Barco Uniforms Ties the Knot with Centric Software

American uniform company chooses Centric PLM to reduce time to market

CAMPBELL, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — October 27, 2016 — Barco Uniforms is a recognized leader of design innovation in the premium professional apparel industry, designing award-winning premium uniforms that elevate and honor individuals in the healthcare, food service and hospitality industries.

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Barco Uniforms ties the knot with Centric Software (Photo: Business Wire)

Barco Uniforms ties the knot with Centric Software (Photo: Business Wire)

Founded in 1929, Barco Uniforms is a Los Angeles-based, forward-thinking apparel company that is fueled by purposeful innovation and has been delivering premium uniforms for over 87 years. As a company continuously growing, Barco Uniforms decided to invest in a PLM solution to facilitate and control the process of introducing new products to market.

Barco Uniforms sought a PLM to eliminate unnecessary complexity and to reduce the risk of product launch failures due to missed deadlines. As a business that thrives upon product innovation, Barco Uniforms underwent an exercise of mapping ownership, processes, controls and accountability for product line development.

“With the company expansion and success over the past few years, we needed to streamline our product development processes. Our management was lacking the overall product visibility needed to make decisions early enough in the go-to-market process to be sure that products get to market on time,” explains Darren Holman, Director Product Commercialization.

After a rigorous selection process, Barco Uniforms chose Centric Software citing communication, efficiency and usability as the criteria driving their choice. “Centric’s out of the box solution is configurable and easy to use and doesn’t require costly or time consuming customization. Our teams will benefit from a single actionable version of the truth which will facilitate accurate product information sharing while reducing our time to market,” declares Darren Holman, Director Product Commercialization.

“I am confident that Centric will help us move new product designs to finished goods on-time, of high quality quickly adapting to market expectations,” continues Darren Holman, Director Product Commercialization.

“We are delighted to have been chosen by Barco. This company has experienced exponential growth over the last few years and we look forward to accelerating their time to market for even greater future success,” says Chris Groves, President and CEO of Centric.

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Founded in 1929, Barco Uniforms is a leader of design innovation in the premium professional apparel industry, designing award-winning premium uniforms that elevate and honor the individual in the healthcare, food service and hospitality industries. Barco Uniforms is headquartered in Los Angeles with approximately 225+ local employees across multiple disciplines including: design, product development, marketing, sales, supply chain, and distribution.

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From its headquarters in Silicon Valley and offices in trend capitals around the world, Centric Software builds technologies for the most prestigious names in fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods. Its 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 Global Product Differentiation Excellence Award in Retail, Fashion and Apparel PLM. Red Herring named Centric to its Top 100 Global list in 2013 and 2015.

Centric is a registered trademark of Centric Software. All other brands and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Copyright 2016, Centric Software, Inc. All rights reserved.


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