Introduction to PLM

Introduction to PLM

The fast-fashion revolution is changing the face of the global apparel industry, which is struggling to meet the demands of an increasingly fickle clothing consumer. Retailers are under growing pressure to deliver ten fashion collections a year (up from the traditional four) to cater to shoppers with short attention spans while rising manufacturing costs and falling point of sale (POS) prices are squeezing margins.

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PLM news & announcements

Orchestra selects PLM for process optimisation

European children's and maternity fashion retailer Orchestra has invested in a new product lifecycle management (PLM) solution to help optimise its product development process.

Visual 2000 Announces Sponsorship of PI Apparel 2016 in Berlin

Visual 2000 International, announces its sponsorship of the Product Innovation Congress in Berlin. The event, which takes place from October 5th to 6th, is a gathering of apparel industry professionals to discuss and promote innovation within the industry using emerging technologies such as 3D-enabled product development and IoT-enhanced supply chains.

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PLM directory

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PLM features & interviews

5 ways to guarantee quality and compliance in your manufacturing supply chain

This webinar explores 5 of the main problems brands struggle with and takes a look at new ways to address them.

Bringing The Vast Internet Of Things Into Focus For Apparel Manufacturers

As a major new technology trend arising from our interconnected world, the Internet of Things (IoT) holds an irresistible allure in its expansive simplicity

Webinar on Demand: Fashion Shakeup

How will 'see now, buy now' disrupt the fashion industry? What does it mean for your day job?

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PLM downloads

Leveraging technology to embrace change in the fashion industry

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is often overlooked by medium sized fashion businesses - those who would benefit from planning the most. Business owners often choose to put off investing in systems that might enhance operations, citing a lack of resources coupled with a belief that spreadsheets ‘will do for now.'

Ensure Product Safety and CPSIA Compliance

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of 2008 requires that nearly all children’s products comply with all applicable children’s product safety rules. These products must be tested for compliance by a CPSC accepted laboratory and have a written Children’s Product Certificate (CPC) that provides evidence of the product’s compliance. The act requires that all children’s products have permanent tracking information affixed to the product and its packaging.

Track and Trace Information Throughout the Entire Business Process and Supplier Ecosystem

Texbase understands the complexity of managing the disparate data sources associated with product development and supply chains. The Texbase solution includes the most advanced data management capabilities for apparel, footwear and consumer products companies.

Lectra: Thriving through change: The modern PLM project team handbook

A truly transformative product lifecycle management (PLM) project demands change.

Whitepaper: Lectra Stepping Beyond Software

The Modern Approach To Finding Your PLM Partner

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