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What is Centric SMB?

Centric SMB is a cloud-based PLM solution for small and mid-sized businesses. Available on a subscription basis (SaaS), Centric SMB is proven to help speed product development, increase profits and boost efficiency. Have access to the same technology and industry know-how as global brands and watch your business grow.

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“We needed a solution that was accessible from anywhere, available to us at all times and adaptable enough to grow as we did. Centric SMB was affordable, had everything we needed out of the box and the suite of additional modules made sure it would be scalable as our needs evolved.”

Everything you need in a PLM solution. Nothing you don’t.

Centric SMB gives you access to all the tools you need to gain competitive advantage by improving your products and streamlining process.

Speed & Simplicity

Speed & Simplicity

Implementations are ultra-fast; we’re talking as few as ten days! Centric SMB is cloud-based so there’s no hardware to purchase or install install, and upfront costs are dramatically reduced.

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Functionality

Functionality

Replace spreadsheets, emails and other data tools that slow efficiency and breed errors. Centric PLM streamlines product development, reduces cost and increases your market responsiveness.

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Flexibility

Flexibility

As a business grows so does the complexity of product development. Centric SMB scales with you, whether you make performance wear, footwear, leather goods, tailored apparel, denim, intimates or other fashion goods.

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Streamline product development.
Enhance productivity and creativity.

 

Product Specifications

Improve the global collaboration of product design and development teams

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Product Specifications

  • Create, view and export tech packs in seconds.
  • Tech design, product development and merchandising teams can store, organize, view and report on up-to-date product information in real-time.
  • Track and view product lifecycle changes and deadlines from concept to sourcing

Product Sourcing

Connect your entire sourcing team and suppliers, anywhere, anytime

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Product Sourcing

  • Efficiently manage the flow of product and production information across supplier, vendor and manufacturer networks
  • Enhance access vendor information about costs, quotes, samples and requests
  • Monitor vendor performance and compare multiple vendors

Materials Management

Track material usage across product lines, seasons and departments

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Materials Management

  • Create and export dynamic Bills of Material (BOM) quickly
  • View the entire lifecycle of a material being used – for sample management, calendars, inventory and style/seasonal roll-ups
  • Increase operational efficiency by having all material data on one a single up-to-date, accurate and actionable platform

Calendar Management

Ensure on-time, on-budget products

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Calendar Management

  • Benefit from greater visibility into user/job specific tasks and deadlines.
  • Spend less time in status meetings and focus on meeting deadlines
  • Manage workflow assigned tasks and avoid delays with visibility into entire the product development process

Adobe CSX Connect

Access all product development related information such as creative, technical and production detail details directly from Centric SMB

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Adobe CSX Connect

Features & Benefits

For Designers:

  • Sketch new designs within their familiar environment (Adobe Illustrator app).
  • Access textiles, fabrics and colors that match with supply chain information.
  • Share final sketches, line sheets and other designs directly in Centric PLM for better collaboration with brand managers and merchandisers.

 

For Companies:

  • Get rid of manual processes.
  • Improve profitability and shorten the product development cycle from ideation to production to sales.
  • Centralize all information pertinent to
    the product development cycle such as creative, technical and production related details.

Mobile Apps

Stay connected and capture valuable data on your mobile device using our range of apps

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Mobile Apps

Inspiration doesn’t always strike in the office.
Collect ideas, manage product data and stay connected with mobile apps for Centric SMB.

No down-time, automatic upgrades and scalable over the long term – Centric SMB grows with you.

Bottom line savings and top line growth

Centric SMB drives bottom line savings and top line growth

Share knowledge

Share knowledge in the context of a flexible product structure for increased efficiency

Product inspiration and store shelf

Shorten the gap between product inspiration and store shelf

Gain greater visibility

Gain greater visibility for improved decision making that generates savings on materials, samples, shipping and more

Save time and reduce stress

Save time and reduce stress by eliminating duplication of effort and always having accurate, up to date information

actionable version

One actionable version of the truth means everyone has access to the same real-time information from anywhere, any time

PLM reduces errors and costs while speeding time to market – it’s a must have for all modern brands!

It makes work life less crazy because it streamlines operations so that teams can better collaborate
to drive business growth. See how PLM can work for your teams!

Why Centric PLM?

With so many PLM solutions out there all claiming to do the same things, what makes Centric different and why do so many great brands choose our platform over our competitors?

 

 

Ease of use

We know everyone who needs to use PLM isn’t always a technical genius so the front-end of our software is logical and enjoyable to use. Implementation is super quick and there’s no additional software to buy.

 

Flexibility

Our solution is built to be flexible so that you can purchase a solution that does what you need it to do. It’s fully scalable too, because as your business grows, so will your requirements. Brands of all sizes see amazing benefits from using Centric PLM.

 

Functionality

Centric PLM replaces the processes that are slowing you down and replaces them with a single source of the truth. It provides a clear and transparent way to manage your products from concept to shelf so that you can meet deadlines and reduce costs along the way.

 

The People

Behind our PLM technology is a team of talented individuals from all across the globe. We’ve got experts with in-depth experience across all industries and years of successful PLM implementations. Our job is to help you, and you’ll quickly understand that when you meet us!

 
 

Want to find out the return on investment that Centric PLM can deliver for your business? Try our ROI calculator

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“Centric Software gives you the visibility into decisions being made internationally that have all come together in one place and in one product.”

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