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YuniquePLM Selected to Support Venus Group’s Global Supply Chain


Software Centralizes Data to Increase Quality and Efficiency

Venus-GroupNEW YORK – Venus Group®, a California-based textiles manufacturer and distributor, has selected YuniquePLM™ to manage its global line of towels, bed sheets, table linens, hospital items and aprons. The company’s brand names include Linea Roma™, Goldcrest™, Duratec™ and Treviso™. Venus operates offices and manufacturing centers in the United States, India and China.

YuniquePLM, designed specifically for the textile and fashion industries, features comprehensive functionality in a web-based platform that helps teams around the world communicate effectively, accelerate their workflows and reduce errors.

“Since 1972, our philosophy has been founded on product excellence, manufacturing expertise and technological innovation,” said Karthi Gopal, corporate financial advisor for Venus Group. “To maintain our high quality standards throughout our supply chain involves a mutual drive only made possible through radical transparency and collaboration. As we embark on future growth, we foresee YuniquePLM helping us further improve our business processes and enabling increased collaboration between our teams.”

Bill Brewster, vice president and general manager of Yunique Solutions, said, “Venus Group is a highly recognized company in the home goods and consumer products market. Their dedication to sustainability and quality really shows in all of their processes – starting with how cotton is sourced to its eventual construction. YuniquePLM enables companies to centralize data from various parts of the business into one homogenous platform that increases quality and efficiency while at the same time reduces costs.”

About Venus Group

Founded in 1972, Venus Group is a privately held business headquartered in Orange County, California with 600 employees worldwide. Its main products include household goods, including towels, kitchen goods, table linens, blankets, pillows, bedspreads and mattress pads. Venus Group has strategically aligned itself with Miliken & Company as its technology partner to enhance Venus’ product offerings through improved quality and performance. www.venusgroup.com

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 all sizes accelerate time to market, reduce lead time and improve margins by managing the details of line plans, tech packs and 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 its customers automate and more effectively manage 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.

Lydia Mageean Lydia Mageean has been part of the WhichPLM team for eight years now. She has a creative and media background, and is responsible for maintaining and updating our website content, liaising with advertisers, working on special projects like our PLM Project Pack, or our Annual Publications, and more.Joining mid-2013 as our Online Editor, she has since become WhichPLM’s Editor. In addition to taking on writing and interviewing responsibilities, Lydia has also become the primary point of contact for news, events, features and other aspects of our ever-growing online content library and tools.