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.
ACORfato Indústria de Confecções, SA, a manufacturer of men’s suits, was founded in 1989 in a garage with only 28 employees. With a focus on quality and innovation through an efficient and faster response to the customer, ACORfato now has 247 employees and a production capacity of 400 pieces per day. ACORfato has relied on Gerber Technology as its technological partner since 1997, having invested quite substantially in Gerber CAD and CAM equipment over the years.