As our clients, our company and our PLM product line evolves, we remain steadfast and focused on our commitment to protect and extend customers’ investments in our technology.
Tolland, Conn. (PRWEB) February 9, 2010
Gerber Technology, a business unit of Gerber Scientific, Inc. (NYSE: GRB) and a world leader in automated CAD/CAM and PLM solutions for the apparel and flexible materials industry, announces the release of webPDM version 6.1. This newest release of webPDM provides highly visual and intuitive user interface (UI) features used to manipulate, display and analyze data and is available as a free download for customers with software subscription contracts.
webPDM is an industry standard Product Data Management (PDM) application used by more than 1,000 brands, retailers, manufacturers and educational institutions globally. In line with Gerber Technology’s recent PLM acquisition and its commitment to protect and extend its customers’ investments, the webPDM product will continue to receive enhancements, maintenance and support.
“This latest release of webPDM introduces some very user-friendly features,” says Elizabeth King, Gerber Technology’s Director, Software Applications. “We’re always listening to our customers to determine what they want and need, and as a result, we’ve incorporated some compelling new UI elements. These include copy/paste functions, permitting users to work more proficiently in multiple areas of the software, efficiencies in the way users print, and improved navigation and visibility throughout the system.”
webPDM 6.1 also features an attractive and intuitive online help capability that includes content, index and search capabilities to make locating information fast and easy. The online help provides users with self-service help on-demand and reduces companies’ internal support demands. In addition, the online help feature can be customized and made accessible through a company’s own specified URL.
“As our clients, our company and our PLM product line evolves, we remain steadfast and focused on our commitment to protect and extend customers’ investments in our technology,” comments Bill Brewster, VP of Gerber Technology and head of Gerber’s Software Systems Group.
In addition, webPDM 6.1 includes the tremendously popular version 6.0 features such as linked pages and folders, the design centric component wizard for raw material and bill of materials (BOM) development, as well as the AccuMark® measurement importer used to streamline the flow of information from patterns to specifications.
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 will continue to set the pace for new innovation and productivity standards.
Established in 1968, Gerber Technology is one of four business units of $553 million corporation 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.