Liz Claiborne Inc. Selects PTC Retail, Footwear and Apparel Solution as Company-Wide PLM Standard; Scalable, Web-Based Enterprise PLM Solution Improves Collaboration and Configuration Capabilities, Reduces Time to Market.NEEDHAM, Mass. -- PTC (PTC, Needham, MA, www.ptc.com) Long a world leader in mechanical computer-aided design, manufacturing and engineering software, PTC, through acquisitions and reorganization, has transformed itself into a leading provider of Internet-based B2B solutions for discrete manufacturers. (Nasdaq: PMTC PMTC Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (of HIV/AIDS)
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Liz Claiborne Inc. Inc., a leading designer and marketer of an extensive range of fashion apparel and accessories for women, men, teens, children and infants, has standardized on PTC Retail, Footwear and Apparel Solution for enterprise product lifecycle Product lifecycle or product life cycle is the course of a product's sales and profits over time. The five stages of each product lifecycle are product development, introduction, growth, maturity and decline. management. The solution leverages the power and scalability of Windchill(R), PTC's Web-based product data management and collaboration solution, to enhance the product development process in the retail, footwear and apparel industry.
The retail, footwear and apparel product development process is complex and companies are challenged to reduce time-to-market and product costs while improving product quality and information exchange. Liz Claiborne required a solution that would optimize its product development processes to support its transformation to a highly integrated supply chain development model. PTC Retail, Footwear and Apparel Solution will help Liz Claiborne to enhance global product development by improving value chain collaboration throughout the product lifecycle. One of the most significant challenges in the global product development process is managing and controlling access to product data and imagery. This is especially important when a company collaborates on designs internally, as well as with suppliers from around the world.
"The business landscape in which we operate is changing dramatically, and we are adopting aggressive strategies and global infrastructure investments to drive future growth. Implementation of PLM-based technologies will enable a more agile, collaborative and integrated product design and development process across the entire value chain. Supply chain optimization Supply Chain Optimization is the application of processes and tools to ensure the optimal operation of a manufacturing and distribution supply chain. This includes the optimal placement of inventory within the supply chain, minimizing operating costs (including manufacturing costs, is integral to developing and delivering compelling, trend-right products in an increasingly competitive business environment," said John Sullivan
John Sullivan (b. February 17 1740, Somersworth, New Hampshire – d. , senior vice president of Systems, Sourcing and Service, Liz Claiborne Inc. "In alignment with Liz Claiborne's business transformation and vision, PTC was chosen as our single source provider of PLM (Product Life cycle Management) A comprehensive information system that coordinates all aspects of a product from initial concept to its eventual retirement. Sometimes called the "digital backbone" of a product, it includes the requirements phase, analysis and design solutions based on their best-in-class technology, company scale, stability and proven success in the Retail, Footwear and Apparel markets."
"Traditional PDM (1) (Product Data Management) An information system used to manage the data for a product as it passes from engineering to manufacturing. The data includes plans, geometric models, CAD drawings, images, NC programs as well as all related project data, notes and offerings have not adequately addressed the collaborative nature of the retail, footwear and apparel industry," said Matthew Austin, marketing program director, consumer products, PTC. "The PTC Retail, Footwear and Apparel solution addresses the unique requirements of the industry to manage product development across a complex global value chain and is fast emerging as an authentic source of competitive advantage."
About Liz Claiborne Inc.
Liz Claiborne Inc. designs and markets an extensive range of fashion apparel and accessories for women, men, teens, children and infants. The Company also markets fragrances for women and men. The 41 brands in the Liz Claiborne Inc. portfolio are available at more than 30,000 points of sale worldwide. For more information visit www.lizclaiborneinc.com.
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