Centric Software® recognized for contribution to fostering growth in the apparel industry
CAMPBELL, Calif., January 20, 2022 – Based on its reputation, innovation, strategy and vision to boost sustainable growth in the apparel society, Centric Software has been presented the 2021 Business Strategies Award by the Hong Kong Apparel Society. 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.
Leading apparel society, Hong Kong Apparel Society (HKAS), is responsible for uniting and fostering growth and development in the apparel industry. HKAS has selected Centric Software as the winner of its 2021 Business Strategies Award after a panel of judges assessed companies based on four key criteria including reputation, innovation, strategy and vision. Centric stood out for its significant role in boosting growth within the apparel market.
Centric’s ‘customer-driven’ innovations have achieved Centric its place as the leading PLM in the industry and in the past two years, Centric has increased its number of Hong Kong ODM/OEM business partners by over 200%. Centric PLM™ is widely recognized and preferred by world leading enterprises including Crystal Group, EPIC Group, Lever Style, MAS Holdings, Brandix, Hirdaramani, Delta and Bogart. Centric PLM is also proud to boast a customer referencability rate of over 97%.
HKAS identified Centric’s robust and growing technology ecosystem as a crucial component for providing unbeatable efficiency for manufacturers in collaboration, product innovation, design, management and creation of tech packs and BOMs, and delivery. Centric Manufacturing PLM also empowers manufacturers to support brand and retail partners with corporate sustainability goals and meet higher expectations of standards in sustainability, traceability, labor practices, fair trade and compliance.
“We would like to thank HKAS for awarding Centric Software the Business Strategy Award,” says Nick Wei, Regional Sales Director at Centric Software. “This award is a recognition of our entire team’s vision and dedication to innovation. Over the past 2 years, the number of ODM/OEM customers has grown over 200% in Hong Kong. We are proud to be a market-led company that works in tandem with our customers to solve their most pressing challenges.”
Hong Kong Apparel Society (www.hkapparel.com.hk)
The Hong Kong Apparel Society was established in 2001. During the past years, the Society has aimed at uniting the industry as a strong force, gathering ideas for common interest, upkeeping the industry professionalism, enhancing value, encouraging consultation and joint efforts to foster growth and development.
The Society hosts many different activities to meet these goals, including holding the monthly Apparel Networking Group meeting, which is the first networking apparel group in Hong Kong, and hosting the Corporate Fashion and Business Strategy Award.
Centric Software (www.centricsoftware.com)
From its headquarters in Silicon Valley, Centric Software® provides a Product Concept to Consumer Digital Transformation Platform for fashion, retail, footwear, luxury, outdoor, consumer electronics and consumer goods including cosmetics & personal care and food & beverage. Centric’s flagship Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) platform, Centric PLMTM, delivers enterprise-class merchandise planning, product development, sourcing, quality and product portfolio optimization innovations specifically for fast-moving consumer industries. Centric’s Visual Innovation Platform (CVIP) offers highly visual digital board experiences for collaboration and decision-making. Centric Retail Planning is an innovative, 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 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 and 2021.
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