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Gerber Technology to Reveal Latest Software Innovations During ideation2011 Conference in Miami Beach


Gerber(TOLLAND, Conn., USA, July 21, 2011) Gerber Technology will host its 13th annual software conference,  ideation2011, on October 24 and 25, 2011 at the world famous Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel in Miami, Florida. ideation2011 is a two-day event that provides a forum for current and future users of Gerber Technology’s software to participate in panel discussions and hands-on workshops and to witness demonstrations of new functionality. It also incorporates case studies that highlight how some of the industry’s leading brands have relied on Gerber’s software to transform their business and delight customers by delivering the right products to market on time and on budget. Gerber Technology is a business unit of Gerber Scientific, Inc. (NYSE: GRB).

“ideation2011 delivers on Gerber’s promise to provide its customers a critical voice in the ongoing development of our software solutions,” said Bill Brewster, president of Gerber Technology’s Software Solutions business. “We continue to invest and innovate in our software offerings to enhance the user experience and to deliver improved collaboration for our users at every point of the process.”

Gerber’s experienced team of consultants and trainers will demonstrate the company’s latest innovations, including the newest version of YuniquePLMproduct lifecycle management software, AccuMark® pattern design system and webPDM product data management software. In addition, they will have the opportunity to network and share best practices with other users of Gerber’s CAD, PLM and PDM software. Executives, designers, merchandisers, CAD operators, systems engineers and IT managers focused on sourcing, production and sales will find value at the ideation2011 software conference.

For more information on ideation2011, please visit www.gerbertechnology.com/ideation2011.htm.


About Gerber Technology

Gerber Technology (www.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 in 129 countries serving nearly 25,000 customers. 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 one of three business units of $463 million Gerber Scientific, Inc. (www.gerberscientific.com) of Tolland, Connecticut. Gerber Scientific is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the “GRB” symbol.

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