Gerber Technology’s Newest Release of AccuMark Software Improves Productivity, Simplifies Workflow and Enables More Accurate Costing
(Tolland, CT., 25 OCTOBER 2011) Gerber Technology released AccuMark® 8.5, its latest version of the leading pattern design, grading and marker making software to improve productivity, simplify workflows and generate more accurate material costs. The latest release offers a fresh, new interface and simplifies many day-to-day tasks including inputting customer orders and planning markers. It also offers improved integration with Gerber’s YuniquePLM™ product lifecycle management software.
AccuMark 8.5 includes “Easy Plan” order planning functionality that enables users to specify customer order sizes and quantities by color and set maximum ply height and number of bundles. The system then plans the markers and generates the orders automatically to maximize material utilization.
With version 8.5’s “Easy Marking” enhancements, users can now configure their work area to their liking using customized hot keys, color palettes and tool bars. And, because the system now supports fabric backgrounds, users can import fabric prints at actual scale, define repeats and use this information to match pattern pieces visually. The system also enables users to enter fabric weight to calculate material costs more accurately.
AccuMark 8.5 also contains expanded pattern design functionality that enables users to quickly create sleeves and create diamond or rhombus-shaped darts. The latest version also includes improved grading for pleats and darts and support for multiple turnback corners and folding of pleats and darts.
Mary McFadden, director of CAD product management said, “Once again, this latest version of AccuMark delivers improved integration with Gerber’s YuniquePLM system to save users time by not having to re-enter similar information in two systems. No other company offers state-of-the-art pattern design, grading and marker making functionality and a powerful PLM system designed specifically for the retail and apparel market and integrates the two. Gerber is the only provider that delivers such rich functionality across the value chain.”
About Gerber Technology
Gerber Technology 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 129 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 YouTube and LinkedIn.
Established in 1968, Gerber Technology is a business of Gerber Scientific, Inc.