Breadth and Stability <ul><li>Gerber Technology, a $183 million dollar business, is the world leader in providing integrated computer software and hardware systems to the sewn goods and flexible goods industries. It is one of four business units of Gerber Scientific, Inc., a $530 million dollar company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange. </li></ul>Gerber Scientific Headquarters South Windsor, CT USA Gerber Technology Headquarters Tolland, CT USA
Gerber Scientific’s Business Units <ul><li>Gerber Scientific is made up of four businesses: </li></ul>Gerber Scientific Products is the worldwide market leader in sign making, graphic design equipment, software, materials and accessories. Spandex is the world's leading trade supplier to the sign making and specialty graphics industry. Gerber Technology manufactures software and hardware automation systems for the sewn products and flexible materials industries. Gerber Coburn is the leading provider of computer-integrated ophthalmic lens processing systems.
Gerber Technology Revenue Geographic Distribution New Equip- ment & Software Service & Aftermarket Products vs. Services Americas 32% Asia-Pacific 38% Europe, Middle East and Africa 30%
Gerber Technology Touches Your Life <ul><li>Look around you. If what you see wasn’t made by nature, chances are Gerber Technology played a part. </li></ul>From the clothes you wear, to the cars you drive, Gerber touches your life every day.
The Industries We Serve <ul><li>Gerber Technology provides PLM, CAD and CAM automation solutions to more companies than any other supplier. </li></ul><ul><li>We serve all sewn and flexible goods industries, which we categorize into the following segments. </li></ul>Industrial Fabrics & Composites – 13% Furniture - 9% Transportation Interiors – 11% Apparel & Retail 67%
A Commitment to Success <ul><li>That’s why our products and services have become essential tools for over 17,500 customers in more than 125 countries around the globe. </li></ul><ul><li>One in ten Fortune 500 companies is a Gerber customer. </li></ul>
We serve customers through an expansive international network of local offices, agents and distributors. 24 Gerber offices in China alone. A Global Network India Brazil Argentina Mexico Sydney China Hong Kong Malaysia Colombia Costa Rica Chile Russia Los Angeles Montreal New York Connecticut Georgia Texas Bangladesh Cambodia Denmark Ecuador Egypt France Greece Guatemala Indonesia Israel Italy S. Korea Lebanon Maldives Mauritius Madagascar New Zealand Morocco Pakistan Panama Peru Philippines Singapore Spain Sri Lanka Syria Taiwan Turkey U.K. Venezuela Vietnam Japan Toronto UAE Tunisia Trinidad Sweden Paraguay Portugal Thailand Uruguay Lithuania Germany Norway Belarus Finland Jordan Myanmar Bolivia Melbourne Poland Yugoslavia Hungary Czech Republic Romania Bulgaria El Salvador Honduras Dominican Republic Estonia Latvia Adelaide Netherlands Malta Kenya Zimbabwe Puerto Rico Reunion Lesotho Botswana Fiji South Africa Nicaragua Jamaica Switzerland Austria Ireland Belgium Macau Mongolia Mariana Islands Mariana Islands Iceland Swaziland Moldova Saudi Arabia Qatar Oman Kuwait Bahrain Mauritania Slovak Republic Slovenia Croatia Cyprus Ukraine Armenia Macedonia Tajikstan Uzbekistan Bosnia-Herzegovina Kazakhstan Luxembourg San Marino Turkmenistan
GERBERsuite ™ <ul><li>We don’t just provide products… </li></ul>Product Lifecycle Management Conceptual Design Computer- Aided Design Automated Spreading Systems Automated Cutting Systems Plotters and Peripherals … we offer fully integrated solutions for your most challenging business problems.
Fashion Lifecycle Management and Product Data Management Fashion Lifecycle Management (FLM) is a fashion-specific PLM solution that uses WebPDM , the leading fashion data management tool, and pairs it with a collaborative workflow engine. Together these software solutions provide global, real-time visibility and control over the entire product development and lifecycle management process.
