When building or designing products there are a number of factors to consider such as strength, tactility, compressibility and load bearing capacity. Identifying the right material to meet all of these specifications is critical to achieve the vision of the designer, and the intended purpose of the product.
The COVID era will not persist forever, but it will certainly have an influence on markets and behaviors for years to come. One such change is bound to occur with the office furniture industry. This market is poised to see both short and long-term changes, primarily with the shift towards more work-from-home options, increased flexibility and collaborations, as well as floor-space changes. These themes will strongly influence furniture manufacturers as they develop next-generation furniture for the Post-COVID era.
Thursday, February 11, 2021 •Categories: Corporate
It is with great excitement that I share with you that Gerber Technology and Lectra have signed a memorandum of understanding to combine the two companies. When it is complete, this will bring tremendous value to the industries that we both serve. For the last several years, the two companies have been operating with very similar visions and are now committed to working together to accelerate this shared strategy of creating efficiencies in our customers’ workflows through Industry 4.0 services and the digitalization of their operations.
By uniting, the two companies would become the ultimate Industry 4.0 for their customers.
Monday, February 8, 2021 •Categories: Corporate
Lectra announces its plan to acquire the entire capital and voting rights of US-based Gerber Technology. A key Industry 4.0 player in the fashion, automotive and furniture industries, Lectra designs smart industrial solutions – software, equipment, data and services – that help brands, manufacturers and retailers develop, produce and market their products.
Filson seamlessly transitioned to working remotely without missing a beat.
As Filson strives to offer the level of service C.C. Filson would expect, they leveraged Gerber’s cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) system, YuniquePLM®, to ensure a smooth, digital process that will promote team collaboration and empower them to offer the highest quality products, whether they are in the office or working remotely.