Gerber Technology Supports, Sponsors, Participates in PI Apparel, Berlin with 3D Expert Panel and PDM Migration Cloud Customer Case Study

Tuesday, October 4, 2016Categories: Apparel/Fashion, CAD, PDM, PLM, Software

BERLIN, GERMANY

Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software, automation and vision systems for the apparel, graphics, packaging and other industrial markets, today announced they will be participating in a panel discussion with experts in 3D CAD and support their long-time customer Helly Hansen as they discuss their upgrade from webPDM™ to Yunique In The Cloud at PI Apparel in Berlin. 

The apparel industry seeks data to enable changes and become more profitable, the PI Apparel conference in Berlin will be highlighting ways to help make sure the right strategy, people and technology are in place to succeed. 

Gerber’s Mary McFadden, executive director, CAD product development will be participating in a panel discussion ‘How is 3D Set to Disrupt the Fashion/Apparel Industry?’ She is joined with several distinguished peers in the industry to discuss how to inspire brands, train designers, streamline integration and accelerate time to market with 3D. 

Additionally, Helly Hansen, a loyal Gerber customer, will present key business challenges of upgrading from PDM to Yunique In The Cloud. For more than 10 years, Helly Hansen has used PDM as the central database for all product information and AccuMark® for its technical design and pattern making. Key factors in upgrading included communication and inefficiencies across the value chain that could be solved by upgrading their software. 

“We are excited to have our long time customer partner, Helly Hansen discuss their experience with upgrading to our class-leading Yunique In The Cloud,” said Bill Brewster, vice president and general manager, enterprise software solutions. “Utilizing their understanding of webPDM and transferring it to capitalize on the capabilities of Yunique in the future, will allow them to leverage cost savings and realize efficiencies that will increase their speed to market and ultimately help drive profitability.”  

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.