Conceptual Design – Vision ® Fashion Studio <ul><li>The creation of a style begins with great design. At Gerber Technology we recognize that our solutions exist to give life to your most creative ideas. </li></ul>
3-D Design – AccuMark ™ V-Stitcher <ul><li>Drape 2-dimensional patterns on 3-dimensional life forms </li></ul><ul><li>Simulate fabric and texture data </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate via the internet with clients and suppliers </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce the number of physical samples required </li></ul><ul><li>Drastically decrease product development and approval times </li></ul>
Computer-Aided Design <ul><li>AccuMark ™ harnesses human skills to improve productivity and eliminate repetitive tasks. It establishes the benchmark for pattern design, grading and marking functionality. </li></ul><ul><li>It is currently used by more than 12,000 customers worldwide, with more than 35,000 seats installed. </li></ul>
AccuNest ™ Automatic Nesting Software <ul><li>AccuNest creates efficient markers automatically -- analyzes multiple solutions and selects the best one </li></ul><ul><li>Save time and money when making sample, costing and production markers </li></ul><ul><li>Make markers 24 hours a day with unattended overnight processing of markers to fulfill peak demand </li></ul><ul><li>Easily identify jobs in the queue for at-a-glance comparison of process times, marker lengths and yields </li></ul>
Plotters and Peripherals <ul><li>From high speed, wide format inkjet plotters to specialized peripheral solutions, Gerber supplies everything you need to improve productivity in your design and cutting room. </li></ul>Infinity ™ GERBERplotter ® InVision ™ plaid/stripe matching system InfoMark ™ cut part labeling system
GERBERspreaders <ul><li>The ideal spreading system lays material straight, smooth and without tension. GERBERspreaders lay each ply perfectly, ensuring cut parts are always of the highest quality. </li></ul>GERBERspreader ™ XLs50
GERBERcutters <ul><li>For nearly four decades we’ve worked with thousands of customers to develop a broad range of automatic cutting systems that ensure optimum cut part quality. To date we have installed more than 7,000 cutting systems in operations throughout the world. </li></ul>Taurus ™ leather cutting system GTxL GERBERcutter ®
Educating Tomorrow’s Leaders <ul><li>We work with 760 educational institutions in 60 countries </li></ul>Australia Albury College • Kingston College Of Tafe • Southern Sydney Institute of Tafelidcombe College • College Marie Victorin • Universidad De Santiago • Dalian Vocational Technical Center • Wuhan Institute of Science • Lycee Edouard Herriot • Hong Kong Polytehnic • Scuola Di Formazione Professionale • Kobe Fashion Institute • Universidad Valle De Mexico • Morocco • Lörenskog Vidaregående Skole • De La Salle University • Universidade do Minho • Chungnam National Univesity • Seoul National University • Escola de Artes Maestro Mateo • Scuola D'Arti E Mestieri Della • Tainan Womens College • Taipei Vocational Training Center • Centre de Formation Bir Kassa • Dokuz Eylul University • Gazi University • Marmara University • Mimar Sinan University • Kent Institute of Art & Design • London College of Fashion • Manchester Metropolitan University • Nottingham Trent University • Queen's College Glasgow • Art Institute of California • Auburn University • Baylor University • Brigham Young University • Clemson University • Eastern Michigan University • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising • Fashion Institute of Technology • Garment 2000 • Hartford Public Schools • Harvard University • Illinois Institute of Art • International Fine Arts College • Katharine Gibbs School • Kent State University • Marywood College • Massachusetts College of Art • Michigan State University • Pasadena City College • Purdue University • Seattle Central College • City College San Francisco • Syracuse University • The Art Institute of Dallas • University of Hawaii • University of Rhode Island • USAF Academy • Wayne State University • Western Michigan University • Uzbekistan The Tahkent Instiute Of Textile to help them integrate Gerber’s latest software and hardware technology into their curriculum.
GERBERservice ™ <ul><li>At Gerber Technology, we offer a variety of service and support options to help turn our automation products into solid solutions for your business. </li></ul>On-site Support Preventative Maintenance Training Software Upgrades Applications Assistance Replacement Parts Telephone Operational Support GERBERnet ™
GERBERnet ™ - 24 x 7 Service <ul><li>GERBERnet provides Internet-based tools to improve productivity. </li></ul><ul><li>Online software updates </li></ul><ul><li>Online parts ordering </li></ul><ul><li>Used equipment brokerage services </li></ul><ul><li>Technical information </li></ul>
A History of Innovation <ul><li>Gerber Technology remains true to its heritage of pioneering. </li></ul><ul><li>We commit several million dollars annually to ongoing hardware and software research and development. </li></ul>
A History of Innovation <ul><li>For more than 35 years we have strived to find innovative ways to help you achieve the greatest return on your investment of time, effort, and inspiration. </li></ul>The first production unit of the Model 70 GERBERcutter ® on display at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. 1968 2006
Gerber Technology A strong history of innovation. Breadth of products. Financial stability. Commitment to research and development. Dedication to customer satisfaction. Global operations and customer support.
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