French Leader in Workwear Clothing, Mulliez-Flory, Selects Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 – NEW YORK – Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software and automated solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, announced that French brand, Mulliez-Flory®, has selected YuniquePLM® to manage its entire value chain, from creation to delivery.
For nearly 200 years, Mulliez-Flory has been a key player in Europe’s professional wear industry, outfitting over a million workers every year in the automotive, travel, food, energy, public services, agriculture, hospitality and human services industries. In order to unify its teams and processes, Mulliez-Flory turned to YuniquePLM.
“We produce, on average, over 3,500 prototypes every year across more than 30 manufacturing facilities”, said CEO Jacques Gindre. “Communication between our production and design teams with our vendors is absolutely crucial. YuniquePLM will enable us to reduce sample creation time and reduce errors across all of our sites.”
Bill Brewster, vice president and general manager of Enterprise SW said, “We are thrilled to work alongside one of the most seasoned companies in France. With our team of industry experts in France and Europe, we are able to deliver the most innovative solutions as well as responsive support.” Bill continued, “By having information and communication in one location, companies of all sizes are able to reduce errors, miscommunication and ultimately increase their speed to market.”
Mulliez-Flory was founded in 1824 and produces workwear for the automotive, travel, transportation, food, energy, public service, luxury, hospitality, gardening and human services industries. Mulliez-Flory has developed knowledge and skills related to professional textile giving it a unique expertise in the creation, production and distribution process for its clients. The company ships over 7.5 million pieces per year and boasts over 10,000 active customers. Visit www.mulliez-flory.fr for more information.
About Gerber Technology
Gerber Technology delivers industry-leading software and automation solutions that help apparel and industrial customers improve their manufacturing and design processes and more effectively manage and connect the supply chain, from product development and production to retail and the end customer. Gerber serves more than 78,000 customers in 130 countries, including more than 100 Fortune 500 companies in apparel & accessories, home and leisure, transportation, packaging and sign & graphics. The company develops and manufactures its products from various locations in the United States and Canada and has additional manufacturing capabilities in China.
Based in Connecticut in the USA, Gerber Technology is owned by Vector Capital, a San Francisco-based, global private equity firm specializing in the technology sector and managing more than $2 billion of equity capital.