(TOLLAND, Conn., USA, April 26, 2012 ) Gerber Technology, inventor of the first automated cutting system more than 40 years ago, has installed its 10,000th GERBERcutter. Theory, a New York-based men’s and women’s contemporary fashion company, purchased the milestone cutter – a GERBERcutter® GTxL, which is the second such system in operation at Theory’s headquarters and design center in New York City.
Theory is known for its clean-line and luxuriously simple clothes and accessories merchandise sold through signature Theory stores and upscale retailers in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Gerber’s cutting systems have been producing precisely cut parts and saving users meters of material for more than four decades. In addition to cutting women’s and men’s apparel, lingerie and swimwear, GERBERcutters also produce parts to manufacture Barbie® dolls, deep sea diving suits, automotive and airplane seats, aircraft escape slides, fuel cell membranes, composite parts for rockets and helicopters, fire suits, and even human skin grafts.
Sam Simpson, vice president of Global Sales for Gerber Technology, said, “Our automation solutions enable growth which then drives profitability. Gerber has always approached prospective customers with the objective of establishing long-term partnerships by providing industry expertise to help them improve their business processes. Through the sale of 10,000 cutting systems and thousands more CAD systems and peripherals, we have helped companies of all sizes realize their growth and profitability goals.”
About Gerber Technology
Gerber Technology (gerbertechnology.com) is comprised of four businesses that serve distinct market segments. These include the Composites and Automation Solutions group which serves aerospace, fabrication and construction markets with ply cutting, laser templating and laser metrology solutions; the Global Software Solutions business which offers the world’s leading product lifecycle management (PLM), product data management (PDM) and CAD automation solutions for the retail, footwear and apparel businesses; the Sewn Products Solutions business which provides textile cutting and spreading systems to apparel and flexible materials manufacturers in all regions of the world; and Gerber Innovations, North America’s only full-line manufacturer of automated cutting hardware for the packaging industry. In all markets, Gerber’s solutions significantly improve productivity and reduce costs.
Gerber Technology’s world headquarters are located in Tolland, Connecticut, U.S.A. with regional offices, agents and distributors serving nearly 25,000 customers in 130 countries. The company designs and manufactures its products in various locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information about Gerber Technology, visit us on Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.
Established in 1968, Gerber Technology is a business of Gerber Scientific, Inc. (www.gerberscientific.com) of Tolland, Connecticut.