Gerber Technology and Speakers from Aeropostale and Randa Accessories to Present at PI Apparel

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PI Apparel 2015 Conference June 23-24 in New York City

Gerber Technology is excited to announce that guest speakers Meg Munits, director of application development at Aeropostale, and Robyn Howard, senior PLM manager at Randa Accessories, will speak about the benefits of PLM for businesses at this year’s PI Apparel 2015 Conference in New York on June 23 and 24. The annual conference attracts many of the world’s leading fashion, apparel and footwear brands and executives. Over the two-day event, industry experts will discuss how modern technology can help address opportunities and challenges surrounding product lifecycles.

Meg Munits is a guest speaker for the session entitled, “How Can PLM Help Facilitate Fast Fashion?” on June 23 at 11:15 a.m. in Room 1 at the Union League Club. Munits will speak about how Aeropostale is leveraging YuniquePLM to shorten cycle times by centralizing and sharing data. Implementation of the software with the company’s cross-functional product development teams enabled Aeropostale to bring its collections, namely the Bethany Mota line, from concept to delivery in a matter of months.

On June 24, Robyn Howard from Randa Accessories will speak in the session, “How can PLM Facilitate a Truly Global Brand?” In the session, delegates will learn how global companies are able to navigate uncertainty, innovate and adapt to changing realities as well as new market opportunities. Randa Accessories, the leader in lifestyle accessories, has taken a comprehensive and enthusiastic approach to align the people, processes and technologies across its departments in 11 countries.

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.

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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. Visit for more information.


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