Gerber Technology Fast Facts
We revolutionized the apparel industry when we invented the first automated cutting system more than 40 years ago. For decades, we have worked side-by-side with our customers helping them apply best practices to their business.
Today we offer automation solutions to many distinct markets including:
- fashion, apparel and footwear markets with product lifecycle management (PLM), product data management (PDM) and computer-aided design (CAD) solutions;
- sewn products markets with automated cutting and material spreading systems;
- aerospace, fabrication and construction markets offering ply cutting, laser templating and laser metrology solutions.
In all markets, Gerber’s solutions significantly improve productivity and profitability and speed products to market ensuring a level of quality consumers expect.
2016 acquired by American Industrial Partners
In August of 2016, Gerber was acquired by American Industrial Partners, AIP’s has a portfolio of industry leading businesses in related end markets including aerospace, automotive and graphics supported by over 24,000 people in 28 countries. AIP has a long history of successfully acquiring businesses such as Gerber and partnering with management to drive growth.
Delivering integrated solutions to more than 100 of the Fortune 500 companies.
Providing solutions to the world’s 10 largest public aerospace companies (as determined by Pricewaterhouse Coopers).
32 of the top 50 most profitable U.S. apparel companies rely on Gerber Technology’s PLM and CAD software solutions (as determined by Apparel magazine).
That’s a testament to our ongoing dedication to innovation.
In the late-1960s, H. Joseph Gerber invented the revolutionary GERBERcutter® which automatically cut large amounts of material with a computer-controlled knife. The first GERBERcutter, used by General Motors for over 20 years to cut seating materials, has been on display in Washington D.C. at the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of American History.
We’re dedicated to building a place where great ideas and people can thrive. We understand that a diverse population promotes creativity and innovation and positions us to meet the demands of a global business.
More than one-half of our revenues are generated outside of the United States.
Number of countries where customers are served by Gerber salespeople, agents and distributors.
Gerber Technology Headquarters
24 Industrial Park Road West
Tolland, CT 06084 USA
Gerber Scientific (Shanghai) Co., Ltd
A manufacturing subsidiary in Asia of Gerber Technology, USA
No. 99 Tianzhou Road, Building 16, 1-2/F, Shanghai
Gerber Scientific International Limited
A subsidiary of Gerber Technology, USA
Unit 1906, Nanyang Plaza, 57 Hung To Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Customer Solutions Centers
Tolland, CT USA; Shanghai, China; Brussels, Belgium
Americas, Europe, and Asia
million spent on R&D last year
Our dedication to innovation runs throughout everything we do.