Gerber Technology Will Demonstrate Textile Design, Plotting and Cutting Systems at Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014Categories: Automated Cutting, Plotting & Digitizing

TOLLAND, Conn., USA

Visitors to the Gerber Technology display at the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Specialty Fabrics Expo and Advanced Textiles Expo will see the latest in pattern design and cutting platforms, and get a sneak peak at the company’s newest product, the GERBERplotter™ MP Series. The IFAI Expo is Oct. 13-16 in Minneapolis. 

Gerber, who will be in IFAI booth #811, is an integrated supplier of equipment, software and support across all aspects of the industrial fabrics value chain. Gerber revolutionized flexible material manufacturing with the first automated cutting system more than 40 years ago, and has continued to innovate, significantly improving productivity, usability and profitability with their unique solutions. 

On display in the booth will be the Paragon System cutting platform, which automates the cutting of flexible materials with breakthrough easy-to-use technology that delivers value far beyond its best-in-class speed and precision. Its intelligent engineering and intuitive interface make it easy to use, easy to maintain, extremely accurate and capable of producing the highest quality cut parts the first time, every time. 

“Since its launch, Paragon has helped our customers realize meaningful increases in throughput and accuracy, while it’s easy-to-use interface has kept training to a minimum. We are so excited about the large return Paragon is providing our customers,” said Mike Elia, president and CEO of Gerber. 

IFAI visitors can also have a first glimpse of Gerber’s next generation pattern plotter, the GERBERplotter MP Series. Through a series of innovative design enhancements, the MP Series delivers long-term reliability in the toughest manufacturing environments, while increasing plotting speed and lowering the cost of operation. 

The MP Series prints up to 180 square meters per hour at 300 dpi resolution, and can print on paper as light as 20 grams drastically reducing material costs. Its sleek design and 40 decibel noise level make it suitable for even the trendiest office spaces. 

Attendees at IFAI looking for live demonstrations of the either Paragon System and the GERBERplotter MP Series, or to see how Gerber’s design innovations are improving the cutting room are encouraged to visit booth #811 during show hours. 

About Gerber Technology
For nearly 50 years, Gerber Technology has been the world leader in providing sophisticated hardware and software systems to automate and more effectively manage product design and manufacturing processes. The company serves 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. 

Based in Connecticut, USA, Gerber Technology is owned by Vector Capital, a San Francisco-based, global private equity firm specializing in the technology sector that manages more than $2 billion of equity capital. Visit www.gerbertechnology.com for more information.

Leonard Marano +1 860 896-2173
Leonard.marano@gerberscientific.com