French Luxury Brand ZILLI® Selects YuniquePLM to Maintain Commitment to the Highest Levels of Quality and Fuel Growth

Monday, May 9, 2016Categories: Apparel/Fashion, PLM, Software

New York

Internationally renowned French luxury brand, best known for its selection of high-quality leatherwear, ZILLI will implement Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM® software system as it furthers its expansion beyond Europe into the Middle East and China. Since 1965, ZILLI has been committed to small-scale, high quality production with bespoke, made-to-measure selections for both men and women.

The company offers luxury goods appointed with the finest materials; from exotic skins such as python, peccary, kangaroo, mink and crocodile hides to mother of pearl and solid gold. To date, ZILLI is still family run and crafts everything by hand in France and more recently at their facility in Italy. ZILLI has expanded both its presence in the global market along with its product lines; the brand offering include shirts, leather apparel for men and women, outdoor gear, accessories, shoes, belts, luggage, jewelry and eyewear. ZILLI will employ YuniquePLM throughout its full product offerings.

Mrs. Claudine Robinet, CFO at ZILLI, expressed, “Our decision to select YuniquePLM stemmed from their team of experts and class leading product that will allow us to realize benefits in a short amount of time. We look forward to centralizing our data and introducing greater visibility and collaboration to our teams.” Claudine continued, “As we expand our presence geographically as well as our product offerings, we must stay true to our original founding mission of providing the finest bespoke goods. YuniquePLM will help us achieve greater efficiency and maintain our longstanding commitment to quality.”

Bill Brewster, vice president and general manager of Enterprise SW Solutions said, “We commend ZILLI on their unwavering dedication to producing the highest quality products. With a ‘fast start’ implementation, YuniquePLM will enable ZILLI to unify their people, processes and business to help decision makers make quicker, better-informed product line decisions and execute with the highest efficiency.”

About ZILLI: Founded in 1965, ZILLI offers a range of luxury leather goods, including jackets, luggage, belts, shoes, eyewear and jewelry for both men and women. The company employs only the finest of materials including calfskin suede, chinchilla cashmere, glazed lambskin, deer, python, the peccary jacket in 1973 and the crocodile skin jacket in 1982.  ZILLI’s commitment to quality products has won popularity among celebrities, including John Lennon, John Wayne and Francis Bacon. ZILLI products can be found in over 21 countries. Visit www.zilli.fr for more information.

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 more than 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 Vector Capital, a San Francisco-based, global private equity firm specializing in the technology sector and managing more than $2 billion of equity capital.