As the leader in the corporate uniform market, Cintas knows what it takes to deliver the highest quality products and services as quickly as possible. Today, Cintas operates nearly 500 facilities, which includes five manufacturing operations and 11 distribution centers. Cintas development and production operations are spread all across North America. A majority of the company’s pattern making, grading and nesting is done in Cincinnati and Chicago. The files are then sent to one of their production facilities in Mexico or Honduras.
Founded in 2009, Portuguese sports equipment brand, MKA, leverages vast knowledge of the textile sector from 30 years of sports clothing production to produce personalized sportswear. As a pioneer in digital printing and sublimation of personalized sports equipment, MKA provides its customers with innovative, refined and exclusive made-to-order products that are entirely manufactured in Portugal through a print-to-cut process.
Portuguese women and menswear manufacturer, Pedrosa & Rodrigues, has been supplying the world’s top brands with quality garments since 1982. Ever since the beginning, the Portuguese company has been at the forefront of digitalization, having utilized Gerber Technology’s integrated solutions for over three decades. According to the company’s director, Miguel Pedrosa Rodrigues, digitalization is absolutely essential in order to speed up lead times, as quick delivery is a crucial factor for the success of textile companies.
Longratex, a Portugal-based company, manufactures baby, children’s and women’s clothing for some of the world’s most prestigious brands, which includes over 600 retail stores in Portugal and the UK. The company also successfully manages its own baby and children’s brand, Patachou, and women’s wear brand, Sophia Kah. By leveraging Gerber’s 2D/3D CAD fashion design software, sophisticated cut planning solution, and nesting solution, Longratex is fully prepared to take on the next challenge: customization.
Brooks Brothers: Automated fabric pattern matching to ensure accuracy across all cut parts prior to cutting.
With a digital transformation under way, Brooks Brothers sees the need for mass customization while still providing customers with a product that is tailored to their needs. They have always looked for seamless systems that allow them to produce the quality product that they have been known for for over 2 centuries while keeping up with the demand.