Lectra completes acquisition of Gerber Technology

June 4th, 2021

Lectra has finalized its acquisition of all outstanding shares of Gerber Technology on a cash-free debt-free basis, for 175 million euros, financed through a 140 million euro loan and the group's available cash, plus 5 million newly issued Lectra shares to AIPCF VI LG, Gerber Technology’s sole shareholder. The strategic combination, of which all stages […]

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Lectra announces plans to acquire Gerber Technology

February 9th, 2021

Lectra has announced plans to acquire the entire capital and voting rights of U.S.-based Gerber Technology. A key Industry 4.0 player in the fashion, automotive and furniture industries, Lectra designs smart industrial solutions (software, equipment, data and services) that help brands, manufacturers and retailers develop, produce and market their products. The acquisition will allow Lectra […]

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Gerber Technology launches new cutting room

October 26th, 2020

Gerber Technology is revolutionizing the flexible materials processing industry with the launch of its end-to-end solution for mass production, which will be unveiled at the company’s annual technology conference, ideation, on November 4-6. The connected platform features the new Atria digital cutting solution and the October 2020 release of AccuMark® 2D and 3D, AccuNest™ and […]

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Gerber celebrates 30 years of innovation in Portugal

August 12th, 2020

Gerber Technology is celebrating 30 years of customer experience, innovation and growth through its European headquarters in Portugal. Since 1990, Portugal has been the European headquarters for the global leader of integrated manufacturing platforms and currently services more than 4,000 customers across the region. In that time, Gerber has heavily invested in its industry-leading technologies, […]

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Gerber Technology supporting companies transitioning to PPE manufacturing

March 24th, 2020

Based on its successful initiative in China, Gerber Technology has announced the creation of the Gerber PPE Task Force and Resource Team to support global customers and partners as they work to increase production or transition to manufacturing personal protective equipment (PPE). In a global context where COVID-19 inexorably continues to spread, the shortage of […]

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The wide (format) world of sports

March 1st, 2020

When it comes to printing fabrics, the wide world of sports is beginning to live up to its name. By Jeff Moravec In sports, it’s always about competition—and revenue. As sports teams have established new revenue streams (such as sponsorships that require stadium advertising) and worked to enhance the game-day experience for fans with splashy […]

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Gerber opens innovation center

January 23rd, 2020

Gerber Technology has opened its Gerber Innovation Center in the heart of New York City. The 18,000-plus square foot space will provide visitors with a unique experience that will help them stay connected to the latest trends and technology in fashion and apparel, as well as flexible material processing. In addition to the end-to-end experience, […]

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Redefining textiles

June 1st, 2018

New materials and manufacturing processes give the word “textile” new meaning. Textile technology is undergoing a revolution, with innovative structures, raw materials and manufacturing platforms creating new fabrics that defy old-school definitions. Introductory textile science classes teach that textiles are materials that can be woven, knit, crocheted, knotted or felted from yarns spun from cellulose, […]

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Gerber’s Digital Solutions to educate future FashionTech innovators

December 5th, 2016

Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software and automated solutions for the apparel and industrial markets, announced they are partnering with Oklahoma State University to educate future fashion tech leaders as they prepare for careers in the industry. The Conn.-based company will provide products that will be available for design, housing and merchandising students […]

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Lindström selects Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM™

April 19th, 2016

Lindström Group, a global textile service company headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, has implemented Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM™ web-based product lifecycle management software to accelerate the production of customer solutions throughout its operations. Gerber and their Finnish distributor, ACG Nyström, provide product support to Lindström. “We have been able to create a standardized process enabling daily tasks […]

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