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19 October, 2022

China National Garment Association Awards Centric Software Official Digital Transformation Supplier Status

Centric PLM® is praised for ability to improve R&D efficiency, innovation and supply chain synergy 

CAMPBELL, Calif., October 20, 2022 – The China National Garment Association (CNGA) has appointed Centric Software® to its list of selected suppliers for digital transformation. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell products such as apparel, footwear, sporting goods, furniture, home décor, cosmetics, food & beverage and luxury to achieve strategic and operational digital transformation goals.  

CNGA promotes the implementation of innovation-driven development strategies, accelerating digital transformation and the optimization of technology in the clothing industry in China. Relying on the expertise of the China Garment Science and Innovation Institute and the China Garment Intelligence and Manufacturing Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance, the Association identified and evaluated projects related to industrial innovation.  

Centric Software was named for inclusion in the 2022 China Apparel Digital Transformation Supplier Selection Catalog, which curates 62 products from 38 vendors. Invited to participate in the China Garment Science and Technology Conference in August 2022, Centric Software was awarded a certificate of inclusion in the catalog at the event.  

The CNGA evaluation committee bestows high praise on Centric PLM, Centric Software’s flagship Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) platform. Rooted in the garment industry, Centric works in close collaboration with hundreds of customers in different market segments in China, including fast fashion, menswear, womenswear, childrenswear, sports, underwear and textile manufacturing. The committee notes that Centric PLM enables fashion and apparel companies to improve product research & development efficiency, product innovation and supply chain synergy.  

“We are honored to receive this recognition from the China National Garment Association,” says Chris Groves, President and CEO of Centric Software. “Centric is going from strength to strength in China, where we have formed partnerships with customers across many industries. As a selected supplier for the garment industry, we look forward to further sharing our technological innovations and industry best practices to empower more businesses.” 

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China Garment Association ( 

China National Garment Association (CNGA), founded in 1991, is a national industrial organization in China’s garment industry and one of the first 4A level national industrial associations in China. The China National Garment Association aims to promote the healthy development of China’s garment industry and provides various services related to the garment industry for the government, industry, enterprise and society.


Centric Software ( 

From its headquarters in Silicon Valley, Centric Software®provides a Product Concept to Replenishment Digital Transformation Platform for fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, outdoor, consumer electronics and consumer goods including cosmetics and personal care and food and beverage. Centric’s flagship Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) platform, Centric PLM™, delivers enterprise-class merchandise planning, product development, sourcing, quality and product portfolio optimization innovations specifically for fast-moving consumer industries. Centric Visual Innovation Platform (CVIP) offershighly visual digital board experiences for collaboration and decision-making. Centric Retail Planning is aninnovative, cloud-native solution powered by Armonica Retail S.R.L., that delivers an end-to-end retail planning process designed to maximize retail business performance.Centric Software pioneered mobility, introducing the first mobile apps for PLM, and is widely known for connectivity to dozens of other enterprise systems including ERP, DAM, PIM, e-com, planning and more as well as creative tools such as Adobe®Illustrator and a host of 3D CAD connectors. Centric’s innovations are 100% market-driven with the highest user adoption rate and fastest time to value in the industry. All Centric innovations shorten time to market, boost product innovation and reduce costs.  

Centric Software is majority-owned by Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the world leader in 3D design software, 3D digital mock-up and PLM solutions.  

Centric Software has received multiple industry awards and recognition, including being named by Red Herring to its Top 100 Global list in 2013, 2015 and 2016. Centric also received various excellence awards from Frost & Sullivan in 2012, 2016, 2018, 2021 and 2022. 

Centric Software is a registered trademark of Centric Software Inc. All other brands and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners

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