NEW YORK CITY — October 24, 2019 — Continuing its quest to drive technology-based innovation for flexible materials industries, Gerber Technology opened its state-of-the-art Innovation Center in the heart of New York City during its annual FashionTech conference, ideation, with more than 300 attendees. The 18,000+ square foot Innovation Center will provide visitors with a unique experience that will help them stay connected to the latest trends and technology in fashion & apparel, as well as flexible material processing.
The Gerber Innovation Center is located on the 19th floor of the Starrett-Lehigh Building in New York City, which is home to many other fashion industry icons and long-standing Gerber customers.
“Our Innovation Center is the first of its kind in the industry,” said Mohit Uberoi, CEO, Gerber Technology. “Visitors will meet our experts and experience first-hand how our end-to-end platform can enable an on-demand workflow, taking personalized consumer requests from design to print, cut and sew in a matter of hours. We are not aware of any other facility in the world that allows visitors to experience an end-to-end platform that features the latest 2D/3D CAD and PLM solutions, as well as Industry 4.0 enabled smart machines.”
In addition to the end-to-end experience, the Gerber Innovation Center will also serve as an innovation hub for educational institutions and major companies from across the industry. It will be a space for partners, industry associations, students, designers and manufacturers to come together to redefine the future.
“The Gerber Innovation Center is unlike anything else I have seen in the industry,” said SPESA President, Michael McDonald. “It offers an extraordinary experience that will drive innovation and help to shape the future of the fashion & apparel markets.”
The space will host a number of forums, workshops and collaborative working sessions where industry leaders can come together and prepare ways to address the new pace of the industry. The Innovation Center will be available for industry events in fashion, home & leisure, transportation and other high-tech markets.
“I really enjoyed our time at the Innovation Center and want to thank the Gerber Team for their kind hospitality,” said Mark Harrop of WhichPLM. “It’s genuinely very impressive and the team should be incredibly proud of their work.”
Posted October 25, 2019
Source: Gerber Technology