Fashion designer Joseph Ribkoff selects NGC's PLM suite

October 22, 2019 - United States Of America

New Generation Computing (NGC) has announced that Joseph Ribkoff, one of Canada’s most respected fashion designers, is implementing NGC’s Andromeda product lifecycle management (PLM) and Andromeda supply chain management (SCM). NGC, headquartered in the US, is a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for PLM, SCM, quality control, and vendor compliance.

Joseph Ribkoff is a Montreal-based fashion designer that sells in boutiques and specialty stores in 64 countries. The company sought an innovative, integrated digital platform to help manage its rapid growth and standardise its global operations. Joseph Ribkoff selected NGC’s Andromeda Cloud Platform to support its digital transformation initiative including PLM data and processes to efficiently manage line plans and timelines, and proactively anticipate and respond to market trends, according to NGC.

Using Andromeda PLM, Joseph Ribkoff will benefit from a common platform and use workflow calendars to manage line plans, track progress, alert users about unexpected delays, and collaborate with international teams. Andromeda SCM will help ensure Joseph Ribkoff has the information it needs to make better business decisions faster by optimising supply chain lead times and enabling a demand-driven supply chain.

“Joseph Ribkoff is growing quickly, and Andromeda provides the strategic digital platform we need to streamline business processes and support our continued global expansion. NGC has a fantastic team with decades of fashion technology experience, and they have quickly become a strategic partner as we leverage the Andromeda Platform to accelerate and streamline our business,” Claude Collard, vice president of information technologies, Ribkoff said.

“Joseph Ribkoff has been a leader in the Canadian fashion industry for more than 60 years, and Andromeda will help the company be more efficient, proactive and responsive as it continues to grow. With Andromeda, Joseph Ribkoff can ensure that its fashions are on time, on trend and on budget,” Mark Burstein, president at NGC said.