Garment manufacturer partners with Centric Software® to streamline product development and costing for rapid response
CAMPBELL, Calif., May 27, 2021 – Busana Apparel Group, the Indonesian apparel manufacturer, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. 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.
Established in 1975, Busana is one of the largest Indonesian garment manufacturers and exporters with 30 manufacturing facilities in Indonesia and Ethiopia. Busana is a one-stop shop for woven apparel production, producing and exporting 50 million pieces per annum.
Busana’s vision is to be the leading integrated solutions provider in lifestyle and fashion apparel, excelling in design, development and sourcing to deliver the right products and services competitively with a quick response. Busana’s digital transformation drive identified PLM as the ideal tool to integrate and streamline product development and costing.
“With PLM, we expect to meet our expanding global customer demands with improved product development lead time, dynamic pricing scenarios and greater visibility in sample-making,” explains Mr. M. Maniwanan, Group Chairman at Busana.
To achieve this goal, Busana selected Centric Manufacturing PLM.
“We see Centric as the top player in the fashion-focused PLM market with a large customer base,” says Mr. Maniwanan. “Centric PLM is very configurable, and we expect to meet our digitalization goals. The Centric team has been highly involved and easily understood our requirements. We hope this collaboration will continue, as it is proving beneficial for both companies.”
“Through Agile Deployment we expect a user-friendly system that can be configured to capture real time information directly from the source, allowing us to significantly reduce non-value-added tasks and concentrate on the core functionality of developing a high-quality product for our customers at a more efficient pace.”
“We are very pleased to announce that Busana has selected Centric,” says Chris Groves, President and CEO of Centric Software. “Busana is at the cutting edge of integrated large-scale apparel design and manufacturing, and we are proud to provide a digital foundation for this ambitious project.”
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Established in 1975, Busana Apparel Group is one of the largest garment manufacturers and exporters with 30 manufacturing facilities located in Indonesia and Ethiopia.
We are a one-stop shop for woven apparel production, specializing in men’s and women’s casual wear, formal wear, active sportswear and technical garments with a total capacity to produce and export of 50 million pieces per annum.
Busana Apparel Group is supported by over 28,000 employees and an in-house design team creating new collections each season.
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 and consumer goods including cosmetics, beauty and food and 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 SMB focuses on core tools and industry best practices for emerging brands. Centric Visual Innovation Platform (CVIP) offers highly visual digital board experiences for collaboration and decision-making. 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 and 2021.
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