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Gerber focuses on customers in challenging economic times

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(FEBRUARY 10, 2009) With the downturn in the global economy, Gerber Technology is staying focused on their customer’s success, and is aligning their resources to do so. As part of a strategic alignment of resources in these challenging times, Gerber Technology has elected not to attend the 2009 IMB – World of Textile Processing, taking place at Cologne, Germany from 21 – 24 of April.

“We at Gerber feel it’s most important at this time to stay focused on ensuring that our customers have access to our industry leading solutions at costs that meet their strained budgets. Now more than ever, our customers need our help in making sure they stay as productive as possible”, said Bill Brewster, Vice President Global Marketing and Product Management for Gerber Technology. He further stressed, “in this time and in this environment Gerber’s #1 priority is continuing to provide excellent customer service and support and offering our solutions at the best pricing possible.”

The realignment of resources illustrates Gerber Technology’s dedication to the long term success and leadership of their customers around the globe. The continued investments in innovation and productivity allow Gerber Technology to be positioned as the continued leader in technology solutions. By taking such steps and focusing on their customer’s need for innovative products, Gerber Technology has reinforced their place as a leader in the realm of technology solutions.

About Gerber Technology

Gerber Technology (www.gerbertechnology.com), a business unit of $640 million corporation Gerber Scientific, Inc., develops and manufactures the world's leading brands of integrated software and hardware automation systems for the sewn products and flexible materials industries. These systems automate and significantly improve the efficiency of information management, product design and development, pre-production and production processes. The company offers specialized solutions to a variety of end-user markets including apparel, aerospace, transportation interiors, furniture, composites and industrial fabrics. Gerber Technology’s world headquarters are located in Tolland, Connecticut, U.S.A. with regional offices, agents and distributors in more than 126 countries serving a total of over 20,500 customers through 16 Customer Solutions Centers on six continents. The company engineers and manufactures its products in various locations in the United States, Europe and Asia. 

Established in 1968, Gerber Technology is one of four businesses of Gerber Scientific, Inc. (www.gerberscientific.com) of South Windsor, Connecticut, U.S.A., a corporation listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the “GRB” symbol.

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