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Gerber to Unveil Breakthrough Technology at CISMA 2013

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Gerber Technology to Unveil Breakthrough Technology Focused on Optimizing Workflow and Maximizing Cutting Room Efficiencies at CISMA 2013 in Shanghai

(Tolland, CT, 08/26/2013) During the China International Sewing Machinery & Accessories (CISMA) show in Shanghai, China Sept. 25-28, Gerber Technology, the sewn goods industry’s leading provider of automation technology, will demonstrate breakthrough software and manufacturing solutions that embody decades of best practices from thousands of users – making them easy to operate, easy to maintain and capable of producing the highest-quality products possible.

“Any design or cutting room manager or business owner of any size, will want to witness Gerber’s newest technology in action at CISMA,” said Steve Park, vice president and general manager of Gerber’s Sewn Goods business. “Visitors will see several ground-breaking solutions to help them optimize their workflow from the design room through the cutting room, to maximize productivity and ensure quality.”

“We’ve focused on making our systems the easiest to use and have incorporated advanced technologies that maximize system uptime and ensure parts are cut precisely the first time – every time,” said Park. “We also provide managers with the data they need to continuously improve their cutting operation.”

The company will demonstrate its latest computer-controlled material cutting and spreading systems,AccuMark® pattern design, grading and marking software, AccuScan™ pattern digitizing software, 3Dpattern draping softwareAccuNest™ automated marker making software and CutWorks™ cutting optimization software.

Visitors to CISMA will also have the opportunity to witness the newest release of the company’sYuniquePLM™ product lifecycle management system. It offers enhanced integration with Adobe® Illustrator®, dynamic line creation capabilities, sourcing and compliance tracking, as well as powerful “what if” scenarios that enable teams to determine if a product will meet profitability expectations before designers even sketch a concept or generate a single piece of artwork.

Mike Elia, president and CEO of Gerber, said, “We’ve sold more than 10,000 cutters and more than 44,000 AccuMark licenses over the years – but we don’t just sell cutters and CAD software. Gerber employs more than 300 certified service and support experts who serve 25,000 customers in 130 countries across the globe. And, that doesn’t even include the service professionals employed by our nearly 70 agents and distributors.”

“Our service experts genuinely care about their customers,” Elia added. “They know how to apply their years of experience and knowledge to help customers maximize the return they get from their investments in our automation solutions. Our customers know they can depend on Gerber to support them as their business grows. It’s just another reason why so many of the world’s leading companies partner with Gerber.”

China Int’l Sewing Machinery & Accessories Show (CISMA) is billed as the world’s largest CAD/CAM and sewing exhibition. Gerber will occupy stand D42 in hall E1.

About Gerber Technology

For more than four decades, Gerber Technology has been the world leader in providing sophisticated hardware and software systems to automate and more effectively manage the product design and manufacturing process. The company serves 25,000 customers, including more than 100 Fortune 500 companies, in the aerospace, apparel, retail, composites, packaging, furniture, technical textiles and transportation interiors industries in 130 countries. Gerber’s products help users move faster, at less cost and with the highest quality.

Based in Connecticut, USA, Gerber Technology is owned by Vector Capital, a San Francisco-based, global private equity firm specializing in the technology sector that manages more than $2 billion of equity capital. Visit www.gerbertechnology.com for more information.

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