Why Composite Materials Require a More Precise Production Process

Monday, February 15, 2021 Categories: Automated Cutting, Blog, CAD, Cutting Room, Nesting

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.

Themes that will Drive the Office Furniture Industry Post-COVID

Monday, February 15, 2021 Categories: Automated Cutting, Blog, Cutting Room, Software

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.

Leveraging IoT for Success: Turning Data into Partnerships and Profit

Thursday, December 17, 2020 Categories: Apparel/Fashion, Automated Cutting, Automated Spreading, Blog, CAD, Cutting Room, Nesting, PLM, Software

At its heart, the Internet of Things (IoT, or, Industry 4.0) is simply a collection and an exchange of data between devices which are eventually presented on a screen. What a user does with this data has a major impact on business results. In manufacturing, data and, more importantly, the proper utilization of data, is THE decider between being a true partner and being a company constantly searching for business and opportunities.

Driven by Passion: Meet Mark Bibo, Gerber’s Resident Sign and Graphics Expert

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Categories: Automated Cutting, Blog, Signs & Graphics

At Gerber, we believe passion is the key to success. We are lucky to have a team of experts who are passionate about what they do and are fully committed to the success of our customers. In the “Driven by Passion” blog series, we’ll be highlighting members of our team and gathering their insight on the current state of the industry and how important technology is to stay agile.

In this edition, meet Mark Bibo, Director, Global Field Marketing, Graphics and Packaging.

Signage for the New Normal: Adapting to a Post-COVID World

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Categories: Blog, Signs & Graphics

When COVID-19 began to spread around the globe, most in-person events were cancelled or postponed. For sign and graphics professionals, who rely on tradeshows and conferences for much of their revenue, this was devastating news, as many wondered how they were going to bring in revenue.

In this blog, we’ll explore the new demands of the signage industry and how professionals can actually leverage technology to take them to a new level of success.