Gerber Announces Major Software Enhancements at ideation 2017
AccuMark® 3D, AccuMark Cloud, AccuMark Creator and YuniquePLM® 8.0 Debut
Digitalization is underway and at the annual ideation fashion technology conference Gerber Technology announced major advancements among their software product lines to help make it easier for their customers to adopt technology and achieve optimization through improvements in their digital workflow. The announcements include several new advancements to the AccuMark family of products and a planned launch of YuniquePLM 8.0 coming in 2018.
“We continue to be focused on making our products easy to try, buy and most importantly easy to use for customers of all sizes,” said Karsten Newbury, senior vice president and general manager of software solutions group. “The world’s leading brands are relying on us to help them through their digital transformation and we are really excited to be introducing so many major product enhancements to AccuMark and YuniquePLM to support our customers.”
Software advancements include:
AccuMark Cloud – Offers all the features of AccuMark, the industry-leading pattern design, grading, marker making and production planning software, with the benefits of cloud computing.
AccuMark Creator – Leverages core functionality of our industry leading YuniquePLM product in the form of simple AccuMark add-on modules beginning with Virtual Sample Management, allowing AccuMark users easier and more efficient collaboration with internal and external partners.
3D Partnership with Avametric – We are partnering with Avametric on an advanced 3D simulation engine that powers our 3D product, integrates into AccuMark 2D and gives our users the most realistic representation of fabric properties to create digital samples, saving companies up to 50 percent of time and associated cost. The Avametric partnership also expands our 3D offer to cover the complete apparel value chain from retail/consumer all the way through design, development and production.
YuniquePLM 8.0 – The latest in easy-to-use, cloud-based PLM with an exciting, new modern look, more intuitive functionality and equipped with a self-guided tutorial for easier training and adoption.
Community Portal – Sign up to be part of our new Gerber Online community! Connect with our experts and other users for answers to your questions and to provide your input into our future product development.
At ideation 2017, customers will have a chance to demo and preview upcoming product releases in Gerber’s Interactive Studio, a space were Gerber customers can interact with Gerber products and those of our technology partners simulating the entire workflow of a garment. Technology partners taking part in ideation and the Interactive Studio include: A&E, Kornit Digital, Pointcarre, Singletree Technologies, Softwear Automation, Texbase, Vizoo and Xrite.
“These product innovations are a direct result of customer input and feedback and are available for demonstrations.” continued Newbury. “Gaining insight from our customers is imperative to our product research and development process. Furthermore, our innovation is focused on how we enable our customers’ Digital Transformation so they can be agile and competitive in today’s e-commerce and internet driven markets.”
About Gerber Technology
Gerber Technology delivers industry-leading software and automation solutions that help apparel and industrial customers improve their manufacturing and design processes and more effectively manage and connect the supply chain, from product development and production to retail and the end customer. Gerber serves 78,000 customers in 130 countries, including more than 100 Fortune 500 companies in apparel & accessories, home and leisure, transportation, packaging and sign & graphics. The company develops and manufactures its products from various locations in the United States and Canada and has additional manufacturing capabilities in China.
Based in Connecticut in the USA, Gerber Technology is owned by AIP, a New York based, global private equity firm specializing in the technology sector and has more than $3.0 billion assets under management.