Lancer Furniture Inc. opened its doors in March of 1969 in Star, North Carolina with a mission to build a company and product that would stand the test of time. Over the last 52 years, the company has survived economic downturns, natural disasters, and other challenges, largely due to the qualities ingrained into the company culture. Today, Lancer operates as a special-order company who produces 120 - 160 custom pieces of furniture per day.
Since 1902, Bassett Furniture has been one of the most recognizable furniture companies in America, with more than 100 retail locations in the U.S, Puerto Rico and Canada. Bassett is committed to designing and crafting furniture that allows their customers to show off their personality. The company currently employs over 700 people in their Upholstery Division at two different locations. The company has over 200,000 pattern files and is able to produce 800-900 pieces of furniture a day.
Best Home Furnishings: Integrated digital and automation solutions bring quality products to market quickly and affordably.
With Gerber’s Digital Solutions, Best Home Furnishings has picked up 2-3% savings on fabric utilization and a 30-35% improvement in throughput. The versatility of the programs and how they integrate with various products throughout the organization has allowed them to continue to offer quality products, in a timely manner.
As a leading furniture provider, Klaussner Home Furnishings, relies on Gerber’s automated cutting and pattern design systems to save time, material and labor while delivering improved profitability. By automating their fabric upholstery and leather cutting processes, Klaussner was able to train cutter operators in only a few weeks, compared to several months for hand cutting.
Stanton’s search for an information-based solution to manage its markers was fulfilled by Gerber’s AccuMark pattern design system and its relational database functionality. With minimal IT assistance, Stanton successfully connected AccuMark with its ERP system, using Microsoft® SQL Server® as the information bridge.