Event to Take Place October 8-9, 2009 in Dallas, Texas for Users of Gerber’s CAD/CAM and PLM Solutions
(TOLLAND, CONN., MAY 29, 2009) Gerber Technology, a business unit of Gerber Scientific, Inc. (NYSE: GRB) and the world leader in automated CAD/CAM and PLM solutions for the apparel and sewn products industries, has announced the 11th Annual Software Users Conference will be held on October 8-9, 2009 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.
This year’s event will feature 1½ days of information, training, networking and case studies from leading industry professionals. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about Gerber’s strategic initiatives and product roadmaps, get a first look at new products and feature enhancements, and experience hands-on, interactive demonstrations. Professionals across the apparel and sewn products industries will find useful information and the opportunity to network with peers using Gerber’s CAD/CAM (AccuMark®, AccuNest™, CutWorks®) and PLM (webPDM™, webFolio™, webView™) tools. Executives, designers, merchandisers, CAD operators, systems engineers, IT management and employees in sourcing, production and sales have all found Gerber Technology’s Software Users Conference beneficial.
“The annual users conference is always the highlight of our year,” said Bill Brewster, VP Global Marketing and Product Management at Gerber Technology. “We feel it’s a great opportunity to talk with our customers, exchange ideas and provide valuable information such as the future direction and strategic initiatives of Gerber. The conference has also become an arena to give our customers a first hand look at the latest releases of our PLM and CAD solutions.”
Gerber Technology looks forward to building on the success of the 2008 event, which had record attendance numbers, and is in the process of developing leading edge, informative sessions and training opportunities. Up to date information on the conference can be found at www.gerbertechnology.com/usersconference.htm.
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.