Gerber Technology to Demonstrate YuniquePLM Solution at Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City

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From designers to suppliers to executives, users take advantage of YuniquePLM’s intuitive and robust platform to enhance product quality, increase collaboration and reduce costs.

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As these companies grow, they are looking for technology that can help them manage the complexity of their product lines.

Gerber Technology, developers of the YuniquePLM™ product lifecycle management solution, will demonstrate its award-winning PLM solution at the 2012 Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City, Utah on Aug. 2-5. Through interactive demonstrations, visitors will witness how YuniquePLM can help improve the efficiency of the product lifecycle to enable retailers, manufacturers and brand owners to deliver the right products to stores, on time and at the right cost.

YuniquePLM delivers robust functionality which enables users to manage all the details associated with their product lines, including line plans, tech packs, bills of material, samples and RFQs. The system is known for its powerful business intelligence capability, delivering comprehensive, up-to-the minute information that helps managers and executives make the most informed business decisions.

Several leading outdoor retail brands, including Merrell (a division of Wolverine Worldwide), Pearl Izumi, Bergans of Norway, France’s Jonathan & Fletcher, Russell Athletic (a Fruit of the Loom company) and Bosco Sports of Italy have adopted YuniquePLM to streamline their design and production processes.

Donny Askin, general manager of Gerber’s Yunique Solutions business, said, “With American consumers alone spending upward of $646 billion a year on outdoor-related products, you get a sense of the breadth and depth of this industry. As these companies grow, they are looking for technology that can help them manage the complexity of their product lines. With Gerber’s YuniquePLM system, users get not only an industry-leading PLM solution but also a team of experts who can offer best practices to help them grow and be profitable.”

YuniquePLM is the recipient of the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Global Fashion Product Lifecycle Management Product Leadership Award. Frost & Sullivan analysts evaluated several PLM contenders based on product features and functionality, product innovation, product acceptance in the marketplace and customer value enhancements. Their findings state, "YuniquePLM is a well-drawn solution created by a team of people from the industry who have hands-on expertise in addressing the needs of the fashion PLM industry across the globe. This has enabled the wide adoption and acceptance of YuniquePLM across various end-users in the fashion industry."

To schedule a meeting, consultation or demonstration at the Outdoor Retailer show, please contact Jonathan Smith at 212-239-2654 or email jonathan.smith(at)gerbertechnology(dot)com.

About Gerber Technology

For more than four decades, Gerber Technology has been the world leader in providing sophisticated hardware and software systems to automate and more effectively manage the product design and manufacturing process. We serve 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. Our products help users move faster, at less cost and with the highest quality.

Based in Connecticut, USA, Gerber Technology is owned by Vector Capitol, a San Francisco-based, global private equity firm specializing in the technology sector that manages more than $1 billion of equity capital. Visit for more information.


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