CAMPBELL, Calif., February 19, 2019 – Brandix, a leading apparel exporter in Sri Lanka, has successfully implemented Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods companies to achieve strategic and operational digital transformation goals.
Brandix is a provider of end-to-end solutions in Sri Lanka’s apparel sector and a preferred supplier to some of the leading retail brands in the US and Europe. The company has a presence in Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Haiti and the UK with a total of over 45,000 employees. Further, the company was awarded ‘Globally Operated Highest Foreign Exchange Earner’ by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board for 2017/2018.
In 2017, Brandix began the hunt for a PLM solution to improve data flows and communication. Citing Centric’s apparel expertise, intuitive PLM interface and out-of-the-box capabilities, Brandix selected Centric 8 PLM, after which the company successfully went live on schedule.
“Considering the size of our organization and the complexity of our requirements, going live on time is a testament to the capabilities of Centric’s solution. We sincerely appreciate the level of professionalism, skill and passion demonstrated by the team from Centric that enabled us to successfully collaborate and complete the task at hand. We are poised to step into the future with plans to aggressively grow our business, and Centric PLM supports us with a robust and unified development process across the entire organization. We look forward to continuing to have a positive experience via the PLM solution,” said Surendra Karunakaran, CIO of Brandix Lanka Limited.
“We are very pleased that Brandix has successfully implemented Centric 8 PLM,” says Chris Groves, President and CEO of Centric Software. “Brandix is a highly strategic company with a strong vision for growth and we are proud to continue to partner with them as they experience even greater success.”
Brandix, the single largest employer in Sri Lanka’s Export sector and adjudged ‘Globally Operated Highest Foreign Exchange Earner’ at the 2018 Presidential Export Awards, operates 42 apparel manufacturing units in Sri Lanka, India (a 1000-acre self-sufficient industrial park) and Bangladesh, with operations in Haiti, Cambodia and UK. The company continues its journey in developing, manufacturing and marketing end-to-end apparel solutions to world-renowned brands, whilst empowering sustainable development in the communities it operates in.
Centric Software (www.centricsoftware.com)
From its headquarters in Silicon Valley and offices in trend capitals around the world, Centric Software provides a Digital Transformation Platform for the most prestigious names in fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, outdoor and consumer goods. Centric Visual Innovation Platform (VIP) is a visual, fully digital collection of boards for touch-based devices like iPad, iPhone and large-scale, touch-screen televisions. Centric VIP transforms decision making and automates execution to truly collapse time to market and distance to trend. Centric’s flagship product lifecycle management (PLM) platform, Centric 8, delivers enterprise-class merchandise planning, product development, sourcing, business planning, quality, and collection management functionality tailored for fast-moving consumer industries. Centric SMB packages extended PLM including innovative technology and key industry learnings tailored for small businesses.
Centric Software has received multiple industry awards, including the Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award in Retail, Fashion, and Consumer Goods PLM in 2018 and Frost & Sullivan’s Global Retail, Fashion, and Apparel PLM Product Differentiation Excellence Award in 2016 and 2012. Red Herring named Centric to its Top 100 Global list in 2013, 2015, and 2016.
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