Home Press release Leading Turkish Manufacturer Kardem Selects YuniquePLM V6 to Enhance Speed and Quality Across its Global Network

Leading Turkish Manufacturer Kardem Selects YuniquePLM V6 to Enhance Speed and Quality Across its Global Network


NEW YORK – Kardem, a leading Turkish apparel manufacturer, has selected YuniquePLM™ V6 to further its wholehearted commitment to creativity, quality, efficiency, and supply chain integration. Kardem works with the world’s foremost brands and offers comprehensive services to its clients; including design and development, sourcing, production, and quality assurance.

Glengo Teknoloji, a longstanding partner with Gerber Technology, is involved in the implementation and support of YuniquePLM as well as its integration with Kardem’s existing SAP system. As a company that specializes in high-volume, time-sensitive goods, the adoption of YuniquePLM enables Kardem to achieve greater price and time efficiencies as it continues to grow and satisfy its impressive customer base.

Founded in 1990, Kardem has grown to be one of Turkey’s 1,000 largest corporations. The company’s network of suppliers spans across many geographies including Spain, China, Egypt, India, Southeast Asia and the United States.

KardemZeki Erdogan, general manager of Kardem said, “By constructing a global network of suppliers, we are able to satisfy the specific local and business needs of our clients and form a diversified group of experts. The need for a system that brings together all points within the supply chain together is absolutely essential.” Kerem Karabiber, IT and business development manager of Kardem, continued, “With YuniquePLM, the information flowing throughout our supply chain will be centralized to ensure both visibility and accountability. We look forward to taking Kardem to the next level with Yunique Solutions as our partner.”

Bill Brewster, vice president and general manager of Yunique Solutions said, “We are thrilled to work with one of Turkey’s largest and most successful companies. With YuniquePLM V6, Kardem’s managers, designers, and suppliers will be able to make informed choices to ensure quality and distribution to the proper channels.”

About Kardem

Since 1990, Kardem has been amongst Turkey’s top leaders in ready-made garment manufacturing. The company specializes in supply chain management of high-volume, time-sensitive goods for the world’s leading brands via its global network of suppliers. Kardem is an active member of the Istanbul Textile & Apparel Exporter Associations (ITKIB) and the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ITO). Kardem has been ranked among Fortune’s 1000 Largest Corporations in Turkey.

About Yunique Solutions

Yunique Solutions is the product lifecycle management business unit of Gerber Technology. YuniquePLM and webPDM software enables organizations to connect their creative teams with their supply chain to get the right products to market, on time and at the right cost. These systems can help businesses of any size accelerate time to market, reduce lead time and improve margins by managing the details of line plans, tech packs, samples and simplifying communication and collaboration with global partners.

About Gerber Technology

For nearly 50 years, Gerber Technology has been the world leader in providing integrated solutions to help customers automate and more effectively manage their product design and manufacturing processes. 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.

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.

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