Furla, the Italian fashion company of premium leather goods and accessories has selected Centric Software to provide its product lifecycle management (PLM) software.

The company will use the Centric 8 PLM software for fashion, luxury, retail and consumer goods to help execute its international growth plan. Centric 8 will serve as a key component in Furla's re-design of its product development and supply chain processes.

"The Centric PLM software will increase Furla's efficiency by improving internal and external collaboration with the company's manufacturing platform and suppliers. Deeper, more comprehensive collaboration among Furla's style, merchandising and product development teams will assure that on-trend products reach their international markets on-time", explains Eraldo Poletto, CEO of Furla.

"The opportunity to work with the Furla brand - a true expression of authentic Italian style - is an opportunity to make a real difference in the growth of this iconic company known for elegance and creativity," says Chris Groves, president and CEO of Centric. "The Centric 8 PLM solution, designed especially for fashion, luxury, retail and consumer goods, will help Furla achieve its global goals."