Environmentally friendly clothing company Patagonia has expanded its use of PTC’s PLM retail, footwear and apparel solution to optimise the design and manufacturing of its apparel lines.

Patagonia said it plans to use the solution to improve operational efficiency by providing a single version of product information that is visible across its product development teams and supply partners.

"Patagonia's focus is quality," said Mike Busch, director of IT atPatagonia. "We're happy to be partnering with PTC as our single source PLM provider because of their commitment to a quality product that's reliable, stable and flexible."