 as it continues to expand its product compliance solution. TEXbase delivers quality assurance data […]

Bill Brewster talks ideation

After the close of NRF’s gargantuan “Big Show”, our Editor caught up with Bill Brewster, Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for Gerber Technology, to find out how he feels his company’s more intimate “ideation” event differs from this and other more traditional conventions.

WhichPLM will be attending NRF 2013

Later this month I will be attending the National Retail Federation Annual Convention and Expo (which runs from the 13th to the 16th January at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Centre in New York City) as a member of the press.  Readers can look forward to a comprehensive report and exclusive photography in the weeks after the event, […]

Gerber Technology sponsors Dutch Fashion Awards Commitment to supporting fashion design talents

(December 20, 2012 – Tolland, Conn., USA) Gerber Technology, a world leader in automated CAD/CAM and PLM solutions for the apparel and flexible materials industry, supported up and coming Dutch fashion talent through its sponsorship of the Dutch Fashion Awards 2012 and Fashion Incubator Award, annual initiatives by the Dutch Fashion Foundation (DFF). In addition to […]

ecVision Announces Mobile Application Functionality for International Supply Chains Mobile Apps for Supplier Collaboration Platform Improve Flexibility

(NEW YORK, NY, January 3, 2013) ecVision, the leading supply chain collaboration platform provider for retail, announced today that it will demonstrate the mobile application capabilities for retailers at the National Retail Federation Big Show in January 2013. “Mobile accessibility within the supply chain improves flexibility and collaboration because it increases the speed of communication […]

Centric Software Becomes PLM System Provider to Build-A-Bear Workshop – Company cites out-of-the-box functionality of PLM system

(CAMPBELL, Calif., Dec. 18, 2012) Centric Software, a leading provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software for apparel, luxury goods and consumer goods companies, has become the PLM system provider to Build-A-Bear Workshop®. Build-A-Bear Workshop purchased the Product Specification, Product Sourcing, Calendar Management, Line Planning, Quality Management and Material Management modules of the Centric 8 PLM system.  Build-A-Bear Workshop also will implement […]