Our industry is constantly striving to find innovative ways to use technology to get products to market quickly and cost-efficiently. ‘ideation2010’ is a great opportunity for industry leaders to share best practices and generate ideas to move the apparel design industry forward
New Orleans (Vocus) October 21, 2010
Technology’s impact on fashion design and clothing production is the focus of ‘ideation2010’, an annual software conference hosted by Gerber Technology in New Orleans. Gerber Technology is a division of Gerber Scientific Inc. (GRB: NYSE).
More than 200 fashion industry leaders, sponsors, partners and vendors will gather at the Ritz-Carlton in New Orleans today to discuss strategic issues associated with apparel design and technology. The 2-day conference fosters the sharing of ideas that speed efficiency and streamline design and production functions while supporting designers’ creative processes. Now in its 12th year, ‘ideation’ underscores Gerber Technology’s commitment to innovation in the fashion industry.
“Our industry is constantly striving to find innovative ways to use technology to get products to market quickly and cost-efficiently. ‘ideation2010’ is a great opportunity for industry leaders to share best practices and generate ideas to move the apparel design industry forward,” said Bill Brewster, President, Software Solutions, Gerber Technology.
At ‘ideation’, Gerber’s team of industry-leading consultants will demonstrate the company’s innovations, including its product lifecycle management software solution (YuniquePLM™) and the newest version of its pattern design and marker making solution (AccuMark®). These software solutions ensure that apparel and textiles retailers, brands, and manufacturers can swiftly move their merchandise to market by improving collaboration across their supply chains.
Other highlights of the event include a leading industry executive panel; a keynote speech by Gary Williams, Founder and CEO of wRatings, on gaining a competitive edge using technology; hands-on demonstrations; case studies and ask-the-expert panels.
About Gerber Technology
Gerber Technology (http://www.gerbertechnology.com), a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, develops and manufactures the world's leading brands of product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions, product data management (PDM) solutions and CAD/CAM automation systems for the sewn products and flexible materials industries. These systems automate and significantly improve the efficiency of information management, product design and development, pre-production and production processes. The company offers specialized solutions to a variety of end-user markets including apparel, composites, industrial fabrics, transportation interiors and home textiles. Gerber Technology’s world headquarters are located in Tolland, Connecticut, U.S.A. with regional offices, agents and distributors in more than 126 countries serving over 22,000 customers through 16 Customer Solutions Centers on six continents. The company engineers and manufactures its products in various locations throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information about Gerber Technology, connect with us on Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.
Through innovation and commitment to our customers, Gerber’s products have become industry standards as well as benchmarks by which all others are measured. By continuing to explore emerging technologies and to build strategic relationships, Gerber intends to continue the pace of setting new standards for innovation and productivity.
Established in 1968, Gerber Technology is one of four business units of Gerber Scientific, Inc. (http://www.gerberscientific.com) of South Windsor, Connecticut. Gerber Scientific is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the “GRB” symbol.