Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Tolland, Conn. – Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM™ product lifecycle management solution has been selected by French manufacturer Pyrenex® for its apparel lines. YuniquePLM has been integrated with Pyrenex’s ERP solution, Sage X3, to improve communication and collaboration between the company’s creative and production teams around the world.
YuniquePLM is web-based product lifecycle management software that helps the fashion and apparel industries communicate effectively, accelerate workflows and eliminate errors. Its latest enhancements include a new development calendar and line planning function, as well as 3D file support and mass sample request development.
Pyrenex is a family-owned business with over 150 years of exceptional know-how in the production of down jackets, comforters and other garments using high-quality down from French geese and ducks. Pyrenex’s iconic pieces include the Authentic, Spoutnic and Mythic jackets. Pyrenex employs the most modern production processes and is dedicated to constant innovation to offer the best in weather protection and comfort. Pyrenex is popular throughout Germany, Switzerland, Scandinavia, Austria, the United States and Japan.
Designers are able to spend more time designing and less time managing data through the use of YuniquePLM Design Suite, a series of Adobe® plugins that integrates natively with YuniquePLM. In addition, the YuniquePLM sourcing module provides full visibility in one central location for design modifications, quotation updates and delivery schedules.
“As a leader in the industry, our main motivation is to streamline our processes from design to production and distribution,” said Ivan Diaz, Pyrenex director of finance. “Designers are thrilled with the ability to work within the Adobe environment that integrates so seamlessly with the YuniquePLM software. ERP integration is a great advantage. The opportunity to manage manufacturing within the same solution will ensure and facilitate communication between our teams. We look forward to a long and successful partnership with Gerber Technology.”
“We are excited to partner with Pyrenex,” said Bill Brewster, vice president and general manager, Enterprise SW Solutions. “Providing quality PLM solutions and an extensive user experience are our priorities to make our collaboration a success. With our team of seasoned industry experts, we can deliver the most innovative solutions, as well as responsive support.”
About Pyrenex: Pyrenex is a family business founded in 1859 by Abel Crabos in the Pyrenees region of France. Inventing timeless quality pieces for their apparel and bedding lines through the use of the best natural raw materials, exclusive know-how and innovative production processes, Pyrenex has earned its reputation throughout the world. For more information, visit www.pyrenex.com.
About Gerber Technology: For nearly 50 years, Gerber Technology has been the world leader in providing integrated solutions to help its customers automate and more effectively manage product design and manufacturing processes in the apparel and industrial marketplaces. 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, 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.