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March 18, 2015

PEDS® Legwear Selects NGC’s Fashion PLM Solution

MIAMI, FL—March 18, 2015—NGC® Software announced today that PEDS® Legwear, one of the world’s leading and fastest-growing suppliers of hosiery and socks, is implementing NGC’s fashion PLM platform.

NGC’s PLM is a flexible, collaborative platform that can be deployed as a stand-alone product development solution or an integrated application within an enterprise. Key functions of NGC’s PLM include Line Planning, Tech Packs, Digital Asset Management, Material Development, Sampling, Costing, and Testing and Compliance.  Features such as workflow calendars, global collaboration and exception dashboards further streamline productivity.

“NGC is excited to play a part in PEDS Legwear’s expansion and help the company realize new levels of productivity, quality and customer support,” said Mark Burstein, president of sales, marketing and product development, NGC. “We look forward to working with PEDS Legwear to bring all the benefits of our fashion PLM software to their organization.”

“This has been a period of growth and expansion for PEDS,” explained Michael Penner, CEO, PEDS Legwear. “We are confident that implementing NGC’s fashion PLM platform will bring new efficiency and productivity as we continue to grow our presence in the United States in particular.”

PEDS Legwear is a recognized leader in the “Made in USA” movement. The company is expanding its presence in the U.S. with a $16 million, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in North Carolina. Its brands include the popular Peds®, Medi-Peds®, GrowingSocks® and Endur lines, among others; the company’s licenses include such household names as Dickies, Disney, Marvel, Walls and Goldbug.

About PEDS Legwear
PEDS Legwear (formerly Richelieu Legwear) was founded in 1934 by the Simard family in Sorel Quebec and has grown into a leader in the legwear industry. The company’s focus on innovation, product quality and customer service has given it the competitive edge in a crowded field.  In 2014, Richelieu Legwear was rebranded as PEDS Legwear to align its corporate vision with its central brand. PEDS Legwear has offices in Montreal (Québec), Hildebran (North Carolina) and Shanghai, China.

PEDS Legwear takes enormous pride in giving consumers top-notch legwear at accessible prices, providing great brands, superior merchandising, customer service, logistics, and best-in-class production in the field of legwear. The company places the utmost value on acting with integrity while working with its factories, customers, employees and consumers. For more information, visit www.peds.com.

About NGC
NGC Software is a leading provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). Supply Chain Management, ERP and Shop Floor Control software and services for brands, retailers and consumer products companies. NGC solutions help increase profitability, reduce costs, improve speed to market and product quality, and manage compliance and testing. NGC earned nine #1 rankings and 25 overall top 10 rankings in the 2014 RIS News Software Leaderboard and has received top rankings by leading industry analysts. In addition, NGC has been recognized as a top 100 supply chain and logistics company by Inbound Logistics, SupplyChainBrain and Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

NGC customers include A|X Armani Exchange, Aeropostale, Billabong, Carter’s, Destination XL, Hugo Boss, Jos. A. Bank, Marchon Eyewear, Spanx, Swatfame, VF Corporation, and many others. NGC has offices in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Canada, China, India, Mexico, and El Salvador and is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA). For more information, visit www.ngcsoftware.com